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Business Development Manager

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    £35000 - £45000 per annum

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    James Earl

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    26 days ago

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Business Development Manager - Essex - Up to £45,000

A multi-site worldwide Freight Forwarder are looking for a Business Development Manager for their site in Essex.

The successful Business Development Manager will have worked for a Freight Forwarder and will have working experience within Operations, Key accounts management or Sales.

Responsible for the identification, acquisition, development and retention of a customer base within the Air & Sea freight modes.

You will be fully accountable for the growth of GP across these modes and in line with a structured sales scheme.

The Package

£35K - £45K basic- depending on experience
Impressive bonus structure
Car allowance
Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm
24 Days holiday
Company pension

Purpose of role
  • Acquire new business by way of a consistent outdoor presence, structured & targeted appointments along with follow up and cold calls. Reporting back to main hub to align with commercial / customer solutions department and hub management.
  • Existing client base development, maintenance and retain the assigned sales portfolio as well as an active sales pipeline respecting the set targets and regional goals
  • Ensure the achievement of the company's strategic commercial objective
  • Identification, follow-up and control of potential targets. Extend the information received from each business contact for possible upgrade / added value which includes IT solutions.
Main duties
  • Promote and develop services within a defined region
  • Establish a personal sales agenda, manage their own pipeline reports in accordance with company procedures
  • Recording of sales activity in companies CRM system
  • Customer quotations and customer tariff management
  • Identifying new business and cross selling opportunities
  • Achieve given targets as directed by management
  • Ensure company compliance in all areas
  • Implement new business with key stakeholders within the organisation
  • Maintain appropriate knowledge of the competition and marketplace
  • Any other tasks deemed commensurate with the role

  • Must demonstrate employment within the freight industry of more than 3 years
  • Track record of achieving sales targets and objectives

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.