Road Freight Business Development Manager

Kuehne + Nagel
Competitive salary
12 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Business Development Manager to join our overland road freight division responsible for covering the South of England. As the Business Development Manager you will be responsible for proactively canvassing new business selling the core products of our overland road freight division and have the responsibility of developing and maintain profit from new accounts and development of existing business

What you'll do:

  • Actively solicit business in a designated territory through external sales visits, where in there could be the requirement for client presentations
  • Assist and complete Tenders for nominated area
  • Understand the Customer needs and provide solutions which meet there requirement to close business
  • Responsible for completing SOP's and confirming with operations in order to support the solution provided to the Customer
  • Telesales requirement to ensure enough new business appointments are closed to hit targets
  • Actively plan and co-ordinate your local area sales strategy, ensuring consistent and regular contact is maintained with existing and potential Customers.
  • Ensuring that operational and financial issues are resolved in a timely and efficient manner
  • Be responsible for regularly recording all contact made with the Customer on the Customer Relationship Management tool - CRM, ensuring data integrity at all times
  • Raise appropriate quotations and sales literature, when requested to do so by the Customer

What you'll bring:

  • Previous experience of working in a targeted new business environment
  • Experience and knowledge of working in European Road Freight/ Groupage is advantageous
  • Proven business to business, face to face sales experience
  • Experience of working to individual targets
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills
  • High degree of organisational, administrative, communication skills and self-motivation
  • Full Driving Licence

What you'll get:

If you would like to become a valued member of our team then we will also make sure that you're rewarded for your commitment and expertise. What we will provide includes:

  • Competitive salary + Commission Scheme
  • Company Car
  • Kuehne + Nagel Pension Plan
  • Route 2 Rewards scheme - discounts and savings on a wide range of high street or internet goods and services

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