Freight Forwarding Business Development Manager (Air/Sea)

Recruiter
KMP Recruitment
Location
Manchester
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Freight Forwarding Business Development Executive (Air and Sea Freight)

Our Client is a global supplier of transport and logistics solutions. They have offices all over the world and an international network of partners and agents, which makes them a truly global player offering sea freight and airfreight services worldwide. They are looking to recruit a business development executives to their team based in Manchester.

Candidate requirements:

The Business Development Executive should be self-motivated and highly driven with a passion for customer service and account management within a freight forward environment.

The Successful Business Development Executive must currently be selling air and ocean imports/exports solutions for a competitor or similar freight forwarder with a minimum of 3 years’ solution sales experience.

Sales targets will be based on Sea freight and Airfreight consignments per annum. This will give you an opportunity to earn an incredible 5 figure OTE on top of your competitive basic salary.

Business Development skills needed:

  • Strategic targeting of prospective clients
  • Sales techniques
  • Networking skills
  • Selling at multi-level
  • Presentation Skills
  • An outgoing personality
  • An excellent account manager with the experience of being able to look after clients very well.
  • Sea and Air freight solution sales experience
  • Preparation of Sea & Air proposals and quotations
  • IT: Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word & CRM
  • Experience in Handling Tenders (RFQ) request, Overseas Travel and previous experience of using CRM (Customer Relationship Manager) Software package a distinct advantage

Package Offered:

  • Extremely good Basic salary
  • Bonus Scheme paid Quarterly
  • Company car or allowance
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Opportunity to work with some fantastic colleagues
  • Manage your own diary and time.
  • Equipment Provided: Laptop & Smartphone
  • Training: CRM, IT Internal Training (Microsoft), Sales Training
  • Opportunities for overseas travel