2019 Summer Interns- Carrier Sales

CARRIER SALES INTERNSHIP ROLES

Looking for an internship role in Summer 2019 and think you have what it takes to be a part of our Sales team? Check out what we have to offer!

Echo’s summer Internship program allows you the opportunity have on-the-job training to execute real world projects, interaction with Senior Management/Executives, mentorship from leaders, and thriving in an environment and culture that listens and welcomes your feedback. We are an organization that has high energy, great enthusiasm and collaboration, and is ultimately a lot of FUN to be a part of!

Spend your summer learning all the in and outs of a busy sales team! After a week of training, you will be partnered with a coach/mentor within our Carrier or Client Sales team. You will focus on your specific team but have an opportunity to learn what all the sales teams do! You will spend the summer learning both the logistics industry and the full process of becoming a rock star sales rep!

We foster a passionate, driven sales force in the 3PL space, the fastest growing segment within transportation. Our reps stop at nothing to close business, offer solutions and solve problems for our clients’ diverse shipping needs.

Check out this "Why We Work at Echo" and our recent Logistics Excellence Award!

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to start June 3, 2019 (internship goes through August 9, 2019)
  • Able to work daily at our downtown Chicago location (600 W Chicago Ave)

 

CARRIER SALES RESPONSIBLITIES MAY INCLUDE:

As a Carrier Sales Intern you will work closely with a carrier rep, our extensive network of carriers, as well as develop new relationships. You learn what it takes to take a proactive approach in mastering the pricing and capacity fluctuations in the truckload shipping market. 

  • Work closely with a mentor throughout the summer
  • Help the team to source carrier services to ensure timely pick-up and delivery of customer freight
  • Work closely within your team to help schedule all shipments
  • Establish and maintain relationships with carriers to expand capacity opportunities
  • Work with mentor on negotiating rates with carriers on a spot or transactional basis
  • Establish internal relationships within Echo

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Paid internship, casual dress, team outings
  • Help understand career opportunities by joining an industry leader for the summer
  • Experienced mentors to learn and adopt new practices from
  • Develop and grow your intrapersonal skills
  • Work within Echo’s proprietary technology
  • Plan to learn a lot and have a lot of fun!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or Vietnam era or other protected veteran.

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Location

Located in River North overlooking the River! Easily accessible and close to various train and bus stops, including a shuttle from Union Station.

An Insider's view of Echo Global Logistics

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Managers at Echo get to know you by having one on one meetings, so they understand your personal life. Echo is flexible with when you arrive and leave from work, so that it fits with your schedule. Echo understands that life happens, so leaving early isn’t a problem as long as you make it up later. I feel that Echo respects my personal time.

Erin

Software Engineer

What projects are you most excited about?

I am most excited around a project designed to transform and re-build our API architecture. This project is not only very beneficial to our clients but also allows members of my team to work on and be exposed to a high visibility design that will have a positive impact on the client experience when integrating with Echo.

Rob

Integration Operations TL

How does the company support your career growth?

Echo has a start-up feel but has an infrastructure that supports training, learning, and development, which in-turn allows for growth potential. At Echo you will be challenged in honing your skills in a constantly evolving industry and company. This can allow for each person to set themselves up for overall career growth.

Trisha

Business Architect

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

Echo structures itself into small teams that focus on key initiatives. We spend time planning, executing, and delivering technology to simplify the complex demands of transportation.

Miles

Chief Information Officer

What are Echo Global Logistics Perks + Benefits

Echo Global Logistics Benefits Overview

401k with company matching
Medical insurance through Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Flexible Spending Account
Parental leave
Paid time off
Commuter benefits
Divvy discount code
Employee training programs
Volunteer time off
Casual dress code
Pet insurance
Gym membership discounts
Mobile carrier discounts
Employee assistance program

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
River North Gym is in the building
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Echo has it's own Softball league in the spring/summer!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Fast-paced. People-focused. Career-growth-centric. At Echo we work hard and carry the load together, but we also know how to have fun. Walking onto the sales floor of our 225,000-square-foot Chicago headquarters, you can feel the energy created by more than 700 sales representatives hustling to move over 14,000 shipments every day. When the last load is booked, you might find co-workers gearing up for summer softball, talking shop at our weekly “Beer Friday,” or competing in a game of foosball, ping-pong, or pop-a-shot.

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