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Business Development Manager

Job Title: Business Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Essex, Essex
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Dan Bevan
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Business Development Manager
£45,000 - £55,000 + Benefits

Role Profile
Cast UK are looking to source a Business Development Manager with experience of securing major contracts within shipping and forwarding. This is a crucial piece of recruitment for one of our key customers as the role will essentially look after the businesses key accounts and be at the forefront of new sales and account development for the company.

  • Negotiating new contract agreements.
  • Securing new business and influencing key decision makers within your client base.
  • Grow the business to meet the company's expansion targets for new business each year.
  • Clear and effective communication to all stakeholders.
  • Building key relationships with new business opportunities.

Skills & Experience
You will have a proven record in successful business development within the freight forwarding industry. You will be pro-active in your approach, a great communicator, who is highly organised and able to gain new customers and nurture them to become long-term clients of the business.

  • Experience of business development within freight forwarding.
  • A proven track record of new business sales.
  • The ability to influence key decision makers.
  • Experience of account management and development.
  • Professional and detailed approach to customer management.

Our Client
Our client is a logistics and forwarding business with a varied client base.

£45,000 - £55,000 + Benefits

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit