Business Development Manager - Freight Forwarding

Job Title: Business Development Manager - Freight Forwarding
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: More
Reference: BBBH16712_1507847657
Contact Name: Shane Clark
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 13, 2017 09:34

Job Description

  • Yennora location - Close to all amenities
  • $80k - $120k + More
  • Room for growth in this International company

Our client is a successful, market leading Australian Freight Forwarding with a strong footprint in market. We currently require the services of an experienced and determined Business Development Manager to join their committed and determined team.

The right candidate ideally with have a background in sales within freight forwarding or a Customer Service/Key Account star looking to transition into sales. To succeed you will need to bring a hunger and drive to generate and convert both warm and cold sales leads.

The role includes but is not limited to the following tasks:
* Extensive knowledge of International Freight
* The desire & ability to work independently
* Ability to build strong relationships developed from working in the Freight Forwarding industry
* Ability to quickly learn product and service knowledge in order to translate a customer's need into a solution
* Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal

The following skills are essential to be considered for the role:
* Proven experience in new business development
* An understanding international freight forwarding services
* Account Management of new accounts experience
* Research and development of new sales opportunities and the ability to turn leads into sales
* Previous experience with rate negotiations, tenders and supply negotiations
* Preparation of sales reports experience a must!

If you are interested in this or similar roles with Australia's leading sales & marketing recruitment firm, please APPLY NOW in WORD FORMAT with a covering letter or send your resume direct to Shane Clark -