Trade Sales Development

  • Location
    Liverpool, Merseyside
  • Salary
    £ 20000 - £ 30000 / Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Sales
  • External Reference
    JN-072022-267743
  • Category
    Sales & Retail - Business Development

Job Title


Trade Sales Development


Reports To


Head of Trade Sales


Job Overview


Maintaining and building relationships with current and potential client/agent base in order to maximize sales opportunities and volumes for the Trade Sales department and Company


Responsibilities and Duties



  • Accurately quoting clients/agents on potential and existing business.

  • Ensuring all clients and agents are managed with high level of care and consideration in a timely manner

  • Following up on all warm / cold sales leads when they become available via our global partner network and own research.

  • Meeting face to face with clients/agents in order to maintain and build relationships and to offer solution-based approach when necessary.

  • Working very closely with other departments within the company in order to improve efficiency for benefit of clients/agents.

  • Identifying ways which day to day handling of existing accounts can be improved by ''thinking outside the box''

  • Sending monthly reports to Head of Trade sales to show won/loss ratio on quoting opportunities

  • Researching market data to identify commodity trends and market verticals in order to exploit new opportunities

  • Being flexible and willing to work outside of normal hours when necessary.


Qualifications




  • Minimum of 3 years sales & shipping experience which includes strong knowledge of all aspects of shipping which includes FCL/LCL/REEFER/OOG operations.

  • Strong spoken and written communication skills, hard-working, attention to detail, pro-active, flexible, confident, ambitious, self-motivated and organised.

  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills

  • Full UK driving license.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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