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Business Development Manager- Cranleigh

Location:               Cranleigh Distribution Services Limited, 120 Dunsfold Park, Cranleigh GU6 8TB

Working hours:   Monday to Friday 9am-5.30pm


We are looking for an experienced Sales professional, with proven experience in the Transport/Logistics/Distribution sector, to join the team at Cranleigh as a Business Development Manager.


Role Specific Responsibilities

  • Research, obtain leads and set up meetings with suitable clients

  • Actively and successfully manage the sales process

  • Acute attention to detail in ensuring all sales opportunities for both networks are captured and explored

  • Be accountable for all customer proposals, SLA's, contracts, and any further documentation

  • Responding to tenders and requests for information in a timely manner

  • Maintain and update the Company's CRM system

  • Report weekly sales activity to Commercial Director

  • Efficiently track all new pallet volumes

  • Discuss promotional strategy and activities with the marketing department

  • Liaise with the Finance Team and Operational departments as appropriate

  • Seek ways of improving the way the business operates


Strengths, Skills and Competencies

  • Previous experience in a similar role in the logistics sector

  • Strong ability to generate and convert leads, with a successful sales track record

  • Exceptional customer engagement and communication skills

  • Self-motivated, organised and excellent planning skills

  • Enthusiastic, energetic and can work on own initiative

  • A positive and resilient attitude

  • Computer literate and able to use Microsoft Office


What we’d like to give you

  • Competitive salary plus commission

  • 24 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays (increasing with length of service)

  • Great pension scheme with life assurance

  • Company car or car allowance (to qualify for car allowance car must be less than 5 years old)

  • Employee Assistance Programme WeCare

  • Opportunities for training and development

  • Excellent opportunities for progression within the Company


We are proud to have been awarded the Gold Armed Forces Covenant and therefore we encourage veterans to apply for our roles and if the essential criteria is met then we will endeavour to offer an interview.

If you are interested in the role please can you send your CV and cover letter to HR ( or click the button below!