Freight Forwarding Business Development Manager (Air/Sea)

KMP Recruitment Ltd.
From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Extensive benefits
14 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
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 This job was originally posted as