SEAWAY is looking for a Business Development Manager with strong, demonstrated experience in freight forwarding sales in Perishable commodities to join our sales team in Melbourne. This role will suit a proactive and assertive individual with a broad industry network and strong sales experience in the Supply Chain or related industry.


The Role

Utilizing your experience in Perishable Cargo as well as all aspects of sales and relationship management you will be required to grow, develop and maintain business with a National exposure across SEAWAYs Perishable supply chain, covering; Import/Export/Sea/Air and Intermodal. Note that domestic travel to various rural regions will be necessary in this role.


Basic responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Proactively develop active sales pipeline
  • Achieve new business sales targets
  • Identify opportunities and develop new business
  • Maintain strong customer relationships with all new and existing accounts
  • Accurately complete sales reports


 Experience and Knowledge:

  • 3-5 years experience in a Sales Executive/Business Development role within the Supply Chain or other related industry
  • Strong experience working with Perishable/Foodstuff cargo (imports preferred)
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Ability to operate autonomously and self-motivate
  • Passion for the shipping & logistics industry  
  • Knowledge of CargoWise will be advantageous but not essential



  • Degree level qualification. International Trade or Supply Chain subjects are preferable but not essential



Who Are We

The SEAWAY Group of Companies is an Australian owned Shipping Agency & Logistics Company with in excess of 300 staff in offices across Australia, New Zealand and China.


We specialise in all areas of supply chain management including Sea Freight, Air Freight, Road/Rail Transport, Dry/Cold Warehousing and all forms of cargo. In addition, we are agents for first class principals Hegh Autoliners, TS Lines and Marfret.


SEAWAY is a progressive business with a friendly, energetic team and culture. We are focused on providing pathways for success through active management and we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, supportive and professional organisation.

Applicants that we select to interview will be contacted within 2 weeks of receiving an application. Applicants that do not hear from us within this time-frame can assume their application has been unsuccessful.  

07/09/2020 $0 CBD & Inner Suburbs 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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