CARGO TRAINEE BROKER
Have you ever stopped to consider how your favourite bands transport all their equipment when they go on a global tour? Or how about how the cars and motorbikes of the F1 or MotoGP make it to every session, in every location, even if there are only a few days in between races? The answer is people like us.
Our cargo division has shipped everything from sand to designer shoes, and priceless art to 17 tonnes of ham. Every day offers up new challenges, with internal progression and planned expansion creating vacancies for new talent to join our current cargo sales team.
Air Charter Service was established in 1990 in the basement of our chairman’s home and today employs over 500 people globally, across 22 offices on six continents. Not only do we offer aircraft charters in the private, group and cargo sectors, but also further services such as onboard couriers, holiday packages and concierge services. We’re not just the largest charter brokerage in the world, but also the largest charter family, holding those same values that started this business at the core of everything we do.
THE ROLE INCLUDES
- Establishing a portfolio of clients, identifying new clients through cold calling, networking and managing online enquiries
- Ability to demonstrate an expert understanding of the aircraft and chartering process
- Building long term beneficial relationships with both clients and supplier
- Managing executive charter bookings from enquiry to completion
- Flight watching/overseeing flight departures (this might be unsociable hours)
- Travel and the opportunity to fly on charter aircraft
WHAT WE LOOK FOR
- Ability to exceed sales financial targets
- Hardworking and flexible, this role is not simply 9-5
- Ambition, drive and self-motivation
- Exceptional communication and problem solving skill
- Strong resilience with the ability to thrive working under pressure
- Valid driving license and passport
- Competitive salary and generous commission
- 20 days’ PTO
- Additional paid leave options for Valentine’s Day, your birthday, moving house and marriage
- Medical & 401k benefits package
- Award-winning in house training and mentoring, which includes approximately 7 weeks based in our London headquarters combined with other Europe offices
- Career development opportunities
- A friendly, fun and exciting environment surrounded by some of the best in the industry
If you join us you’ll start your career as a trainee broker, with a senior broker assigned as your mentor. During your first 12 months with us you will work closely with your mentor learning on the job, as well as undertaking our best-in-class training programme. During this time you’ll go out on flight reps, seeing first-hand how cargo is loaded and unloaded from some of the largest aircraft in the world. You’ll also learn everything from how to build a sales list, to which planes can carry which cargo and how to administer a charter flight. To find out more about what a charter broker does, click here.
Interested in this job? Send us your CV today with the subject header ‘NYC-CARGO’ to firstname.lastname@example.org