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Import Coordinator

Job Description

Our client a global Fine Art Shipping company seeks to appoint an Import Coordinator to join their team.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the full import cycle from start to finish, both domestically and internationally.
  • Manage key accounts and ensure individual client satisfaction at all times.
  • Ensure that all import documentation for the transportation methods.
  • Manage customs clearance and complete import customs entries.
  • Regularly liaise with the client and keep them updated on the status of their booking.
  • Raise job files and input all data, using internal systems.
  • Coordinate temporary admissions and bonded warehouse clearances.
  • Ensure that all invoices for shipments are carried out in a timely manner and advise the customer of any payments which are due.
  • Liaise with overseas agents and provide quotes for domestic and international shipments.

Required skills:

  • Previous experience working in a similar role within the shipping industry.
  • Experience coordinating import shipments from start to finish.
  • Ability to complete import customs entries and have working knowledge of and keep up to date with customs tariffs.
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of all shipping documentation is essential.
  • Experience with TA and bonded warehousing is beneficial.
  • Strong customer service skills are required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.