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Freight Forwarder / Sales and Marketing Assistant - Freight

Posted on Aug 1, 2019 by CV-Library

Wymondham, Norfolk, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Job Title: Freight Forwarder / Sales and Marketing Assistant

Location: Hethel / Wymondham

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

The Company is a procurement specialist in agricultural, scientific, Engineering and cottage industry equipment is seeking an individual with experience in freight forwarding and Cargo management for employment in their Norfolk area office.

Key Responsibilities:

Freight Forwarder

Set up a freight-forwarding department

Dealing with import and exports matters - negotiating contracts, transportation and handling costs

Setting up a system and process for IATA registration

Ensure total compliance with customs and port regulations for export of goods - obtaining, checking and preparing documentation to meet customs and insurance requirements, packing specifications, and compliance with other countries' regulations and fiscal regimes

Cargo management and packaging - arranging appropriate packing, taking into account the climate, terrain, weight, cost and nature of goods and also the delivery and warehousing of goods at their final destination

Carry out any other tasks deemed necessary and reasonable by the companySales / Marketing Assistant

Develop marketing strategy for the new freight forwarding department

Improve on exiting clientele base

Take enquiries and process them

Assist with procurement process

Liaise between Suppliers, Forwarders and agents to obtain up to date shipment information

Maintain customer and Suppliers record

Carry out any other tasks deemed necessary and reasonable by the company

Creates a plan for gaining customers and then retaining them based on warranties or guarantees

Analyses and creates a plan for engaging the target market

Analyses the competition to create a plan for engagement

Makes product appeal to the target market

Schedules appointments and meetings as necessary

Answers questions from clients

Makes product knowledge readily available to self and other sales people through various resources

Researches client base to find new types of customers and sells to them accordingly

Meet assign targetKey Requirements:

Freight Forwarder

Experience in similar role

IATA certification would be additional advantageSales / Marketing Assistant

Experience in Market / Sales environment

Experience in Procurement and freight forwarding industry would be an advantagePlease click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with experience of: Sales and Marketing Administrator, Administrator, Marketing Assistant, Marketing Administrator, Business Support, Marketing Associate, Admin Assistant, Team Administrator, Sales Assistant, Office Junior, Salesperson, Digital Marketing Officer, Office Assistant, Sales and Marketing, Business Development Assistant, Administrative Support may also be considered for this role

Reference: 210491846

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