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Business Development Manager - Freight Forwarding

Rapidly growing Supplier of Transport and Logistics Services looking for an experienced BDM to join their SALES team.

The Business Development Manager will be based in the HEATHROW office and selling in the HEATHROW and surrounding southern area area selling a full range of Air Freight, Sea Freight and 3PL Logistics services throughout the South.

£35,000 to £45,000 Basic Salary, plus car, commission and other benefits

Summary & Responsibilites
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company committed to providing quality, innovative, value add logistics services.

The client is a rapidly expanding supplier of transport and logistics services.

The role of the Sales Representative is to win new business and work to agreed budget targets and also work as an integral part of the Sales Team with responsibility for generating new business opportunities and account management that will produce desired revenue goals.

To promote and sell the clients Air & Sea brand to a wide range of clients in the North West and Yorkshire area
Generating business on Air and Sea, both Import and Export and in line with the companies targets
Ability to self generate leads and opportunities
Cold calling to create appointments
Fulfilling client visits expectation of 30 per month
Ability to generate profitability from all clients won
Complete Sales reports, manage own pipeline reports in accordance with the company quality procedure on our CRM system
Be capable of creating rate proposals with profitability added to attract new clients
Actively promote our other clients services and Solutions

Ideally minimum 2 years experience within a sales role within the Freight Forwarding Industry, International Parcels/Courier or Pallet Distribution industry.
Preference for experience within a global forwarding environment
Ability to demonstrate the passion and hunger to succeed
Show a strong understanding of how to generate profitability
Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word etc.)
Show competent presentation skills and experience within Powerpoint to enhance the company profile
Ability to communicate at all levels within the business, good persuasive and negotiation skills
Excellent interpersonal & administration skills with excellent pipleine forecasting

Salary in line with industry standards
Immediate enrolment into the companies bonus structure
Company Car or Car allowance
Laptop and Smart Phone as standard

£35,000 TO £45,000 Basic Salary
Car or Car allowance £4/500 mth
Uncapped commission - Yr 1 10% of profit of the account
Yr 2 5%
Yr 3 3% and so on for the life time of the account
Mobile Phone
20 Days holiday


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- London and M25, Berkshire
Benefits:£35-45k salary; car or allowance; uncapped commission; laptop; mobile; pension; 20 days holiday
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Paul Wilson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: pwilson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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