Sales Operator

  • Job Reference: SWR3358
  • Date Posted: 5 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Jordon Freight
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: £25,000 to £28,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Onsite parking, Enhanced holiday package, Pension package and more
  • Sector: Administration, Customer Service, Sales, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Inside Sales Operator - We are a highly successful Freight forwarding service based in Felixstowe, Suffolk, and are now looking for an experienced Inside Sales Operator to join our team.  

Jordon is a service led freight forwarder. We provide companies with a resilient supply chain in times of change. 

Would you love an opportunity to work for a leading global brand as well as receive personal training and development to grow in your career? If so, we would love to hear from you! 

As our Inside Sales Operator, you will increase customer base through telephone sales for both export and import business. 

Other key duties include: 

  • Developing new sales opportunities using outbound calls, email and lead follow ups
  • Communicating with customers to understand their needs and requirements and identify sales opportunities
  • Researching for new leads via web, inhouse systems, product lists
  • Maintaining and improving the database of prospects
  • Maintaining and upselling to our current client base.
  • Close sales and achieve quarterly targets
  • Good communication skills to work with our planning/clearance teams for quotations.    

You may be asked to carry out additional tasks within your capability, to meet the needs of the business. 

You will need previous experience in outbound calls or related sales position preferred. Be proficiency in Microsoft/Excel and CRM Software – Hubspot knowledge would be an advantage. You will have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. You will have good organisational skills and ability to multitask. Excellent phone and cold calling skills. Expectational customer service skills. Strong listening and sales skills as well as the ability to achieve targets. 

This Inside Sales Operator position is a Full-Time position.   On offer is a competitive salary of £25,000 - £28,000 per annum (depending on experience), as well as excellent benefits including onsite parking, enhanced holiday package, pension package and more. 

If you have all the relevant skills and experience and would like to join our company, please apply by forwarding an up-to-date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you. 

If you require any reasonable adjustments such as access or information in an alternative format, please inform us soon as you are able so that we can make the appropriate adjustments. 

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No Recruitment Agencies please 

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Additional keywords: logistics, transport, freight, sales, sales operator, internal sales, business development, customer service, lead generation

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