Sales Executive - freight forwarding - Hybrid

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Sales Executive – Hybrid  in Basildon

Fulltime Position

Sales executive (field based) required for a logistics company in the Basildon area. This is a ideal role for a candidate with 2 years within sales OR a number of years within account management within a freight forwarder. You will have a  understanding of freight forwarding. This role is more about being the face of the company within your patch instead of a hard core sales role. You will do 10-12 face to face meetings a week and the targets are based on winning either a new business or a repeat business instead of a financial target. £35-40k basic + a bonus each year based on the number of new clients won + car allowance of £5k a year.

The role
We are looking for a candidate as a Sales executive (field based) will be able to meet both new and repeat clients. You will ensure the client base has a range of regular visits, you will work through a list of 150 pervious clients to re-win these clients, you will work on repeat business as well as brand new business. This is a client facing role with about 12 meetings each week. You will visit the office as well, to ensure a strong relationship with the operational team. This role is not hard core sales, it is about client relationships as well. This role will include all the normal Sales executive (field based) duties. 

We are looking for a Sales executive (field based) who has a understanding of freight forwarding. You might be from the operations side wanting to step into sales, you might be a account manager who wants to be more field based or you might be a sales executive or a business development manager who is looking to step into your next role. You will be able to hold meetings, with around 10-12 meetings per week. You will have a great communication skill and passion for growing relationships. It is essential you are currently living within the Essex area, as meetings can be short notice with clients

Sales executive (field based)
Logistics company
Basildon area
£35-40k + annual bonus based on new clients won + £5k car allowance
Hybrid available, as this is a field based role, you will work in the office some of the time however you will be able to work hybrid between meetings on meeting days

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Perks of the Job


£35,000 – £40,000 + small annual  bonus


car allowance and parking on site


Company pension plan


yes, on meetings days


allowance of £5k


Logistics company

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Dan is the Recruitment Partner working on this position on behalf of HtE Recruitment. If you are looking for a role at the moment, please either reach out or apply online. HtE Recruitment is acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this permanent position.

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