Director of Business Development

Chicago, IL, United States


Please fill out the form below to apply for this job.  We only accept .doc , .docx , .pdf , and .odt files

Director of Business Development - Managed Logistics  Chicago, IL Job ID:


Job Title:

Director of Business Development - Managed Logistics

City & State:

Chicago, IL

Job Region:



Business Unit:

Customer Sales/Business Development- Outside

Non-Asset (Traditional Brokerage), Managed Transportation, Enterprise (Full spectrum of solutions), Asset

Our client is a privately held, family-owned company that specializes in transportation management services. They work with manufacturing companies, wholesalers, and distributors who ship or receive product from all around the globe. They believe in innovation, and support their employees in doing great things for their clients every day, so they can help their clients be innovators within their industries.

Director of Business Development - Managed Logistics:

This individual is responsible for initiating and conducting sales calls and meetings with potential new clients. In addition will prospect and build a pipeline through cold calling, networking, trade shows, and other methods. Will also generate new clients by establishing relationships and closing on new business.

Job Type: Full-time/Work from home

Responsibilities: Prospect for leads utilizing cold calling, stop ins and networking strategies.

Conduct complex negotiations and close deals.

Prepare presentation material outlining the company’s logistic services.

Conduct presentation materials to potential new accounts.

Execute sales call plans and other sales strategies that increase pipeline and new landed business.

Utilize sales-related technology/software including (but not limited to) Salesforce,, and MS Office.

Manage relationships with clients to ensure customer satisfaction through implementation.

Maintain relationship with clients to secure referrals.

Recommend continuous improvement ideas for Company’s sales strategies.

Gather, analyze, and compare freight bills from potential new accounts.

Identify prospective opportunities through communications, programs, and other activities as needed.

Other duties as assigned by President or VP of Sales and Marketing.

Travel requirements: 10 and 30%

Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Sales, Marketing or Business preferred.

Minimum 7 years of experience in sales with a proven track record.

Strong interpersonal leadership ability.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Possess excellent telephone skills.

Detail orientated.

Works well under pressure.

Ability to read and interpret documents.

Strong computer skills/knowledge.

Ability to work well in teams.

Possess strong problem solving skills.

Intermediate math and accounting skills.

This position offers a competitive base salary plus commission.


Related to: TL, Truckload, FTL, Full Truckload, P&L, KPI, SOP, freight operations, branch management, customer development, negotiate, business development, carrier procurement, CRM, RFP, RFQ, performance management, strategic growth, business strategy, Freight, Freight Brokerage, Freight Delivery, Transportation Logistics, Logistics, Transportation, Transportation Brokerage, Trucking, Trucking Brokerage, Truckload Brokerage, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Solutions, 3PL, Third Party Logistics, Shipping, Non-Asset, Non-Asset Brokerage, OTR


Share this job

Similar jobs