PLS Logistics

  • Sales Internship

    Job Location US-PA-Philadelphia
    ID
    2017-1511
    Type
    Intern
  • Overview

    Looking for a fun internship, in a collaborative and supportive environment? Our interns gain real world, hands-on experience in the world of sales, logistics and supply chain.

    Responsibilities

    Looking for a fun internship, in a collaborative and supportive environment? Our interns gain real world, hands-on experience in the world of sales, logistics and supply chain.

    Job summary

    The PLS Sales Internship Program is based on our full-time Account Executive Trainee position. This internship will allow interns to learn all aspects of a 3rd party logistics sales career by assisting the freight brokerage team on various tasks such as prospecting potential customers, booking loads, negotiating prices, and interacting with current customers. PLS interns are looked at as employees and are always held to a high standard to represent PLS in a positive light.

    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 internship! You will also have the opportunity to participate in a career support session with our corporate recruiters to discuss resume building and interview skills!

    Summary of essential job functions

    • Contribute in industry research to gain knowledge on industry trends
    • Proactively generate leads and develop clients through cold calling industry leads
    • Negotiate client and carrier freight rates
    • Take charge of client service issues through to the point of resolution
    • Be the liaison between shipper, consignee, and carrier
    • Participate in projects and presentations
    • Other duties as required by business needs or as assigned

    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements

    • PC proficient (Microsoft Office preferred)
    • Communication and organizational skills
    • Ability to adapt to job requirements

    Minimum Qualifications

      • Pursuing Bachelor’s degree in business or related field

    Duration of the program

     

    • Our internship program is 10 weeks in length and 20 hours per week

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