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European Business Development Manager

Barron Wood Distribution is a family business, providing road transport solutions for our customers throughout the UK & Europe.  We have an opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager to join our International division, selling import, export and cross-border road freight services.

Responsibilities will include

  • Managing all aspects of the sales process from identifying sales leads to implementing new customer contracts.
  • Working with the existing management structure to develop a sales & marketing strategy for the European road business.
  • Undertaking appropriate marketing activity to support the sales strategy.
  • Responding to tender requests & providing quotations.
  • Site visits & presentations to new customers.
  • Account management of key customers.
  • Working with the operations team to identify sales opportunities. 

 

The successful candidate must have

  • Excellent communication & presentation skills.
  • A proven track record of winning new business in the European road freight sector.
  • Database of potential sales leads.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in European road freight sales roles.

 

Benefits

  • Excellent starting salary with scope to increase earnings
  • Unlimited career prospects
  • Car allowance
  • Company pension
  • Up to 25 days holiday

 

Salary

  • £55,000 – £130,000 p/a

 


Transport Planner (Preston)

We are currently looking for talented individuals with or without transport experience to join our team of UK transport operators, based in Preston.
Whilst experience of the UK transport market is useful it is by no means essential as we provide a comprehensive training program for all new starters.
The key attributes in this role are confidence and professionalism dealing with customers and suppliers over the phone & by email.
You will also need to be highly competent using computers, able to work under pressure & capable of solving problems.
You will be given the opportunity to develop your own portfolio of customers with P&L responsibility for this portfolio.

An entrepreneurial flair, sound commercial acumen and professional drive are the qualities we seek in our traffic operators, if you feel you have these then please get in touch.

The role: –

  • An important member of a team managing subcontracting of loads.
  • Communication with customer service teams and hauliers daily to ensure the transport plan is being achieved.
  • Resolution of any transport related issues in conjunction with the rest of the operations team.

 

Skills & experience required:-

  • Personal organisation and enthusiasm
  • Excellent communication skills and a positive telephone manner are a pre-requisite.
  • Good UK geographic knowledge.
  • Problem solving skills whilst multitasking and prioritising.

 

Why should you apply?

  • We offer a highly competitive salary with the scope to advance earnings potential through career progression
  • We have a great working environment with supportive colleagues
  • We offer you the scope for promotion & progression in a rapidly growing, highly successful business.
  • You would be joining a successful team that is experiencing rapid growth.

 


Transport Planner (Glasgow)

We are currently looking for talented individuals with or without transport experience to join our team of UK transport operators, based in Glasgow.
Whilst experience of the UK transport market is useful it is by no means essential as we provide a comprehensive training program for all new starters.
The key attributes in this role are confidence and professionalism dealing with customers and suppliers over the phone & by email.
You will also need to be highly competent using computers, able to work under pressure & capable of solving problems.
You will be given the opportunity to develop your own portfolio of customers with P&L responsibility for this portfolio.

An entrepreneurial flair, sound commercial acumen and professional drive are the qualities we seek in our traffic operators, if you feel you have these then please get in touch.

The role: –

  • An important member of a team managing subcontracting of loads.
  • Communication with customer service teams and hauliers daily to ensure the transport plan is being achieved.
  • Resolution of any transport related issues in conjunction with the rest of the operations team.

 

Skills & experience required:-

  • Personal organisation and enthusiasm
  • Excellent communication skills and a positive telephone manner are a pre-requisite.
  • Good UK geographic knowledge.
  • Problem solving skills whilst multitasking and prioritising.

 

Why should you apply?

  • We offer a highly competitive salary with the scope to advance earnings potential through career progression
  • We have a great working environment with supportive colleagues
  • We offer you the scope for promotion & progression in a rapidly growing, highly successful business.
  • You would be joining a successful team that is experiencing rapid growth.

 

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