Sales Specialist

Position Status: Taking applications

    GSM Transport established in 2006 specializes in hauling overweight intermodal containers in Chicagoland area and Midwest region. GSM Transport, a leading drayage company is looking for energetic, goal-​driven, self-​motivated intermodal freight sales specialist to join our rapidly growing team.

Aside from limitless career potential we offer a competitive base salary, and uncapped commissions. We provide tools and supportive atmosphere for you to continue to grow, thrive and be successful.  There is plenty of room for advancement to build on a career as we continue to grow our team and organization.


Pay: competitive base and uncapped commission.   We need talented people!  if you have what it takes the money you make will reflect your effort and talent!
Schedule: Flexible
Location: Remote or office in Lemont  , IL (Chicagoland)

We offer:

  • 1099 or W2
  • Health insurance
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off and paid vacation
  • Professional development assistance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Work from home

Daily Tasks & Responsibilities (include, but not limited to):

  • Responsible for prospecting, communication, quoting, developing, operating, and maintaining your customer accounts
  • Build, maintain, and grow customer relationships through cold calls and consistent communication
  • Use creative and persistent methods to prospect and generate new business opportunities
  • Have a thorough understanding of all costing concepts and be able to price business profitably such that gross margins are clearly understood up front


Essential Skills, Characteristics, & Experience:

  • Prior sales and/​or operations experience required
  • Strong negotiation skills – persuasiveness, aggressiveness, confidence
  • Efficient time management skills with the ability to recognize and prioritize profitable opportunities
  • Strong relationship building skills and the ability to be a team player while working independently
  • Effective and professional communication skills and strong customer service skills
  • Confident decision-​making skills, problem solving ability, issue resolution skills
  • Entrepreneurial and competitive spirit, passion, self-motivation
  • Organization and attention to detail
  • Adaptability, multi-​tasking ability, sense of urgency
  • Persistence and resilience
  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations

Take the first step, we will take care for the rest

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