Sales Internship - Philadelphia, PA

June 24, 2022 - 5:20pm -- Anonymous (not verified)

Sales Intern Location: Philadelphia, PADo you want to learn how to become a dynamic sales executive?Do you want access to the best training program in the industry and get paid while doing so?Do you want to acquire a skill set that translates to any industry?Do you want to learn from the best Account Executives in the entire logistics industry?PAID SALES INTERNSHIP PROGRAMAre you looking for a fun, paid internship, in a collaborative and supportive environment? Our sales interns gain real -world, hands-on experience in the world of sales, logistics, and supply chain. Our program is 10 weeks in length and 40 hours per week.JOB SUMMARYThis internship will allow interns to learn all aspects of a third-party logistics (3PL) sales career by assisting the freight brokerage team on various tasks such as prospecting potential customers, booking freight loads, negotiating prices, and interacting with current customers. PLS interns are treated as employees and are always held to a high standard to represent PLS in a positive light. The PLS Sales Internship Program is based on our full-time Account Executive Trainee position.Our sales internship is a project-based internship that will allow interns to learn about and work in the industry and present on a given topic at the end of the program! You will also have the opportunity to participate in a career support session with our corporate recruiters to discuss resume building and interview skills.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSResearch and gain knowledge on industry trendsGenerate leads and develop clients through cold calling industry leadsNegotiate client and carrier freight ratesLead and facilitate client service issues through to the point of resolutionLiaise between shipper, consignee, and carrierParticipate in projects and presentationsConduct other duties as required by business needs or as assignedMINIMUM REQUIREMENTSPursuing Bachelor’s degree in business or related fieldPC proficient (Microsoft 365 preferred)Communication and organizational skillsAbility to adapt to job requirementsWHO WE AREOver our 30+ year history, PLS Logistics Services has become one of the country’s top 25 third-party logistics (3PL) services providers. We are headquartered in Cranberry Township, PA, with offices in Jacksonville, Tampa, Houston, Dallas, Phoenix, St. Louis, Philadelphia & Pittsburgh. We are growing as an organization and are looking for top talent to join our team.