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Business Development Manager - Road Freight

Business Development Manager – Road Freight -£40K-£45K + 6% Commission + Car Allowance – South East

Are you an experienced Freight Sales person that feels undervalued by your current employer?

Do you have a great sales record with a great client base?

Or are you an Experienced Freight Operator or manager with a commercial mind-set wanting sales?

A successful Global multi-site Freight Forwarder are looking for a Business Development Manager for the South East Region. The role available is due to a retirement within the team.

The company are excellent at looking after their people and offer great progression opportunities.

The successful Business Development Manager will have worked for a Freight Forwarder and will have working experience within Key accounts management or Sales. Responsible for the identification, acquisition, development and retention of a customer base within the European Road freight.

The Package:

£35K – £45K basic- depending on experience

Impressive bonus structure – 6% if £125K GP hit.

Car Allowance plus 45p per mile business mileage

Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm

24 Days holiday plus Banks

Company pension

The Business Development Manager Role:

Patch covers: Essex, Kent, London, Sussex, Hampshire.

You will be field based and in the office one day a week.

You will manage your own diary and develop your own portfolio of opportunities.

Arrange own meetings and prospect for new business

Negotiate sale (price, costs, delivery and specifications) with buyers and close the sale

Effectively interact with the Operations team

The Business Development Manager Requirements:

MUST have Freight Operations or sales experience.

Skilled at Freight quotations and rate negotiations

An excellent communicator both written and verbally

Excellent IT skills


WR Transport & Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for transport jobs and logistics jobs. 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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