Job Description

Job Summary

Full time Permanent Position

Looking for a reliable and experienced Account Executive to join our growing team. The ideal candidate is a customer service oriented professional with prior sales experience handling large accounts which can be applied within a freight forwarding environment. The candidate will be required to engage with clients to understand their needs and offer logistics services.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Engage with and bring on-board new business
  • Generating quotes or RFPs for customers and negotiating rates
  • Source carriers to move customers’ freight domestically and across borders
  • Accurately enter details into database in a timely manner
  • Ad-hoc duties as requested

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum 2 years working within a sales environment
  • Knowledge and experience in transportation industry an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Cope well under pressure in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Knowledge of Canadian and US geography, map reading skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Experience with Dispatch software and LoadLink is an asset
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with vendors and customers
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours and overtime

Education

  • Completed high school
  • Post-secondary degree an asset

Job Type

Full-time