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Senior Account Executive

Date: Dec 22, 2020

Location: Carol Stream, IL, US, 60188

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a growing global company? Transport Topics ranked XPO Logistics #1 in North America, and Forbes named us one of America’s best employers. As a Senior Account Executive, you will sell brokerage services to existing and new customers, focusing on top-tier and strategic accounts, achieving personal sales targets and developing new business. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you develop to a level that will exceed your expectations.

 

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Independently search for, identify and develop leads from trusted sources and through cold calling in order to secure sales and load volume to meet or exceed established goals
  • Negotiate with established and developing customers to secure profitable rates and client satisfaction; may also negotiate assessorial rates and services to loads
  • Maintain a strong understanding of the industry including rates, carriers, load capacities and equipment; may manage year-round contacts and top-tier customers
  • Collaborate with team members to secure the terms of sale (negotiating rates and identifying carries and specialized equipment); serve as a resource for junior colleagues looking for direction and expertise
  • Follow established procedures and protocols regarding all loads to ensure the integrity of the shipment and the XPO brand
  • Serve as a resource for RFPs regarding load capacity and rates by lanes, as needed
  • Update internal tracking and reporting systems throughout the day for maintaining accuracy in sales and volume

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 2 years of professional sales experience

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2 years of experience in transportation or Third-Party Logistics (3PL)

Be part of something big.

 

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

 

XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.

 

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


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