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Sales Manager

Ref: VAC-12443
  • Salary: £38,000 + 42000
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Location: Felixstowe
  • Industry: Shipping
  • Discipline: Sales/Marketing
  • Employment: Permanent


Job Description

Our valued global client is currently seeking an area Sales Managers to join their liner team covering the Midlands area. The ideal candidate will be located in the area ideally around Birmingham or Coventry however, they are open to other locations in that area. (Excellent package including car allowance)

Below is some more detail on the role:

We are looking for a talented Sales Manager to join our outside sales team, promoting our global product to UK customer base in line with trade and regional direction.
A key element of the role will be to build relationships with customers both existing and new business.
The right candidate will need to negotiate with trade teams (pricing) and the customer to ensure that our company maximises its profits while servicing the customer in the manner expected.

Role Requirements –

At least 2 years sales experience

Understand and actively target the right clients to fit the products

Comfortable with Change Management – agility is required to keep up with the company direction and a rapidly changing logistics, shipping and I.T. environment

Maintain healthy working relationships and gain the trust of our existing customer base
Identify business development potential in existing clients to increase profitability of accounts

Have a working knowledge of the shipping industry in order to have informed, consultative style interactions with our clients

Good administrative capability
The successful candidate must produce accurate quotes and a good communicator – including working with our Inside Sales and Customer Services departments, as well as weekly reporting of activities via the company CRM software


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