Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager – Road and Ocean Freight

Location: Portsmouth

Salary: £30,000 – £50,000 (DOE)

My client is looking for a results driven, experienced Business Development Manager to help grow their business within the Road and Ocean Freight sectors. The right candidate will be an experienced sales-person who has worked previously for a UK based Freight Forwarder and have the ability to bring on accounts and business. Knowledge and experience with Ocean/Sea and Road Freight would be advantageous.

Package Benefits:

  • Annual Salary: £30,000 – £50,000 (DOE)
  • Full time: Monday to Friday – 9:00am-5:30pm
  • Commission scheme.
  • 22 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays.
  • Contributory Pension scheme.
  • On-site Parking.
  • Opportunities and encouragement for progression and development within the company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To develop and maintain effective business relationships with new and existing clients, offering excellent customer service.
  • To generate and follow up sales leads, visiting potential and existing customers to obtain new business at reasonable profit.
  • Promote the business to new and existing clients to help grow the Road and Ocean Freight sector.
  • Provide accurate information to internal operations staff in order that all relevant administration can be completed efficiently.
  • Work with Line Managers to promote specific markets and generate business.
  • Be up-to-date on current developments in the market and information on competitors.


  • Freight Forwarding Sales / Business Development Manager Experience.
  • Road and Ocean/Sea Freight experience.
  • Freight Account Management experience.
  • Experience working for a UK based freight forwarding company.
  • Ability to bring business would be advantageous.
  • Hold a full, clean, UK driving licence.

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Location Portsmouth
Job titleBusiness Development Manager
Salary £30000 - £50000
Consultant Alex Robinson
Consultant Phone 02392852326
Consultant Email
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