Posting Code:
MACSATL
Job Title:
Logistics Sales Representative
Division:
Seaboard Marine
Location:
Atlanta, GA
Department:
Atlanta Office
City:
Atlanta
State:
GA
Zip Code:
30144


POSITION SUMMARY:                

Position entails active telemarketing sales support generating business for all areas Seaboard Marine services. To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

GEOGRAPHIC REGION:

Applications out of the geographic region for this position will not be considered.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

  • Two (2) years of ocean transportation industry experience relevant to sales, customer service, or traffic.
  • Possess intermediate computer skills (i.e. MS Word, Excel, Outlook, power point).
  • Ability to work in a team environment supporting sales staff and sales effort.
  • Possess excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in English.
  • Possess strong organization and time management skills. Must be able to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to work effectively with sales, pricing personnel as well as with demanding customers.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries and follow procedures and instructions.
  • Ability to prepare a variety of reports.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers and fellow employees.
  • Ability to think logically and make sound decisions based on own discretion.
  • Flexibility to work extended hours, holidays and/or weekends.

Preferred

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish).

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Primary

  • Oversees the overall performance/progress of any specifically assigned accounts and interact with all parties in respect to the success of the same.
  • A high level of interaction between sales staff, commercial divisions as well as all offices and/or agencies in order to increase sales and profitability.
  • Focuses on supporting Account Executives and generating new business by analyzing sales leads, piers reports, reviewing competition statistics and manifest reports.
  • Works effectively in conjunction with Account Executives, targeting key and/or new accounts.
  • Generates sales leads and other pertinent information on both existing and prospective new business.
  • Provides the sales department with necessary support and assistance as directed by management.
  • Focuses on providing a high level of service, a positive attitude and demeanor are required in order to achieve highest level of results.
  • Keeps management informed of any issues concerning areas of responsibility.
  • Responsible for maintaining customer records updated.
  • Supports sales objectives as set by management in accordance with specific company goals and directives.

Secondary

  • Problem solving on behalf of Account Executives and/or customers.
  • Flexibility in adapting to changing market trends and conditions. Able to function comfortably in a fast-paced environment.
  • Plans and manages an active call cycle in accordance with the standards and directives of management.
  • Utilizes all designated/provided resources and tools as directed by management, in the daily job functions. 
  • Keeps abreast of tariff changes, including any new regulations and changes in rate applicability, maintaining a proactive line of communication with the Pricing departments on related issues. 
  • Attends department meetings as directed, and/or any other functions such as trade shows as may be required.
  • Performs related duties as required by management.

 

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Report safety hazards
  • Immediately report incidents involving injury, illness, or property damage
  • Wear protective PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as instructed or necessary
  • Comply with all company safety policies, procedures, and rules
  • Refuse any unsafe task or operation
  • Participate in safety meetings and training
  • Be constantly aware of their personal safety and that of their coworkers

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use his fingers. 
  • The employee is continuously required to talk and/or hear. 
  • The employee is continuously required to sit.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

Receives direct supervision from the Regional Manager.  Does not exercise supervision over any position but may request the assistance of office/clerical staff.


CONDITIONS:

  • Exposed to indoor office environment and controlled temperature.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to busy due to phone in open cubicles.

 

DISCLAIMER:

  • The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
  • The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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