09 November 2021

Sales Support | Mainfreight Sea Freight Sydney

Application Code: AOSYD131

About the Opportunity

  • Internal sales quoting across all key ocean freight products – imports, exports, and brokerage
  • Assistance in preparation of new business proposals and presentations, working closely with our Business Development Executives (BDEs)
  • A structured training plan in order to educate and provide you with every opportunity to develop and succeed in the role
  • Appropriate qualification and assignment any inbound new business leads to our sales team
  • Providing an excellent level of office support to our new business hunters, enabling our BDE team to spend as much time on the road as possible pursuing new sales opportunities
  • Oversee correct and thorough implementation of new accounts into our systems and the wider branch
  • Understanding and sharing of any important market updates 
  • Exposure to the wider Mainfreight business including airfreight & perishables, warehousing, domestic transport and wharf cartage (understanding of the global business - who we are and what we do)
  • Attendance at internal and external sales skills training sessions
  • Involvement in Group state sales meetings and conferences
  • Regular debriefs with the Business Development Manager at the Sydney Ocean branch

The Successful Candidate Will

  • Be highly motivated to succeed and enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment
  • Have excellent attention to detail and curiosity to learn more about the commercial side of the Mainfreight business
  • Demonstrate competent numerical abilities and a solid grasp of Outlook and MS Office programs
  • Enjoy and be confident in interacting with customers
  • Be a great team player with a desire to help our sales team win
  • Demonstrate excellent presentation and a ‘can-do’ attitude
Previous freight forwarding experience with a knowledge of Cargowise and incoterms will be considered favourably for this position, but is by no means compulsory for a candidate with the right attitude and desire to succeed. We are looking for a candidate that can grow to become an anchor and leader of our Air & Ocean Sales Support team in Sydney.

What We Offer

  • A supportive learning environment 
  • World class facilities to operate out of, based in the leafy Botany area that is easily accessible by public transport (also with free on-site parking available)
  • Competitive base salary and a branch performance bonus program
  • Promotion from within, with opportunities locally and globally
  • An opportunity to truly carve out a career with a company that doesn’t view performance through the rear vision mirror, it is the future we are interested in

Apply Now

Your future with Mainfreight could begin right here. If you have what it takes and are up for an adventure, we’d love to hear from you.


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