Area Sales Manager, Freight Account Manager – Freight Services

  • Job Reference: PR/000832 - KD
  • Date Posted: 24 October 2018
  • Recruiter: Accord Management Services
  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Salary: £25,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: OTE £35K + Company Car
  • Sector: B2B
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Kelly Duke
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01622 613131

Job Description

A genuinely exciting Freight Account Manager position has arisen with this leading logistics service provider for e-commerce, time critical, hazardous, and high value cargo industries. Their  services include air, sea, road and rail freight, warehousing and fulfilment across UK and European transport, IT, broadcast, and event logistics, same and next day courier services and time critical deliveries. They are looking for a sales professional with some knowledge of freight services to join their team.  

LOCATION: You will work from an office near the Maidstone area, and will regularly visit clients all across the South East.  

SALARY: £25,000 as a basic salary with an OTE of approximately £35,000 (which is uncapped), as well as company car, 20 days holiday and company pension.  

You will be selling a wide range of air, sea, road and rail freight services as well as warehousing and fulfilment services across UK and European transport, IT, broadcast, and event logistics, same and next day courier services and time critical deliveries. 

You will work from the office and will be tasked with contacting potential customers from the company’s vast database in order to identify opportunities and book your own appointments with them. Companies will typically test the service before opening an account with you. Once they have opened an account with you, you will manage this and add them to your portfolio of accounts, to manage, retain and grow. 

Successful candidates must have some knowledge of freight service and sales experience. You will have worked internally as a Sales Executive and now want to go out on the road or have field sales experience. If you are looking for a role that will allow to grow and progress in your career, please apply ASAP.  

Contact: In the first instance please send your CV to Kelly Duke 


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