Pitney Bowes Sales Director - Shipping Solutions, eCommerce in Chicago, Illinois

About the Opportunity

As a Sales Director, Shipping Solutions you will be responsible for direct to-consumer shipping solutions to warehouse, ecommerce and retail businesses. Your primary focus will be on larger shippers who manage or outsource their own fulfillment with a heavy focus on direct marketing companies. Your career with Pitney Bowes will help you achieve financial success as you work with our clients to offer cutting-edge shipping and cross-border technology.

Build. Deploy. Bridge. Grow.

This position will work remotely from a home office in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, or Ohio reporting into the Senior Director of Business Development, Ecommerce. Responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following:

  • Exceed assigned sales quotas by generating and developing new customer accounts by quickly following up on assigned leads and by cold-calling within an assigned geography

  • Work with the Sales Partners, Business Analysts and other team members to assess potential application of company products and services for individual and sell our core value.

  • Apply best practices to solve customer supply chain challenges aiding in the design of customer focused workflows and deliverables working with the professional services team to identify, develop and document project scope using the company‚Äôs standard product and services portfolio to create a suitable solution.

  • Manage relationships with existing and potential large order customer base in territory. Identify and develop customer reference list in territory. Develop add-on sales for expansion within the existing accounts including subscription and professional services.

  • Conduct a minimum of 5 sales presentations per week by physical visits and web-enabled demonstrations as required by customers in order to exceed assigned quota objectives.

  • Perform professional presentations or demonstrations of company product(s)/service(s) while on-site or remotely as necessary.


  • Minimum 5 years of sales or business development experience supporting large software or shipping sales

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in supply chain consulting desired

  • Willingness to travel within assigned territory (60% plus)

  • Familiar with supply chain concepts, practices, and procedures such as Transportation Management Systems, e-commerce, freight, XML, EDI, ASN, AES, etc

  • Familiar with a variety of technical concepts (.Net, SOA, XML, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, SQL, ODBC, web services)

  • Highly proficient with software tools including (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, SalesForce.com and web-based presentation tools such as GoToMeeting or LiveMeeting)

  • Industry and or technical certifications preferred (CSCP, CPIM, PMP, Six Sigma, etc.)

The Team

Pitney Bowes Global Ecommerce provides a comprehensive range of global ecommerce and cross-border shipping solutions that help U.S. U.K. and Australian retailers and online marketplaces reach consumers around the world. Pitney Bowes, a market leader in global ecommerce solutions, continues to expand and grow its digital commerce businesses.

Pitney Bowes is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that values diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace.

W/M/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/LGBT are encouraged to apply.

All interested individuals must apply online. Individuals with disabilities who cannot apply via our online application should refer to the alternate application options via our Individuals with Disabilities link.

Job: Sales - PB

Title: Sales Director - Shipping Solutions, eCommerce

Location: IL-Chicago

Requisition ID: 169397

Other Locations: United States-MI-Bingham Farms, United States-OH-Cleveland, United States-IN-Indianapolis