Account Executive

Kansas City, MO

Employment Type: Direct Hire

Job Description

Position:  Account Executive (Freight Broker)

Location:  Kansas City, MO




Are you competitive, self-motivated, and want to be part of a winning team? Do you have a “can do” attitude, a strong work ethic, and a sales mentality? 


The Account Executive (Freight Broker) role is a fantastic position that will allow you to build and nurture customer relationships using your own creativity to develop freight shipping solutions customized to customers’ needs. In addition to a strong training program,  the company offers a professional yet casual environment (yes, we wear jeans!) and the opportunity for you to excel in a meaningful and rewarding career.


If you are looking for your next challenge and can't wait to get your career off the ground, hit "Apply" and change your future today. 


Position Overview:


The Account Executive (Freight Broker) is a traditional freight brokerage role where in-depth knowledge of the freight business including all freight modes (Truckload (TL), Less than Truckload (LTL), Rail, Intermodal, etc.) is critical. The Account Executive (Freight Broker) exercises independent judgment and discretion in the full brokerage cycle: negotiation of freight coverage, customer and carrier relationship management, price negotiation, and analysis of market trends. In this role, an individual will be responsible for ensuring all aspects of the Company's freight processes are operating at maximum potential, that full truckload shipments are being covered for customers and that LTL shipments are effectively managed. This role is responsible for managing and developing customer and carrier relationships, service and product planning, implementation, and delivery, and will regularly function in truckload coverage, account management (for all modes), price negotiation, troubleshooting, and dispatch capacities. By providing a superior experience for customers, the Account Executive drives growth by managing the customer relationship to continually maximize the benefits of all freight brokerage transactions to customers and the Company. 


Job Requirements:


•Competitive – you love to win

•Self-motivated and self-driven

•Ability to problem solve

•Sales mentality

•Strong interpersonal skills – the ability to develop and nurture relationships

•Execution skills

•Willingness to serve the customer

•Positive Attitude

•Accountability – you take your work personally

•Strong work ethic

•Leadership ability/skills

•Bachelor's degree in business or related field preferred. Equivalent work experience will be considered.

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Jayne Johnson

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