Business Development

Sales Executive (Freight Forwarding Industry) – Cork

Posted on:

Wednesday 1st March 2023

Overview of role:


We are recruiting for a Sales Executive for our client in the Transport & Logistics industry, based in Cork.

The successful individual will be responsible for clients in the Cork, Shannon & Galway areas.




  • Focus on development of new business revenue growth through prospecting, qualifying and closing the deal
  • Prepare tenders, reports, presentations, approve rates for customers
  • Generate and follow up on qualified leads in line with company specific requirements
  • Analyse clients’ needs and propose company specific solutions and close the deal
  • Ensure consistent achievement of all relevant product/monthly targets
  • Manage all relevant internal administrative processes
  • Manage and retain client relationships on all levels and provide a professional service including after- sales service, client enquiries and regular follow ups
  • Ensure effective and ongoing communication between the operations teams and customer
  • Ensure understanding of various freight products
  • Keep abreast of competition services and markets




  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience within the freight industry
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • The ability to generate sales leads and close deals
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • The ability to operate within senior management/board level
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel


This is a full-time, permanent position with salary of €50K – €65K plus bonus.

The Salary is negotiable depending on experience


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