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 - email@example.com