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Business Development Manager – Freight Forwarding – Portsmouth – Hybrid

Closing Date: 31st August 2023

Vidu Group

About this position

Vidu are working on a super exciting assignment in the search for a Business Development Manager on behalf of a leading brand in global end-to-end logistics. From freight forwarding and customs clearance to stock management and international delivery, our client offers it all!

If you have a proven tack record of success selling Freight Forwarding solutions and you like the sound of working for a super agile business, where your voice will be heard, you will be recognised for the companies successes, and you are part of a culture where you can progress your career based on the value you add not on the length of time you have been within the business, this role will be right up your street!

Circa £45,000 basic salary, plus £6,000 per year car allowance, travel expenses, uncapped commission structure, package and excellent opportunities for career development and progression.

Our client has engaged with Vidu VIP to commence the initial search.

Our team of dedicated consultants will be your first point of contact when applying for this role.

Your Mission:

As a Business Development Manager, you will make a vital contribution to the success of the business. As part of the sales team, you are responsible for the entire sales process – that’s everything from intelligence gathering and prospecting to negotiating and managing accounts. You will be working closely with the product and operational teams.

Key Responsibilities:

Build relationships with prospective clients.

Maintain consistent contact with existing clients.

Manage sales pipeline.

Analyse market and establish competitive advantages.

Track metrics to ensure targets are hit.

Skills and experience required

A proven track record selling Freight Forwarding is imperative.

Proven business-to-business field sales experience is essential.

The ability to work well independently as well as part of a team.

Natural problem-solving talent – with proven project and time management skills.

The drive to thrive in a target-driven environment.

Good knowledge of MS Office products.

Excellent communication skills with experience of creating and delivering presentations.

A full, clean driving license held for at least two years.