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Senior Sales Executive - Global Forwarding

C.H. Robinson

C.H. Robinson

Sales & Business Development
Canada · Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024
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Senior Sales Executive - Global Forwarding

Job ID
R39391
Primary Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Additional Location(s)
Chicago, Illinois
Job TypeFull time

C.H. Robinson is looking to fill a Senior Sales Executive role. In this role you will grow Global Forwarding (International Air, Ocean & Customs Brokerage) services by securing new profitable and sustainable customers. You will generate revenue and drive new business by managing sales meetings, presenting recommendations for supply chain improvements, and closing sales. In this role you will sell for the industry leader, backed by people, process, and technology that are second to none. We are looking for a self-driven, results-orientated individual with a positive outlook and clear focus on high quality and business profitability. Sound like you? Join us and grow your career at C.H. Robinson!

Responsibilities:

  • Prospect, plan, and conduct face-to-face visits with new prospective customers within Branch territory
  • Partner with customers to gather information on their needs, and offer tailored solutions within the CHR platform
  • Lead and collaborate with International Air, Ocean and Rail account management teams to develop tailored solutions for customers
  • Ensure alignment with branch strategies in forecasting, business planning, and pipeline development
  • Consult with several levels of decision-makers and buying influences to understand customers’ business challenges and supply chain goals
  • Maintain a strong commercial presence in the local marketplace, participating or presenting at regional events
  • Collaborate with Account Management teams to create and execute an implementation plan to effectively transition relationship management duties
  • Assist in the development of any SOPs required to manage the customers’ business effectively

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum 4 years of outside sales experience within the global forwarding industry
  • Willingness to travel within assigned territory, minimum 3-4 days per week

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of logistical concepts and supply chain terminology, specifically with international freight
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively with strong attention to detail
  • Strong ability to persuade, motivate, and influence others
  • Develop and maintain strong inter-company relationships
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of programs
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

Questioning if you meet the mark? Studies have shown that women, people of color, and individuals with disabilities may be less likely to apply unless they match the job description exactly. Here at C.H. Robinson, we’re building a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel they belong. If this position excites you, we welcome you to apply whether you check all the preferred qualifications or just a few. You may just be our next great fit!

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams. We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran

Benefits

Your Health, Wealth and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

  • Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Enhanced Fertility benefits

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)

  • Dental and Vision

  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Paid and floating holidays

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community

  • Charitable Giving Match Program

  • 401(k) with 6% company matching

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

Dig in to our full list of benefits on OUR CULTUREpage.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?


C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. With $22 billion in freight under management and 19 million shipments annually, we are one of the world’s largest logistics platforms and rank in the FORTUNE 200. We’ve been an innovator in logistics for over 100 years. Our global suite of services accelerates trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With the combination of our multimodal transportation management system and expertise, we use our information advantage to deliver smarter solutions for more than 90,000 customers and 450,000 contract carriers on our platform. Our technology is built by and for supply chain experts to bring faster, more meaningful improvements to our customers’ businesses.

As a responsible global citizen, we contribute millions of dollars to support causes that matter to us and our people. FORTUNE has named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2024, showcasing our position as a leader in our industry. Our commitment to excellence is further affirmed by being named a Great Place to Work 2023-24 by the Great Place to Work Institute, one of Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity and one of America’s Greatest Workplaces in 2023 by Newsweek. Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world. For more information, visit us at www.chrobinson.com.


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