Role details

Branch Manager

Chicago   •   USD80,000 - USD110,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Seeking an experienced salesperson looking to step into a mangement role
  • Global leader in the freight and logistics space

About Our Client

One of the leading international freight forwarding organizations with global revenue of $250 million. The company provides air, ocean, customs brokerage, warehousing distribution and project logistics.

Job Description

The Branch Manager will be responsible to direct the overall sales, operations and administration of the Chicago facility. The primary responsibility of the role will be to drive sales, while managing to standard operating procedures and directing an aggressive operating plan. The challenge is to build world-class sales and operations team at the branch and motivating and leading staff while optimizing costs, increasing revenues and improving profitability.

  • Maximize profitability through strong, decisive and entrepreneurial leadership
  • Strong ability to recognize, hire, develop and train high potential talent and provides a challenging and rewarding work experience.
  • Continually strive for additional value creation and efficiencies for our customers
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts throughout the station to improve our customer experience and to enhance operational efficiencies.
  • Promote global teamwork by working closely with global partners to identify and close business opportunities and to strengthen our brand throughout the world.
  • Ability to understand financial statements (i.e. P&L, Cash Flows, etc.) in order to maximize profits through sound business practices.

The Successful Applicant

  • 5 years selling NVOCC/Air services
  • 2 years management experience
  • Aggressive sales experience
  • Good tele-marketing/cold calling skills
  • Excellent management & people skills
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

What's on Offer

Base salary, bonus, travel expenses, home office, phone, computer, 401K, full benefits

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