XPO Logistics

Local Account Executive – Bridgeport – USA

Job Overview

Pay, benefits and more

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What you’ll do on a typical day

  • Conduct daily face-to-face customer visits to drive sales increases and support local sales in national and strategic accounts
  • Grow share of wallet within existing customer base, gain share of wallet from new customers and grow overall market share within your assigned territory
  • Negotiate contracts and pricing with customers
  • Facilitate the networking of Directors of Sales/Operations, Service Center Managers and Supervisors with the customer
  • Work with Customer Support Specialists, Customer Service Representatives and other sales support staff to ensure effective administrative support and customer satisfaction
  • Develop relationships vertically and horizontally within customer organizations
  • Share market and sales status with local service center; describe future business opportunities for local employees

What you need to succeed at XPO

At a minimum, you’ll need
  • Bachelor’s degree, 4 years of related work experience or equivalent military experience
  • 1 year of direct business-to-business selling experience supporting both local and national sales efforts
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (PowerPoint)
  • Experience working with enterprise Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tools
  • Availability and flexibility to work evenings and some weekends as needed
It’d be great if you also have
  • 2 years of direct business-to-business selling experience supporting both local and national sales efforts
  • Experience working in Salesforce.com
  • Proven track record of success in sales, customer relations and in collaborating across multiple business units
  • Competitive nature with a hunter mentality and a strong desire to win
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid time management and organizational skills with the ability to be productive in a variety of work environments
  • Ability to understand competitor strategies, products, and pricing patterns

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XPO Logistics

We provide pivotal supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world