Business Development Manager

08023
  • £35000 - £40000
  • Colnbrook
  • Permanent
We are working with a Medium sized freight forwarder, who are looking to recruit a Business Development Manager with Courier experience.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Identify and develop new strategic opportunities in ecommerce parcel and cross border logistics with particular focus on Asia, India, Australia,.
Active social media engagement - sharing to your international network and assisting in building brand awareness of the company.
Working with Head Office on social media initiatives to drive best practice.
Know how within the e-commerce/Courier/Exports International business
Ongoing habitual reaching out to new opportunity customers - being at ease in positioning the companies portfolio of services.
Building a strong understanding of the core network and service scope
Cultivating brand new relationships within new prospects and turning raw concepts into compelling business opportunities for both parties.
Managing customer relationships beyond implementation with periodic business meetings to build strong and strategic partnerships.
Negotiating commercial terms and conditions with new and existing customers
Working closely with the General Manager in rolling out the UK strategy - supporting in building of case studies, decks, social media posts and customer promotions
Assist in educating the UK teams on eCommerce/sales and market intel with a view to ensuring our team from the ground up have a strong commercial sense of involvement in the companies business model.
Attending trade shows and events
Continuing to grow and develop your network - both providers, partners to facilitate an endto-end business solution to allow cross selling, to engage with group businesses to encourage natural collaboration.
To constantly be learning and curious about market trends and adoptions in the consumer market and being in touch and ahead of market changes
Become a thought leader in all things Cross border courier and mail logistics - sharing insights internally and educating the UK team as well as sharing on social media.
Become fluent in all things hub-ez and be a proponent of the platform to ensure internal stakeholders see value in this business tool - as well as position strongly to prospective customers.

EXPERIENCE:
You will have at least 2 years of experience in a business development position in the Courier/e-commerce/Exports International sector.
You are a born communicator and can adapt yourself to different target groups.
You have a profound knowledge of selling techniques and experience in long and sometimes complex sales cycles.
You own your work: independent, proactive, and hands-on with a focus on results.
You can prioritise and use a pragmatic approach while having great attention to the finer details - being a perfectionist in how the the companies brand is positioned to the market.
You show sound judgment & diplomatic capabilities to navigate through confidential and sensitive matters.
You will have a strong network of prospective eCommerce/Courier customer connections.
Strong experience in all things social selling
A consummate professional with excellent written communication skill set.
Extensive experience in reaching out cold to prospective eCommerce/Courier customers with the ability to establish a natural easy rapport at first touch.

Salary depends on experience. plus commission.
GBP300 Car Allowance , plus mileage.
Monday to Friday.

Please forward CVs to sue.stone@firstchoiceuk.com

· If you do not hear from us within 7 days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

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Sue Stone Senior Recruitment Consultant - Heathrow

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