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Sales Representative - Transport | Paris

Mainfreight is a global service provider of road transport solutions. From humble beginnings in New Zealand, Mainfreight has evolved over the years to become what it is today: a growing global company.

With 280 offices in Europe, the United States, Asia, New Zealand and Australia, Mainfreight and its 8,000 employees take pride in providing the best possible service to their customers. Mainfreight France forwarding continues its development through the recruitment of new sales representatives for its Head Office in Mitry Mory (77) and for its agencies in Lyon (69) and Lille (59) .

We are a company that believes that only cohesion and teamwork can make us the best logistics company in the world. To take up this new challenge, we are looking for sales representatives to develop this new site AND who give the best of themselves for the company, who want to support us in our career path and who aspire to an interesting career with many opportunities for development.

Sales is at the heart of our business at Mainfreight. We are looking for energetic, open-minded and dynamic people to join us at Mitry Mory (77).

If we have succeeded in awakening your interest - and if you want to make the journey with us, then apply and become part of an exciting story.

You are :

  • A major player with the necessary vision for the future and the goal of winning new clients for this new agency.
  • You will support our clients as our business grows.
  • They are interested in long-term partnerships and do not want to make a short-term profit.
  • You have the desire to seek the best possible solutions for our clients.

In addition, your role gives you the freedom and encouragement to proactively research and develop future initiatives.

Who are we looking for?

  • A passionate and energetic team member with a strong business focus.
  • A solution-oriented person who sees sales as the content of our company's life.
  • Experience in Road Transport is an advantage, but not a necessity.
  • A true master shipper who can not only meet standards, but exceed them and constantly redefine our level of service.
  • A person with excellent communication skills; within the team, the client and the group - this is important at all levels.

Do you share our passion and team spirit? Make sure to convince us by sending your cv and cover letter.

Frequently Asked Questions about Sales

What background do I need for a career in sales?

We believe that education is optional but learning is compulsary. What we mean by that is it's not important for us what study you've done or what experience you have. What we are most interested in is what kind of person you are. We look for passionate people who are willing to learn!

What training will I receive?

At Mainfreight we believe in developing our people and setting them up for success. Next to on the job learning, sales representatives receive training and courses such as European Sales Induction , Professional Selling Skills, Prospecting workshop, Presenting with Impact courses and where applicable Leadership courses. We also hold frequent regional catch ups so you can learn from other sales professionals at Mainfreight and build your network.

What will my sales career look like?

You create your own career path! Have a look at the testimonials below from some of our team members. Once you start at Mainfrieght, the world is your oyster!

Can I go into outside sales immediately?

In order to get an understanding of our business, our customers, and the way we do things around here, we encourage sales representatives to go into sales support first. This will help you to learn about all the ins and outs of sales. After that, you're ready to hit the road!

How will I be measured?

At Mainfreight we believe that what gets measured, gets done. We also like to foster a competitive streak in our reps. We therefore set challenging targets for our sales professionals including weekly call number targets and yearly financial targets. Team members who smash their targets will be recognised at the Sales Conference each year.

What do you mean by a "hunter"?

We look for natural "hunters" who in the face of a challenge, role up their sleeves. As a Mainfreight sales rep (hunter), your objective is to actively acquire and close new business. You have a competitive nature, a high drive to win, you are resilient, and you like to interact with and influence others.

How do you create a team environment?

Teamwork makes the dream work. As a sales representative you will be on the road a lot, often by yourself. It’s therefore important to ensure the time you spend with your team is positive and well spent. To foster team spirit and working together, you will be a part of weekly P.A.T. meetings, regional Big M meetings and of course the Sales Conference which is held once a year!

"We are big on emotional intelligence, breathe life into the branch and champion the blue blooded culture. "
- Seth Freeman 

Marine Deniau | HR Manager
T: +33 160 217 409

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