Headford UK

Sales Representative

Job Overview

  • Salary offer ▵ DOE

Position Overview

A fantastic full-time career opportunity for the right individual to further develop our Manchester inbound Transatlantic business. We are a privately owned Freight Forwarder looking to take our business from the USA to Manchester or LHR to the next level, and are looking for a dynamic, driven individual ideally with extensive experience of the US trade lane with bias towards airfreight.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Actively seek and secure new business through all methods of solicitation to include external sales visits
  • Understand the Customer needs and provide solutions which meet their requirement to close business
  • Telesales requirement to ensure enough new business appointments to ensure success
  • Actively plan and co-ordinate your area sales strategy, ensuring consistent and regular contact is maintained with new and potential Customers.
  • Be responsible for regularly updating your prospect portfolio ensuring data integrity always
  • Raise appropriate quotations and sales literature
  • The candidate will report to UK Sales Director in our LHR office.

Job Requirements

The candidate must

  • Has a proven track record in selling in the air freight industry
  • Focus on generating new inbound airfreight from the USA
  • Expected to work effectively under pressure
  • Achieve internal growth
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must hold a clean driving license

Salary

Ssubject to experience

Quarterly profit share after 12 months and monthly and annual performance incentive in addition to basic salary. We not offer a traditional commission program and prefer long term remuneration applied to basic salary based on sustainable gains and retention of new business.

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