Business Development Manager
Business Development Manager – Southampton – Up to £45,000
Our client who are a global Freight Forwarding and Logistics company are looking for a Multi-modal Business Development Manager to join their team in Southampton.
The successful individual would be a proven sales professional who can add value and help them grow their business.
Ideally, the successful candidate would be based in the south of the UK but selling nationally, with one day per week at their Southampton office.
Based at the port with a state-of-the-art warehouse, and primarily ocean-freight forwarding focused, for now.
Salary: Up to £45,000 plus commission and car allowance
- 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/and 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 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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