Carrier Sales Intern

Echo Global Logistics



Chicago, IL


Position summary

At Echo, we foster a culture that promotes continuous learning, innovation, and personal development. Apply today and grow with Echo!
Echo is looking for motivated, self-starters who are eager to learn, earn, and advance in an ever growing industry. As a Carrier Sales Intern, you will partner with a Client Rep in sourcing side of the brokerage, establishing relationships to provide cost-effective logistics solutions for Echo's customers. You will develop strong negotiation and interpersonal skills. As you advance your sales skillset, you will continue to be challenged throughout the year.

Have what it takes to be a Carrier Sales Intern at Echo? Spend your summer learning all the in and outs of a busy sales team! After your training, you will be partnered with a coach/mentor within our Client Sales team. You will focus on your specific team but have an opportunity to learn what all the sales teams do. You will spend the summer learning both the logistics industry and the full process of becoming a rock star sales rep.

We foster a passionate, driven sales force in the 3PL space, the fastest growing segment within transportation. Our reps stop at nothing to close business, offer solutions and solve problems for our clients' diverse shipping needs. You will learn from the best.


  • Must be able to start June 3, 2024

  • Will be a Senior in fall 2024

  • Able to work hybrid (3+ days) at our Detroit, MI office

  • You desire to have a Sales Career

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication

  • Exceptional time-management and organizational skills

  • Ability to cold call with persistent and assertive style

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, competitive environment that requires problem solving and decision making.


  • Partner closely with your mentor on all duties and projects throughout the summer

  • Assist in growing a book of business through identifying, sourcing, and developing relationships with prospective clients.

  • Work with your mentor in managing a high volume of outbound phone calls to sell Echo's transportation solutions, negotiate rates, and service your existing client network.

  • Effectively utilize Salesforce and Echo's proprietary software to handle daily operational tasks such as client prospecting, invoicing, and tracking shipments.

  • Build relationships with internal departments to ensure Echo is growing with and ahead of industry standards

  • Opportunity to work on onboard new and existing carrier accounts onto EchoDrive®, Echo's web portal and mobile app for carriers


  • Paid internship, casual dress, team outings

  • Help understand career opportunities by joining an industry leader for the summer

  • Delivering a presentation to All Echo leaders on your summer and your project you will be assigned

  • Experienced mentors to learn and adopt new practices from

  • Develop and grow your intrapersonal skills

  • Work within Echo's proprietary technology

  • Plan to learn a lot and have a lot of fun!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or Vietnam era or other protected veteran.

Why you should apply for a job to Echo Global Logistics:

  • 4.2/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.8/5 in supportive management

  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 83% would recommend this company to other women

  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Lifestyle & wellness perks: parental leave; company paid short-term and long-term disability; commuter benefits; training programs & more

  • Culture perks: casual dress code; company-sponsored sports teams; company-sponsored events/parties corporate volunteer opportunities

  • Industry leading benefits including 401k; medical, dental, and vision insurance; health savings account and flexible spending account