Roadfreight BDM - Business Development Manager - Freight Forwarding

Forward Prospects Ltd
£25,000 per annum
05 Oct 2017
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Roadfreight BDM - Business Development Manager - Freight Forwarding


Salary c£35,000 basic, plus commission, bonus and benefits

Are you experienced in Roadfreight Business Development Manager but looking for a new challenge? Looking for an exciting new challenge with a new business brand?

Small Forwarder business (part of a parent company) is looking for their next BDM to lead company sales and growth.

You will be tasked with maintaining and building new business for the company. Supported by a small but very capable operations team you will drive sales whilst maintaining the company’s service led delivery focus.

  • Proactive calling and Cold Calls, business development, quote preparation and management of accounts
  • Sourcing sales leads
  • Making telesales calls (outbound) to potential clients in line with targets with a mind to profiling and qualifying the prospect
  • Making appointments in line with targets where customers meet the required qualifying criteria to appoint.
  • Visiting potential customers with a mind to converting them into customers
  • Preparation of quotations for presentation to the customer.
  • Converting prospective clients to live, trading clients.
  • Management of the accounts
  • Making regular contact with your customers pro-actively
  • Identify and follow up on new business leads

Strong, confident personality with a sales background and proven track record at face-to-face sales is required. Time management skills are essential as are communication skills, the ability to prioritise and to work under pressure within a targeted environment.

Forward Prospects offers high quality recruitment solutions to the rapidly evolving international freight and logistics industry. For more information on Forward Prospects, or to view our current portfolio of vacancies, please visit our website.

Forward Prospects acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

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