Flexport is hiring a

Global Account Executive

New York, United States

Flexport is on a mission to fix the user experience in Global Trade.  We are the first licensed freight forwarder and customs brokerage built around a modern tech stack.  We help the world's fastest growing brands manage their international supply chains, providing a fully-managed service for moving products between any two places on the planet.

Started in 2013, we've raised $94M from investors that include Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, Google Ventures, First Round Capital, Bloomberg Beta, Y Combinator, & more.

With revenue growing at breakneck speed, we're looking for insanely driven sales professionals to help build our New York presence. If you’re salivating at the phrase ‘aggressive, uncapped commission structure’, we want to hear from you today.

What you'll do:

  • Shepherd clients through the complexities of international trade.
  • Demonstrate the value of Flexport’s SaaS offering through email and phone communication.
  • Deliver product demos on the phone and in person.
  • Earn your clients trust and grow share.
  • Diligently update Salesforce--you'll be drowning in the volume of leads and follow ups, trust us.
  • Collaborate with operations team to ensure the highest level of service possible.

What you'll need:

  • 3 years of experience in a customer-facing sales role at a top-tier global freight forwarder, financial services firm, fast-growing enterprise software company.  Strong preference towards prior freight forwarding or supply chain experience;
  • BA/BS degree;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • An obsession with client happiness. You succeed when they succeed.
  • A burning desire to win clients from competitors. You’re a team player, but you know that a little competition is healthy.
  • The intellectual horsepower and curiosity to learn a new way of operating in an old industry.
  • Courage to challenge the status quo when logic and reason require it. See something broken? Fix it.
  • A mastery of email communication. You keep the inbox at zero.
  • Degree from a top-tier institution preferred.

Join us to solve real world problems while shaping the future of global trade.

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