Account Executive / Business Development

Employer
Saia LTL Freight
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Jul 17, 2017
Function
Analyst, Business, Sales
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Is your career taking you where you want to go? When it began in 1924, Saia (NASDAQ: SAIA) covered a two-state area: Louisiana and Texas. Today, Saia is one of the most successful carriers in the United States, providing regional and interregional LTL, non-asset truckload service, and third-party logistics. Much of Saia's growth has been accomplished through mergers and acquisitions. Headquartered in Johns Creek, GA, Saia is a growing corporation offering the best-in-class benefits and opportunities to inspire every member of our team. With over 9,000 employees dedicated to their jobs and our customers, you may discover your own career path at Saia. The road to a great career starts with Saia! Today, with recent expansions in NJ and PA, Saia's network of 152 terminals covers 38 states in the US as well as Canada. Through our network of partners, we serve the balance of the US including Alaska and Hawaii, plus Puerto Rico and Mexico. Through our three operating service groups - Saia LTL, Linkex, and Saia Logistics Services - we provide complete transportation and logistics solutions. As a company, Saia is dedicated to providing every employee the opportunity and environment to continue to grow and contribute, individually and as part of a team. Perhaps that is why the average employee tenure at Saia is 8 years, nearly twice the national average, and why more than 300 employees have been with us for over 20 years. For more information on Saia, visit the Saia website at www.saia.com . Account Executive / Business Development As the best of the best in B2B outside sales, you deserve to work for a company that's as accomplished as you are. Join the dynamic sales team at Saia, one of the most successful LTL carriers in the US Working for Saia means the opportunity to partner with a successful company and enjoy stability and security for you and your family. But don't just take our word for it, here's what some of our employees have to say: "What I like most about Saia is everyone's attitude. Everyone really wants to do a good job here and help the customer succeed. If the customer grows, we grow, and it's great for everybody." - Current Account Executive "What advice would I give a new Account Executive? Be ready to hit the ground running and be ready to grow there is so much potential with Saia!" - Current Account Executive If you are looking for an opportunity for career growth with a growing company, amazing benefits and competitive base plus uncapped bonus, apply today! Job Responsibilities As a Transportation Account Executive, your focus will be on business development so you will be responsible for identifying and securing profitable revenue within your assigned geographic area. Additional responsibilities: Managing new and established accounts for continued revenue and profit growth Achieving strategic sales objective goals Maintaining positive client relationships Preferred Qualifications 2+ years of B2B Sales experience 2+ years of Transportation Operations experience Bachelor's degree Knowledge of AS400 Knowledge of Microsoft Office Benefits At Saia, your success is our success! That's why we work hard to provide you with what you need to build an awesome career. We are committed to rewarding superior employee performance so that when you work hard, your achievements won't go unnoticed. We are proud to offer the following benefits : Company car Competitive salary base plus uncapped bonus potential Health Insurance with Medical, Rx & Vision Dental Insurance Free Life Insurance Free Short-term Disability 401(k) with immediate vesting & company match Immediate eligibility for Holiday Pay Paid Vacation days and Personal/Sick Days Employee Stock Purchase plan Credit Union Our Mission At Saia Inc., success comes down to taking care of the people who matter most - our customers, our employees and our shareholders. The rest will take care of itself. "Provide best-in-class service - as defined by our customers - through quality processes in an environment that respects employees, advocates safety, recognizes excellence, and builds shareholder value."