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Sales & Marketing Assistant

Jamaica, New York
7 May 2020

Sales & Marketing Assistant


Assist sales manager and sales team by providing mainly "inside" administrative and customer service support.

Primary Duties:
  • 30% Basic contact with existing and prospective customers
  • 35% Communication and coordination with Head Office and branch departments
  • 35% Administrative - utilization of computers to research, create and maintain databases and reports, create and maintain marketing and sales material
    • Maintain industry and market database, files and information
    • Prepare and support major client quotation. Bids and RFQ's through coordination and database creation.
    • Communication with customers to provide the information and/or seek information to assist
    • Customer service support for new and existing sales programs
    • Use customer and prospect contact activities, tools and systems and update relevant information held in these systems.
      General Operations Support and interface functions:
      • Close interface to Import and Export functions to include such document breakdowns and preparation of consolidation packages, orientation on needs and specifications on specific customers.
      • Coordinate with Import, Export, Warehouse staff as appropriate in order to assure quality and obtain customer requested information.
        Minimum Requirements, Education, and Experience:
        • High school diploma or equivalency certificate or significant or relevant or appropriate working experience. Some college desirable.
        • Experience with Air export pricing,logistics and/or operations
        • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
        • Strong computer and analytical skills - Powerpoint, Word, Excel, Lotus Notes
          Behavioral Requirements:
          • Strong teamwork skills and inclination
          • Good communications skill - listening, providing and receiving feedback
          • Process improvement
          • Patience - ability to deal with complex processes that may involve multiple levels of approval
          • Interest in sales
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  • Job Reference: 153706223-2
  • Date Posted: 7 May 2020
  • Recruiter: Nippon Express USA
  • Location: Jamaica, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics