We at JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc. know that the excellent reputation we have with our customers is directly due to the hard work of our employees. Behind every contact with our company and underpinning every aspect of a forwarding transaction is a dedicated individual who is responsible for upholding the exceptional standard of quality we strive to maintain.
We’re always looking for qualified people to join our team. For over thirty years, our employees have enjoyed both the satisfaction that comes from contributing to the success of a rapidly growing company and being rewarded for a job well done. Many members of the JAS Group have risen through the ranks through their ability and hard work.
NOTICE TO APPLICANTS
JAS USA IS A CUSTOMS BROKER, GOVERNED BY FEDERAL REGULATIONS. FEDERAL REGULATIONS PROVIDE THAT JAS MAY HAVE ITS BROKERAGE LICENSE SUSPENDED OR REVOKED IF IT “KNOWINGLY EMPLOYED, OR CONTINUES TO EMPLOY, ANY PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY, WITHOUT WRITTEN APPROVAL OF THAT EMPLOYMENT FROM THE ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER.” JAS WILL PERFORM A BACKGROUND CHECK TO DETERMINE IF YOU HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY AND IF SO, ABSENT SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES, YOU WILL NOT BE HIRED OR WILL BE TERMINATED IMMEDIATELY.
Business Development Manager
JAS is an international, non-asset-based supply chain services and solutions company. Our services include air and ocean freight forwarding, contract logistics, customs brokerage, distribution, inbound logistics, truckload brokerage and other supply chain management services, including consulting, the coordination of purchase orders and customized management services.
In this role you will be responsible for increasing gross profit and market share while developing ongoing relationships with new and existing customers.
WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?
Essential is your ability to:
Utilize market data and develop sales strategies to increase SILVER/GOLD/PLATINUM customer base
Maintain a thorough knowledge of products and services offered by the company
Travel throughout assigned territory to meet with regular and prospective customers
Develop and maintain strong business relationships
Provide pricing, credit terms and prepare sales contracts for orders obtained
Provide activity reports and sales plans for the assigned territory
Actively participate in aggressive sales and skills training
College degree preferred
Three to five years successful sales experience in freight forwarding, logistics and/or transportation industry
Experience with CMS system
Must have valid driver’s license and safe driving record
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Power Point
Outstanding negotiation skills required
Proven ability to grow an organization’s capabilities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
Ability to effectively deal with multiple projects, expectations and deadlines
Additional language(s) a plus
WHAT ELSE WOULD I NEED TO KNOW?
The incumbent is expected to travel domestically.
The ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.
JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.