Full time Offered Salary : R18,000.00 / Monthly

Internal Marketing Assistant – Ships Agency (CPT)

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Job Description


  • R18 000 Basic + Benefits


  • Matric + 5 years’ experience.
  • Relevant shipping courses.
  • Excellent customer service relationship skills.
  • High level work accuracy.
  • Computer/systems literate – MS office, excel, word, outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of clients and markets.
  • Knowledge of restrictions at various ports and commodities.


  • Bookings for all trades.
  • Knowledge of reefers and dry cargoes.
  • Updating of vessels and voyages/stack dates into Dinamix on a daily basis.
  • Daily updating of EDI, which is downloaded into Dinamix – importing of vessel files 3 times a day.
  • Client rate follow ups on a daily basis.
  • Application for acceptance of hazardous cargo/special equipment and stowage requests.
  • Application for detention and demurrage requests.
  • Updating of export client stats for all trades.
  • Export CSR’s for all shipments to be done and approved prior vessel ETD.
  • For all freight collect shipments – send email to respective POD.
  • TDR Reports – monthly for all trades – due 2nd of each month.
  • Monthly allocation report for all trades.
  • Sailing schedules forwarded to import/export clients including all major C&F agents.
  • Negotiate and quote freight rates upon approval and send to clients when Reps are not in the office or as required.
  • Assist both import and export clients with queries and transshipment details on both import/export legs.
  • Submitting surveys for new trades.
  • Advise clients of all new increases of rates/BAF/surcharges, etc.
  • Attend annual Marketing Conference as required.
  • General record keeping and filing.