Business Development Manager

Reporting to: Head of Sales

Location: Billericay Head Office: Prestige House, Radford Way, Billericay, Essex, CM12 0BZ

Working Hours: 09.00 – 17.30pm, Monday – Friday

Job type: Permanent

About DG International:

DG international was established in 2009 to provide high levels of customer service to a range of clients importing into the UK from Asia via sea and air. The company has grown rapidly since then and now offers a range of logistics services across diverse industry sectors.

DG’s growth has been underpinned by a commitment to a set of shared values that creates a high-performance culture. We have employed self-motivated people who are empowered to make decisions to accelerate our growth.

DG’s competitive pricing, customer service obsession and global network of highly respected and experienced partners allow us to consistently deliver cost-effective, efficient solutions that exceed expectations and add value to any supply chain.

DG is poised for significant growth, with a strategy to grow to double in size over next three years. The leadership team is experienced, dynamic and client-centric, and the focus for growth is around new technology offerings that compliment current services and additional market share from emerging markets.

Responsibilities

  • Generate leads and cold call prospective customers
  • Generate custom from sales pipeline.
  • Meet with clients face to face, over the phone / Teams etc.
  • Build / develop relationships with clients
  • Understand the needs of your clients and be able to respond effectively with a plan of how to meet/exceed these
  • Have a strong understanding of the businesses’ services and be able to advise others about them

What You’ll need to Succeed

To achieve all of that, you will be able to demonstrate and show evidence of:

  • Full understanding of import sea and air freight
  • A proven sales track record
  • An existing custom pipeline
  • An excellent telephone manner for making initial contact and for ongoing communication with clients and business associates
  • interpersonal skills for building and developing relationships with clients
  • written and verbal communication skills – needed for communicating with a range of people, both internally and externally, as well as presentation skills
  • IT skills, including the use of spreadsheets
  • decision-making skills
  • a flexible approach to work with the ability to adapt to a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • initiative and the confidence to start things from scratch.

Personal abilities/skills

  • Tenacity and drive to seek new business and meet or exceed targets
  • Teamworking skills and a collaborative approach to work
  • The ability to multitask and prioritise your workload
  • The ability to motivate yourself and set your own goals

What you’ll get in Return

In return, you can expect to be given considerable responsibility for implementation and work closely with a small leadership team where your efforts and success will be noticed.

We offer a competitive remuneration package, including free gym membership, private medical care and an employer pension contribution of 5% (based on the employee contributing 5%). We also offer free snacks (Chocolate, Fruit, Crisps, Protein Bars, Protein Shakes, Soft drinks etc) Pay day treats (free lunch or breakfast on us!), Company social events via our social committee, Employee of the month awards (a £500 bonus if you win!) plus many more!

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

 

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