Airfreight Business Development Manager

John Good are looking for a Business Development Manager to run their Air freight operation working out of Heathrow

John Good Shipping is one of the UK’s leading independent shipping and logistics providers. Trusted since 1833 by some of the world’s leading companies, we provide liner and port agency services, freight forwarding by sea, air and road, warehousing & distribution services and end to end supply chain management.  As part of our rapid growth we now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Airfreight Business Development Manager to join our team:

The Person

  • Experience in the development of Air imports & exports
  • Proven track record in converting prospects in to long-term customers.
  • A go getter with a desire to make things happen
  • Be self-motivated, knowledgeable, enthusiastic and dynamic with a flare to negotiate at all levels.
  • Have excellent communication skills and a clear understanding of time management

The Job

  • To develop our Airfreight business across the South in conjunction with our operations team in Manchester.
  • Emphasis on general forwarding to develop consolidation services
  • Focus on B2B SME’s utilising our overseas partnership network and existing customer base
  • Cross-Selling of other John Good companies/brands and divisions
  • Work on your own initiative in order to deliver tangible results

The Skills

  • Sales proficiency
  • Growing and delivering business in a Forwarding environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Ability to deliver high levels of customer satisfaction
  • IT competence
  • Excellent organizational skills

The Region

  • Operating across the South with particular emphasis on the London Heathrow region
  • Home base from anywhere within an hour of London Heathrow
  • Reporting and working in conjunction with Manchester office
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Get in touch with John Good Shipping:

Matthew Good House,
Bridgehead Business Park,
Orchid Road, Hessle,
East Riding of Yorkshire,
HU13 0DH

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