• Permanent
  • Bristol, UK
  • £40,000 - £55,000 per annum (dependent on experience) + commission and benefits GBP / Year

Job Advertisement: Business Development Manager – Sea Logistics

Headford Group is currently recruiting on behalf of a global freight forward player based in Bristol. Our client, a leading company in the industry, is seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to join their team as a Business Development Manager. This is a hybrid role, offering a combination of remote and office-based work, providing flexibility and work-life balance.
Position: Business Development Manager – Sea Logistics
Location: Bristol
Salary: £40,000 – £55,000 per annum (dependent on experience) + commission and benefits

Your Role:
As a Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for driving the growth of our client’s sea logistics business. You will be customer-facing, engaging with small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to identify and develop new business opportunities. Building strong relationships with clients will be crucial as you promote the company’s sea logistics services and demonstrate your in-depth knowledge of trade-lanes, service offerings, and industry-specific regulations.

Your Responsibilities:
• Develop and nurture new business opportunities within the SME segment.
• Conduct market research to identify potential customers and industry trends.
• Prepare and deliver compelling presentations on sea logistics products and services.
• Collaborate with the Customer Care team to ensure seamless onboarding of new customers.
• Monitor and analyze market competition, staying up-to-date with pricing and product information.
• Generate accurate quotations and proposals for clients.
• Report customer feedback and complaints to the Customer Care team.
• Maintain and update customer information using CRM tools.

Your Skills and Experiences:
• Proven track record in business-to-business sales, with experience in face-to-face interactions.
• Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
• Strong business acumen and the ability to build customer relationships.
• Effective time management and organizational skills.
• Proficiency in using CRM systems and MS Office tools.
• Demonstrated knowledge of the logistics industry, particularly sea logistics.
• Experience in managing customer portfolios and developing sales leads.
• Ability to thrive in a targeted new business environment.

Good Reasons to Join:
• Competitive salary ranging from £40,000 to £55,000 per annum (dependent on experience).
• Commission structure rewarding your sales success.
• Hybrid work model, providing a balance between remote work and office-based collaboration.
• Benefits package, including pension plan and additional perks.
• Opportunities for career growth and professional development within a global freight-forwarding organization.
• Supportive and inclusive work environment fostering teamwork and innovation.

If you are a driven and results-oriented individual with a passion for sales and expertise in the logistics industry, we invite you to apply for the position of Business Development Manager – Sea Logistics. Join our team and contribute to the growth and success of our global freight forwarding business.