Produce Account Executive- Produce Broker (Remote)

Job ID:
8954
Job Title:
Produce Account Executive- Produce Broker (Remote)
Job Region:
Anywhere
Seniority:
Sr. Level Independent Contributor
Business Unit:
Carrier Sales (Brokering/Capacity Management)
Service Offering:
Non-Asset (Traditional Brokerage)
Our client is a supply chain problem solver in the produce industry. Their brokers are produce specialists that specialize in the purchasing and transporting of fresh fruit and vegetables.

Produce Account Executive- Produce Broker (Remote)
Our client is looking for a candidate with a high pace, high volume, go-getter individual who is self-motivated to achieve results and has a clear passion for independently bringing in new business with experience in produce, freight, and transportation brokerage. This role will be working alongside a high-performing team with a strong incentive program and strategic mission to grow the company. The candidate will be required to work from the office.

Job Type: Full-time/ Work from home

Responsibilities:
  • Research prospects on both the produce side of the business, as well as the transportation side, and contact them to generate sales for the company.
  • The candidate will be responsible for growing a book of business, developing weekly load volume with customers, and procuring carriers to deliver those loads on time and within expected costs.  
  • Manage the process end to end from procuring the load, procuring the truck handling the price negotiations, and ensuring accurate and timely submission of all administrative paperwork.
  • Maintain regular communication with customers to ensure on-time delivery and support handling any difficulties that could arise.

Experience:
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant industry experience as a sales broker in produce.
  • Strong industry experience brokering produce, and transportation carriers.
  • Experience and industry relationships with produce growers and/or trucking companies.
  • Understands the mechanics and technical aspects of brokering.  
  • Strong understanding of contractual rules and regulations in the produce and freight transportation sectors.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent sales skills.
  • Willing to work out of Columbus or Delaware, OH.

This position offers a competitive base salary.

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