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Marketing and Public Relations Specialist

COSCO SHIPPING (North America) Inc. is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Public Relations Specialist to join our team onsite at our Secaucus, NJ office. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker with a passion for public relations and a proven track record in advertising and event planning. If you are eager to take on a new challenge and make a significant impact on our company’s reputation and public image, this is the opportunity for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Support public relations management and local community affairs
  • Plan and arrange PR activities and events
  • Manage all advertising and procurement of promotional items
  • Oversee website and social media management
  • Write press releases and handle media inquiries
  • Provide executive support in drafting speeches for internal and external events
  • Manage external agencies

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of applicable experience within a corporate setting
  • Proven experience in public relations, advertising, and event planning for an international corporation
  • Degree in International Business, Marketing and Supply Chain Management, or related field preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership and team management skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Must be authorized to legally work for any company in the US

This position offers a unique opportunity to make a significant impact on COSCO SHIPPING (North America) Inc.’s reputation and public image while supporting its mission. If you are a strategic thinker with excellent organizational skills and a passion for public relations, we encourage you to apply.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 – $85,000.00 per year

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Freight Forwarding Manager - Secaucus, NJ

COSCO SHIPPING Logistics North America Inc.  Secaucus, New Jersey, United States (On-site)

  • Assist head of division to implement business plan and enforce SOP
  • Capable of handling logistics supply chain business operation, including ocean and air shipments, truck services and outsource warehousing if needed
  • Familiar with customs process and project operation process
  • Comprehensive understanding of Freight Forwarding and Non-Vessel operation principles and FMC regulations
  • E-commerce and warehouse experience are required
  • Strong communication and written skills with customers and vendors required
  • Proficient in using Microsoft office and office equipment
  • Teamwork is a must
  • Chinese is a plus
  • Microsoft Office: 1 year (Required)
  • Warehouse experience: 1 year (Required)
  • Chinese: 1 year (Preferred)
  • E-commerce: 1 year (Preferred)

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Account Executive - Long Beach, CA (Hybrid)

COSCO SHIPPING LINES (North America) Inc. is seeking an Account Executive to join their Global Sales Division for our Los Angeles area

This position would also have some responsibility for some clients in the West Central Region on a key account manager basis.

Specific responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

General Functions and Key Activities:

  • Conduct F2F meetings with existing and target export accounts in long beach, LA area.
  • Document the minutes / results of these meetings in the company specified reporting platform and work closely with the Trade dept to ensure market information is shared promptly in effort to retain and/or increase COSCO’s market share in said territory.
  • Perform other as needed reports on activity, lift, revenue, etc as specified by senior management.
  • Aggressively seek new accounts as well as reaffirming current contracted accounts.
  • Maintaining existing service contracts with regards to current rates, port pairs, surcharges, etc.
  • Aggressively push the implementation of General Rate Increases as directed by senior management.
  • Represent COSCO as a prominent carrier in the territory.

This is a virtual position out of LA area.

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Account Executive - Seattle, WA (Remote)

COSCO SHIPPING LINES (North America) Inc. is seeking an Account Executive to join their Global Sales Division for our Seattle area.

This position would also have some responsibility for some clients in the West Central Region on a key account manager basis.

Specific responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

General Functions and Key Activities:

  • This position will be required to fill the open Export Account Executive position. This open position is required to take over the existing account base in the PNW area.
  • They will require to maintain current account activity and provide daily support to the accounts.
  • Increase account base with new opportunities
  • Needs to always hunt for new business
  • Submit weekly reports and monitor weekly volume vs. budget
  • Needs to negotiate and develop new accounts
  • Report and stay up to date with the current market
  • Needs to adapt and understand our internal system
  • Will be the main point of contact of all contracted accounts and provide support in all areas
  • Position is required to plan a minimum of 10-12 sales calls per week

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Staff Accountant - Secaucus, NJ

COSCO SHIPPING LINES (North America) Inc. is seeking a Staff Accountant to join the team.

Specific responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

General Functions and Key Activities:

  • Management of cash balances among multiple banks and accounts
  • Assist in all payment related activities as needed
  • Review and prepare payment runs
  • Analysis of balance sheet and income statement accounts
  • Maintain financial reports records, and general ledger accounts
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations, coordinate with subsidiaries to complete monthly cash report and provide to CSL
  • Preparation of schedules and journal entries required for monthly closings
  • Preparation of monthly intercompany invoices sent to related affiliates
  • Other ad hoc projects as needed

Additional Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Recent college graduate
  • 0-1 years of accounting experience
  • Understanding of accounting and financial reporting principals
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, time sensitive environment in a professional manner
  • Effective communication skills, positive attitude, and works well in a team environment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Detail oriented, organized and inquisitive
  • Proficiency in using accounting software and spreadsheet applications etc.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance required

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Account Executive - Florida (Remote)

COSCO SHIPPING LINES (North America) Inc. is seeking an Account Executive to join their Global Sales Division for our South Central Region in the Florida area.

  • The selected individual will be responsible for selling COSCO services and meeting and exceeding all sales goals as established by Management. They will conduct F2F and virtual meetings with existing and target import, export and logistics accounts throughout Florida.
  • Responsibilities will include detailing the results of meetings and calls in a specified reporting platform, sharing market intelligence, maintaining service contracts (rates, port pairs, etc.), and other reporting as requested by Trade and Senior Management.
  • The ultimate goal will be expansion of the account base in the territory and overall improvement of contribution of existing accounts as directed by management. This position will be virtual based in Florida.

COSCO SHIPPING (North America) Inc. & COSCO SHIPPING Lines (NA). are each an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Account Executive - Norfolk, VA (Remote)

COSCO SHIPPING LINES (North America) Inc. is seeking an Account Executive to join their Global Sales Division for our Richmond, VA or Norfolk area.

Specific responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

General Functions and Key Activities:

  • Solicit new business and maintains current business through visits, phone calls, and correspondence of ocean import or export clientele.
  • Achieve assigned volume and revenue goals for the territory.
  • Manage business issues related to the assigned Import Territory.
  • Problem solve and/or elevates issues beyond area of responsibility.
  • Maintains a professional appearance, demeanor, and displays good interpersonal skills.
  • Keep accounts updated on service, pricing, and policies.
  • Entertain clients in an appropriate and cost beneficial manner.
  • Submits timely expense account reports and automotive recaps.
  • Manage expense accounts, cell phone usage, company auto, and other company properties.
  • Communicates clearly with COSCO personnel.

COSCO SHIPPING (North America) Inc. & COSCO SHIPPING Lines (NA). are each an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Sales Account Executive - Secaucus, NJ

Seatrade International Inc  Secaucus, New Jersey, United States (On-site)

Specific responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Solicits new business and maintains current business through visits, phone calls, and correspondence of ocean import or export clientele
  • Achieves assigned volume and revenue goals for assigned territory
  • Problem solves and/or elevates issues beyond area of responsibility
  • Keeps accounts updated on service, pricing, and policies
  • Maintains a professional appearance, demeanor, and displays good interpersonal skills
  • Keeps accounts updated on service, pricing, and policies.
  • Entertains clients in an appropriate and cost beneficial manner.
  • Submits timely expense account reports and automotive recaps.
  • Manages expense accounts, cell phone usage, company auto, and other company properties.
  • Communicates clearly with COSCO personnel.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree (Preferred)
  • 1-3 years of experience as an Account Executive is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • Strong knowledge in use of Access and Microsoft Office (including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Experience with IRIS2 is a plus.

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Account Executive - Secaucus, NJ (Remote)

COSCO SHIPPING Lines (North America) Inc.  Secaucus, New Jersey, United States (Virtual)

COSCO SHIPPING LINES (North America) Inc. is seeking an Account Executive to join their Global Sales Division for our New Jersey and New York area.

Specific responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

General Functions and Key Activities:

  • Achieve assigned volume and revenue goals for the territory.
  • Manage business issues related to the assigned Import Territory.
  • Problem solve and/or elevates issues beyond area of responsibility.
  • Maintain a professional appearance, demeanor, and displays good interpersonal skills.
  • Keep accounts updated on service, pricing, and policies.
  • Entertain clients in an appropriate and cost beneficial manner.
  • Submits timely expense account reports and automotive recaps.
  • Manage expense accounts, cell phone usage, company auto, and other company properties.
  • Communicate clearly with COSCO personnel.

COSCO SHIPPING (North America) Inc. & COSCO SHIPPING Lines (NA). are each an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Account Executive - Georgia (Remote)

COSCO SHIPPING Lines (North America) Inc.  Georgia, United States (Virtual)

COSCO SHIPPING LINES (North America) Inc. is seeking an Account Executive to join their Global Sales Division for our metro-Atlanta GA territory.

Specific responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

General Functions and Key Activities:

  • The selected individual will be responsible for selling COSCO services and meeting and exceeding all sales goals as established by Management.
  • He or she will conduct F2F and virtual meetings with existing and target export accounts in Georgia and Northern Florida and potentially portions of South Carolina and Alabama.
  • Responsibilities will include detailing the results of meetings and calls in a specified reporting platform, sharing market intelligence, maintaining service contracts (rates, port pairs, etc.), and other reporting as requested by Trade and Senior Management.
  • The ultimate goal will be the expansion of account base in the stated territory, implementation of GRI’s, and overall improvement of contribution of existing accounts as directed by management.
  • This position will be virtual based in metro-Atlanta, GA.

Additional Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Candidate shall be highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including but not limited to Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • The candidate should also have excellent knowledge of maritime proprietary information systems such as IRIS-2, as well as how to navigate/use the e-commerce capabilities.
  • Working knowledge of EDI capabilities and who within the Company to turn to for expert advice and set up.
  • Ideal candidate needs exceptional communication skills, be computer-literate and have a proven track record in transportation and logistics.
  • Candidate should have 3-5 years’ experience in outside sales for an Ocean carrier or NVOCC, and be currently based in metro Atlanta.

COSCO SHIPPING (North America) Inc. & COSCO SHIPPING Lines (NA). are each an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Pricing Analyst - Secaucus, NJ

COSCO SHIPPING Lines (North America) Inc. is looking for a Pricing Analyst assistant. The Pricing Analyst would be responsible for US import/export revenue and volume-based performance to meet all GSD sales budget goals. Complete all work assigned by GSD management on timely basis.

  1. Design online products with sales, headquarter and posit it online.
  2. Analyze US export/import cargo flow, revenue, contribution report, complete all work assigned by pricing management.
  3. Compilation of competitive factors, establish, evaluate and make recommendation on US import/export Sales guideline, to keep competitive pricing.
  4. Update master file of sales guides per management direction. Inform all after every change. Reply question about sales guideline.
  5. Update SynconHub E-contract on-line offer per management instruction. Review all SynconHub E-contract on-line order received, respond immediately, guide sales team on work thereafter.
  6. Download all new SynconHub certified user on weekly basis, complete SynconHub new user classification. Support customer CosPlus Identification request.
  7. Help sales team to answer question from customer about SynconHub.
  8. Work on US import/export bid offer. Attend meeting with bid account.
  9. Review and reply all manifest amendment request related to rating issue.
  10. Work with NAOC on overbook vessel, provide rolling booking list to minimize negative impact of rolling.
  11. Analyze allocated customer’s lifting vs allocation, assist management to update customer allocation on individual service.

Additional Requirements:

  • Good at making Powerpoint presentation.
  • Good at using excel doc and function to do analysis of data.
  • Have knowledge of Container Shipping industry.
  • Strong at communication.
  • High work efficiency.
  • If having working experience in container lines would be preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 – $80,000.00 per year
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Staff Accountant - Secaucus, NJ

COSCO Shipping (North America) is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Staff Accountant to join our dynamic team onsite at our Secaucus, NJ office. As a Staff Accountant, you will play a critical role in the company’s financial operations by maintaining accurate and timely financial records, and by providing support for various accounting functions. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in accounting principles, excellent analytical skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Be an active real-time collaborator for team members and all stakeholders.
  • Perform accounting functions for up to three entities.
  • Know and support the operations team of each entity.
  • Validate disbursement authorizations.
  • Create paper checks via SAP.
  • Follow all company control procedures over disbursements.
  • Request bank transfers via JPM Chase.
  • Apply cash receipts timely
  • Closely monitor daily cash position
  • Estimate following week’s cash funding need.
  • Backup other entity’s accountants as needed.
  • Accept additional responsibilities once proficient with initial role.

Assist with the following tax related processes:

  • File all payment documentation per corporate policy.
  • Maintain Tax exposure database with all legal entity data, tax filing jurisdiction information, due dates, and payment history.
  • Oversee the settlement of all tax payments as instructed by the outside tax expert.
  • Validate and submit all ad hoc tax payments for management approval via system.
  • Validate all tax payments for related business.
  • Perform regular and irregular tax work, including research of tax laws and assisting with handling tax issues as needed.

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • advanced MS Excel skills

Experience :

  • Accounting: 4 years (preferred)
  • Large ERP system experience (SAP perferred), and corporate on-line banking experience.
  • Marine Shipping agency industry or related working filed (preferred)
  • Wire Transfer experience (Preferred)

Salary: $60,000.00 – $80,000.00 per year
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Customs Broker - Secaucus, NJ

Sea Trade International, Inc. is seeking customs broker to work in its Secaucus, NJ headquarters office.

 

Specific responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Handle the release and ISF/entries for vehicles/personal goods being imported into the US via air and ocean;
  • Supervise and ensure accurate and timely processing of ISF and entries
  • Ensure data entry of shipment information for release and billing are accurate and complete Ensure classification and value is correct for U.S. duties/fees
  • Work with clients to ensure all documentation is received and accurate
  • Create and maintain data for shipments in relevant systems
  • Coordinate and prepare entry summary as needed Monitor and route shipment release and arrange any required transportation, warehousing, and distribution Completes a daily report on release and classification and related activities as assigned.

 

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree required
  • 1+ years of import customs broker experience required
  • 1+ years of Cargo wise software experience required
  • Experience with customs laws, regulations, procedures, and industry practices required
  • Valid current customs broker’s license
  • Fluent in Chinese (reading/speaking and writing)

 

Salary: $60,000.00 – $90,000.00 per year
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Tariffs & Service Contract Coordinator - Secaucus, NJ

COSCO SHIPPING Lines (North America) Inc.  Secaucus, New Jersey, United States (On-site)

COSCO SHIPPING LINES (North America) Inc. is seeking a Tariffs & Service Contract coordinator to join the Global Sales Division within the headquarters in Secaucus, NJ.

  • Assist management to meet sales budget goals on revenue.
  • Analyze service contracts, cargo flow, and revenue.
  • Make recommendations to management on revenue increase with detailed strategy.
  • Guide sales team, sales support, contract team on tariff changes & service contract updates to meet management targets.
  • Update master file of export sales guidelines on internal systems, and input per management’s direction.
  • Update tariffs when filling with FMC on share internal systems.
  • Coordinate with other offices on space management to fill up every container vessel.
  • Guide our other offices regarding allocation on individual service, and update when needed.
  • Work directly with Customer Service corporate accounts.
  • Work with principle and global office to support sales on US export/import.
  • Establish, implement, and enforce operational and customer service related business processes to optimize product performance, identify potential opportunities in cost redundancies.
  • Complete US export & Import tariff filing request and meet FMC requirement.
  • Prepare contracts, check approvals, data entry, proof reading, and filing.

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Account Executive - Long Beach, CA (territory)

COSCO SHIPPING LINES (North America) Inc. is seeking an Account Executive to join their Global Sales Division for our Los Angeles areaThis position would also have some responsibility for some clients in the West Central Region on a key account manager basis.

Specific responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

General Functions and Key Activities:

  • Conduct F2F meetings with existing and target export accounts in Michigan and Ohio Valley area.
  • Document the minutes / results of these meetings in the company specified reporting platform and work closely with the Trade dept to ensure market information is shared promptly in effort to retain and/or increase COSCO’s market share in said territory.
  • Perform other as needed reports on activity, lift, revenue, etc as specified by senior management.
  • Aggressively seek new accounts as well as reaffirming current contracted accounts.
  • Maintaining existing service contracts with regards to current rates, port pairs, surcharges, etc.
  • Aggressively push the implementation of General Rate Increases as directed by senior management.
  • Represent COSCO as a prominent carrier in the territory.

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Accounts Receivable Coordinator - Houston, TX

COSCO SHIPPING LINES (North America) Inc. is seeking a highly motivated Accounts Receivable Coordinator to join our Accounting Department in the Humble, TX operations office. Specific responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Send statements and invoices to customer as per portfolio of customers
  • Daily collections calls to customer and monitor accounts portfolio
  • Create Top 20 report on weekly basis for management review with comments on invoice level
  • Monitoring receivables and immediate reporting for high risk accounts
  • Work with POL and POD along with GTSD on rates and disputes from customers.
  • Review and research unallocated credits on weekly basis
  • Freight cashier functions including freight releases, cash applications, deposits.
  • Billing, creation of third party invoices upon receipt of payment and notification to import department for terminal release if necessary.
  • Responsible for incoming bank payments including releasing cargo as required.
  • Wire transfer/ACH applications and SAP report.
  • Refund preparations
  • Collections credit and non-credit accounts including special requirements
  • Assist with inbound cargo releases (OBL’s/Checks)
  • Handles Outbound Cashier functions including releasing documents via overnight mail or messenger service.
  • Monitors incoming payments noncredit accounts and informs Documentation service to issue Telex Release.
  • Collections noncredit accounts
  • Additional accounts receivable functions including collections and special projects assigned by Supervisor/Manager

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in related field

Additional Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of accounting principles
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Experience in ocean transportation is a plus
  • SAP experience
  • Experience working in a high volume environment (preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $44,000.00 per year
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Accounts Receivable Coordinator - Secaucus, NJ

COSCO SHIPPING LINES (North America) Inc. is seeking an Accounts Receivable Coordinator in Secaucus, NJ. Specific responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Freight cashier functions including freight releases, cash applications, deposits.
  • Billing, creation of third party invoices upon receipt of payment and notification to import department for terminal release if necessary.
  • Responsible for income bank payments including releasing cargo as requested.
  • Wire transfer/ACA applications and SAP report.
  • Refund preparations
  • Checks and deposits.
  • Collections credit and non-credit accounts including special requirements
  • Assist with inbound cargo releases (OBL’s/Checks)
  • Handle Outbound Cashier functions including releasing documents via overnight mail or messenger service.
  • Monitor incoming payments noncredit accounts and informs documentation service to issue Telex Release.
  • Collections noncredit accounts
  • Additional accounts receivable functions including collections and special projects assigned by supervisors and managers.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in related field

Additional Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of accounting principles
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Experience in ocean transportation is a plus
  • SAP experience
  • Experience working in a high volume environment (preferred)

 

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 – $55,000.00 per year
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Export Traffic Coordinator - Houston, Texas

Export Traffic Coordinator
Department: Export Customer Service
Division: North American Operations Center (NAOC)

General Functions & Key Activities:
This position is responsible for the coordination and arrangement of export shipments for vessel loading to ensure 100% space utilization as outlined below:

• Obtain required documents as well as preparation of documents for vessel loading: Daily Teu Reports
• Container Booking Forecast (CBF), Container Load List,
• Hazardous Documents & Manifest, Container/Tank Certificates/Surveys, EEI’s, VGM’s, Gas/Battery statements,
• Validated Auto Titles, etc.
• Contact customers to confirm cargo in order to fully utilize space on vessel
• Daily vessel reconciliation to find discrepancies between Cosco and terminal systems
• Work with terminals, customers and internal departments for problem resolution
• Monitor and maintain vessel cut offs
• Shipment tracking and tracing
• Send shipment notices to customers for various issues; vessel delays, cut-off changes, etc.
• 3PI invoicing
• Scan documents to internal Cosco file
• Back up for other coordinators
• Meet required KPI’s

Qualifications and Requirements:
• Maritime Shipping experience required
• Good working knowledge of MS Office applications
• Intermediate to advanced Excel knowledge required
• FreshDesk experience
• WPM or KPH required: 50 / 11,500
• Outgoing, friendly disposition
• Critical thinking skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Conflict resolution
• Responsiveness
• Timely and attentive to customer needs
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