Sales & Reservations Supervisor

Our client based at Heathrow is looking to recruit a Cargo Sales & Reservations Supervisor on a 2 year contract, with a possibility for it to be extended.

Salary £ 23-28k

Hours of work are: Monday - Friday 0900-530pm
24 days leave rising to 25 in the 2nd year plus bank holidays
Private medical care
Pension
Ideally you will be from a Cargo background and a CRB check will have to be  completed prior to employment.
Duties Include:

·Responsible for direct and telephone sales, visiting and maintaining our major customers, able to negotiate at Managing Director level and empathise with ground floor staff.

·To consult with clients to understand their overall business and specifically their logistics goals, and will then design customized shipping solutions based on those needs. You will  have access to a wide array of shipping solutions, access to the multiple rate structures and a higher level of customer engagement and support making your efforts far more rewarding.

·Support and ideas for logistical solutions to freight movement requirement whilst building close working relationships with our customers.

·Develop sales leads through prospecting activities, be able to conduct face-to-face meetings and deliver impactful sales presentations, and be able to close deals while exceeding established quotas.

·Learning the key processes of Import & Export Cargo management.

·Working with their in house IT systems to ensure smooth handling and give quick responsive action,

·Accurate reporting for statistics purpose and accounting, whilst maintaining rates, invoicing and CASS billing processes.

Qualifications:

·Sales experience in Cargo industry or other fields

·Business Level English Language Proficiency

·Excellent communication skills both written and spoken with good interpersonal skills, adaption quickly to new environments.

·To work efficiently to deadlines in a high-pressure environment

·Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (primarily Excel & PowerPoint)

·To understand and follow manuals when required.

·Ability to work as a team structure

·To focus on all aspects of work and to provide flexibility in different rolls.

·To show initiative and look to improve efficiency and quality of service

·Current full driving licence

·Criminal Record Check. (Airside Pass)    

Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics, Sales.