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Senior Account Executive

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Job Details
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Company Name
Summit Expedited Logistics
Physical Address

Chicago, IL 60684
Job Description

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Summit Expedited is hiring for Inside Sales Sr. Account Executives who are looking to grow a career in a fun & high growth third-party logistics provider!

Position Overview:

The Inside Sales Sr. Account Executive is a great opportunity to leverage your sales skills and make an impact on a growing business. The Inside Sales Sr. AE is responsible for creating, growing and managing an account base. In this role you will be accountable to directly identify and initiate development efforts and develop and execute a field sales business plan that will achieve our corporate revenue goals.

What You Will Be Doing Day-to-Day:

+ Meet sales threshold/quota as defined by the corporate revenue goals.

+ Work closely with the operational staff to ensure customers? needs and expectations are met.

+ Develop and execute a field sales business plan that will achieve corporate revenue goals.

+ Accountable for directly identifying and initiating business development efforts.

+ Create, grow and manage account base.

+ Other duties and responsibilities will be assigned as business demands deem necessary.

What We Look for in Teammates:

+ A team player who works well with others ? being respectful to our teammates is a Core Value!

+ A strong work ethic with an appreciation for ownership, independence, accountability and autonomy in your role.

+ Growth mindset ? being passionate about your craft, always looking for ways to improve yourself and the company, being open to change and doing things differently.

+ Customer service focus ? we serve a wide variety of customers, both internal and external, and building relationships is a part of our culture!

Other Skills We Hope to See:

+ Bachelor degree required or equivalent related work experience.

+ 3-5 year of forward brokerage experience

+ 1-2 years leading a team

+ Advanced knowledge in MS Office Programs.

+ Entrepreneurial attitude, hungry, competitive and confident personality with strongly developed persuasive and negotiation skills.

+ Strong problem solving skills and ability to think and respond quickly to sales and service issues.

+ Strong presentation skills and effective follow-up skills.

What SEL Can Offer You:

+ Growing company with a record year in performance that continues to scale!

+ Hands-on and passionate CEO who understands the importance of hiring great talent ? passionately caring for co-workers is a Core Value!

+ Laid-back and open-door work environment in downtown Chicago!

+ High Performance culture with a focus on a growth mindset where continuous improvement is embraced

+ Opportunity for advancement

+ Competitive compensation package (Base salary + commission)

+ Full line-up of benefits & generous vacation package

+ Tuition reimbursement program

+ Team events

+ Volunteer program ? it?s also a Core Value ? we actively engage in our communities!

About SEL Worldwide Logistics:Established in 2001, Summit Expedited Logistics is a customer-focused transportation management provider. Our deep industry experience and ties to preferred industry partners add value to everything we do, setting us apart from traditional 3PL firms.

Whether you need truckload, intermodal, expedited ground, LTL or other supply management services, Summit Expedited Logistics specializes in delivering cost savings and operational efficiency through innovative transportation solutions. Our services span a range of industries and a coverage area that includes the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

At Summit Expedited Logistics, customers and carriers have access to a variety of tracking options and technologies. Customers enjoy 24/7 phone availability and the ability to track shipments online. Summit Expedited Logistics? advanced, web-based Delivery Tracking System gives carriers the ability to manage open orders, maintain compliance or even assign themselves to available loads.

Summit is located in downtown Chicago, close proximity to train lines and Metra.

Summit Expedited Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer ? M/F/Veterans/Disabled. If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact Human Resources at 312-981-7400 or email your resume to

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