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online customs brokerage & freight forwarding
Sales, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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We are reinventing global trade.

Flexport helps more than 10,000 clients & suppliers lead all aspects of their supply chain operations. Started in 2013, we've raised over $1.3B from investors that include SoftBank Vision Fund, Founders Fund, GV, First Round Capital & Y Combinator.

With offices on three continents, our team is as global as our client base & were excited to continue building a product & service they love. Wherever you are, whichever role you play, youre guaranteed to share your day with committed, encouraging, & resourceful team members.

As we enter our next phase of growth, were looking for driven & intellectually curious Account Executives to join to help make Flexport the leader in Global Trade!Help us solve real-world problems while streamlining the inefficient industry of global trade.

What youll do:

  • Proactively consult with clients to understand their supply chains needs & processes;
  • Demonstrate the value of Flexport through remote & in-person meetings
  • Build & manage a pipeline of prospective clients with a diverse set of backgrounds;
  • Lead a squad in partnership with a Global Logistics Manager to drive Client Success & Revenue Generation.

What youll need:

  • 3 years of experience in a customer-facing sales role at a financial services firm, fast-growing enterprise software company, freight forwarder, or professional services firm with at least 18 months of closing experience;
  • BA/BS degree (preferred);
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, & organizational skill, with a strong phone presence;
  • An obsession with client happiness. You succeed when they succeed.
  • A burning desire to win clients from competitors. Youre a team player, but you know that a little competition is healthy.
  • The intellectual horsepower & curiosity to learn a new way of operating in an old industry.
  • Courage to challenge the status quo when logic & reason require it. See something broken? Fix it.

Where you'll work:

That New York energy is in full effect. Located between Union Square & Flatiron in the heart of Gramercy we take advantage of opportunities to celebrate wins through boat cruises, baseball games & trivia nights.

Investing your time with Flexport means having an immediate impact, all over the world. Youre empowered to do whats best for everyone & trusted to make the right decisions when & where you need them. Join our collective of entrepreneurs & improve the worlds experience in global trade.

We are an equal opportunity employer & value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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