Business Development Manager - Freight

Recruiter
WR Logistics
Location
Basildon
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Jun 2024
Closes
11 Jun 2024
Job Title
Business Partner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Business Development Manager – Basildon – Up to 50,000

We are looking for a Business Development Manager to join our client who are a known freight forwarder who operate across the whole of the UK.

You will be responsible for supporting the growth of the business by sourcing new regular trading and profitable freight customers, as well looking for customers with customs requirements.

Benefits:

  • Guaranteed salary starting from 50,000 depending on experience
  • Uncapped commission scheme on new accounts (10% of lifetime of the account)
  • Company mobile phone
  • Car allowance or Company Car
  • Discounted gym membership for the gym on site
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday, plus Bank and Public Holidays

Requirements:

  • Previous experience of working in a sales role within a freight forwarding/logistics organisation is essential with a proven track record of success in Sea or Air freight sales
  • Good understanding of transport and Worldwide logistics
  • Strong resilience and positivity particularly in challenging situations
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • The ability to develop and build strong and personable relationships over the phone and in person with a broad range of individuals
  • The ability to work in a fast–paced environment and be a strong team player
  • The ability to keep self–motivated
  • High attention to detail
  • Accountability to yourself and others
  • Analytical and ambitious
  • High IT literacy skills

WR Logistics are the recruitment partner for all vacancies in the logistics industry. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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