Working for a company dedicated to personal career growth and opportunity in moving the organization forward. Challenger Motor Freight Inc.
is a Platinum Club Member in Canada’s Best Managed Companies. Our success is directly attributed to our dedicated and talented team of professionals who work hard together with a common purpose to keep us on the leading edge in safety, technology, and analysis.
It’s not by chance that Challenger is a leading North American freight transportation company. In 40 years, Challenger has grown from one person with a vision and a truck to an international transportation and supply chain management company.
We win as a team when we work as a team, and succeed when our employees succeed. We want people who are resilient, team-oriented, and driven because we are laser focused on meeting commitments to our People, Customer, and Profit.
If you’re looking to work for a dynamic, fast-paced, progressive organization then apply with us.
We offer the following in our search for engaged employees looking to become part of a successful team :
A continuous learning environment that develops your individual career goals
A continuous improvement environment where all ideas are explored
Engaged coaches and mentors who will provide guidance but also allow autonomy
Competitive and comprehensive total rewards package including company paid group benefits and company sponsored retirement savings plan
Support of professional memberships and certifications
Standard office hours; Monday to Friday from approximately 8 : 00am to 5 : 00pm
The Opportunity :
The Business Development Executive is responsible for directing sales efforts to expand our customer for our Vans and Logistics Division within the province of British Columbia and throughout the West Coast region.
Their goal will be to generate net new business and ensure that sales targets are met or exceeded across all lines of business.
The Business Development Executivewill work closely with internal and external customers as an integral part of our aggressive growth plans in North America.
This is an exciting opportunity for a sales professional who enjoys a fast pace and can work well independently and with a team.
Key Accountabilities :
Generating leads through cold calling, networking and referrals
Managing a balanced sales funnel, executing all steps of the sales process from target to close to continually secure new business
Exceed all standards for prospecting calls, presentations, proposals and closes
Ensure a high level of customer satisfaction maintaining close contact with all customers including follow up on concerns or other issues
Provide a solution based sales approach to drive new business with high end premium customers with high value products
Negotiate contracts and rate agreements
Develop, execute and monitor strategic and tactical goals to maximize sales, profit and to ensure sales targets are met or exceeded
Provide documented activity reports of your sales efforts on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
Provide ongoing reporting and analysis, including : territory trending, sales reports / analysis, CRM reports, trade spending analysis, expense reports, etc.
Follow all company policies, ethics and company procedures
Perform other duties as required
What You Need To Be Successful In This Role :
Post-secondary degree is preferred, but not essential if candidate has appropriate sales training or experience
2-5 years’ of selling experience is required
Excellent knowledge of North American transportation modes and customers
Extremely organized, flexible, proactive and creative
Excellent selling, presentation and communication skills
PC competency in PowerPoint, Word and Excel program
Strong MS Office skills
Strong time management skills
Creative and effective problem solving ability
Detail and deadline oriented, with the ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task in a busy environment to meet tight deadlines
Strong verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
Strong customer service focus
Ability to deal with rejection
Proven ability to build and maintain strong business relationships
Possession of a valid license and a suitable vehicle (extensive travel required)
Travel within Alberta / other Provinces and some US travel may be required (25%).