Sales and Marketing

Account Executive – Freight Forwarding Service – Montreal



Account Executive – Freight Forwarding Service – Montreal Montreal, QC

Please submit your resume directly to Kevin Pedersen via email at

Our client is a global powerhouse in freight forwarding, 3PL and customs brokering services known well in SE Asia, Europe and North America. A hunter with great account management skills is needed in the Montreal market to capitalize on the immense resources at this company’s disposal and to duplicate the success that they have had all over the globe for more than 50 years.

The Opportunity

This is an exceptional opportunity for a business development professional with experience in freight forwarding and brokering sales.  Uncapped commissions! Excellent career advancement potential! Join this growing concern. Must be fluent in both English and French.

Key Account Responsibilities and Functions

  • Manage sales for new and existing client portfolios, providing excellent customer service to increase customer retention.
  • Increase client base within Montreal and across Quebec, manage profit margins and provide innovative solutions.
  • Write and present rate quotes to both clients and colleagues.
  • Maintain sales database on a continuous basis and generate weekly and monthly reports.
  • Research market trends and propose marketing strategies.
  • Travel within the assigned territory is required about 20%, including overnight stays.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Five years of experience in logistics, or a combination of education and experience.
  • Degree in International Business or a related field is considered an asset.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Strong mathematical skills for calculating percentages, area, circumference, volume, and basic application of algebra and geometry.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Must be fluent in both English and French.

Base salary, RSP matching, benefits, car allowance and gas card, uncapped commissions.

Please quote Job Reference #36093

Please submit your resume directly to Kevin Pedersen via email at . No cover letter, please.

Executrade is one of the largest and most comprehensive full-service recruitment firms in Western Canada, with 11 divisions and locations in Edmonton and Calgary. We have over 47 years of experience helping client companies and candidates achieve their business goals and vision. Our success is due to our people, the strong relationships we build, and the continuous and robust evaluation and refining of our recruitment and staffing processes.

Individuals interested in this employment opportunity must obtain the necessary approvals from the Government of Canada – Citizenship and Immigration department, prior to applying for this position. In accordance with the Canadian Immigration laws, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada for employment opportunities. Detailed information can be obtained from

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