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Freight Sales Coordinator (VR/18825)




Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- East of England -- Essex

Job Type

23 April 2018

Sales Coordinator - Essex - VR/18825

Our client, a well-known Freight forwarder, has a fantastic opportunity for a Sales Coordinator to join their team in Essex. Our client is expanding and looking for skilled candidates who can add to the team.

The role will be to quote ocean, air and road freight on both an import and export basis. The candidate will work closely with inside and external sales as well as the operational team.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Receiving sales enquiries from customers and partners by telephone / email.
  • Quote generation and follow up.
  • Answering customer and internal enquiries.
  • Build relationships with clients to retain and grow existing business.
  • Some sales lead qualification.
  • Other possible general sales and admin tasks.


  • Previous experience with a similar internal sales type role or environment.
  • Previous experience within the freight/logistics/shipping industry.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent customer service and organisation skills.

Standard working hours are 9:00 to 17:30, Salary dependant on skills and experience. Great office atmosphere and progression opportunities.

To apply, or for further information, please email your CV to the Shipping Team of Red Recruit at shipping@redrecruit.com quoting reference; VR/18825

Red Recruit is a specialist recruitment consultancy with global prominence in the Shipping and Freight industry, covering road, sea and air freight imports and exports as well as other associated sectors. We provide an expert consultative, project managed approach, which recognises the unique skills and talents of every candidate. Founded in 2002 and boasting increasing success, Red Recruits mission is to serve likeminded Clients and Candidates and be a collaborator in their growth and progression. We accomplish this utilizing our skilled approaches and methodologies and we offer tailored solutions to suit specific needs. Clients of Red Recruit are able to access a wealth of knowledge and experience via our recruitment consultants; many of whom possess extensive experience of their specialist sector.
The types of vacancies within the shipping industry that we specialise in include the following: sea freight, road freight, air freight, deep sea, TIR freight, trailer freight, freight forwarder, FCL, LCL, part load, full load, groupage, customs clearance, customs entries, CNS, Destin8, Impatex, CHIEF, NES, ASM GEMS, MultiFreight, DataFreight, NVO and NVOCC.

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Please do not apply for this position unless you have current or recent experience within the shipping or freight forwarding industry. We are a niche recruiter and have a duty to our clients. We will only respond to candidates with directly relevant experience.

Due to the current large volume of applicants for roles, unfortunately if you have not received a response within five working days, your application has been unsuccessful.