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Freight Sales Coordinator

My client is well established global freight forwarder based at Trafford Park they are currently recruiting for an experienced Inside Sales Co-ordinator with experience gained from working in the logistics industry.

Based: Trafford Park, Manchester

Experienced in Market research with the key objective of identifying new business opportunities. Cold calling prospective clients, to make appointments for the sales representatives. Key responsibilities are the utilisation of the sales database, inputting new information to ensure opportunities are maximised. Preparation of quotations, proposals, company literature, PowerPoint presentations and mail shot campaigns. Working as part of the sales team, to feedback market knowledge of rates, products as well as competitor analysis.


Cold calling is essential daily to ensure that there are enough new prospects generated to identify any business opportunities.
Assisting with quotations maybe requested by the sales executive, all quotes must be logged onto the sales database.
Building a database of prospects by commodity to send out regular mailshots.
Appointments must be fully qualified with credit checks, company profile, directions to appointments and client overview form completed with appointment confirmed prior to call.
Maintaining files of prospects and schedules calls for future opportunities in the sales database.
Ensuring that all data in the CRM system is entered correctly and progressed to conclusion.
Creating a central holding point for all sales information where the sales team can access data, i.e., Presentations, training guides etc.

You will complete monthly sales report on new business gained.
You will assist in the weekly sales reports of your sales executive and report your target appointments on a weekly basis.
Targets will be 8 appointments per week meeting the Ideal Client criteria set up in the Sales procedure handbook.

Skills and Abilities required:
Cold calling experience required.
Time management skills are an essential.
Experience of working in a target driven environment.
IT Literature, MS office skills, PowerPoint experience essential
Product knowledge of different trade lanes and services, within the freight forwarding market
Ability to work as part of a team, developing new product awareness where required.
Experience of freight quotations and or proposals.

Salary and Benefits:
Salary £25,000 to £ 30,000 circa
Life insurance
Company events
Wellness programmes
Company pension
Salary dependant on experience
25 days holiday allowance plus public holidays
Flexible start and finish time
On-site parking
Cycle to work scheme


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North West, Manchester
Benefits:£25,000-30,000 salary; life insurance; wellness programmes; pension; 25 days holiday plus public holidays; flexible working times; parking; cycle to work scheme
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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