Sales Executive

Location St Albans
Salary: £28000 to £999999
Contact name: Ryan Gale

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Job ref: 72
Published: 19 days ago

Job Role: Sales Executive

Location: St Albans

Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 (OTE £38,000)

RG Freight Recruitment are working on behalf of a very well established UK forwarder based in St Albans to recruit an experienced Sales Executive.

This client is a specialist in European road freight movements to the UK and European manufacturer market. With over 240 clients covering a broad range of sectors, they have a proven track record of developing bespoke forwarding solutions to provide a total freight service.

A real forward thinking company, they have been operating for over 35 years and have prospered during that time by striving to provide excellent service and results on every delivery.

Due to expansion, a role has opened for an Internal Sales Executive to join the team in their St Albans office. The successful candidate will be responsible for proactively developing new business and build and nurture existing client relationships to maximise the sales potential.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • New business development through telesales & field sales
  • Key Account Management
  • Generating & Calculating Freight quotations / tender documents
  • Drafting and sending appropriate sales correspondence
  • Follow up calls
  • Managing sales process through to closure
  • Developing long lasting relationships with new clients
  • Supporting the sales team in their sales efforts
  • Managing the existing and new client quotes
  • Ensuring that the quotes are completed promptly and are followed up to maximise conversion

The Person

  • Business to business sales experience essential
  • Telesales experience essential.
  • Customer service or Operations experience.
  • Proven success of handling and calculating RFQ’s and tender submissions.
  • Experience of negotiating with clients and or suppliers.
  • Key account management experience with proven success of developing relationships.
  • Experience of calculating KPI reports.
  • Experience of face to face client and supplier meeting.
  • Good administrative skills.
  • Good numerical skills.
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)