Business Development Manager
Gleeson's seek a Freight professional to join their client in the Manchester area This role calls for an adept individual experienced in exporting/importing goods via Road, Sea, or Air and possessing a solid grasp of Account Management.
Job Title: Freight Business Development Manager
Main Focus : Business Development
Sub Focus : Operations
- Evaluate diverse industries and geographic regions to gauge demand and growth potential for freight services.
- Stay abreast of market trends, regulatory shifts, and emerging technologies impacting the industry.
- Build and sustain a database of leads and prospects for ongoing outreach.
- Actively generate a pipeline of potential clients by networking, attending trade shows, and engaging in relevant events.
- Handling Documentation ( Bills of landing / Customs Documents)
- Foster strong relationships with current clients, ensuring their satisfaction and loyalty.
- Regularly communicate with clients to understand their evolving needs and identify additional service opportunities.
- Monitor of shipments (Export /Import) whiles providing updates to Clients
- Develop a comprehensive sales strategy delineating target markets, client segments, and revenue objectives.
- Formulate an action plan comprising sales tactics, timelines, and milestones to meet or surpass revenue targets.
- Collaborate closely with internal teams, particularly operations and customer service, to ensure smooth on boarding for new clients.
- Oversee day-to-day operation of freight Transportation keeping movement efficient and minimised cost.
Ideal Candidate Profile:
- 1+ years of experience in Sales/Commercial Business Development
- 1+ years of experience in Road, Sea, or Air freight
- 1+ years of Accounts Management
- Proficiency in Prospecting
- 1+ years of experience in Customs & Freight