Trainee Office Assistant

Trainee Office Assistant

Job Overview

Exeter, England
Job Type
Full Time
£17,550 - £17,550 Per Year
Date Posted
1 day ago

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Job Description

Trainee Office Assistant (2) to join an expanding Worldwide Logistics company in Exeter.

College leavers or candidates with 12 months’ work experience will also be considered

£17,550 starting salary, reviewed after successful completion of the 6 month probationary period. Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm 37.50 working week. Pension @ 4% Employee + 4% Employer contributions, 28 Days Holidays rising to 25 days per year with service. Private Healthcare, after 1 year of service. Free Parking and on Bus Route

If you love dealing with people, have excellent I.T skills and want to succeed, then this is the career for you. This is a very rare and exciting opportunity to be fully trained in every aspect of importing customer goods into the UK, as well as sending goods all over the world and You will be fully supported in every aspect of this Import/Export  role, for this Worldwide Logistics company.

You will be trained in Export and Import Freight Forwarding which will cover:

Cutting documents for Export consignments for both Air freight & Sea freight
Liaising with Global Overseas Agents
Quotations and direct client contact
Negotiating with Airlines & Shipping Agents to gain competitive rates
Arranging Air & Surface freight consignments, both collections & deliveries, Import & Export
Creating and overseeing various aspects of Customs documentation and direct customs entries
Insurance schedules and certificates
Also you will be trained in General Office duties to include:

Filing / Administrative Activities
Making and answering calls
Data Input
The successful candidates will be trained on the job and must be willing and able to adapt to what is required to keep the office running smoothly and efficiently.


Due to the nature of this business a DBS/Criminal Record check will be carried out. 5 year checkable Employment/Educational references will be taken

Excellent Customer Service Skills
Good Telephone manner
Good level of Mathematics ability
IT Proficient including Microsoft office
Ability to Prioritise & Organise would be helpful
Excellent Team Player
To find out how to apply for this exciting opportunity please call Jackie Carson -(phone number removed) or send your CV to (url removed)


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