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Inside Freight Sales Representative

Livingston International El Segundo, CA Full-Time
$42,000.00 (Careerbuilder est.) What is the Careerbuilder Estimated Salary? Only about 20% of the jobs in our search results contain salary information. When a job posting doesn’t include a salary, we estimate it by looking at similar jobs in the same industry in that location. It is not necessarily endorsed by the employer and actual compensation may vary based on your experience.
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Livingston is looking for an ambitious, go-getter to join us as a Sales Specialist for the Freight team. The ideal candidate has freight forwarding experience plus at least 1 year of sales experience. This position reports to the Regional Operations Manager, and is responsible for the repeat sale of International Freight and Transportation Services (IFTS) to existing accounts (books). Additionally, the position will assist in the sale of new IFTS services to clients in their book of business.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Call on existing accounts to obtain repeat shipments – minimum expectation is 2x/month
  • Ensure client is provided with all necessary information at all times
  • Provide rate updates/quotes to clients where appropriate
  • Review traffic (or other) internal documents to identify sales opportunities
  • Review activity reports to call on existing clients
  • Handle client issues and elevate to operations for resolution; respond to client for satisfaction
  • Establish excellent relationships with clients
  • Work with operations to uncover issues and opportunities for increased sales
  • Organize client follow-up to ensure aggressive call schedules
  • Provide regular status reports on calls and results
  • Identify opportunities for improving services, transportations costs, internal/external practices and procedures
  • Assist with other duties as assigned

Skills Required:

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to stay calm, resolve problems and issues effectively
  • Strong knowledge of international ocean/air transportation
  • Able to multi-task and handle a large volume of work and meet tight deadlines
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player / interpersonal skills
  • Strong knowledge of MS office software (Word, Excel)
  • Experience with Salesforce is a plus
  • College degree preferred

Additional Details:

  • Generous bonus structure
  • Incredible growth potential
  • 401(k) match
  • Health care, vision, dental
  • Casual work environment
  • Plus much more!

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Operations Management
Scheduling
Freight Forwarding
Attention To Detail
Multitasking
Air And Ocean Freight Forwarding

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Inside Freight Sales Representative
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