Business Development Manager - Birmingham Airport 35169

Business Development Manager - Birmingham Airport

Based at Birmingham Airport

Salary : £30,000 - £35,000 p.a. basic salary + generous bonus with additional OTE up to £65,000-£70,000 total earnings p.a.

About BDA

BDA Logistics Innovation specialises in providing bespoke supply chain solutions for our clients, by air and road from mainland Europe into the UK and Ireland, we connect daily from Germany, the Benelux. France and the UK with our own freight only aircraft and daily road line-hauls and provide Through-The-Night distribution to our clients throughout the UK and Ireland with our early morning flights back to Germany and The Netherlands offering great onward connection opportunities.

What we’re looking for

An exciting opportunity has arisen, we are looking for a dynamic and motivated Business Development Manager who can roll their sleeves up and be passionate about the business’s growth, who understands the dynamics of the air freight industry.

As a Business Development Manager, you will be required to identify and manage new business pipelines which will generate new Air Freight and Express Road Freight revenues.

The role

Using established processes and inter-personal management skills you will coordinate, develop relationships both externally and internally, ensuring the growth plans and goals of the Business Development team are communicated and agreed and achieved.

The successful candidate will have a proven background in Air Freight Sales and New Business Development and an existing knowledge of the Air Freight and Logistics Industry.


To Win New Air freight and Express Road Freight revenues that complement our existing BDA routes.

Liaise with other areas of the BDA business to ensure company procedures are defined appropriately to meet new business needs, ensuring client service levels are achieved and customer satisfaction enhanced.  

Manage the transition of project ownership from the Business Development Channel to Client Support channel ensuring both internal and external customer satisfaction.

Use the BDA CRM Prosper works platform to record and track all opportunities.

Prepare quantitative and qualitative reports for senior management as directed, ensuring that management is kept appraised of performance relative to target, budget etc.

Key requirements:

  • Proven sales background in an Air Freight selling environment within the Air Freight industry

  • Excellent Planning and Organising

  • IT literate

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

  • Customer orientation

  • Innovative and great business acumen

  • Commitment to excel

  • Ability to build relationships with clients and managing partnerships

  • Desire to be in results driven focused role

  • Resilience


In addition to a competitive compensation, for our employees who want to really get on with a successful career in a growing company, we offer some great promotional prospects for the right person.

BDA offers its employees benefits which include:

  • Flexible working hours

  • A company pension scheme with additional contribution from BDA

  • Employee Share Option Scheme, sharing in our successes

  • 29 days holiday, including Bank Holidays and a day off on your Birthday!


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Business Development Manager - Birmingham Airport
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West Midlands
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£30,000 - £35,000 p.a. basic salary
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