NOTE: For this external posting, please do not submit your application via the GACC Talent Portal. Rather, please email your application to the address provided at the end of the job description.

Peter Wittwer Global Logistics is seeking a motivated Business Development Manager for the U.S. Midwest region. We are growing and this position will be supporting our office in Algonquin, IL. A qualified candidate will act as the link between our growing client base and our support business units in line with our goals and strategies. Candidate will be responsible for developing new business.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain / Gain Client Relationships
  • Perform Market research and pre-qualify target accounts
  • Act as single point of contact for new client relationship until a relationship can be integrated into Operations
  • Perform all aspects of client acquisition, with support of internal sales leads and pre-qualified target accounts
  • Set up KPIs and work with Operations to fully comply with client expectations and requirements
  • Report to Management using agreed intervals and methods of communication
  • Adhere to all policies set forth in the Peter Wittwer Policy and Employee guidelines

Requirements:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 Years of experience in similar or identical position
  • Logistics/Freight Forwarding Experience required, strong oral and written communication skills, Excellent organization skills and effective presentation and customs service skills required
  • German language skills (preferred)
  • Ability to travel, Driver’s License required
  • Self-Motivated with excellent discipline to stay focused

Salary and Benefits:

Competitive Compensation and comprehensive benefits offered

Start date:

Immediately

How to apply:

Please submit your application materials to siegfried.adamjr(at)peterwittwer.com (subject line: Business Development Manager). Referrals are welcome.