National Sales Account Executive

Carriere Leiden -  Leiden
14 dagen geleden   |   65x bekeken

Logistics services

Job Description

• Acquisition of customers by means of making ‘cold calls';

• Visiting customers and follow up on visits;

• Registering and managing the results of customer visits in the CRM system;

• Offering and following up of tenders with sales documentation to (potential) customers in close cooperation with operational teams and key account managers;

• Transfer new customers in a structured way to the key acount managers when applicable;

• Preparing the first transport orders of new customers by smooth transfer to operations;

• Promote communication between clients and suppliers on the one hand, and internal business units on the other hand;

• Providing information and advise on transportation options, import and export restrictions, warehousing capabilities and Control Tower Management;

• Collect market data and support the inside sales;

• Providing information on acquisitions and results periodically.

Job Requirements

Education requirements

• Higher Vocational Education (HBO) level

• Where needed, employee will be trained (internal or external) to achieve desired level.

• Excellent knowledge of Dutch and English language. A 3rd language is a plus.

Knowledge and experience requirements

• Knowledge of logistics, transport and/or brokerage is a must;

• Proven experience in direct sales in preferably freight forwarding, 4PL solutions and other logistics services;

• Experienced in the use and capabilities of MS Office.


• Good commercial skills;

• Good communication skills

• Be representative;

• Strong communication skills in 1 on 1 conversations with customers or prospects;

• Sales and business-oriented phone conversation techniques to correctly address a customer;

• Good at developing and maintaining (internal & external)contacts and relationships;

• Can work well in a team (team player);

• Possesses a high dose of perseverance.

Accuracy / attention

• Works accurately and systematically, is reliable concerning data of business and confidential nature.

Salary and Benefits

Salaris naar leeftijd en ervaring, uitzicht op vast dienstverband

Vacature info



Aantal uren

  • 40 uur


  • Vast


  • HBO


  • Minder dan een jaar


  • Zuid-holland


  • Transport/logistiek/luchtvaart