Business Development Manager - European Road Freight

White Recruitment Ltd
£45000 - £50000 per annum + 20 days holiday
12 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Development Manager - £50k - 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 £45K - £50K
Monday - Friday but must work a minimum of 4 days
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 - but you will be asked to report to Head Office once a month or when required and work at least 4 days a week.

Business Development Manager Role:

You will be home based and selling in the North Area.

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.

Business Development Manager Requirements:

MUST be an experienced sales person with drive and passion
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

If your experience matches please forward your CV immediately White Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy