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Business Development Manager - European Freight

Business Development Manager - European Freight

Posted 19 October 2018 by White Recruitment Transport & Logistics
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Business Development Manager - Uncapped Bonus !

Business Development Manager is required for an award winning, multi modal Freight Forwarder.

This role will be predominantly working from home but must live in commutable distance

Due to company growth a Business Development Manager is required to win new business by adding value through promotion of their services.

The successful Business Development Manager MUST have sold road Freight for a Freight Forwarder in Milton Keynes, East Midlands, West Midlands, Leeds, Sheffield

European Road Freight sales experience essential

Ability to bring business and contacts will be a distinct advantage.


£40K - £50K
Fully expensed Company Car or your choice
Mobile phone
Uncapped Bonus
Company pension Scheme

This role offers a completely flexible working arrangement. The aim is completely to develop business and make money so whatever suits.

Business Development Manager Role:

You will be field based and in the office one day a week.
You will manage your own diary and develop your own portfolio of opportunities.
Achieve new business sales targets by developing relationships with new (and lapsed) customers
Generate own leads and opportunities and follow up on any leads and referrals resulting from Company Operations activity
Own the sales process from lead generation to closing the sale
Arrange own meetings and prospect for new business
Negotiate sale (price, costs, delivery and specifications) with buyers and close the sale
Effectively interact with the Operations team
Company's products, services and pricing structures
Maintain sales pipeline using CRM software
Maintain a monthly personal sales activity plan

Business Development Manager Requirements:

MUST be an experienced sales person with drive and passion
Previously sold European Road Freight ESSENTIAL
Air & Sea Fright would be beneficial
MUST have worked for a freight forwarder

WR Transport & Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for transport jobs and logistics jobs. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Required skills

  • Business Development
  • European
  • Sales
  • Air Freight
  • Sea Freight

Reference: 36402949

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