Inside Sales Representative

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Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

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Job description

I am recruiting for a Sales Representative (Inside Sales) to be based in Duisburg, Germany on a staff basis for an international cargo transportation company.

This role reports to the Commercial Director of Europe and the role is responsible for selling product and services and providing support to the sales department. The Sales Representative registers, processes and manages RFQ's and RFI's in a timely manner with the maximum achievable success rate.

A background in the Tank Container World or Intra European Tank Container business would be advantageous.

A strong knowledge and understanding of administrative procedures and logistics along with fluency in German and English is essential.

Education level 4 / College degree
Knowledge of INCO terms, IMDG and ADR
Geographical knowledge
Mathematical skills to calculate RFQ's and RFI's

Tasks & responsibilities
First line of contact for customers
Follow-up on quotes with customers
Give customer support
Advise customers on (technical) solutions and advantages of products and services
Keep up-to-date on product information and legislation
Communicate with Operations about new customers and new orders
Sell products and services to new and existing customers
Respond to RFIs and RFQs
Identify commercial possibilities and set department priorities
Ensure that quote deadlines are met
Ensure the quality of exchanged correspondence and created calculations, and quotations
Contribute to the offer/information requests for (potential) customers (RFQs and RFIs)
Ask and obtain the necessary information on both the (potential) customers and internal departments concerned
Recommend alternatives based on costs, availability and specifications
Enter rates and service agreements made with the customer in Monitor
Create tenders and support the Country Manager and Area Sales managers in the preparation
Ensure that tender deadlines are met
Ensure the quality of correspondence and calculations of tenders
Responsible for preparing and executing the quotes for the customers according to the guidelines or rates

Please get in touch with your CV and contact number if interested.