BDM - Exhibition Logistics

Posted 7 months ago by Red Recruit
Location Basildon Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary £35k - 50k per year Sector Freight Forwarding, Logistics, Shipping, Transportation

Business Development Manager - Exhibition Logistics - Essex - VR/20502

The Company & Role:

Our client, a leader in supply chain management and logistics solutions, are looking for an experienced Business Development Manager to join their team.

Main Purpose of the Position:

Develop relationships and secure new business for the Fairs & Events team, comprising of Fairs, Sports and Hotel Logistics.

Main Duties Include:

  • Deliver 2.5 x salary of gross profit in new business from new and retained customers
  • Maintain a healthy pipeline of all level target accounts
  • Identify new potential A and B customers
  • Diligently follow-up on all incoming sales leads
  • Regular email and telephone dialogue with the Head of Specialist Services on competitor news/developments and detailed feedback on issues preventing new business wins
  • Have regular dialogue with global and regional F&E management on target accounts

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience of Logistics experience, working within the specific fields of Fairs, Sports and Hotel Logistics
  • A good sales track record of gaining new major business and successfully working to and exceeding Sales Targets
  • Excellent relationship building skills, identifying new major business opportunities and ability to close successfully
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and manage time efficiently is essential
  • Minimum 10 years industry knowledge and multi-modal experience

In Return:

Salary: circa £40k, plus commission

If you're interested, click apply now, or email our Shipping Team on

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