Business Development Manager

Houston, Texas

Our ideal business development candidate will be interested in working and residing in Houston, where our headquarters is located. To learn more about the Bayou City, click Living in Houston. The candidate will also be a self-motivated professional with excellent client relationship building skills and a strong sales skill set. This applicant should have a minimum of 3-5 years sales experience within the logistics industry. Lastly, we’re open to working with recent graduates and sales minded candidates who are eager to learn about our industry.

In addition, we offer a competitive base salary with an aggressive commission plan set on individual performance. If you’re a motivated professional with a strong business mindset who desires to earn an above average income, contact us. We want to hear from you.

The Ideal Candidate will Possess

  • Aggressive hunter mentality
  • Strong sales ability
  • Excellent prospecting skills
  • The ability to build rapport, ask questions, and listen
  • Great communication and presentation skills
  • The ability to negotiate
  • Excellent closing skills

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and pursue business in an assigned territory
  • Develop a database of qualified leads. You’ll do this through prospecting decision makers using telemarketing, cold calls, face to face meetings, networking, and referrals.
  • Gain a clear understanding of customers business and service requirements in order for operations to support customer and meet expectations
  • Make accurate rapid cost calculations and provide prospects with proposals for service
  • Strengthen relations with existing customers as well as build new relationships with potential customers
  • Prepare and send quotations and other literature to prospective clients
  • Produce agreements including all supporting documentation
  • Negotiate pricing and service aspects in order to CLOSE new business
  • Follow up and follow through with each prospect
  • Maintain accurate records of sales activity utilizing the Companies CRM program
  • Maintain excellent communication and customer relations with all customers within the assigned territory

Diligent Delivery Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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