Business Development Manager Road Freight

Cork, Full Time

Business Development Manager Land Freight

Location: Cork

Office Hours – Monday – Friday

Salary: €55k

Our client is looking for a Business Development Manager to grow on their strong existing customer base in the Munster region while maintaining great relationships to grown existing customers. The successful candidate will be a self-starter and take a proactive approach to deliver continued success in the role.

Role Requirements: 

  • Source, secure and develop new business while retaining and growing assigned existing customers
  • Achieving sales and revenue targets
  • Maintain a strong pipeline of potential customers
  • Identify new potential clients and work with other areas of the business to submit competitive tailored proposals
  • Work closely with Senior Management teams and other business areas to deliver feedback, updates, and developments
  • Setting up customers on systems to include on line bookings
  • On board new customers and ensure all new customers are provided with tariffs/rates
  • Updating CRM with all new opportunities to review with Head of Sales and relevant business units
  • Additional ad-hoc tasks assigned by Manager

Candidate requirements:

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Freight Forwarding
  • Minimum of 5 years proven sales track record of gaining new business and successfully working to and exceeding Sales Targets
  • Excellent relationship building and networking skills
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and manage time efficiently is essential
  • Able to negotiate at a senior level
  • Excellent commercial awareness skills
  • Good communication, presentation and administration skills


The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.



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