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Sales and Business Development Manager - Freight

Our client is a well-established Freight Forwarding and Logistics specialist with offices in strategically-placed locations throughout England and Scotland. Delivering around 200,000 consignments per year for 9,000 clients with a turnover of 50m. We are now looking for a Sales and Business Development manager to sell and promote international road freight services.

Your role of Sales and Business Development Manager is based out of the Manchester location and will involve managing a small team of internal sales and customer service staff in the growth and development of the North West and Yorkshire region.

You will be responsible for sales management, lead generation, securing new business and growing the existing customer base through the extensive range of freight services.

Main duties involve
Building and maintaining customer network
New customer development
Telesales and customers visits
Following up on sales leads
Presenting weekly, monthly and quarterly performance reports to GM
Onboarding customers with operations
Attending UK national sales meetings

In order to apply for this fantastic opportunity, you will have experience in a business development role from the international road freight forwarding industry, knowledge of air and sea freight forwarding will be advantageous.
You will have the ability to manage and lead an internal sales team whilst managing your own diary, setting up appointments and leading from the front. With excellent communication skills, proven track record in selling multi directional road freight services globally.

Salary £38,000 - £45,000
Car Allowance/Company Car
25 Days leave, contributory pension scheme, Life assurance


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North West, Manchester
Benefits:£38-45k basic salary; car allowance or company car; 25 days leave; pension; life assurance
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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