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Regional Sales Manager (VR/19034)




Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- South East England -- Kent

Job Type

07 September 2018

Regional Freight Sales Manager - Kent or Heathrow - VR/19034

Our client, a logistics and freight forwarding company, is looking to take on a Regional Sales Manager for their Dartford or Heathrow office to assist with the development of the sales team.

Main duties & responsibilities:

  • Manage new business development and new customer relationship activities.
  • Proactively manage relationships with clients, focusing on the Far East Market.
  • Develop and build appropriate relationships, partnerships and alliances.
  • Develop the role with corporate strategy and structures.
  • Work effectively with Product teams and operations to deliver solutions for clients.
  • Prepare reports as required including budgets, business plans and forecasts.
  • Weekly sales report analysis to identify any issues with Southern Region sales team performance.
  • Ensure that all criteria for new clients are integrated into the relevant operational departments.
  • Ongoing monitoring of new client’s trial business.
  • Using CRM to track all contacts with customers and to schedule follow-up activities.
  • Delivering financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; monitoring expenditures; analysing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Sales Management, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees in your region. As well as communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising and enforcing policies and procedures.

Applicants must have Sales experience within the logistics market to be considered. This role has a focus on Asia and a Air & Sea experience.

Hours are 9.00am - 5.15pm, Monday - Friday.

To apply, or for further information, please email your CV to the Shipping Team of Red Recruit at shipping@redrecruit.com quoting reference; VR/19034

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 Recruit’s 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 you have been unsuccessful.