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Specialist, Sales Support

Requisition Id:  238883
Business Unit:  Brokerage
Location: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28277

 

Solutions driven success.

 

XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 

 

As the Specialist, Sales Support, you’ll uncover, develop and grow both existing and new business to meet company goals and expectations. This will require research and make calls daily to customers, collaborating with internal and external individuals, working on pricing and contracts and performing reports and other supportive materials. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work, and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.    

 

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 the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Prospect for leads to build a pipeline, including heavy cold-calling
  • Manage existing accounts to retain and grow share of business while periodically reviewing and understanding customer contracts and pricing   
  • Coordinate and work on RFP, RFI and RFQ’s, quote and price opportunities, and develop solutions to secure business
  • Use both traditional and electronic communication tools to make contact with prospective, current and former customers
  • Work in concert with other departments to determine most competitive pricing for contracts, bids, and quotes
  • Identify business opportunities for company services
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously with a sense of urgency and be able to run reports, as needed
  • Maintain and update accurate information in the company's operating systems
  • Work with other departments like IT, accounting and operations to effectively setup new accounts
  • Occasionally perform sales calls and attend trade shows

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1 year of related work experience
  • Fluency in Windows applications and Microsoft Office programs such as MS Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to act as subject matter expert and provides training, troubleshooting and other support for software applications managed by business unit (i.e. COGNOS, FIS, Incentive Scorecards)

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Demonstrated group presentation skills and excellent negotiation skills to deal effectively with individuals and groups within and outside the organization
  • Excellent negotiation skills to deal effectively with individuals and groups within and outside the organization

Be part of something big.

 

XPO is a leading provider of world-class 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. Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 


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