different locations
Full time job

Business Development/Sales Representative

Being a part of the Mainfreight team since 2011, Amsterdam has grown into one of our stronger Air Freight branches in Mainfreight Europe. Amsterdam is a key hub in Europe and thus, drives many of our air freight initiatives whilst being in the epicentre of air freight opportunity for Europe!

With this, we are now at the point where we need to go to the next level. Sales is the lifeblood of our business at Mainfreight and we are looking for an energetic team member to join our Sales Team in Amsterdam. Our Team, located in Amsterdam Schiphol is looking for an enthusiastic team member with a hunger for Sales to join our growing sales team in a business development role with the ambition to grow our customer base and bring new partnerships into our business.

Our strategy is simple, we want to be the best global supply chain provider and we want the right person to join our journey and contribute to our story. You will have the freedom and encouragement to proactively seek out and develop future initiatives whilst being in Mainfreight’s strongest European sales team, consisting of teams across Air, Ocean, Warehousing, road transport and supply chain solutions. All of these solutions are supported by some of the best supply chain technology in class.

The Role

  • You will be a pivotal member of the Branch, focusing on acquiring new business and partners with a high need for air freight in their supply chain
  • ​You will be a leader in the business, setting the standard of driving a strong sales culture along with all of our sales team in the branchYou will build relationships with our customers, understanding their supply chain and use our global network, technology and resource to mould a solution that fits their needs
  • You will have a good understanding of costing a supply chain solution, introducing competitive solutions whilst understanding margin levels
  • You will have an open mind to learn about Mainfreight, our culture and how we do business with a flexible and mind-set for growth
  • You will help design and drive sales initiatives in the branch in order to grow our market share and name in the Dutch market
  • You will not just be working behind a computer, we expect you to utilize all of your resources and be out in front of customers building relationships with key stakeholders in their business

Who are we looking for?

  • A passionate, energetic team member with a strong sales focus and a want to develop your sales skills in order to build relationships with new customers
  • A solutions minded person who likes technology, developing new relationships and a hunger for sales
  • A person who seeks not just to maintain standards, but beat them and constantly redefine our performance level
  • Without accepting status quo, you will bring an energetic approach to developing our business further
  • You must have a big picture and long term focus, move with pace and sometimes impatience
  • Excellent communication skills; with your team, the customer and the wider Mainfreight group – this is paramount across cultures
  • A passionate person who wants to build a career in a global business
  • Previous Air & Ocean knowledge is an advantage but not a necessity
  • You will have a Bachelors or Masters degree

We offer you:

  • Access to a global business that wants you to have a fun and exciting career
  • Access to key management for mentoring and advise when needed
  • A real chance to grow your career in a business in the direction that fits with your interests and values
  • Future Global travel opportunities

Ready for a career?

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