Salary Range:$100,000.00 - $140,000.00

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Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Station Manager for one of the world’s most well-respected International logistics organizations providing global air & ocean freight forwarding, contract logistics, express services, customs brokerage and supply chain solutions. Our client carries a prestigious “Top Employer” certification (both globally and for the USA) which attests to their best-in-class efforts in fostering a positive work environment and encouraging personal and professional development among employees.

The Area Sales Manager will manage and steer a group of Field Sales Specialists in their assigned geographic market.
Will support sales plan and targets for sales team based on country targets and will drive performance improvement of group to achieve sales goals. Additionally, will oversee sales revenue generation, profit and/or expense and develop sales plans and budgets within a defined geographic region. You will partner with other sales leaders to communicate sales problems, geographical business observations and customer feedback.

Background Required:
  • International freight forwarding sales experience
  • Sales team supervision (5+ years) or management (3+ years)
  • Demonstrated ability to win, develop and close new business
  • Proven track record in sales staff development & training
  • Deep knowledge of air, ocean, imports and exports
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook
  • Ability to travel to assigned as needed
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Residence: Greater Chicago, IL area
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Salesforce expertise
  • Freight forwarding operations
  • Education: Master’s degree
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Superior leadership skills
  • Ability to motivate a team
  • Outgoing and upbeat attitude

If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Practice Director: Linda Marmash
Freight Forwarding Transportation

330.664.9400, ext.129

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