Business Development Manager

Company:  Gleeson Recruitment Group
Location: Cheshire
Closing Date: 22/03/2024
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 Per Annum
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description

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

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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

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