Groupage/European Road Freight BDM

WR Transport & Logistics
£35000 - £45000/annum 20 days holiday
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Development Manager - £45k - Uncapped Bonus - Fully Expensed Company Car

Business Development Manager is required for a growing, multi modal Freight Forwarder.

This role will be predominantly working from home but must live in commutable distance of Sheffield, Nottingham, Derby, Leicester and Milton Keynes and have preciously sold in these areas.

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 Sheffield, Nottingham, Derby, Leicester and Milton Keynes.

Road Freight essential

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


Salary £35K - £45K
Monday - Friday
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 selling in the Midlands
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
Proactively own the sales process from lead generation to closing the sale
Arrange own meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business
Negotiate the terms of a sale (price, costs, delivery and specifications) with buyers and close the sale
Effectively interact with the Operations team to fully and effectively brief them on new sales & new customers
Gather and maintain detailed market and target customer information including a clear understanding of customers' business and requirements
Maintain a detailed knowledge of the Company's products, services and pricing structures
Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of current legislation and compliancy with products and services sold
Maintain sales pipeline ensuring all sales administration/reporting is current using CRM software
Maintain a monthly personal sales activity plan including the quantity, direction and quality of all sales activity
You will also be supported on the job by senior BDm's and sales managers

Business Development Manager Requirements:

MUST be an experienced sales person with drive and passion
MUST have previous face to face sales experience
Previously sold European Road Freight ESSENTIAL
Commutable to Sheffield, Nottingham, Derby, Leicester and Milton Keynes and sold in these areas
Air & Sea Fright would be beneficial
MUST have worked for a freight forwarder
Ability to use your initiative, stand on your own feet and be a self-starter

White Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy