Strive Logistics Sales Development Program

Location: Chicago, IL

Department: Sales

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Are you interested in working for a high-energy logistics company on a top-notch Sales team? Are your seeking a rewarding Sales Representative position that adds value and that positively impacts lives daily? If so, then this is the opportunity for you! We’re seeking individuals that are passionate, sales oriented, results-driven, resourceful and excited about making a difference. Strive Logistics offers a unique and fun culture that focuses on hiring strong team players to work in our dynamic and fast-paced environment.

The Strive Logistics Sales Development Program provides exposure to all of our operations to build knowledge and credibility for success in the industry. As a Sales Representative, the sales development program teaches you everything you need to know about Strive, the industry, and our proprietary technology, LoadRunner. During the program, you will experience hands on logistics training with the Carrier Sales, Customer Sales, and Customer Operations teams. By maximizing your skills and understanding your growth potential, you will be able to find your ideal role at Strive. The Strive Logistics Sales Representative Program is about putting you in the driver’s seat of your career.

Carrier Sales Representatives - are responsible for building relationships with transportation providers and negotiating rates to move our customer’s product from point A to point B. Our proven sales training and your personal style combine to deliver win-win scenarios for Strive and our carrier partners. Your energy and drive are the fuel that ignites Strive.

Customer Sales Representatives - are responsible for selling Strive Logistics transportation services to current and prospective customers. A customer can be anyone that is looking to move any type of product near or far (e.g. Steel, Soda, Cereal, Glass). You are a sales professional: a networker, a listener, and a negotiator. You are the face of Strive to the customer.

If you possess these traits as a sales representative and are looking to take these skills to the next level, this role may be right for you!

  • Driven – a winning spirit to stay motivated and a hunger for success to exceed sales goals and expectations
  • Strength and Adaptability – the ability to persevere, handle objections, and maintain a positive attitude
  • Communication mastery – to correspond via phone, email, and in person directly with key decision makers
  • Professionalism – you are the face of Strive and a reflection of our culture and customer service
  • Networking mentality – because every interaction is an opportunity to develop and expand upon sales relationships and business
  • Savvy negotiator – to navigate options to reach a place of mutual agreement and close deals
  • Self-motivated – able to multi-task, prioritize, efficiently utilize time, and effectively manage your schedule
  • Detail oriented – to document and track your sales progress and correspondence for yourself, your Strive teammates, and your customers
  • Adaptive listener and learner – to think on your feet, perform under stress, and adjust your approach as you gain information
  • Business acumen – to understand Strive Logistics' services, how we make money, and customer needs and motivations
  • Sales Intelligence – combining your unique personality and sales approach with Strive’s services to present winning solutions for customers

Position Information / Company Perks:

  • Competitive salary and uncapped commission earning potential
  • Paid training and mentoring program
  • Amazing benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance + 401(k) eligibility
  • Social, Wellness, and Volunteer committees and company sponsored sports and events
  • Open and creative office space with highly motived and fun energetic culture
  • Casual attire and atmosphere
  • Opportunities in Austin, TX and Chicago, IL
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