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Commercial Assistant

Location: FELIXSTOWE FERRY, SUFFOLK, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 25,000-30,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, Salary Negotiable
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: X3-264610

Commercial Coordinator – Felixstowe - £25,000 to £30,000

Are you working in Shipping and are looking for a challenging role with a great team?
Do you have experience dealing with quotations and rates and enjoying developing relationships?

Reed Shipping and Freight are currently recruiting for a Commercial Coordinator for a Freight Forwarder based in Felixstowe. This company offers Air, Ocean, Road and Warehousing service and prides itself on offering a personal and professional service to its client base. You will work closely with the Commercial manager with the responsibilities below.

What’s involved? 
Receiving and responding to requests from customers for quotation

Checking pricing to ensure a profit for the company whilst remaining competitive

Working closely to the operations team to ensure a smooth handover once pricing is agreed

Developing a strong relationship with all potential customers through excellent customer service

Seeking opportunities to grow business

Analyse sales and other reports to help improve results

Why you? 
You have experience of working in Shipping or Freight Forwarding (must have)
You have dealt with shipping quotations & rates (must have)
You are motivated to give great customer service via phone & email
You can build strong internal and external relationships

What’s in it for you? 
Starting salary: £25,000 to £30,000

20 days holiday (plus bank holidays

Private healthcare (AXA Health)

Company pension

Access to “holiday buy back scheme” to increase holiday to 25 days (plus bank holidays)


What’s next?
Please apply or get in touch with the Reed Recruitment team in Ipswich

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