Seafreight Business Development Officer

Seafreight Business Development Manager - Belfast - Competitive Salary

Your new company

Your new company is a Freight Forwarding business based in Belfast looking for a business development officer with sea freight experience to join their growing team.

Your new role

Your new role will involve support the sales manager in day to day business by providing quotations to new and existing customers on freight services, following up on leads where new business can be gained, listening to customer requirements and presenting appropriate quotations to secure bookings, develop and maintain relationships with new and existing customers by email and telephone, take action on any incoming sales leads and follow up on any sales quotations that have been submitted.

What you'll need to succeed

To succeed you will need to have previous experience within a freight sales environment (preferably sea freight) or come from a operational sea freight background and be willing to move into the commercial side of freight forwarding. You should also have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be well presented towards potential customers. You will also have excellent organisation skills and have a high level of computer literacy.

What you'll get in return

In return you will receive a competitive salary and other potential benefits based on experience. You will also receive the opportunity to work within a dynamic environment and have access to mentoring from experienced professionals within the area.

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£22000 to £28000 Per Annum
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Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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