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Sales Representative (Carrier)

 
Logistics done differently. Not just a gig but a career.

Echo is looking for motivated, self-starters who are eager to learn, earn, and advance professionally in an ever growing industry. As a Carrier Development Associate you are on the sourcing side of the brokerage, building relationships to provide cost-effective logistics solutions for Echo’s customers. As a Carrier Development Associate you will develop strong negotiation and communication skills while. As you advance your sales skillset as a Carrier Development Associate, there will be opportunity to take your career to the next level.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, establish and maintain relationships with carriers in the truckload marketplace
  • Identify, source and procure new carriers relationships
  • Establish internal relationships within Echo to expand your book of business
  • Manage carrier network to ensure proper levels of service
  • Utilize data driven resources to make informed buying decisions
  • Navigate Echo’s proprietary software to manage daily operational load management tasks

Qualifications:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Driven and competitive nature
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
  • Strong customer service and relationship building skills
  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills
  • Quick learner with ability to multi-task
  • Money motivated
  • High level organizational skills
  • Ability to negotiate, motivate and influence others
  • Able to work both independently and in a team setting

6-week paid Training Program

Echo is committed to invest in its employee’s professional development and career growth with an industry leading training program. It is our mission to give you the tools and resources needed to succeed. Carrier Development Associates will complete classroom training, an apprenticeship program and an in-house continuous education program.

What’s in it for you?

  • Uncapped growth and earning potential
  • Eligibility for Operational Support
  • Bonus Program
  • Fun, energetic and casual work environment
  • Paid Volunteer Opportunities
  • Multiple incentive opportunities including an award based trip for high performing reps, and bonus based programs
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life Insurance, Pet Insurance and 401K

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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