Freight Sales Manager

Birmingham Permanent £45,000 - £65,000
  • An exciting opportunity to grow a commerical career in freight & shipping
  • Hybrid office and home working pattern. Opportunity to become a Director!

About Our Client

My client is a house-hold name in the International & European shipping markets. A transport haulier and shipping business with over 71 years' experience in the market. My client is rapidly expanding their Midlands (Birmingham) based operation and looking for like-minded individuals to join them on the next step in their journey. Thye business is predominately based around European & UK based road freight and looking to expand on their current trade lanes. The business is owned by a world-wide air & ocean specialist with over 7,000 employees worldwide.

Job Description

As a Freight Sales Manager you will report into the Country Director (in the Birmingham office) and have the following areas of responsibility:

  • Generate new and existing road freight trade lanes across a broad EU & UK market.
  • Source your own business leads and act on those provided by Sales and Operations Colleagues as well as using other tools given.
  • To act as the primary point of contact for quotations and enquiries for ad-hoc business.
  • To identify sales opportunities. Profiling all new business to understand intricately how we can support with freight / customs.
  • To generate new sales, linked directly to the current business plan. Focus and drive to achieve targets.
  • Use the CRM system to effectively record, manage and develop opportunities
  • Specific knowledge/skills required Road, Air and Ocean Freight sales and products.

The Successful Applicant

As a Freight Sales Manager you will work a hybrid environment from both the office in Birmingham and from home. You will be from an establish freight, import & export sales background

  • Prior experience in a Sales and/or Account Manager opportunity
  • Ideally Nordic or BENELUX freight movement experience.
  • Desire experience in shipping, freight, transport, OR import & export.
  • A personable and professional individual
  • A key communicator with the ability to build rapport quickly.
  • The desire to grow, succeed and achieve targets.

What's on Offer

This role will very quickly lead to a Directorship position within the business. You will join a 24 month career development pathway to reach a senior position in the business (provided targets are achieved). You will also enjoy the following:

  • £45,000-£65,000
  • Company car or allowance
  • Comprehensive bonus scheme built around developing a market
  • Private healthcare for you and the family
  • 33 days annual leave
Contact
Reece Clarke
Quote job ref
13857300
Phone number
+44 115 934 8692

Job summary

Sector
Sales
Subsector
Business Services
Sector
Transport & Distribution
Location
Birmingham
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Reece Clarke
Consultant phone
+44 115 934 8692
Job reference
13857300