We want motivated individuals with energy, enthusiasm, and – above all – a passion for learning. If you communicate well, multi-task, and take care of business quickly and responsibly, we want you.

Balance competition and collaboration in an engaging work environment. With the right resources and opportunity for unlimited earning, you will grow at Longship.

Common Sense + Hard Work

Available Positions

  • Account Executive

    Longship Account Executives are highly motivated, goal oriented and strong communicators who succeed in a fast-paced environment. They oversee customer shipments from pickup to on-time delivery, assuring an efficient process. Every time.

    Account Executives set and maintain high standards of service and reliability and we take pride in their contributions. As such, we are committed to recruiting, training and retaining intelligent and tenacious individuals. Our technology and resources are top-of-the-line, and our personnel are some of the best in the business.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Prospect and develop strong professional relationships—via phone, e-mails, sales visits,  etc.— in order to sell freight transportation brokerage services.
    • Provide full cycle customer service from contract to delivery.
    • Understand the customers’ shipping needs, negotiate rates, contract carriers/trucking companies in order to find the most efficient shipping option, provide order tracking and delivery confirmation.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and maintain the flow of business information with a sense of urgency.
    • Contacting customers on a daily basis to not only generate revenue but maintain the relationship.
    • Responsible for identifying sales opportunities and closing sales.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
    • Entrepreneurial sales approach, no set territories.
    • Must be okay with cold calling (70+ call per day until book of business is established)
    • Aptitude and appreciation for selling in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal/written communication skills and follow-thru abilities.
    • Strong work ethic with a team mentality

     

    What we offer you:

    • Uncapped commissions paid bi-weekly
    • Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance
    • Simple IRA contribution with company matching
    • Paid time off and paid holidays
    • Quarterly sales rewards, including trips, monetary bonuses and more
    • 26-week, on-site paid training
    • Internal advancement opportunities & career development
    • Intramural sports & corporate gym membership

     

    Click “Join The Ship” below to apply.

     

    This will prompt you to send an email to: applicants@longship.us. Please include a resume and brief introduction.

     

    Please include which location you are applying for: Lexington, KY (HQ) or Nashville, TN.

     

    Longship is an at-will employer. Longship is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

  • Part Time Night Dispatcher

    The ideal Part Time Night Dispatcher candidate will maintain regular and punctual attendance, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills for both internal and external parties, and must have the ability to work independently as well as in team setting.

     

    Responsibilities & duties include but are not limited to the following:

    • Provide excellent customer service to customers and carriers
    • Use effective listening skills to collect required information or to identify potential conflicts
    • Handle all incoming phone calls regarding customer freight
    • Provide updated location of carriers to brokers and customers
    • Update carrier database as needed
    • Correspond with carriers and brokers to provide timely updates
    • Confidently make quick, concise decisions under time pressure
    • Develop relationships with customers and drivers

     

    Qualifications and skills:

    • Education: High school graduate
    • Dispatching or call center experience (preferred)
    • Customer service background preferably in a call center environment
    • Attention to detail and confident decision-making skills
    • Ability to manage time and resources efficiently
    • Proficient computer literacy

     

    Schedule:

    • Must be available: Monday-Friday 5 pm- 1 am and Saturday/Sunday: 8 am – 8 pm
    • Schedule posted bi-weekly.
    • This position is Part-Time; total working hours range from 20-29/per week

     

    What we offer you:

    • $12.00/per hour
    • Paid time off
    • On-site training, career development & advancement opportunities

     

    Click “Join The Ship” below to apply.

     

    This will prompt you to send an email to: applicants@longship.us. Please include a resume and brief introduction.

     

    Longship is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

Lexington (HQ) Interview Address:

1051 Newtown Pike Suite 160

Lexington, KY 40511

 

Nashville Interview Address: 

214 2nd Avenue North Suite 105

Nashville, TN 37201

 

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