Business Development Manager

Location: Auckland
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: New Business Development
Reference: BH-2640
Job Published: June 06, 2024
Business Development Manager
  • Drive growth in new and existing business with respected family-owned company
  • Stand out and build your career in this highly autonomous, road transport sales role
  • Competitive salary + Commission + Company vehicle or car allowance
Our client, a well-established and respected, family-owned road transport company, is looking for a proven Business Development Manager, to join their team in Wiri.
Job Summary
In this highly autonomous role you will drive growth in new business through cold-calling, following up on leads, networking and preparing and presenting proposals across a range of road transport solutions, including FCL, LCL, linehaul and dangerous goods.
You will also manage existing accounts, with a focus on driving a growth in share of wallet. You will be backed up by an operational team of highly knowledgeable, long-tenure professionals, who will handle the day-day operational issues.
Your territory will encompass the Auckland and Wellington markets, with a few days in the Wellington market on a quarterly basis.
The role will have a 70/30 ratio of new business and account management.
About the Company:
A family-owned road transport business that takes care of its people, with some having been with the business for 20-30 years! They take pride in winning loyal business through the delivery of superior customer service and application of expertise in road transport.
A stable business, with a down to earth environment, this role requires someone who is a team player, who handles challenges with a sense of humour and who is focused on getting down to brass tacks and delivering results.
What's in it for you:
Reporting to the Managing Director, this role interacts with senior management across the business and provides an opportunity to truly take ownership of your role and the results that you deliver.
There are career opportunities here for the right person and a supportive and collaborative environment to succeed in.
Skills & Experience:
  • Proven business development skills and experience
  • Road transport or highly relevant experience
  • Comfortable cold calling, networking and generating new business
  • Proven customer service and account management experience
  • High level of presentation
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Able to plan own day and take ownership of the role and delivering results
How to apply?
The first step is to apply online via this job ad. If possible, please submit your CV in Microsoft Word.
If you would like to discuss your application, you can call Chris on 0212264306
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