Air & Ocean BDM - West Midlands - Retail

Recruiter
Headford Strategic Growth Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£45,000 per annum
Posted
28 Jul 2017
Closes
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Title: Business Development Manager - Air & Ocean (Retail)

Location: West Midlands

Company: Large Freight Forwarder

Package: £45k - £55k + Car Allowance + Commission

Essential is your ability to:
- Utilize market data and develop sales strategies to increase SILVER/GOLD/PLATINUM customer base
- Maintain a thorough knowledge of products and services offered by the company
- Travel throughout assigned territory to meet with regular and prospective customers
- Develop and maintain strong business relationships
- Provide pricing, credit terms and prepare sales contracts for orders obtained
- Provide activity reports and sales plans for the assigned territory
- Actively participate in aggressive sales and skills training

REQUIRED:
- Degree preferred
- Three to five years successful sales experience in freight forwarding, logistics and/or transportation industry
- Experience with CMS system
- Must have valid driver’s license and safe driving record
- Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Power Point
- Outstanding negotiation skills required
- Proven ability to grow an organization’s capabilities
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
- Ability to effectively deal with multiple projects, expectations and deadlines


PREFERRED:
Additional language(s) a plus


WHAT ELSE WOULD I NEED TO KNOW?
The incumbent is expected to travel domestically.


Business Development Manager, Sales Executive, Account Executive, New Business, Freight, Logistics, Import, Export, Inbound, Outbound, International, Air, Ocean, West Midlands, Midlands