Global Sales Executive

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“We’re not in the shipping business; we’re in the information business” -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

As a Fortune 500 company, Expeditors employs more than 15,000 trained professionals in a worldwide network of over 300 locations across six continents. Expeditors satisfies the increasingly sophisticated needs of international trade through customized solutions and seamless, integrated information systems. Our services include the consolidation and forwarding of air or ocean freight, customs brokerage, vendor consolidation, cargo insurance, time-definite transportation, order management, warehousing, distribution and customized logistics solutions. Expeditors is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

Scope of Position

The focus of the Global Sales Executive is on achieving results that are aligned with the overall organization and our strategic goals. Initiative, coupled with a sense of competitive drive, and the ability to stay focused on results despite changing conditions, are the keys to achieving the performance objectives of the Global Sales Executive role at Expeditors. Our Global Sales Executives are focused on driving business development on our larger, more strategic accounts.

The Global Sales Executive orchestrates involvement of multiple people in our Sales process, so that new customer revenue is consistently secured for our district offices and Expeditors network. The job environment is flexible, constantly changing, and provides growth opportunity, recognition and reward for the achievement of business results. This position reports to the District Manager and Regional Vice President.

Key Deliverables

These are the minimum results expected from a successful Global Sales Executive:

+ Manage an assigned territory and demonstrate extensive knowledge of potential customers and competitors in this area

+ Timely data entry in our Customer Relationship Management tool

+ Orchestrate customer / Expeditors network relationship and collaborate with regional Product, Service, Geo, and Knowledge Management resources

+ Participate in the creation of value-added solutions for customer’s logistics needs, including supporting diagrams and cost-benefit calculations

+ Support the transition of new accounts through customer introductions, information transfer, and securing any necessary customer paperwork

+ When needed, support AR (accounts receivable) collection

+ Attend training & development sessions to continue developing selling skills and updating Expeditors Product and Service knowledge

+ Working knowledge of industry trends and forecasts

+ Take on additional assignments as required, supporting company needs

Desired Skill-Sets and Characteristics

+ The ability to meet with customers off-site on a regular basis

+ Fluent in supply chain terms and concepts; including diagnosis, process mapping methodology, and decision-making cost drivers

+ Oral and written proficiency in the English language

+ Strong problem solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills

+ Ability to work productively both individually and in a team environment

+ Sense of urgency for goal achievement

+ Self-motivated with ability to work in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment

+ Comfortable with regular data entry on a laptop computer

+ Strong rapport and relationship-building focused

+ Empowered to make quick decisions in response to changing conditions

+ Extroverted, confident, enthusiastic and persuasive

+ Influences others to action

+ Timeliness and accountability for results

+ Minimum 5 years Sales experience

Expeditors offers excellent benefits

+ Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time

+ Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision

+ Training and Personnel Development Program