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European Freight Development Manager

Our client is a UK & European Road Haulage Specialists. With their head office situated in the North of the UK providing international transport solutions to a wide range of customers.

A privately owned company established for over 25 years providing road transport solutions to a wide range of customers. Currently the company moves over 900 loads every day within the UK & Europe.
We are now recruiting for a European Freight Business Development Manager to join the team at there site near Preston Lancashire

The company has experienced continual year on year growth and is now looking to recruit an experienced European freight sales professional to develop the companys established European road freight division. This role offers an exciting opportunity to join a fast growing, entrepreneurial company and be involved in the next stage of the companys development.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record of developing and converting new business for import & export traffic to & from the UK & other parts of Europe. This is a key role within the company.

The role: -
?Managing all aspect of the sales process from identifying sales leads to implementing new customer contracts.
?Working with the existing management structure to develop a sales & marketing strategy for the European road business.
?Undertaking appropriate marketing activity to support the sales strategy.
?Responding to tender requests & providing quotations.
?Site visits & presentations to new customers.
?Account management of key customers.
?Working with the operations team to identify sales opportunities.
?Requirement for business travel in the UK & Europe

Skills & experience required:-
?Excellent communication & presentation skills.
?Demonstrable record of winning new business in the European road freight sector.
?Database of potential sales leads.
?Minimum 5 years experience in European road freight sales role.

Benefits
We can offer a highly competitive salary (dependent on experience) with scope to advance earnings potential through performance & progression within the company.

Details

Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North West, Lancashire
Benefits:Highly competitive salary; car allowance; bonus; pension
Branch:Freight Personnel
Ref:39478/FP15768/K
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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