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Account Manager (BLX)

Company: BLX Inc
Location: Hiawatha
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Job Overview*
If you are looking for a challenging, fun, rewarding position, this is the right job for you. The account manager position is fast-paced and gives the employee the opportunity to connect with a variety of different people. The Account Manager position manages a book of clients with their day-to-day shipping needs. This position also provides thorough training that will equip the employee with the information needed to be successful in this position.

*Role of Account Managers*
This position allows the employee a high level of freedom to organize and operate their book of business effectively. This position is supported by a sales team that supplies Account Managers with clients. Effective account managers develop quality relationships with their book of clients and encourage repeat sales through fast response rates and quality customer service.

*Company Culture*
BLX is an emerging leader in the full service, expedited logistics market. We are a young and growing company with an energetic atmosphere that values a positive attitude, optimism, and hardwork. At BLX we work hard and play hard. Not only can experienced account managers be seen throwing bags or playing ping pong while effectively coordinating shipments to their clients, but our company also routinely celebrates individual and company milestones. At BLX we care about our employees. Not only do we put our employees in positions to succeed, we also offer our employees competitive pay, excellent training, room for growth, premium benefits, and uncapped commission.

*Location*
805 Tower Terrace Rd, Hiawatha, IA 52233

*Job Responsibilities*

--- Manage your own book of business by coordinating shipping needs and developing client relationships.

--- Work with shippers to provide transportation for various goods across the country.

--- Provide tracking and thorough communication on all shipments.

--- Negotiate and contract pricing agreements with carriers.

--- Plan and coordinate shipment schedules.

*Skills*

--- Must be an independent problem solver and quick thinker.

--- Must be a self-motivated, hardworking, and driven individual with an entrepreneurial mindset.

--- Must be able to operate efficiently under pressure.
--- Must have good communication and customer service skills.

--- Must be a team player with a positive attitude.

--- Must be able to multitask efficiently with email, software, and multiple monitors.

--- No experience in logistics necessary. Must be coachable and eager to learn.

*The Position*

--- Full time

--- The Account Manager will source drivers and track shipments from 8 am to 5 pm or 7am to 4pm Mon-Fri.

--- Account managers are expected to work a rotation of 1 weekend per quarter and 1 holiday every 2 years.

*Salary and Benefits*

--- $40,000 base salary plus uncapped commission

--- Account Managers begin with a base salary of $40,000, plus performance-based commission.

--- Applicants can expect to earn $55,000 - $75,000 within the first 2 years of employment with unlimited earnings potential.

--- Health benefits: Premium Health, Vision, Dental, and Life insurance

--- 401K with match

--- BLX offers 15 days of PTO per year starting after your 90 day probationary period.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year

Benefits:
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
* Commission pay

Application Question(s):
* If hired, when are you available to start?
* Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
* What is the highest level of education you have completed?
* How many years of customer service/sales experience do you have?
* Do you live in the Cedar Rapids/Hiawatha area?
* Are you currently employed?
* How would you describe yourself in three words?
* Which of the following do you prefer:
1. Completing one project before moving onto the next
2. Working on multiple projects at once

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: BLX Inc, Cedar Rapids , Account Manager (BLX), Executive , Hiawatha, Iowa

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