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.
- Up to 25 days holidays plus Bank Holidays
- Life Cover
- 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.