Our client, one of the largest world-renowned companies that specialise in international transportation services, offering a multi-modal solution encompassing air, sea and road is looking for New Business Development Executives to join their team in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban. The successful candidate will need progressive sales executive experience and will need to be able to demonstrate record of sales growth in a clearing and forwarding industry.
Duties & Responsibilities
Facilitate processing of credit application.
Implement the strategy for meeting sales performance targets.
Cost freight movements and prepare service estimates when required.
Interface with existing strategic customers to solidify mutual expectations of performance and growth.
Maintain and update client record information.
Provide quarterly results assessments of sales activities.
Acquire new business as well as continued expansion among existing clients.
Open business development dialogs with strategic customers.
Comply with the requirements of the quality management system.
Desired Experience & Qualification
3 years Sales and Marketing related qualification at NQF Level 5
Progressive sales executive experience
Solid 5-year sales track record within clearing and forwarding
Strong Consultative selling Skills
Strong communication skills
Have a comprehensive understanding of sales and marketing principles.
Have good knowledge of international trade principles.
Understand Air and Sea freight forwarding practices and procedures.
Min 5 years of progressive sales executive experience and a demonstrated record of sales growth for 2 years’ in clearing & forwarding industry.
Have knowledge of the local trading market, Inco terms.
Understand tariff calculation concepts.
Do you fit this profile and have the EXPRESS / COURIER transportation sales experience required for this hunting role? Then we want your CV!