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Account Manager

Division: Freight Forwarding       Reports to: Managing Director, Freight Forwarding

Salary: TBD + Commission

Position Overview: 

Motivated self-starters with a passion for team success, look no further. Oceanstar is the international freight transportation arm of the SELDAT group, a company committed to using technology to transform how customers manage their supply chain.

With locations across Europe, Middle East, North America LATAM and Asia, SELDAT delivers access to the connections and assets required for global success.

Oceanstar specializes in “result critical” cargo including frozen, refrigerated and project cargo with customers ranging from international oil and gas companies to multinational produce traders.

We have a reputation for moving the “hard to move”, earned through the commitment of our dedicated and experienced team of logisticians.

As an Account Manager your focus will be on managing existing customer accounts and growing our relationships to deliver more of the groups services where they can bring benefit to customers. High performers will be given the opportunity to make new connections and ultimately build up their own portfolio of relationships.

Rewards include commission, bonuses and recognition awards for going beyond the call of duty

Successful Candidates will have:

  • High impact energy
  • Sensational ability to prioritize
  • Composure in stressful situations
  • Highly effective communication skills
  • Exacting standards and attention to detail
  • Inherent sense of urgency and ability to multitask
  • Professional demeanor when dealing internally and externally across various seniorities
  • Confident decision-making skills
  • 1–2 years of sales, operations, customer service, or related experience preferred but recent graduates also welcome
  • Bachelor’s degree desired

Why Oceanstar by SELDAT?

  • On-site training and ongoing career development
  • Base salary and uncapped commission opportunity
  • Full benefits package
  • Global travel opportunities and advancement for the highest performers

Company Overview: 

Oceanstar by SELDAT is a new force in the transportation of food and beverage products. A NVOCC created in 2018 through the merger of services by Oceanstar Express Company, Inc and SELDAT Distribution Inc, the company has a clear mandate to grow refrigerated cargo sales across the globe and the resources committed to succeed.

The company owns and operates assets through each step in the supply chain including warehousing, drayage, over the road and last mile delivery making its full-service proposition a clear differentiator compared to non asset-based competitors.

Our vision is to become the global leader in technology driven supply chain services with over 2000 employees globally, a dedicated Technology division focused on innovation and an international presence, Oceanstar by SELDAT is poised for major growth.

Let’s Work Together

Opportunity awaits those with the drive to succeed. Oceanstar by Seldat is looking for qualified people who want meaningful work and a friendly, inclusive culture where they will be valued for initiative, collaboration, imagination and problem solving in all areas of our business.

Current Openings

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Paul Conolly

Paul leads the Executive Team for the Oceanstar Group. Prior to founding the company, Paul enjoyed a distinguished career with OOCL–both at sea and ashore. At sea, Paul rose through the ranks to become OOCL’s youngest captain at the age of 27. After coming ashore, he held key management positions in both Asia and North America. Paul’s greatest strengths are his industry experience, critical thinking, and his leadership that extends to developing people and building robust teams and partnerships. Paul is a lifelong learner who is actively involved in supporting education. He has served on a number of non-profit Boards in the past, including the Waldorf School of Orange County, and is currently on the Board Of Trustees for the Association Of Waldorf Schools Of North America. Paul is married with two children and is an avid soccer fan.

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James Conolly

James oversees financial planning, manages risk, and evaluates strategic growth opportunities for Oceanstar as well as liaising with existing and potential investors. Prior to joining the company, James worked in banking, most recently with Barclays Investment Bank. During his 18-year banking tenure, James worked across multiple industry sectors, including Transportation and Logistics where his consultative approach to financial risk management has safely steered many companies through turbulent market conditions. James relocated from the UK to Southern California in April 2016 with his wife and two children and has wasted no time in learning to surf.

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Cara Conolly

 

Cara guides the Oceanstar team in the realm of Human Resources, operations, and payroll. Co-founder of the company, she draws from her many years as an educator and her studies in psychology to help develop the potential of each member of the team. Cara’s greatest strengths are her strong business acumen, solution-based orientation, and real connection to people. Cara loves cooking, hiking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. She is married with two children.

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Irene Lim

Irene Lim spearheads Oceanstar Group’s Sourcing division with responsibility for all aspects of the business including sourcing, trading, import/export, and logistics. Prior to joining Oceanstar, Irene was the Export Sales Manager for ARC Air Logistics. A veteran, with over 30 years of experience in commodity sales, sourcing, and freight forwarding, she brings extensive knowledge, a true sense of urgency, negotiating prowess, and well-established contacts that enable her to execute seemingly impossible deals. Because helping and serving others is her passion, Irene makes herself available to her customers with full dedication. Irene loves to cook, spend time with her three daughters, and unwind with her DVR.

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Logan Moore

Logan manages Oceanstar’s Global transportation division with responsibility for business development, agency alignment, staffing, and regulatory oversight. Most recently, he served as a Director of International Pricing at Suddath Global Logistics. Logan began his 30-year freight forwarding industry tenure as an import documentation runner and warehouse employee. Through his advancement, he has learned every aspect of the business while building steadfast relationships. Logan’s nuanced industry knowledge and exceptional negotiating skills benefit Oceanstar’s partners at every turn. Raised in Chicago with a particular love for the game of baseball, Logan was a long suffering Cubs fan but with the Cubs ending a 108 year drought his loyalty has finally paid off.

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Paul Conolly

Paul leads the Executive Team for the Oceanstar Group. Prior to founding the company, Paul enjoyed a distinguished career with OOCL–both at sea and ashore. At sea, Paul rose through the ranks to become OOCL’s youngest captain at the age of 27. After coming ashore, he held key management positions in both Asia and North America. Paul’s greatest strengths are his industry experience, critical thinking, and his leadership that extends to developing people and building robust teams and partnerships. Paul is a lifelong learner who is actively involved in supporting education. He has served on a number of non-profit Boards in the past, including the Waldorf School of Orange County, and is currently on the Board Of Trustees for the Association Of Waldorf Schools Of North America. Paul is married with two children and is an avid soccer fan.

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