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Flat World Global Solutions is a third-party logistics provider looking for forward thinkers to join our team.

JOB POSITION

International Business Development / Outside Sales

O’Fallon, Missouri

OVERVIEW

Flat World Global Solutions is looking for an excellent International Freight Forwarding Business Development professional who is experienced in solution-based selling and business development in a small market region. As the International Freight Forwarding and Customs Brokerage arm of Flat World Global Solutions, Ram International has built its reputation on core values of honesty, trust, and hard work. This reputation, and a focus on excellence, quality and industry expertise has supported the growth and geographic expansion underway today.

The ideal candidate will leverage Flat World Global Solutions capabilities to secure new international shipping clients and new profitable freight forwarding business through strategic sales and marketing activities including sales calls, business meetings, presentations, and other avenues of uncovering new business.

International Business Development : Outside Sales

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Create and perform analytics / data review to uncover new business opportunities with positive revenue implications.
  • Link internal data and opportunity with external available target client background and contact information to identify potential sales outreach strategy.
  • Develop root cause analysis of ongoing client opportunities for improved value, service, and cost, including carrier optimization, modal optimization, pool consolidation and distribution, and other qualitative insights.
  • Perform the analytical due diligence required to understand the impact of proposed improved value initiatives on client business and create business case client proposals.

Qualifications / Skills / Knowledge

  • Experience analyzing and combining multiple sets of data to reflect business opportunities, needs, and potential outcomes.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively across business functions to obtain multiple data sets, points of view and lead problem solving initiatives.
  • Customer-centric approach with a dedication to excellence in customer experience and business performance.
  • Attention to detail, time management and organizational skills.
  • Self-starter with high degree of problem solving skills.
  • Financial and statistical acumen.
  • A positive attitude who is flexible and able to work as part of a team.
  • Strong knowledge and experience utilizing Microsoft products.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred with 2-4 years of professional business to business sales
    experience.

Travel

This position will require limited travel to other Flat World Global Solutions offices including: St. Louis, Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas/Fort-Worth.

Additional Duties

Additional duties or responsibilities may be added to this job description at any time. The job description does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed by the employee holding this position. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related responsibilities as requested by their supervisor.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status.

For consideration, please forward your resume or contact Flat World Human Resources.