Shamrock Trading Corporation

Sales Intern - Spring 2018

US-KS-Overland Park
Category
Business Development / Sales

Company Overview

Recognized as one of the Kansas City area’s best places to work, Shamrock Trading Corporation is a rapidly-growing provider of transportation logistics, financial services and international trade finance for businesses in the United States and other parts of the world. Shamrock’s subsidiaries include Ryan Transportation, RTS Financial, RTS International and RTS Carrier Services.

 

Based in Kansas City, Shamrock has recently expanded to office locations in Nashville and greater Chicago.  

 

Founded in 1986, Shamrock has posted an average of 25% sales growth for each year it has been in business. Based in a newly-opened office complex in Overland Park, Shamrock has more than doubled its workforce since 2013. All 500-plus Shamrock employees receive competitive salaries, a great benefits package and exciting career opportunities.

 

In 2015, 2016 and 2017, The Kansas City Business Journal named Shamrock one of its “Best Places to Work.”

 

Responsibilities

  • Work with Senior Management to identify and develop strategic sales efforts, divisional cross-selling opportunities, pricing, and close/grow major customer accounts
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced and multi-product line inside sales force and marketing department
  • Interface with marketing staff and sales staff to understand all processes from lead generation to prospecting to qualifying and closing on new accounts
  • Evaluate our existing spreads and maximize profitability on new business
  • Develop new business deals, negotiate business terms, and lead negotiation process
  • Track metrics for all programs and activities. Continually refine all processes as necessary stay in front of customers in relevant industries
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Minimum three plus years of college experience; maintain a strong GPA
  • Preferred graduation date of May 2018 or December 2018
  • Excellent time management and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interest in pursuing a career in the transportation or finance industries
  • Ability to demonstrate skills necessary to perform in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Self-directed and strong problem solving skills
  • Strong computer systems knowledge (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and typing skills
  • Multilingual skills are a plus

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