Job title: Senior Business Development Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Essex
  • Freight Forwarding/Project Forwarding
  • Operations/Customer Service
  • Sales/Commercial
Salary type: Annual
Salary: GBP £45,000.00
Job published: 2018-08-09
Job ID: 40575
Contact name: Aron Houghton
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Job Description

Senior Business Development ManagerEssex

A niche freight forwarding company is actively seeking an experienced Multimodal Senior Business Development Manager to sell its Ocean Freight, Air Freight & European Road Freight business to customers located across the UK. The company has office across Europe and holds full AEO status as well as ISO 9001 DGSA, FIATA and IATA accreditations. You will be part of the Senior Management team and will the ability to develop new trade lanes and services. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing company, which rewards high-achievement with excellent ongoing career development opportunities. The company are offering an attractive starting salary, monthly commission, car allowance scheme and additional benefits.



  • Promote the company’s extensive range of Ocean Freight, Air Freight & European Road Freight services to customers located across the UK
  • Source own sales leads / opportunities
  • Arrange own appointments to meet with new customers
  • Build / nurture relationships with secured customers and be available to support any further transport requirements
  • Working with the Operations team to ensure new customers transport requirements are implemented successfully
  • Achieve weekly, monthly and annual sales targets – in line with objectives agreed to with the Managing Director


Desired experience:

  • Driven attitude, with a new business hunter mentality
  • Knowledge of selling Ocean Freight, Air Freight and European Road Freight services is highly desired
  • Comfortable with travelling to locations across the England, often at short notice