ORD Account Executive - Freight Forwarding Sales - Chicago IL
Darius & Company Recruiters, Inc.
Chicago , IL 60007
Posted 2 months ago
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Exciting Freight Sales Opening, Junior, MidLevel, and Senior2 YEARS FREIGHT FORWARDING SALES EXPERIENCE MINIMUM REQUIRED$50,000 - $120,000 Upon Experience and AccountsOur Client is currently seeking a dedicated and knowledgeable Sales Executive to joinits local Office.Why would you want to join this Employer? Well we have three reasons, and three positions based on your approach:1. No Immediate Book Of Business, or Need Time to Bring Business In? No Problem. We have a position for that.2. Book of Business but need a little time? Great, we got another position for that?3. Strong Book of Business? Fantastic, we got a position that pays FANTASTIC!Take your pick, 1, 2,3! Let us know.Here are the basics;This position is responsible for the growth and development of new business, aswell as product marketing and customer support for Air and Sea Logistics Division.Job Description:Responsibilities of the position include:Responsible for the growth of air and sea freight sales. Import and or Export. Great Pricing on Import, Asia, LATAM, and MESales solicitation of prospective "A", "B", and "C+" level customers in primary markets.Identifying and properly qualifying business opportunities.Inputting and updating sales activities by utilizing the sales management software Cargowise knowledge a + PLUS.Continually developing and maintaining existing customers.Communicating closely with customers and operations to assure uniform understanding ofcustomer expectations relative to operational solutions, timeline, costs and results, including SOPownership.Directing operational issues to the correct operational owner.Job Requirements:Requirements of the position include:Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent related work experience.2 years of freight forwarding field sales experience or 5 years of operational experience in our industry.Strong negotiation and presentation skills.Desire and ability to provide excellent customer service required. Position will interact with customersby phone, email and in-person frequently.Professional demeanor, including excellent written & verbal communication skills.Proficiency in Windows programs, specifically Word and Excel.Stellar organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines.Ability to work independently and as part of a teamAble to meet approx. 10 face to face sales calls per week with potential clientsAnnual Gross Profit Expectation range as follows:Match base salary during the first yearIncrease base salary by 50%+ after the second yearOther requirementsLocal candidates onlyAdhere to all policies listed in the sales and operational guidelinesSelf motivating and outgoing personalityALL RESUMES MUST CONTAIN SALARY REQUIREMENTS. No phone calls, faxes or paper resumes, please.Please send your resume to email@example.comWe offer a competitive salary/commission and full benefits package, including medical, dental, vision.401 K plan is offered but will not be matched by the company