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Job opportunity
Dare to grow Job reference 530102
12/2/2024

Field Sales Executive II

Location Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
Team Business Development
Working Hours Day Job

CEVA Logistics provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. Present in 170 countries and with more than 110,000 employees spread over 1,300 sites, we are well on our way to achieving our vision: to be a Top 5 global 3PL.

We believe that our employees are the key to our success. We want to engage and empower our diverse, global team to co-create value with our customers through our solutions in contract logistics and air, ocean, ground, and finished vehicle transport. That is why CEVA Logistics offers a dynamic and exceptional work environment that fosters personal growth, innovation, and continuous improvement.

DARE TO GROW! Join CEVA Logistics, and you will be part of a team that values imagination, encourages boldness and exemplarity, and is committed to excellence in everything we do. Join us in our mission to shape the future of global logistics as we become a global leader in the logistics industry. As we continue growing at a fast pace, will you “Dare to Grow” with us?

YOUR ROLE

 

Would you like to write history? Are you known for having better sales numbers than everyone else? Do lucrative commission plans motivate you? If so, we have an exciting opportunity in our business development team that would allow you to establish relationships and secure contracts for our robust Logistics operations through direct and indirect sales methods.

In this role you will identify business growth opportunities and develop strategies to increase company sales. The role will need the right individual who can fit into our team and who can meet the varied challenges that come with being part of an environment at the forefront of shaping our managers. If you thrive in this sort of situation, this could be the perfect role for you.

 

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO?

 

Establish relationships with new customers and secure contracts with new customers. Drive the entire sales cycle from initial customer engagement to closed sales. Build and maintain a healthy sales pipeline to meet or exceed sales targets.

 

Prospect for potential customers using various direct methods such as calling and face to face meetings, and indirect methods such as networking.

Provide forecasts on best case and sales volumes over relevant time periods. Give sales presentations, submit opportunities, and submit activity and results reports to leadership.

Develop and maintain functional knowledge of the products, services and operations offered by the company. Interact regularly with station and operations managers and develop close and cooperative working relationships with operational staff to ensure the customer’s needs are met.

Schedule and conduct a pre-determined number of face-to-face sales visits as directed by the sales or station management.

Input sales call information into the sales data system or other designated sales call software provided by the company and/or provides sales reports as directed by sales or station management.

Maintain a pre-determined number of target accounts and demonstrate active attention to those accounts and progress toward closing. Meet or exceed sales threshold/quota as defined by the company.

Work cooperatively with other sales and operational staff to support a team-selling environment.

 

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

 

Education and Experience:

Logistics, transportation, supply chain knowledge +5 years

Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Will accept 10+ years' experience in leu of bachelor's degree in sales in transportation.

Hunter mentality

Business to Business sales experience with demonstrated history of sales achievements in a base plus commission environment.

Experience closing sales at the executive level.

Will consider people interested in shifting from: operations, account management or customer service in logistics, transportation, supply chain to sales.

 

Skills:

Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including PowerPoint), internet, web-based and job specific software applications.

Ability to generate complex, error-free charts, graphs, spreadsheets, and presentations

 

Characteristics:

Self-motivated. Able to achieve results by working independently with little or no supervision.

Sense of urgency and follow-up.

Strongly developed persuasive skills, proven negotiation skills.

Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think and respond quickly to sales and service issues.

Positive, competitive, confident sales approach and ability to work effectively in a team environment to achieve results.

Entrepreneur minded

 

WHAT DO WE HAVE TO OFFER?

 

With a genuine culture of recognition, we want our employees to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a competitive benefits package.

We are a team in every sense, and we support each other and work collaboratively to achieve our goals together.

Our goal is to compensate you for your hard work and commitment, so if you want to work for one of the world's top Logistics providers, let us work together to help you find your new role.

 

ABOUT TOMORROW

 

We value your professional and personal growth. That is why we share plenty of career opportunities for you to thrive within CEVA. This role can be the first step on your career path with us. You can stay in the same job family, find a new family to grow in (an almost limitless number of options) or find your own path. Join CEVA for a challenging and rewarding career.

As a global organization, and as part of the CMA CGM Group, diversity is critical to our business success; only when we can reflect the cultures, languages, behaviors and local knowledge of our customers, we can succeed. By employing people with different experiences and abilities, we expand our knowledge and increase our creativity and innovation. 

Please note:  Legitimate CEVA Logistics recruitment processes include communication with candidates through recognized professional networks, such as LinkedIn or via an official company email address: firstname.lastname@cevalogistics.com. We recommend that you do not respond to unsolicited business propositions and/or offers from people with whom you are unfamiliar.