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Job Profile for Business Development Manager - ROB00269651

Bennett and Game are working with a reliable multi modal trading partner. The company is based in Basildon and are looking for a Business Development Manager to join the business and help grow and manage to exceed clients expectations within the freight industry.

Business Development Manager Responsibiltites

  • Generate leads and cold call prospective customers to create a sales pipeline
  • Selling of all freight products - Air/Sea/Road/Rail Freights (Sales of warehousing/fulfilment would be plus)
  • Meet with clients face to face, over the phone and via online video conferences
  • Build and develop relationships with clients
  • Understand the needs of your clients and be able to respond effectively with a plan of how to meet/exceed these
  • Have a good understanding of the business's services and be able to advise others about them

Business Development Manager Position Requirements

  • The successful candidate will ideally have a background of any of the following; Air, Sea, Road, Rail, Customs clearance, warehousing
  • Must have an excellent telephone manner for making initial contact and for ongoing communication with clients and business associates
  • Interpersonal skills for building and developing relationships with clients.
  • Proven track record of developing new sales within defined business sectors across multiple transport type air/sea/road/rail and warehousing/fulfilment/customs clearance etc
  • Track record of success in B2B and B2C new business sales
  • Determination to meet new business targets
  • Ability to research and appoint your own prospects
  • Highly presentable and have excellent presentation skills
  • The ability to solution sell and compose proposals and tenders
  • Working knowledge of Excel would be an advantage

Business Development Manager Position Remuneration

We are open for salary negotiation between 35 - 50k + commission based on experience, current portfolio, closing success

Hybrid position - 1 or 2 days at office based on meeting schedules

  • Pool car will be available for meetings or car allowance based on candidate
  • Laptop and mobile phone provided
  • Commission structure will be decided with candidate

Bennett & Game Recruitment are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Bennett and Game Recruitment are a multi-disciplined technical recruitment agency based in Chichester, West Sussex operating across the UK with specialist teams covering a range of industries. We are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy, and in accordance with GDPR by applying you are granting us consent to process your data, and contact you in relation to this application and the services we offer.