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Trainee Export Sales Executive

Job specification: 

S&J UK is looking to recruit a Trainee Export Sales Executive to join theTeam.This is an exciting role offering the successful candidate great levels of variety, challenge, and opportunity to develop in this area of S&J UK.

The role holder will be responsible for developing an all-round working knowledge and understanding of the export customer service and export sales department operating procedures and responsibilities. With the expectation being that through training the role-holder will attain the necessary skill set to be able to provide full range of support to both departments.

As a trainee position, the role holder will be provided with training to support them establish an all-round customer service and export sales knowledge and skills base.  Applicants are advised that training will be staged to initially focus on customer service, progressing latterly to export sales once export customer service procedural competence attained, and role-holder capability proven.

This trainee position will suit candidates wanting career progression with the capability to learn on the job, comfortable initially working in customer service and a keen desire to progress into an Export Sales management position, which for the right candidate could be attainable within 2-3years.

To be considered for this role applicants must have:

  • Good level of academic achievement preferably to degree standard or equivalent

  • Experience of working in a fast-paced and often demanding sales or customer service environment is desirable

  • Project / time management and organisational skills

  • Excellent communication / interpersonal skills to interact successfully at all levels

  • First-class customer service skills and in possession of excellent relationship management techniques

  • Persuasive with good negotiating skills, diplomacy and negotiating skills

  • Able to generate new ideas and follow through to completion

  • Able to work as part of a team and on own initiative

  • Excellent Computer skills including Microsoft Office

What high-performing behaviours we are looking for:

  • Self-confident, self-motivated, and enthusiastic

  • Excellent work ethic, can-do-will-do approach

  • Quick learner with a passion for progression

  • Results orientated and target driven

  • Flexible and adaptable

  • Service driven

To apply for this role please send your CV and a covering letter to careers@spearandjacksongroup.com 


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