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Freight Forwarding Sales Executive Job in Nairobi Kenya

Sales Executive – Freight Forwarding

Industry: Freight, Clearing, Forwarding & Logistics

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Open & Negotiable

Our client an international Courier & Freight company, is seeking to hire a Freight Forwarding Sales Executive.

The main role is to bring sales for services such as Warehousing, Local Distribution, Air Freight, Sea Freight and Road Transportation business.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Dedicated Sales performance against assigned target
  • Generate leads through cold calling
  • Develop the new clients and retain the existing clients
  • To respond to incoming queries and ensures the resolution of service
  • Prepare and attend client meetings
  • Understanding the local freight market, service providers and customers
  • Ensuring that sales orders are closed out and shipped to the customers
  • Drive new business to the company and close sales
  • Follow up on the successful shipment domestic and international freight requests
  • Personal sales activity planning, key account planning, telephone appointment making

Qualification & Skills

  • Diploma/ Degree in Business, Logistics/ Freight/ Clearing & Forwarding or related fields
  • At least 3 years experience in this industry (Freight Forwarding / Shipping/Logistics)
  • Knowledge of shipping/ custom/ export import documents and procedures
  • Account management and client service skills
  • Excellent business acumen (focuses on profit, growth and cost control)
  • Able to understand/explain services and take and resolve queries and objections
  • Professional image, polished presentation
  • Highly motivated with a Creative approach to challenges
  • Ability to influence and build relationships at all levels especially with external customers
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to meet deadlines

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Sales & Marketing Executive- Freight Forwarding) to [email protected] before 30th June, 2014

Kindly indicate your current/last salary on your CV


N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing


Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.



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