Freight Forwarding Business Development Manager (Air/Sea)

KMP Recruitment
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
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