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Job Title Business Development Manager, LFM
Location Seattle, WA - Garfield
Department Management
FLSA Status Exempt
Additional Information Sevenstep

Please note: our interview process is designed to comply with CDC recommendations. Your safety is of the utmost importance to us

Lineage Freight Management (LFM) is seeking a Business Development Manager to support the team.  The selected candidates will work remotely and will need to live within the region they are supporting. 

As the Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for selling and managing accounts within your assigned customer base. Additionally, you will develop and maintain business relationships with managers and senior executives to promote company growth.

Responsibilities of the Business Development Manager:

  • Develop and implement sales strategies and account-level plans
  • Achieve portfolio and customer profitability targets as well as meet cross-functional and corporate goals
  • Maintain and expand relationships with stakeholders to effectively negotiate and close opportunities
  • Prospect new opportunities for the assigned facilities and/or markets leveraging mail campaigns and cold calling techniques
  • Grow new customer and business development portfolio within the assigned customer base
  • Collaborate within the sales team to prioritize opportunities based on market capacity demands and profile needs
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other Lineage departments including operations, legal, network optimization and revenue management
  • Prepare periodic sales reports showing sales volume, sales funnel, and areas of expansion within the assigned portfolio

Required Qualifications of the Business Development Manager:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain or Marketing
  • 7+ years of advancing sales & business development experience
  • Previous experience selling complex and value-based supply chain solutions to both large and small/medium customers. Formal sales training i.e. Miller Heiman and the Large Account Management Process (LAMP) is a plus.
  • Proficient in CRM (, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Ability to travel 25-40% and be based in proximity to a major airport

Why Lineage

This is an excellent position to begin your career path within Lineage! Success in this role leads to greater responsibilities and promotions! A career at Lineage starts with learning about our business and how each team member plays a part each and every day to satisfy our customers’ requirements. Beyond that, you’ll help us grow and learn on our journey to be the very best employer in our industry. We’ll ask you for your opinion and ensure we do our part to keep you challenged and engaged as we grow our business. Working at Lineage is energizing and fun. Like being with friends, we understand respect and care about our team members. We believe in keeping you informed whether it’s at our daily start-up shift meetings, or our annual team member opinion survey - we want our team together and aligned.

About Lineage Logistics

Lineage Logistics is a warehousing and logistics partner committed to delivering sophisticated, customized, and dependable cold chain solutions to leading food, retail, agriculture and distribution companies. We serve customers who put a premium on excellence and reliability to ensure our nation’s food supply is handled, stored and delivered safely and securely through the entire supply chain.

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