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Sales Manager

Ref: VAC-14275
  • Salary: £35,000 + 50000
  • Location: Felixstowe
  • Industry: Commercial
  • Discipline: Sales Manager
  • Employment: Permanent


Job Description

Our client is looking for a Sales Manager to join their Logistics team

Ideally the candidate would be located locally in Suffolk but would need to be prepared to travel throughout the UK to meet customers.

The right candidate would be joining a small but focused team selling advanced supply chain logistics management services (‘LSCMS’) as well as FCL, LCL, air freight forwarding and customs brokerage services
Our client is looking for a candidate who will embrace their company philosophy and comprehensively learn what products they offer and why clients choose them over their competitors. The role is not limited to the traditional selling of ocean freight rates.

Role Requirements:

*2 years sales experience
*Be able to understand and actively target the right clients to fit their products – predominantly but not limited to UK retail importers and Far East and India Subcontinent trade
*Must be comfortable with Change Management, our client is looking for an agile candidate who will keep up with the company direction and rapidly changing logistics, shipping and IT environment
*Must be able to maintain healthy working relationships and gain the trust of an existing customer base
*Be able to identify business development potential in existing customers to increase profitability of accounts
*Have working knowledge of the logistics and shipping industries in order to have informed, consultative style interactions with clients
*Good administrative cababilities
*Must produce accurate quotes
*Good communication – will work with their Inside Sales and Customer Services departments as well as weekly reporting of activites via the company CRM software

Coverage of clients is handled on an ad hoc basis so not necessarily limited to specific geographies within the UK

Our client is offering between £35,000 – £50,000 depending on experience

Benefits include:

*Car allowance
*Health insurance
*Life assurance

If you are interested in this role please contact Amanda on 01394 286051 or email your CV to


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