Export Sales Coordinator

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  • Sector:

    Sales & Business Development

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  • Salary:

    £35000 per annum, Benefits: Plus £5k OTE

  • Contact:

    Julia Whittle

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  • Contact phone:

    01392 423 301

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Julia Whittle

My client, an FMCG company, is currently seeking an Export Sales Coordinator who will be based in their West Midlands Head-Office.

The successful candidate will be supporting key international customers, new business development and coordinating the Export Directors diary.

You will play a vital role in supporting overseas customer through country visits and trade shows.

The business development role, the split will be split 70% new and 30% existing business.
The Candidate
The successful candidate will have effectively demonstrated a consistent track record in generating new business, whilst increasing existing sales through dynamic account management. The role holder will be responsible for building a comprehensive sales pipeline, effective e-communication on products and launches and building important key internal relationships. This is a demanding and fast-moving position that requires someone who is a proactive thinker, and able to exercise good judgment.
Role responsibilities:
  • Deliver monthly minimum sales targets for new business and number of accounts.
  • Deliver monthly minimum sales targets for existing business.
  • Build structured country visit agendas through new and existing customers
  • Develop value-based relationships with customers at multiple contact points
  • Quarterly call cycles on all existing and new customers through data analysis and structured planning
  • Market research and selection to expand international database
  • Creating opportunities prior to trade shows-current and prospect accounts
  • Direct support with the Export Director on key international accounts
  • Administration of all Export activities 
Skills and Experience: 
  • Proven track record of self-generated new business
  • Cold-calling experience (a must)
  • Proven track record of effective account management
  • Proven track record in meeting sales targets
  • Strong background in internal telesales
  • Display strong new business lead generation of quality opportunities
  • Delivering exceptional customer service
  • Strong administration practice and weekly reporting
Key Skills
  •  Passion for sales – drive and desire to generate new business
  • Exceptional communication and organisational skills.
  • Positive outlook, strong sense of personal responsibility and ownership of results, genuine care of getting the best outcomes for the customer.
  • Analytical with strong computer skills, confident to analyse and present data and statistics.
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Flexible and reliable, ready to get stuck in with what’s needed and make it happen.
To apply press the "apply" button on this website or email me on jwhittle@meridianbs.co.uk