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Sales Support Specialist

Sales - Account Management


Founded in 1898 and headquartered in Chicago, IL, GATX Corporation (NYSE: GATX) is an industry leader with 125+ years of success—success that is powered by our people. We are proud of our high-performance culture, hard-working and enthusiastic management team, and beautiful office space in the Willis Tower.


At GATX, we hire the best and offer our employees a dynamic, energetic, collaborative environment to enable them to make an impact from day one. Enjoy the perks and benefits of a global company with the close-knit culture and community of a much smaller one. In the same way, we strive to empower our customers to propel the world forward, we are dedicated to providing our people with the tools and resources they need to move forward in their careers. And, thanks to our employees, in 2023, we were named one of Chicago’s Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune for the fourth time!


The Sales Support Specialist provides efficient and timely administrative support for the Midwest sales region, including the Directors of Sales and GATX customers. This position also leads the planning and coordination of customer, industry and regional events as required!


  • Works with region's Sales Directors and Vice President to provide administrative support for various lease transactions, including the assignment and renewal of cars. Specific activities include the distribution of assignment proposal letters and binding renewal letters.
  • Leads the facilitation of internal inquiries for new business (using Salesforce or an equivalent CRM software) and ensures that all relevant information is accurate and conveyed in an expeditious manner.
  • Accurately records and reports all sales activity in the region on a weekly and monthly basis with input from Directors of Sales and the Vice President.
  • Plans, organizes and coordinates customer events including, but not limited to, the Chicago Traffic Club, MARS Events, Customer Holiday Dinners, and other customer events.
  • Plans and organizes internal meetings and events as requested.
  • Answers routine customer inquiries regarding leased fleets as well as products and services offered, and manages and maintains additional sales data as needed.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required, some college preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years administrative experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite of products, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Some experience with Salesforce, DocuSign and Microsoft Teams.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience managing event budgets.

Occasional travel for event planning (setup and administration) is required.


GATX embraces diversity, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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