Continental Transportation Solutions provides Final Mile Delivery and Courier Solutions to organizations large and small all across the Chicagoland region in various industries including: pharmaceutical, 3rd party logistics providers, manufactured parts, retail chains and ecommerce companies. We are seeking a Director of Business Development who will be a hunter of new business and has a passion to prospect, cold call, close business, and consultative sell solutions.
- Effectively research and prospect potential clients through various lead sources including cold calling, association participation, networking and leveraging various information sources such as industry reports and tools like LinkedIn
- Focus on business within a 150-mile radius of Chicago, IL
- Manage and execute a sales plan to meet quarterly and annual sales goals
- Direct an account from presentation of the proposal through on-boarding
- Maintain a working knowledge of the logistics and transportation industry with a concentration on final mile
YOU MAY BE A GOOD FIT IF:
- You have an entrepreneurial spirit and enjoy the pursuit of finding new business opportunities and driving them through a closed sale.
- You like to find new opportunities, actively engage with prospects to understand their needs and work with the Continental team to generate beneficial solutions for both the prospect and company.
- You pay attention to the details and ensure that anything you do is worth doing well.
- You like to volunteer for new opportunities and challenges without being asked to do so. You appreciate the opportunity to take initiative for new ideas and the opportunity to develop our business.
- To become a part of this team, you will need to have proven experience of building new business from the ground up. You have to showcase a desire to work hard to create value for our clients and organization. You are excited to be a part of the team and to drive the growth of our organization.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
- Outside sales experience in final mile, courier or delivery industry
- Excellent organization, initiative, follow-up and communication skills
- Strong writing, grammatical, and proofing skills
- Strong motivation to exceed goals
- Self-confident, high energy, self-motivated and quick thinker
- Tactful persistence with clients, not afraid of selling
JOB TYPE: Full-time
Continental Transportation Solutions A CTL Global Company
Continental Transportation Solutions is an industry leading transportation services provider of time-critical, same and next-day transportation services in the final-mile of your logistics supply chain. Operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year, whatever your requirement are, from single package movement to daily deliveries, we ensure that your package is delivered on-time, every time making us the company to count on!
CTL Global Inc. CTL Global Inc. is a strategic holding company providing industry leading transportation, logistics and technology solutions. CTL’s numerous business units provide digital marketing & promotions solutions, kitting & fulfillment services, final mile distribution, courier deliveries and custom built technology solutions to more than 400 clients in ranging from entrepreneurial startups to 43 of the Fortune 500.