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Freight Sales / Business Development Manager
London, London, United Kingdom

Job Summary

Occupation Sales
Specialty Business Development Manager
Salary £30,000 – £40,000 yearly
Location Boldon Colliery, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 11/16/23

Freightserve recruitment are looking for a Freight Sales Executive / Business Development Manager for a well established Freight Forwarder based in the Newcastle, N35 area.

Objective / Purpose of the Job:-

To generate sales to achieve agreed targets, by introducing new customers, whilst maintaining and developing the existing client base. Visiting Customers on a regular basis.

Key Activities / Accountabilities:-

  • To generate and follow up sales leads, visiting potential and existing customers to obtain new business at reasonable profit.
  • To develop and maintain effective business relationships with new and existing clients.
  • To offer a high standard of customer service to customers, by demonstrating a professional, helpful and positive manner, taking responsibility to ensure that work passed onto others is of high quality.
  • To undertake presentations, produce and present tenders and proposals for new business and provide quotations as required.
  • Build relationships
  • Sales visits to generate business.
  • To monitor and report on current developments in the market and information on competitors.
  • To demonstrate effective time management, through efficient use of time and resources and well organised route planning.
  • To build and maintain effective working relationships
  • Responsible for using in-house system to record all required information, and for ensuring that all other documentation, records and systems are accurate and kept up to date.
  • To prepare and present information for the management team as required, including the submission of weekly and monthly sales reports.


§ Freight experience§ Motivated, self starter§ Strong communication, organisational and time management skills§ Be hands-on with a strong work ethic.§ Target orientated.§ To demonstrate a positive attitude, with the willingness to learn and an optimistic outlook.

Basic salary depends on experience, plus commission and profit related pay bonus on top of the commission.

Benefits include:-

  • Up to 25 days holidays plus Bank Holidays
  • Life Cover
  • Bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Private Healthcare

As an agency we are fast becoming the number one Freight specialist in the UK. We have a fast growing reputation with most Freight related companies. Freightserve has been established since 1992 working within the Freight Forwarding and Shipping industry.