International Freight Forwarding Sales Executive

 Elk Grove Village, IL

Job ID:
Job Title:
International Freight Forwarding Sales Executive
City & State:
Elk Grove Village, IL
Job Region:
Sr. Level Independent Contributor
Business Unit:
Customer Sales/Business Development- Outside
Service Offering:
Freight Forwarding (Ocean/Air/Domestic)
Our client has a 45-year track record of excellence in Freight Forwarding and Logistics. They are well established, well-funded and profitable. They have corporate offices covering the world (very focused in Asia) and are a top twenty global air forwarder and are among the Top Ten in the Asia/US market. They are experiencing tremendous growth and with this growth opportunity abounds.

International Freight Forwarding Sales Executive:
This position will be expected to develop and manage accounts in a prescribed market. This individual will be an expert on all company product/service offerings and will manage the sale of these offerings in a disciplined and direct manner. This candidate should value lucrative compensation for hard work and performance, ample opportunity for career progression and the stability that comes with a well-established, profitable and growing company.

Job Type: Full-time

  • Create and manage a sales plan and successfully execute it.
  • Sell the company's core products, which include international transportation (air + ocean) with strong concentration on the Asia/USA market, customs brokerage, trucking and other logistics services.  
  • Remain comfortable and polished in all types of client interaction i.e., scheduling meetings and making presentations.
  • Create a monthly sales report and participate in a weekly sales meeting.
  • Utilize all resources and tools at your disposal to ensure success and appropriate customer service.
  • Minimum 3+ years of sales experience in the international freight forwarding arena.
  • Background in Asian-based forwarding companies (China, Korea, Indian Subcontinent).  
  • Highly motivated by success, recognition, and financial incentives.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Track record of sales in the international freight forwarding arena. Asian Import experience is a huge plus.
  • Highly motivated by success, recognition, and financial incentives.
  • A drive to succeed and who want to be aligned with a top Freight Forwarding company to enhance and drive their career forward!
This position offers a competitive base salary.