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Sales Support Officer - Automotive and Logistics

Job Description

We are partnering with a leading organisation within the Transportation, Shipping and Logistics industries. They are  seeking Sales Support Coordinator to join the Automotive and Heavy Sales team providing a global account management support.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop sales in Automotive and Heavy Lift in France
  • Meeting set targets from new and existing clients
  • Support ocean freight and land freight
  • Contribute to sales tactics and strategies
  • Negotiate agreements with specified customers
  • Support global Auto & HH competence development through proactive knowledge sharing
  • Deliver on annual budget, forecasts and actual performance analysis
  • Focusing on producing business and increasing the profits of the company.
  • Encouraging new growth of the company customer base by liaising with external sources whilst following up on existing professional relationships ensuring excellent customer service.
  • Some administrative duties will be required as it will be necessary to analyse performance data, forecasts and budgets.
  • Constant market research ensuring the company operates competitively and following through by updating colleagues with this information.
  • The use of company specific software.


Experience Required:

  • Relevant experience within the Shipping, Transport and Logistics industries.
  • Excellent customer face skills
  • Experience in negotiation, tending and contracts
  • Must be a proficient communicator in both English and French.
  • Sales experience would be beneficial as there is an aspect of negotiation required within the role.
  • Comfortable working as part of team towards time sensitive deadlines.
  • A high level of analytical skills would be highly advantageous for the applicant.
  • Ability to remain focused under pressure, target driven and extremely organised.
  • Strong IT skills will be required.
  • Graduated from a logistics-oriented Master’s or Bachelor Degree and / or relevant shipping, transportation or logistics industry experience with a high focus on automotive industry.