Business Development Executive

Job Title: Business Development Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Banksmeadow, New South Wales
Salary: Comms
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH17068_1507258511
Contact Name: Jessica Day
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 06, 2017 13:55

Job Description

About the Job

Acting as a bridge between our client's customers and our client's business units, Sales Executives are responsible for gaining new/additional business as well as keeping/growing existing customers in line with the business units' strategies. For this we have to pro-actively develop and systematically maintain customer relationships. Only local candidates need apply.


Job Description

The Sales Executive is responsible for winning new accounts within the assigned branch office territory. The position is also responsible for maximizing sales growth from existing customers through the development of new sales, product marketing, and customer support strategies; and achieving specific volume growth targets in the assigned area(s) of the business.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify, qualify and generate new business by adding and retaining clients to achieve set revenue and gross profit goals
  • Identify services and pricing that meet customers need in order to obtain business objectives
  • Maintain and expand relationships with carriers
  • Negotiate rates with carriers and customers
  • Maintain regular contact with existing customers to determine their short and long term shipping needs
  • Collaborate with other team members and managers

Job Requirements

  • Atleast 2 years of experience in the Freight Forwarding Industry
  • Loyal customer base; customer focused
  • Comfortable with MS Office, computer proficient
  • Must be a self-starter and highly motivated
  • Able to prioritize, meet deadlines and excel handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Able to work independently and within a team setting
  • Strong communications skills