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Sales Executive – WeFreight America

Work area: Sales & Marketing Location: New Jersey, United States of America Employment Type: Full time Job ID: 17924

Job purpose

The Freight Forwarding Sales Representative will be responsible for prospecting, engaging and closing new accounts, along with building and maintaining relationships with a customer base.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Develop relationships with customers and generate new business.
  • Turn on that ability to tap into global opportunities while working for a true global company with offices on six continents.
  • Form a customer base by establishing communication with prospective clients, understanding their supply chain needs and building out proposals to meet their requirements.
  • Solicit the client’s services which include Ocean Import/Export, Air Import/Export, Ocean Export, Distribution & Warehousing, Cargo Insurance, and Customs Brokerage.
  • Meet the monthly goals given by management.
  • Maintain consistent communication with our client’s Operations/Customer Service Departments and overseas offices.

Key interactions (Internal | External)

External: Customers

Internal: Corporate Users

Background and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years in logistics/freight sales.
  • Multilingual is a plus but not required.
  • Strong customer service and communication skills. Sales experience preferred.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word and Excel.
  • The ability to learn quickly and work efficiently as productivity goals must be met.
  • Good organizational skills as this position requires working with overseas offices and multiple departments and following up with clients and prospects.
  • Proficient in CRM is a plus.
  • Some business travel may be required.

Competencies and skills

  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Presentation skills when under pressure and tight work deadlines
  • Interest in freight forwarding and supply chain management and its impact on daily business practices.
  • Skilled at working in tandem, with a team of people, or alone as required.

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