Mediterranean Shipping Company South East Asia (Singapore) Pte Ltd – Senior Sales Executive (Shipping)

Mediterranean Shipping Company South East Asia (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Senior Sales Executive (Shipping)
Date Listed
21 Mar 2024
Job Type
Entry Level / Junior Executive
Job Period
Flexible Start - Flexible End
General Management
Location Name
61 Stamford Road, Stamford Court, Singapore
61 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178892
Allowance / Remuneration
$800 - 1,500 monthly
Company Profile

Founded in 1970, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), S.A of Geneva, Switzerland, is one of the world's leading container shipping lines. We are a privately-owned global organization operating a network of over 675 offices in 155 countries, employing a team of over 200,000 dedicated individuals. We have an established fleet of800 container vessels and 5 aircrafts with an intake capacity of circa 22.5 million TEU carried annually. Our global sailing schedules cover 300 routes, calling at 520 ports, allowing us to deliver our clients' cargo almost anywhere in the world. 

Operating as independent national carriers, with sea freight offering complemented by our integrated warehousing and haulage services, we offer customers a true door-to-door and global service with unrivalled local knowledge. Trained and experienced experts for our full range of services, including reefer, out-of-gauge, breakbulk and each of our trade services, gives us the ability to uphold the personal service we're globally recognized for, offering customers peace-of-mind that we will be on-hand to help whenever we are needed.

An opportunity is now available for a career-minded individual to join us in MSC South East Asia (Singapore) Pte Ltd, as Senior Sales Executive.

Job Description

We Offer

You will embark on a great journey with excellent career development opportunities in a global organization. As Senior Sales Executive, you will join a dynamic team of professionals to develop, maintain and expand MSC's customer base in Singapore by promoting MSC's services as a brand, executing MSC's business plan, providing strong customer services to clients and administering Singapore's daily booking prospects.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you will be responsible for canvassing cargoes for Export trade lanes to achieve target lifting. Besides maintaining current clientele base and increasing MSC market presence, responsibilities include all nominations, forecasting and allocations, as well as responsiveness to all quotations, trouble shooting and handling of enquiries from customers.

Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Develop new clienteles / cargo bookings through referrals, newspaper, magazines, MSC's network and telemarketing;
  • Achieve close level of support with client through daily contact, regular visit and entertainment i.e lunch, dinner, etc, to secure business;
  • Track destination ports controlled shipments, to obtain full details from shipper (i.e full style address, commodity, rates if any) and send as sales leads to respective Port of Discharge to secure business;
  • Ensure customers know the whereabouts of shipment through MSC Internet shipment tracking and tracing system;
  • Attend to customer's complaint and co-ordinate with internal departments (Documentation, Operation, Finance and Cargo Flow Management) to resolve any issues and uphold our service commitment to customers.


Who We Are Looking For

  • Diploma/Degree in Business Administration, Sales, Marketing or equivalent;
  • At least 5 years of Sales related function from shipping / container line;
  • Strong MS Office software application;
  • Portnet (preferred);
  • Strong written & spoken English skill;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skill;
  • Customer orientated;
  • Team player;
  • Self-driven with the passion to deal with people;
  • Able to work independently.

Other Information

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