Administrative Assistant (Equipment Sales Team)

Sales Phoenix, Arizona


Position at Swift Transportation

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At Swift, our greatest asset is OUR PEOPLE! We strive to be the best and give our best every day. We are passionate about learning and cultivating an environment of safety, honesty and mutual respect. We are a family where everyone has a voice and plays an essential role in our overall success and the success of our drivers. Your voice and perspective matter at Swift Transportation. We understand that you are the subject matter expert, and we trust you to ideate and execute those ideas based on the best interest of the company.

Be a part of something bigger. Be a part of the #1 full truckload carrier in the nation. Be a part of Swift Transportation.

Job Responsibilities: What you will do

Provide administrative support to truck sales team.

  • Maintain customer contact list for sales opportunities and provide information to sales representatives for additional follow up.
  • Identify potential customers via internet.
  • Prepare customer invoices for sales representatives.
  • Assist in gathering title information for sales representatives.
  • Facilitate sales processes through succinct communication with leadership and existing/potential customers.
  • Coordinate and communicate sales orders with designated Swift shop personnel to prep equipment and comply with customer expectations (ie. number of trailers, decals, maintenance, etc.).
  • Monitor current existing processes and procedures and provide recommendations for better alignment with department goals and corporate objectives.
  • Monitor and maintain truck sales metrics that directly tie to corporate objectives.
  • Provide recommendations for additional sales metrics.
  • Work directly with designated sales personnel to solicit customers.
  • Assist designated sales personnel with equipment advertising, including but not limited to providing pictures, make, model, year, specifications and quantities.
  • Update Swift equipment website and various other social and markeitng sites with equipment for sale.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner which facilitates the success of business operations in order to meet company demands and expectations.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by leadership.

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Qualifications: What you need to bring

  • Two (2) years experience in sales administration and support required.
  • Experience in transportation or heavy equipment industry required.
  • Experience with Swift AS400 system preferred.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Associates degree preferred.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Must be effective in high pressure situations.
  • Must be adept at problem identification and resolution.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be self-motivated and possess a high level of initiative.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Word.

What we offer:

  • Competitive starting salary commensurate with experience.
  • Potential bonus pay based on company performance.
  • Opportunities to volunteer and give back to local communities through Swift Charities.
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package which includes:
    • 401(K)
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Supplemental and Life Insurance
    • Paid Time Off
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    • Tuition Reimbursement

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.