• Posted on: Apr 17, 2024
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Job ID: acfdeee9
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Sales
  • Posted on: Apr 17, 2024
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Job ID: acfdeee9
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Sales

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Our client,   a global logistics and transport solutions organization is seeking a Strategic Sales Specialist to join the team.  They are a $300 million firm with over 800 employees with  operations in over 150 countries. 


Desired candidate market locations would include New York, Chicago, Milwaukee, Miami, Atlanta, or  Los Angeles

 With a focus on individual needs, they deliver high-quality global supply chain solutions, ensuring each customer is cared for.

Benefits and Selling Points:

  • High Earning Potential: Base salary plus generous bonuses; top performers may exceed $180,000 in the first year.
  • Fully Remote: Work from anywhere, enjoying a flexible schedule.
  • Commission Based: Quarterly bonuses tied to gross profit, maximizing your earnings.
  • Flexible Culture: Prioritize work-life balance with 15 days PTO and opportunities for sabbaticals.
  • Euro Culture: Emphasis on quality, collaboration, and employee empowerment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Market Research and Analysis: Identify potential clients and industry trends.
  • Lead Generation: Prospect and maintain a robust pipeline of leads.
  • Client Relationship Management: Build strong connections and understand client needs.
  • Business Pitch and Proposal: Develop tailored solutions and present effectively.
  • Collaboration with Operations: Ensure proposed solutions align with company capabilities.
  • Negotiation and Contract Closure: Lead negotiations for mutually beneficial agreements.
  • Sales Strategy and Goal Setting: Develop and implement strategies for business growth.
  • Market Intelligence: Stay updated on industry trends and adapt strategies accordingly.
  • Reporting: Provide regular reports on sales activities and market insights.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Proven success in business development within logistics or supply chain.
  • Strong understanding of freight forwarding and logistics operations.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.
  • Proficiency in CRM software and sales tools.
  • Self-motivated, results-oriented, and willing to travel.


  • Minimum 1-5 years sales experience in International Freight Forwarding.
  • Track record of successful business development.
  • Ability to own and drive personal car for customer visits.

Join us and take your career to new heights! #Logistics #BusinessDevelopment #RemoteWork #JoinOurTeam


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