Chicago Carrier Sales Representative
Chicago, IL 
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Job Description

At Echo we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Echo!

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Echo Global Logistics is a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services. As a third-party logistics provider, we simplify transportation management for our clients and carriers, handling crucial tasks so they can focus on what they do best. From coast to coast, dock to dock, and across all major transportation modes, Echo connects businesses that need to ship their products with carriers who transport goods quickly, securely, and cost-effectively.

At Echo Global Logistics, the health, safety and well-being of our employees and communities is a top priority. Due to COVID-19, we have been managing our entire business and workforce remotely to ensure the safest possible work environment for our employees and clients. We will continue to follow State guidelines and safety protocols as we plan for our phased-in approach for employees to return to the office later this year. Even after we return to the office, remote work will still be an option for various roles across the organization. Your recruiter will keep you informed on what that will look like for the role you are being considered for. During the recruiting process, our Recruitment team will continue connecting with qualified candidates in a virtual setting and will have the option of in-office interviews depending on location and the role. For those who are joining the Echo family, your onboarding experience will also be conducted virtually until further notice. Thank you for your interest in Echo and stay safe!

Echo is looking for motivated, self-starters who are eager to learn and advance in an ever growing industry & EARN UNCAPPED COMMISSION! As a Carrier Development Associate, you are on the sourcing side of the brokerage, establishing relationships to provide cost-effective logistics solutions for Echo's customers. You will develop strong negotiation and interpersonal skills. As you advance your sales skillset, there will be opportunity to take your career to the next level!

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, establish and maintain relationships with carriers in the truckload marketplace

  • Identify, source and procure new carriers relationships

  • Establish internal relationships within Echo to expand your book of business

  • Manage carrier network to ensure accurate levels of service

  • Utilize data driven resources to make informed buying decisions

  • Navigate Echo's proprietary software to manage daily operational load management tasks

Qualifications:

  • Strong work ethic

  • Driven and competitive nature

  • Strong customer service and relationship building skills

  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills

  • Quick learner with ability to multi-task

  • Money motivated

  • High level of interpersonal skills

  • Ability to negotiate, empower and influence others

  • Able to work both independently and in a team setting

5-week paid Training Program

We are committed to invest in our employee's professional development and career growth with an industry leading training program! It is our mission to give you the tools and resources needed to succeed. Carrier Development Associates will complete classroom training, an apprenticeship program and an in-house continuous education program.

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive base salary, plus uncapped commission

  • Eligibility for Operational Support

  • Fun, upbeat and casual work environment

  • Paid Volunteer Opportunities

  • Multiple incentive opportunities including an award based trip for top reps, and bonus based programs

  • Opportunities for advancement

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life Insurance, Pet Insurance and 401K

Work environment/physical demand's summary:

This job operates in an office environment and uses a computer, telephone and other office equipment as needed to perform duties. The noise level in the work environment is typical of that of an office with an open seating floor plan. The employee may encounter frequent interruptions throughout the work day. The employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or Vietnam era or other protected veteran.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or Vietnam era or other protected veteran.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
Open
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