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Airfreight Internal Trade Executive (VR/19766)



£25,000 - £30,000/annum

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

Job Type

Friday, February 15, 2019

Airfreight Internal Trade Executive - VR/19766

The Company & Role:

Our client, one of the UK and Ireland's leading logistics providers, is looking for an Airfreight Internal Trade Executive to join their team in Essex.


  • Proactively develop airfreight opportunities from customers, networks and agents
  • Propose events and activities to enhance connections with potential target customers and markets. Attend events, as appropriate and agreed with Airfreight Trade Manager
  • Establish and maintain effective communication links with all clients to develop and maximise existing and all NEW business sales opportunities, supported by client visits where required.
  • Develop business volumes for consolidation services. Establishing weekly console rates to be promoted through weekly flyers, emails, telephone communications etc. with existing and potential clients
  • Deliver new sales opportunities with overseas partners and agency networks in line with Managements Strategic Sales campaigns and promotions
  • Join Airfreight Trade Manager on customer visits to assist in retaining or securing new accounts
  • Produce quotations wherever possible
  • Follow up on quotes with clients and agents and secure booking
  • Ensure financial targets are met or exceeded. At the same time ensure that all appropriate financial controls are in place to comply with financial and regulatory requirements and company procedures
  • Be aware of company airfreight product, services, key selling points and general market knowledge


  • Commercial, enthusiastic, entrepreneurial
  • A pro-active attitude
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Focus on business growth and result

In Return:

Salary would be £25 - £30k depending on experience, normal hours 9 - 5:30pm and standard work pension.

If you're interested, click apply to send an up-to-date CV, or email the Shipping Team on