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Trainee Office Assistant

Location: Exeter, Devon, England
Type: Permanent
Salary: GBP17550 - 17550 per Annum
Benefits: Benefits Package
Job Ref: JCFF2511
Posted: 25/11/2021Apply Now

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
  • Invoicing
  • 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 -01392 340195 or send your CV to jackiec@wiseemployment.co.uk

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