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Position Posted On:
5/20/2013
Employer:
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
Address:

Coralville, IA  52241
Website:
http://www.chrobinson.com/careers
Job Title:
Entry Level Sales Representative
Job Type:
Business
Schedule:
Full Time
Hours Per Week:
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Position Start Date:
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Pay Rate:
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How To Apply:
Please apply online at www.chrobinson.com/careers to job ID 7842.
Contact Name:
Samantha DeVries  
Email:
samantha.devries@chrobinson.com
Phone:
952-683-3564
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Job Description:
If you want to be part of an integral and progressive industry, consider a sales position on our Transportation Sales Team. You will first become a transportation and logistics expert. This means learning the ins-and-outs of the industry from the experts, your team members. Armed with the ability to help businesses of all sizes to improve the efficiency and cost of transportation, you’ll be securing new business and helping existing clients expand the use of our services. You will be responsible for growing the business primarily through generating sales leads, soliciting new accounts, increasing the services provided on current accounts, and selling all of C.H. Robinson’s services (including, but not limited to; Truckload, LTL, Intermodal and Global Forwarding). You will be in daily contact with customers of various sizes, building relationships, problem solving and assessing their needs. Responsibilities - Independently generating new sales revenue for the team they support - Majority of time spent managing customer interactions: prospecting, cold calling, qualifying, making customer calls, and closing deals - Collaborates with team on pricing decisions, the selection of supplier and timing of shipments - Focuses on selling the core products, modes and services of their branch - Participates in face-to-face meetings, typically partnering with a more senior sales representative - Transitions account or may handle operational execution (sourcing carriers, negotiating rates, problem-solving, manage issues, and other tasks as required) of the business of C.H. Robinson - Works with manager in forecasting, business planning, and strategy Benefits We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, prescription drug coverage, paid holidays and vacation, disability insurance, life insurance, 401K with company match, profit sharing, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and the opportunity to prosper in a growing Fortune 500 company. Equal Opportunity Employer C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
Job Qualifications:
Required Qualifications - Effective communication/negotiation skills - Competitive personality - Self motivated and enthusiastic - Attention to detail and accuracy - Ability to multitask - Team oriented - Decision making skills - Problem solving and analytical skills - Growth and sales oriented - Bachelors degree or equivalent experience