Headford USA

Business Development Manager – Freight Forwarding

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer $75k to $100k

Business Development Manager – Freight Forwarding

Location – San Francisco

Salary – $75k to $100k basic DoE

Transferable Book of Business – a no non-compete

Full-time position

Plus fully paid medical benefits

Our client is looking for a Business Development Manager with International and Domestic Freight sales experience.

They provide solutions for global logistics power your supply chain and provide logistics services that you can trust. Integrated products meet customer service excellence.


  • Achieve and meet the sales budgets for the defined area for new and/ or existing business
  • GP and/or volume targets set by management



  • Plan and carry out direct sales activities to attain new accounts in accordance with agreed sales and business plans
  • Develop new and prospective accounts while maintaining and growing with existing accounts
  • Develop pipeline with number of opportunities
  • Response and follow up on sales inquiries and leads using appropriate methods within time frame
  • Assist in preparation and negotiation of bids, RFQ’s and quotations with customers
  • Initiate and support professional customer implementation with all required parties
  • Documentation of sales activities as per global standards in CRM


Skills required

  • Deep understanding of international freight forwarding;
  • Proven track record to identify & secure new business opportunities
  • Highly engaging, innovative and liable in finding solutions for the customer
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Persistent, determined and has the resilience to achieve challenging goals
  • Fluent English (+ other languages) language skills

If you feel you have the above experience for this position please contact me at your earliest opportunity so I can present to you the full job specification and discuss the end client.

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