The role will involve assisting all aspects of Ocean Export operations – from initial quotations to clients, routing of shipments with overseas offices and agents, receiving pre-alerts, opening job files, issuing arrival notices and invoices for payment.

Duties to include:

  • The creation and processing of ocean shipments
  • Preparation of pre-shipment documentation together with creation and distribution of export documentation
  • Arranging collections and deliveries within the UK
  • Preparing and submitting customs declarations
  • Liaising with Customers
  • Data Entry
  • Use of Microsoft Products – Excel, Word
  • Use of In House Software
  • Booking Haulage
  • Assisting with invoice processing

There is a £500 bonus available to apprentices, when they complete their apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Great attention to detail
  • Good IT skills

Personal qualities

  • Keen and eager to learn

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE maths and English grades A*-C / 9-4 or equivalent
  • ICT is desirable