Inside Sales Operative

£25,000 - £30,000 + Benefits

Location: Manchester

Job reference: 441950

Job Summary

Our client is one of the most successful privately owned international freight forwarding companies around right now. They are looking for an inside sales person with operative experience to join a fast passed environment wanting to progress and grow with the company.

Role Responsibilities

  • Quotations for airfreight / seafreight / road freight - 100% export focussed
  • LCL and FCL to Worldwide markets
  • Negotiations with airlines/ shipping lines / hauliers
  • Liaising with overseas agents for rates/pricing
  • Completing monthly pricing spreadsheets for various clients
  • Quoting the clients
  • Following up on quotes to see how they compare
  • Doing everything possible to secure the business
  • Assist on bookings/operations

The Ideal Candidate

  • Have at least 3 years experience in a similar position
  • Huge drive and ambition
  • Experience in freight forwarding
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Communicate effectively at all levels


The Rewards:

  • Free Healthcare scheme
  • Company Pension
  • 4 weeks paid holiday per year increasing by 1 day each year to maximum 5 weeks.
  • Great progression opportunities
  • Profit share scheme paid in two halves, subject to the company making sufficient profits 10% will be shared with staff. One payment in November and the other one in March. 0333 023 0045


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