Business Development Manager

Location County Antrim, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car, Bonus
Published 19 days ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Ross McConville
Job Ref RM278

Job Description

Business Development Manager

Grafton are recruiting on behalf of our client, a multi-site international freight firm for an experienced Business Development Manager. You will be promoting, managing and developing relationships with a portfolio of companies with the objective of opening new accounts, increasing sales and further strengthening our client's brand within the international logistics and freight arena.


* Identifying and securing new business opportunities for road, sea and air freight
* Achieving clearly defined sales targets
* Building and maintaining relationships with new and existing clients
* Manage accounts accordingly
* Gather competitor intelligence
* Provide excellent customer service
* Represent the company in a professional manner
* Report activity to directors
* Any other duties which role may include

Person Specification:

* 5 years sales experience gained within general freight sales
* Experience of the following areas- Road Freight, Sea Freight, Air Freight, Warehousing and Supply Chain
* Demonstrate knowledge of UK + European geography, trailer transport & shipping ferry ports
* Knowledge of group loads, part loads and UK inbound and outbound
* Proven track record of delivering to agreed sales and performance targets
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
* Strong interpersonal, influencing and negotiation skills
* Customer focused approach with ability to show initiative
* Determination to succeed
* Commercial awareness
* Full driving licence