Road Freight Sales Executive

Job Type:
- Midlands, - Midlands East, - Midlands West, - North, - North East, - North West, - Scotland
£40,000-60,000 salary; car or allowance; bonus/commission; pension; holidays
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Our client is a well-established export and import full load and groupage services to Western and Eastern Europe. We are now recruiting for a Freight sales Executive to sell and promote road freight logistics services in the North of the UK, including the Midlands, North West, Yorkshire, North East and Scotland

Job Description
Develop prospects and leads, be the initial point of contact and build the relationship/pipeline.
Ensure existing accounts are well managed and where possible grown.
Enter into negotiations with customers regarding price and service.
Develop and formulate the sales strategy and achieve the revenue and profit goals set by the business.
Work closely with the operations team to ensure customer needs and expectations are met.
Produce and report on core-activities, including sales calls, execution of calls, success, post contact analysis and reports.
Assist and liaise with board on larger project / contract work as and when required.

Ideal Candidate Qualities and role
Prior experience of working in road freight logistics ideal, operating a fleet of both UK and European based vehicles (fleet size 50+ vehicles)
Knowledge of pricing and an understanding of the road haulage environment
Approachable, relatable, and can-do attitude willing to go the extra mile.
High level of skills and an ability to manipulate data and provide useful reports.
An appreciation and understanding of the regulatory background of operating a haulage business in the UK and EU
Autonomy and the opportunity to be the number one in sales at the business.

Package & Benefits
Salary £40,000 to £60,000
Car or Car Allowance
Bonus / commission scheme