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£30,000 - £40,000 Remote

Freight Account Manager – National – Remote based

Closing Date: 24th May 2023

Vidu Group

About this position

Vidu are working on a super exciting assignment in the search for a Freight Account Manager on behalf of a rapidly growing, privately owned logistics business.

If you’re an experienced, ambitious, entrepreneurial New Business/Account Manager, looking for an opportunity to thrive and succeed in an environment where your voice will be heard and you will have unlimited opportunities for career development and progression to either oversee future Freight Account Managers in a more Managerial role, or increase your basic salary with increased client base/gross profits, this is definitely an opportunity not be missed!

£30,000-£40,000 basic salary (dependent on experience) plus 10% of all GM for the lifetime of the account, 25 days holiday plus stats, pension, Private Medical Insurance (including Dental and Optical) Fuel and travel expenses.

Our client has engaged with Vidu VIP to commence the initial search.

Our team of dedicated consultants will be your first point of contact when applying for this role.

Who they are:

Our client provide a comprehensive range of 1st class logistical solutions that their customers both demand and deserve – however, they still pride themselves on the family value ethos that they started with.

With ongoing growth, achieving over £1m in the first 6 months of business, they are now looking to expand their Team, with the on boarding of a Freight Account Manager. This is an opportunity for you to be a real part of the foundations our client builds and you will joining the business at the beginning of a very exciting journey, where you be really instrumental in the build and your ideas will be heard.

You will be working within a business where you can achieve your goals in a culture where you will be supported, rewarded, and actively encouraged to aim high.

Your Mission:

Reporting to the Director, you will be responsible for winning new business Nationally.

This role is home based with customer visits as and when required.

You will be expected firstly, to be 100% new business focused to increase your client base. As your list of clients and accounts grow, you will organically become more Account Management/Operational focused.

You will be tasked with looking after your portfolio and will be paid a quarterly bonus for the lifetime of the account, based on a percentage of profit.

Skills and experience required

Previous experience selling and managing European Road Freight – Air and Sea is imperative.

Minimum of 2 years Freight forwarding sales experience.

Demonstrable sales track record.

Consistent drive, energy, and positive can do attitude.

Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

Microsoft skills i.e: Excel, Word, Email and PowerPoint.

Ability to work well alone and as part of a team.

Understanding of post Brexit customs procedures.