Export Coordinator - up to $60k/yr

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Located in Kent, WA

Salary: Up to 60k

Job Summary: A local Kent, WA company specializing in Customs Brokerage, International Freight Forwarding, NVOCC, and IAC services is hiring an Export Coordinator.

The Export Coordinator will service new and existing customer base. Assure accuracy and completeness of quotes, services, documentation, and billing for export services.  The Export Coordinator must be knowledgeable in NVOCC services, providing quote and operational services for both tank and container shipping opportunities.

This is a long-term, full-time direct-hire position with a company that continues to rank in Inbound Logistics Top 1003PL for the last 15 years.

Schedule: Monday – Friday

Pay: Up to 60k

Job Duties:

  • Serve the customer needs and interact with all contacts, in a customer focused fashion at all times.
  • Oversee/monitor/assist in the preparation of accurate customs export documents in a timely manner from source documents (checking for accuracy) taking responsibility for completeness, accuracy and timeliness of the transaction.
  • Arrange shipping documentation, clearances, shipping mode, delivery, tracking, and notification.
  • Assure that interaction regarding customs, air carriers, ocean carriers and domestic carriers is coordinated to arrange for handling of product from source to delivery.
  • Communicate with exporter to assure that all information is accurate and timely, assuring compliance with requirements.
  • Assure that complete and accurate files for documentation and compliance purposes are maintained.
  • Assure that invoices are prepared and submitted with all appropriate charges, back up information/documentation and export package to customer in a timely manner.
  • Respond to customer and/or agent inquiries in a timely manner. Provide timely shipment status updates to customer.
  • Establish, maintain, and capitalize on export business opportunities.
  • Obtain revenue goals in support of location and organization objectives.
  • Make presentations and quotes to prospective and existing accounts to propose rate structure and service options.
  • Maintain operational support for existing business and provide support for developing new business opportunities.
  • Document/report all quotations and follow-up with clients and OISI management.
  • Must present in a professional manner during interactions with clients. Employee will dress appropriately in a fashion that reflects the professional image of Odyssey International Services at all company/client related encounters.
  • Work as a team member on other department processes and duties as assigned.
  • Supports and actively complies with the security duties and responsibilities described in the C-TPAT Security Program and IACSSP document which was received and signed.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Previous Export experience required.
  • Must possess excellent business, negotiation and leadership abilities with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Employee must have basic user knowledge of computer programs such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Employee must have or achieve through on-the-job training:
    • Ocean and air freight industry information
    • Carrier selection (ocean, air and domestic)
    • Knowledge to identify specialized cargo (hazardous, OOG, overweight)
    • Inco terms
    • NVOCC terminology and methods
    • Container specifications
    • Export documentation
    • Letters of credit and other banking documents
    • Legalization requirements
    • US Department of Commerce and State Department export licenses
    • Other government agency requirements
    • World Geography

To Apply:

  • Text Logistics to 253-850-1344
  • Call 253-850-1344 and mention this job posting.
  • Resumes can be emailed to David.Lowe@expresspros.com

About Specialized Recruiting Group:

When you choose Express Specialized Recruiting Group for your employment search, you gain access to a network of top local companies and the support of our experienced hiring professionals who specialize in Transportation and Logistics recruiting. Your education, skills, and experience are matched with contract and full-time positions our client companies have hired Express to recruit for. There is no charge or fees for applicants seeking employment. Call us to get started!

Our Logistics Division is Always Recruiting For:

  • Dispatch
  • Entry Writers
  • Exports
  • Imports
  • Freight Forwarding
  • Licensed Custom Brokers

Benefits Available to Eligible Express Associates:

  • Medical Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Holiday Pay (6 Days Observed)
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Vision/Eyewear Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Reimbursement
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Referral Bonuses

Express Office: Kent
841 Central Avenue North
#C-115
Kent, WA 98032
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