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Int'l Freight Forwarding Sales Specialist - Full Time

FreightTAS - Los Angeles, CA


Posted on 12/02/23 (Ref: )

Int'l Freight Forwarding Sales Specialist - Los Angeles, CA - FreightTAS


Int'l Freight Forwarding Sales Specialist


Position: International Sales Business Development Department - Hybrid/Office

Salary - $75k to $125k depending on experience

Book of Business is advantageous or a Hunter mentality with a Book of Clients

MUST HAVE CURRENT Sales experience of 1 3 years working at a FREIGHT FORWARDING organization

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

THE CLIENT

Our client is seeking to hire an International Sales/Business Development Manager. The BDM will be responsible for growing sales of import/export (air/ocean) Internationally. Work with the Branch Manager and Vice President of Sales to grow revenue and exceed targets by promoting and selling our business and driving sales activity through a designated territory.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop new business through research, prospecting, and qualifying new opportunities. This will include customer visits & developing relationships within the defined geographical area.
  • Increase market share within assigned territory and achieve assigned financial budget for volume, revenue, and profit.
  • Successfully close new business and onboard new clients.
  • Increase market share within the existing client base.
  • Maintain contact with all clients to ensure high levels of client satisfaction. Resolve sales or delivery issues.
  • Work with the Pricing team on client pricing strategies and customer rate quotes.
  • Monitor and maintain clients' credit lines within Company guidelines.
  • Maintain and update the Company's CRM
  • Provide regular communication and a monthly budget review for management

CLIENT AND SUPPLIER MANAGEMENT:
  • Client Management of allocated customers by using established tools to achieve and exceed targets
  • Weekly follow-up with new clients after first shipments
  • Deployment of information about all contracts with customers and suppliers to all parties
  • Ensure that any client entertainment activities are carried out in a professional and responsible manner
  • Ensure customer requests related to commercial activities are completed in a timely manner at the highest service level
  • Adhere to client service level agreements

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 1 to 3 years of sales experience with freight forwarding companies
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with clients and internal teams.
  • A commitment to going above and beyond to fulfill client's needs
  • High level of organization and time management skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and technical understanding of a CRM System
  • Bringing a book of business, a plus and confidence in the ability to bring on new clients in the freight forwarding space - (no non-compete)

SKILLS/ ABILITIES:
  • Self-motivated and results-driven
  • Outstanding people and communications skills
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Excellent Time Management skills
  • Strong negotiation and presentation skill


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