12 months ago
Sea freight - Air freight - Project logistics - Supply chain management
This company has mastered the growing complexity of global freight forwarding. By combining the professional competence of a large enterprise with a family-owned company's virtues and values, they have successfully asserted themselves in the logistics market. Based on their global network, they create tailor-made solutions to improve their client's logistics processes.
The core business of this owner-run family company, founded in Bremen in 1852, is intercontinental sea freight and air freight. In addition, they provide complex services in the fields of project logistics and supply chain management.
For their Head Office in Solihull (Birmingham, West Midlands) they are currently looking for a Business Relations Coordinator to provide sales and marketing support to an extremely busy Sales Team, with a primary role of generating new business (through cold to warm lead calling).
- Supporting and processing marketing activities
- Qualifying sales leads (estimate 80% of this will be cold calling)
- Handling some smaller customer accounts
- Producing sales information, quotations, reports etc
- Minimum GCSE Maths & English
- Minimum 2-3 years freight forwarding sales experience
- Strong administrative skill set
- Commercial awareness
- Strong, customer focused communication skills & experience
- Highly competent IT skills
You will be:
Comfortable in a fast-paced environment, managing different tasks at the same time. Very socially-focused, meaning you are especially good at building and maintaining relationships. Warm. Empathic. Helpful. Able to involve others in your work processes and be exceptionally collaborative. Comfortable with routines and established procedures and business standards. Technically focused. Analytical. A confident communicator, particularly on the phone, plus strong written English.
What you can expect:
Every day their employees around the world work together in developing logistics solutions for their customers. Smart minds and driven team members encounter numerous opportunities to play a vital role in this process. Flat hierarchies, a pleasant and friendly work environment, considerable opportunities for personal development and long-term career planning provide the basis for your success.
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