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Date Added: Fri 10/09/2021

Business Development Manager - Freight Sales

West Yorkshire, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £35000 - £45000 / annually

Our established industry leading Client offers multi-modal logistics services worldwide. As a result of continued growth, they are currently looking to appoint an experienced Business Development professional to join their team in West Yorkshire. This is a full-time, permanent role, working 9am-5:30pm. The position can be office-based or work-from-home and will include off-site Client visits . The Freight Sales Business Development Manager is being offered an attractive package with a basic salary in the region of £35 to £45k,plus bonus scheme (structure to be agreed), 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays). A company car/allowance, laptop and phone is provided.

On a day to day basis, the Freight Sales Business Development Manager will be required to proactively seeking opportunities of further growth through new and retained business. This is a fantastic opportunity to build your own business and eventually develop a supporting sales team.

We're keen to talk to people who have at least 5 years proven experience in freight forwarding sales, predominantly European road freight but a knowledge of air and sea freight would be advantageous.  If you are a Freight Sales Business Development professional who has a strong understanding of the freight industry, are commercially aware, and have good analytical skills, please get in touch now.

It goes without saying; to be a successful Freight Sales Business Development Manager you will have excellent communication and customer service skills and be able to demonstrate a committed approach to relationship building with customers and colleagues alike.

Freight Sales Business Development Manager duties include:

  • Initiate sales activities
  • Actively engage with operational departments
  • Developing business relationships with existing and new customer base
  • Identifying sales leads
  • Recording and reporting the outcomes of sales leads
  • Prepare, deliver and follow up quotations and leads
  • Understanding of freight rates / quotations would be advantageous

If you've got what it takes please apply immediately. Freight Sales Business Development Manager jobs are being filled very quickly at the moment!
recruiters specialising in freight and shipping, Red Recruit have vacancies at all levels within the industry, so please do get in touch to tell us what you're looking for and we'll do our best to assist.

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