Sales Development Representative
- Job ID
- Primary Location
- Eden Prairie, Minnesota
- Additional Location(s)
- Atlanta, Georgia; Conshohocken, Pennsylvania; Plano, Texas; Chicago, Illinois; Orange, California
HIRING FOR SPRING 2023!
*This role is hybrid or remote*
The Sales Development Representative (SDR) will grow C.H. Robinson’s business with the organization’s ideal prospects, primarily shippers based in North America. In this role, you will develop qualified prospects by identifying, researching, contacting, and qualifying leads. The SDR will conduct high-level conversations with managers and senior leaders about their business and their supply chain with the goal of gaining access for our commercial organization. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, goal-oriented and driven; curious, consultative, and influential and can effectively interact with team members.
The duties and responsibilities of this position consists of, but are not limited to, the following:
Generate qualified leads and set sales appointments to increase the odds of closing more business by allowing sales to begin their sales process with qualified leads who are ready to speak with them
Leverage cold calling and/or lead generation experience to communicate with a high daily volume of potential clients via phone, emails, and LinkedIn
Engage executives in targeted prospect accounts and orchestrate discussions around their business needs.
Build, manage and nurture a sales pipeline of interested prospects
Work closely and collaboratively with sales to develop and implement prospect communications
Successfully maintain and grow relationships with internal teams and subject matter experts
Day-to-day responsibility will be responsible for connecting with prospects and generating opportunities with new and existing customers; set up customer calls and/or meetings
Become an expert at using lead generation tools to routinely extract contacts and craft accurate and targeted lists of prospects
Conduct sales development best practices with email, phone, and social drips using sales engagement software to connect with new prospects
Collaborate with marketing to provide fast, consistent follow-up on inbound leads
Develop strategies to drive more qualified leads
High School diploma or GED
Minimum 1 year of professional experience in cold calling or sales development position
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Outstanding organizational, prioritization and time management skills
Sales oriented and results driven with strong commitment to customer satisfaction
Can do attitude with a positive problem-solving ability
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Professional and positive with excellent active listening skills
Strong critical-thinking skills; ability to assess and evaluate information in real-time
Outstanding organizational, time management and prioritization skills
Thrives in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities and last-minute requests
Ability to manage a large volume of inbound leads
Knowledge of any of the following industry sectors:Retail, Food & Beverage, Automotive, Chemicals
Values a diverse and inclusive work environment
Questioning if you meet the mark? Studies have shown that women and people of color may be less likely to apply unless they match the job description exactly. Here at C.H. Robinson, we’re building a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel they belong. If this position excites you, we welcome you to apply whether you meet every qualification or have lots of potential to learn and grow. You may just be our next great fit!
Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams. We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.
Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran
Your Health, Wealth and Self
Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:
Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)
Prescription drug coverage
Enhanced Fertility benefits
Flexible Spending Accounts
Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)
Dental and Vision
Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
Paid and floating holidays
Paid time off (PTO)
Paid parental leave
Paid time off to volunteer in your community
Charitable Giving Match Program
401(k) with 6% company matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities
Dig in to our full list of benefits on OUR CULTUREpage.
Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?
Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 20 million shipments annually for 100,000 customers, and millions of dollars contributed to support causes that matter to us, our people and technology literally move the world.
As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2022. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there… Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.
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