Our client a National Company in the Clearing and Forwarding industry is looking for a high level, forward thinking and energetic Business Development Manager. It is imperative that this person has no less than 5 years’ experience in the Freight Forwarding industry. This person will be expected to reach targets in order to earn off their very lucrative commission structure. They are looking for a hunter who is relentless and hungry in getting new business.
Duties & Responsibilities
Sourcing new business through industry market knowledge and research.
Cold Call and establish appointments with potential customers.
Present proposed solutions to our Customers.
Compile monthly reports on all sales activities.
Monitor financial targets due to performance.
Monitor and manage customer call ratios that need to be achieved.
Desired Experience & Qualification
Strong administrative and computer skills.
Analytical and mathematical skills to assist in quotations.
Great organizational and time management skills.
Ability to cold call.
Ability to problem solve and find a practical solution to issues that arise.
Ability to negotiate and close deals.
Able to work independently.
Ability to understand business process and be able to interpret business needs.
Be willing to work overtime when required.
Be able to work under pressure and in stressful environments.
Minimum of 3 years in the freight forwarding industry
Proven sales track record
Proof that all new business targets have been achieved
Confident and optimistic
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