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General Sales Agent


  • £18000 - £22000 per annum
  • Derby
  • Posted: 24/04/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 464100288

Job Details

General Sales Agent

Our client is looking for a General Sales Agent to join their well-established reservations and bookings centre based at East Midlands Airport. As a General Sales Agent you will provide cost effective freight solutions to new and existing customers.

The main duties of a General Sales Agent are:

Accepting and managing cargo reservations in line with carriers capacity and load ability and issuing booking confirmation (full training provided)
Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, carriers, and service partners in order to negotiate cost effective process for the services they offer.
Ensure that all records of suppliers, clients and Airlines are correctly recorded and updated on in house database.
Ensuring all freight quotations are provided to customers in a timely and accurate manner.
Contact new and existing clients in order to sell freight space as and when instructed by the commercial manager.
Answering a high volume of customer enquiries via telephone and email

Person Specification:

Must possess first class written and verbal communication skills
Be enthusiastic and self-motivated
Have the confidence to communicate with customers, suppliers and colleagues effectively
Be extremely organised and confident individual who is motivate to meet targets deadlines
Due to the fast paced nature of this role, we require an individual who has the ability to multi-task, but maintain accuracy and attention to detail at all times
The ability to accurately perform data entry tasks with zero mistakes
Have an interest in the Aviation, Air Freight or Logistic industry
Comfortable working on your own and as part of a team
Career orientated with the desire to learn and excel

We are looking for someone who has experience of working within an account management role where they have been responsible for managing multiple clients at the same time.

We would be particularly interested in hearing from reservations sales agents, business to business (B2B) account managers, Inbound sales advisors, outbound sales advisors, sales representatives, general sales agents, sales, sales administrators, B2B sales advisor or have experience working in a telesales or Business to Business sales environment.

What you will receive in return:

Company Laptop
Free onsite car parking
Company pension scheme
Fantastic annual bonus of £3600 subject to performance
Competitive salary of £18,000pa and £22,000pa
Excellent company training and career progression routes
Great working environment

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