Sales Account Manager (Road Freight)

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Job Role:                                         Sales Account Manager                                    

Division/Department:                     Sales/Road                   

Location:                                         Cambridge                                                  

Reports to:                                      Branch Manager                                           

About Europa Worldwide Group:

Europa Worldwide Group is an ambitious independent logistics operator with three divisions, Europa Road, Europa Air & Sea, and Europa Warehouse, and has been featured in The Sunday Times Top Track 250 for three years.

The group employs over 1,400 people with 17 sales offices in the UK, and the Republic of Ireland, plus European teams in Belgium and the Netherlands and internationally in Hong Kong, China, India and the UAE.

Position Summary:

Your responsibilities for this amazing opportunity will consist of achieving and exceeding financial, appointment and telesales (outbound calls) targets as dictated by the line Manager and for maintaining and developing your customer base for which you will be fully accountable.

Here at Europa Worldwide Group, we are currently going through some very exciting growth plans within our Road division. We currently have a national sales team and we’re looking to grow that team significantly through our very rewarding “RAM Scheme”.

If you’re looking for a career in sales, are customer service focussed with a pro-active attitude and have that natural ‘sales spark’, then we can offer you a role that has excellent financial rewards and natural career progression.

Our Ideal Person:

  • A strong, confident, and resilient personality
  • MUST HAVE a full UK driving license.
  • Extensive experience in Road Freight is essential.
  • Passionate about sales and customer service.
  • The ability to work well and thrive under pressure, within a targeted environment.
  • Have fantastic communication skills both written and verbal with an impressive telephone manner.
  • Be eager to learn, develop and excel in your career within sales.

In this role, you will:

  • Source sales leads using the Company’s in-house CMS or other sources of information.
  • Make telesales calls (outbound) to potential clients to profile and qualifying the prospect, using your knowledge of the Europa product portfolio.
  • Visit potential customers and prepare quotations for presentation to the customer.
  • Manage the accounts in your business base by maintaining and developing the levels of business within that client base, ideally with the aim of becoming the sole supplier.
  • Make regular contact with your customers pro-actively to ensure that we are satisfying the needs of the customer and with a mind to developing further business opportunities from within that account.

In reward for your hard work:

  • Excellent starting salary with an uncapped commission scheme, progression and career development
  • Company car from day 1, laptop and phone
  • 25 days holidays + bank holidays
  • Enhanced Maternity / Paternity & Adoption pay
  • Bereavement leave
  • Pension
  • Death in Service
  • A fantastic working culture which promotes excellent work/life balance.
  • The opportunity to develop, progress and work within a global organisation which is rapidly growing.
  • Europa benefits scheme (on successful completion of probation period)
  • Working closely with a team of talented individuals with a great work ethic who also love to have fun!
  • Contributory company pension scheme

Europa Worldwide Group do not accept agency CV submissions unless specifically requested/ engaged with the role by the Internal Recruitment Team. Please do not submit speculative CV’S to our Recruiters, Employees, Hiring Managers, or any branches/locations directly. Europa will not be responsible for any fees related to CV’s received in this unsolicited manner.