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Business Development /International Sales / Ocean And Air

Company: FreightTAS
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 14, 2024

Job Description:




Business Development /International Sales / Ocean And Air
Business Development Manager/Hunter Air/Ocean Freight

Book Of Business Is Required

Salary - $75k to $125k base plus commission.

Minimum 2 years plus of industry-related Sales experience required working within the Freight Forwarding Industry.

Freight Sales should be primarily focused on International Air/Ocean.

Must have a hunter mentality where you will enjoy a fantastic commission scheme and company benefits.

Excellent opportunity to join a global growing organization working remotely.

Role

Our clients are seeking to hire Regional Sales or Business Development Manager. The BDM will be responsible for bringing over and maintaining a book of business as well as growing regional sales of import/export (air/ocean) and domestic/international. Work with the Branch Manager and Vice President of Sales to grow revenue and exceed targets by promoting and selling our business, and driving sales activity through a designated territory.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop new business through research, prospecting, and qualifying new opportunities. This will include customer visits & developing relationships within the defined geographical area.
  • Increase market share within assigned territory and achieve assigned financial budget for volume, revenue, and profit.
  • Successfully close new business and onboard new clients.
  • Increase market share within the existing client base.
  • Maintain contact with all clients to ensure high levels of client satisfaction. Resolve sales or delivery issues.
  • Work with the Pricing team on client pricing strategies and customer rate quotes.
  • Monitor and maintain clients' credit lines within Company guidelines.
  • Maintain and update the Company s CRM
  • Provide regular communication and a monthly budget review for management
    Client and Supplier Management
    • Client Management of allocated customers by using established tools to achieve and exceed targets
    • Weekly follow up with new clients after first shipments
    • Deployment of information about all contracts with customers and suppliers to all parties
    • Ensure that any client entertainment activities are carried out in a professional and responsible manner
    • Ensure customer requests related to commercial activities are completed in a timely manner at the highest service level
    • Adhere to client service level agreements
      QUALIFICATIONS
      • 3 years of sales experience with freight forwarding companies
      • Confident in the ability to bring over current clients (no non-compete)
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with clients and internal teams.
      • A commitment to going above and beyond to fulfill client s needs
      • High level of organization and time management skills
      • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and technical understanding of a CRM System
      • Bringing a book of business a plus
        SKILLS/ ABILITIES:
        • Self-motivated and results driven
        • Outstanding people and communications skills
        • Excellent problem solving ability
        • Excellent Time Management skills
        • Strong negotiation and presentation skills

Keywords: FreightTAS, Atlanta , Business Development /International Sales / Ocean And Air, Sales , Atlanta, Georgia

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