Business Development Manager – Freight Forwarding

Business Development Manager – Freight Forwarding

Location: Midlands / North

Salary: £35,000 – £55,000 (DOE) + Uncapped Commission + Car Allowance

Working Hours: Monday to Friday – 9:00am-5:30pm

My client is looking for a results driven, experienced Business Development Manager to help grow their business and Freight Forwarding sector. The right candidate will be an experienced and fully established 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 Air and Sea Freight is essential.

Package Benefits:

  • Flexible working – managing own diary and week
  • Commission scheme.
  • Car Allowance.
  • 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 Freight Forwarding sector.
  • Provide accurate information to internal operations staff in order that all relevant administration can be completed efficiently.
  • Be up-to-date on current developments in the market and information on competitors.


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

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Location Rochdale
Job titleBusiness Development Manager – Freight Forwarding
Salary £35000 - £55000
Consultant Alex Robinson
Consultant Phone 02392852326
Consultant Email
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