Business Development

Business Development Executive – Freight Forwarding

Posted on:

Wednesday 1st March 2023

Overview of role:


We are recruiting for a Business Development Executive for our client in the Transport & Logistics Industry, based in North Dublin.

The successful individual will be responsible for managing the customer base in his designated area of responsibility, and for identifying new areas of growth to increase business and drive profitability.




  • Focus on development of new business revenue growth through prospecting, qualifying and closing the deal
  • Prepare tenders, reports, presentations, approve rates for customers
  • Generate and follow up on qualified leads in line with company specific requirements
  • Analyse clients’ needs and propose company specific solutions and close the deal
  • Ensure consistent achievement of all relevant product/monthly targets
  • Manage all relevant internal administrative processes
  • Manage and retain client relationships on all levels and provide a professional service including after- sales service, client enquiries and regular follow ups
  • Ensure effective and ongoing communication between the operations teams and customer
  • Ensure understanding of various freight products
  • Keep abreast of competition services and markets




  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience within the freight industry
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • The ability to generate sales leads and close deals
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • The ability to operate within senior management/board level
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel


This is a full-time, permanent position with salary of €50K – €65K plus bonus.

The Salary is negotiable depending on experience

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