• Permanent
  • Tilbury, UK
  • £45k - £50k dependent on experience plus commission GDP / Year

Job Title: Business Development Manager
Location: Tilbury, Essex, United Kingdom
Salary: £45k – £50k dependent on experience plus commission
Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00

We are currently recruiting for a proactive and experienced Business Development Manager to join a leading freight forwarding and logistics company based in Tilbury, Essex. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a dynamic team in the heart of the shipping industry in the South East.


  • Identify and pursue new business leads independently and in collaboration with colleagues in Sales and Operations.
  • Drive sales growth in sea, air, and road freight for both import and export operations.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the global freight industry.
  • Utilize strong negotiation skills to secure favourable business terms with industry partners.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills and build positive relationships with clients.
  • Work flexibly, both in the office and in the field, to achieve business objectives.
  • Possess the ability to bring in new transferable business, which is a definite advantage.


  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in selling sea, air, and road freight in a forwarding environment.
  • Proven track record in sales and business development.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the global freight industry.
  • Strong negotiation skills to secure advantageous deals.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Excellent command of English and strong mathematical skills.
  • Attention to detail is essential.

At this company, we pride ourselves on delivering efficient and cost-effective transport solutions worldwide. Our team is dedicated, experienced, and committed to ethical and responsible business practices. We have established strong relationships with industry partners, allowing us to provide favourable terms to our customers.

If you are a motivated and results-driven professional with a passion for business development in the freight industry, we would love to hear from you.