Barron Wood Distribution Limited

European Road Freight Business Development Manager – Remote Working (UK)

Job Overview

  • Salary offer ▵ £40k-£90k (DOE)

The company

Barron Wood is a privately owned, family business established for nearly 30 years providing road transport solutions to a wide range of customers. Currently the company moves over 900 loads every day within the UK & Europe, having experienced consistent growth for the last three decades.Our family values are very important to us and at the heart of our company and as we have grown, we have made sure these remain in our core.

The role

We have an opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager to join our international division, selling import, export and cross-border road freight services to Europe and Ireland. The role will allow you to play a key role in the companies future growth. This will be a home based role with a requirement to attend our Preston office, and will involve UK & international travel.


  • Managing all aspect of the sales process from identifying sales leads to implementing new customer contracts.
  • Working with the existing management structure to develop a sales & marketing strategy for the European road business.
  • Undertaking appropriate marketing activity to support the sales strategy.
  • Responding to tender requests & providing quotations.
  • Site visits & presentations to new customers.
  • Account management of key customers.
  • Working with the operations team to identify sales opportunities.
  • Requirement for business travel in the UK & Europe

The successful candidate must have

  • Excellent communication & presentation skills.
  • Demonstrable record of winning new business in the European road freight sector.
  • Database of potential sales leads.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in European road freight sales role.


  • Excellent salary with scope to increase earnings
  • Unlimited career prospects for long term career
  • Company pension
  • Up to 25 days holiday through loyalty scheme

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Barron Wood Distribution Limited

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