Freight Sales Representative Jobs

Freight sales representative jobs sell their company's services to businesses across the world. Freight sales representative jobs are responsible for winning new customers, and ensuring existing customers are getting the service they want. Freight sales representative jobs and managers usually work within a specific geographical area depending on the size of the organisation. Freight sales representatives show customers presentations on their products, discuss prices and advise the customer on after-sales service, guarantees and time schedules.

Freight sales representative jobs working hours can be long and irregular and most admin work is usually carried out between appointments or at the end of the day and they may be able to work part time.

Duties of a Freight Sales Representative

Freight sales representative jobs mainly visit clients at their premises which means a lot of driving. When freight sales representative jobs are not on the road, they work in the company's office or at home.

Freight sales representative jobs salaries start from around £19,000 a year with additional benefits including car, laptop and bonus scheme.

Freight sales representatives should be enthusiastic, ambitious and self-confident, able to negotiate and persuade, able to take rejection have a strong sales background and knowledge in their company's services. Freight sales representative jobs must be able to work to financial targets as set by managers.

There is a high demand for skilled freight sales representative jobs and there are opportunities throughout the UK and abroad.

There are no set entry qualifications for freight sales representative jobs, most employers ask for a minimum of GCSEs/S grades (A-C/1-3) in English and maths. A degree or HNC/D in a subject related to sales, marketing or business administration can be useful.

A full, clean driving licence is essential for all field based freight sales representative jobs, although some internal sales position can become available.

New freight sales representatives are usually trained by experienced sales staff. They may also take a range of courses and qualifications in sales.  Freight sales representative jobs progress in their jobs depending on their sales results. Promotion might include taking responsibility for a larger area, or managing a team of sales people.

Contact the Freight & Logistics Division Team

Email the Freight & Logistics Division at freight@stafffinders.co.uk.

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