Business Development Manager / Operations Manager

1st Response Freight
From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
10 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
We seeking a highly-driven individual to take on and fulfil the sales function within the company. This is an exciting new role which will suit a tenacious and ambitious sales person. Someone with good prospecting and hunting skills but also with the ability to cultivate and grow relationships. This role will be absolutely focused on sourcing new business opportunities and ongoing commercial contracts within the Courier Sector 1st response freight is a young and exciting company, we are looking at becoming a major concern throughout the south region for Haulage & Storage. We are a one-stop-shop for anything haulage, removals, storage and vehicle hire, and all aspects of Sameday urgent transportation. Our haulage and small van side of the business offers same day deliveries, next day deliveries, multi drop deliveries and dedicated drops. We deliver mainly throughout the UK with occasional work in to Europe. This is mainly a field position so we have a flexible approach if required to work from home. Main Responsibilities of the Role: Developing commercial business to meet sales targets. Create and demonstrate a strategic sales plan to increase revenues within target groups. Contact key decision-makers and cultivate relationships to acquire new leads Cold Calling and warm calls to our existing base for the purpose of scheduling sales appointments Grow relationships and network to acquire new leads Attend self-generated sales appointments Preparing proposals and helping to close deals Being the account manager for the customer an nurturing the relationship Key Attributes: Proven B2B sales experience Experience in the Courier Transport would be advantageous but not necessary. High level of integrity and work ethic with an honest and genuine demeanour Ability to demonstrate meeting sales targets in previous roles Be able to demonstrate ability to increase revenue Be able to demonstrate knowledge of the challenges and opportunities facing us in the marketplace Excellent communication - ability to engage on all levels, internally and externally with diverse array of clients Self-motivated with high energy and an engaging level of enthusiasm Experience prospecting and hunting for new business as well as the development of a pipeline in the local market is an asset Be able to build strong relationships externally and internally If you want to play a very important part in our growth in being part of something whiles it is still in its infancy then please apply with your CV. · Please Note: only apply if you are self motivated, target driven and hungry for success. Job Type: Full-time Salary: £25,000.00 to £30,000.00 /year This job was originally posted as

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