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Cargo Sales Agent

  • £18000 - £24000 per annum
  • Derby
  • Posted: 08/06/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 464100289

Job Details

A rare opportunity has arisen for a Cargo Sales Agent to join a well-established multi-platform cargo industry service provider based at East Midlands Airport. As a Cargo Sales Agent you will be responsible for providing cost effective freight solutions to new and existing customers.

The main duties of a Cargo Sales Agent are:

Accepting and managing cargo reservations in line with carriers capacity and load ability and issuing booking confirmation
Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, Freight 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.

Person Specification:

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.
Ability to confidently communicate with customers, suppliers, staff and management.
Possess first class written and verbal communication skills.
Be an extremely organised and confident individual who can meet demanding deadlines.
The ability to accurately perform data entry tasks with zero mistakes.
Be enthusiastic and self-motivated
Have a genuine passion for the Aviation, Air Freight or Logistic industry.
Have the ability to work well on your own and as part of a team
Career orientated with the desire to learn and excel

This position will suit an individual who has experience within in a similar role from a reputable freight sales agent or a company within freight and logistics. They must have experience of managing multiple client accounts and experience of selling freight solutions.

We would like to hear from individuals who have experience as a cargo sales representative, cargo sales agent, air freight sales agent, air freight bookings clerk, Imports clerk, exports clerk or a similar role within the freight or cargo industry.

What you will receive in return:

Company Laptop
Free onsite car parking
Company pension scheme
Fantastic monthly bonus (subject to performance)
Competitive salary of £18,000pa and £24,000pa
Excellent company training and career progression routes
Great working environment

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