Business Development Manager

Posted 23 February by Red Recruit Ltd

Business Development Manager - Essex - VR/18577

Red Recruit is currently looking to recruit an experienced Business Development Manager for our expanding Freight Forwarding Client.

The purpose of the role is to procure new business through new and current contacts, manage existing customers offering a thorough account management process internally and in the field.


  • To improve and enhance existing business, i.e. consignment profiling, quotations etc.
  • Develop specific sectors as required by the company
  • Increase Service Level Agreements and customer reports
  • Ensure regular meetings and follow-ups with customers
  • Liaise with foreign partners and accounts department to ensure compliance
  • Resolve any problems within area of responsibility
  • Maintain and improve business pipeline and renewals
  • Achieve new business sales targets

This client has recently undergone a period of change and is now re-investing into the company. They are looking to expand their Essex based office, however have 48 offices worldwide; a great culture and are looking for a Business Development Manager to help them take their operation to the next level.

The Business Development Manager will be educated to a good standard, and possess excellent communication (both written and verbal) and organisation skills. You must have a good working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

In return, the successful Business Development Manager will be offered a competitive salary, reflective of skills and experience, along with a commission structure.

To apply, or for further information about this EU Road Freight Business Development Manager position, please email your CV to the Shipping Team of Red Recruit at quoting reference; VR/18577

Red Recruit is a specialist recruitment consultancy with global prominence in the Shipping and Freight industry, covering road, sea and air freight imports and exports as well as other associated sectors. We provide an expert consultative, project managed approach, which recognises the unique skills and talents of every candidate. Founded in 2002 and boasting increasing success, Red Recruits mission is to serve likeminded Clients and Candidates and be a collaborator in their growth and progression. We accomplish this utilizing our skilled approaches and methodologies and we offer tailored solutions to suit specific needs. Clients of Red Recruit are able to access a wealth of knowledge and experience via our recruitment consultants; many of whom possess extensive experience of their specialist sector.

The types of vacancies within the shipping industry that we specialise in include the following: sea freight, road freight, air freight, deep sea, TIR freight, trailer freight, freight forwarder, FCL, LCL, part load, full load, groupage, customs clearance, customs entries, CNS, Destin8, Impatex, CHIEF, NES, ASM GEMS, MultiFreight, DataFreight, NVO and NVOCC.

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Please do not apply for this position unless you have current or recent experience within the shipping or freight forwarding industry. We are a niche recruiter and have a duty to our clients. We will only respond to candidates with directly relevant experience.

Due to the current large volume of applicants for roles, unfortunately if you have not received a response within five working days, your application has been unsuccessful.

Reference: 34544043

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