Import/Export Assistant - Source Distribution

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading and highly respected industry distributor. Based in Sunbeam Road, London NW10 6JP, Source Distribution - a division of HHB Communications Ltd. - is looking for an Import/Export Assistant to support the Shipping Manager with administration tasks.

Source Distribution is one of the leading and most highly respected pro audio technology distributors in the United Kingdom and is currently the exclusive UK distributor of 14 major brands including Rode, Genelec, Moog, Arturia and Eventide.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Assist the Shipping Manager to handle imports and exports, including:

  • Liaise with external shipping and courier suppliers to monitor costs, negotiate quotes, and organise sea, air and road shipments and deliveries.
  • Communicate clearly and regularly with internal stakeholders, such as Warehouse, Purchasing, Sales and Accounts teams.
  • Consistently and accurately update and maintain company calendars and import and export logs.
  • Maintain a filing system for documentation such as certificates of shipment, customs documents, invoices, and certificates of origin.
  • Analyse and update Tariff/Commodity Codes in line with regulations.
  • Ensure inbound and outbound shipments meet internal insurance criteria.
Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Must have a high level of import and export administrational knowledge, excellent communication skills and general commercial acumen.
  • Would understand Tariff/Commodity Codes for purposes of clearing of Importing / Exporting goods
  • Must be an outgoing and motivated self-starter able to work with minimal supervision and excellent attention to detail.
  • Would have strong numeracy skills and an advanced understanding of Microsoft Excel and its capabilities.
  • Would be keen and able to build relationships and negotiate with shipping companies and suppliers.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills required to deal with a variety of customers and colleagues.
  • Experience in Microsoft Dynamics NAV preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience of audio and related technologies ideal but not essential.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary based upon their skills and experience and an attractive package of benefits including private healthcare, life assurance and company pension after a qualifying period.

HHB Communications Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

To Apply:

Please forward your current CV along with a covering letter outlining why you feel you would be a good fit for the role to Application data will be held on file for a period of one year.


Source Distribution Wins Best Arturia Distributor 2020 Award

Source Distribution, exclusive distributor in the UK & Ireland of Arturia products, is proud to announce they have been presented with the award of Arturia 'Best Distributor' for 2020.