WHO's it with:
Flexport is experiencing huge growth with nearly 2000 Flexporters across 14 global offices and we’re just getting started! This is an amazing opportunity to help scale the European Business as well as drive Flexport’s growth globally.
This is a rare opportunity to really be part of something bigger- help fuel our expansion!
WHAT you’ll be doing
If you are a natural hunter, enjoy the thrill of the chase and have a proven track record in winning multinational deals and growing accounts this could be the role for you.
Working as part of our Global Key Accounts team, this strategic senior sales role will see you spending around 80% of your time hunting out new business deals. Partnering with global Flexport stakeholders and using your extensive knowledge of the Freight forwarding industry you will identify new global account opportunities and build out client-specific solutions. The remainder of your time will be spent growing our European Headquartered, Global Accounts. Using your proven track record dealing with C level stakeholders to build relationships and further grow opportunities
You will be tasked with coordinating and negotiating annual RFPs and collaborating with Flexport’s client operations teams to identify up sell opportunities. Developing solutions for their logistics needs and communicating Flexport's value
WHAT you’ll need:
You will have extensive experience in a customer facing sales/business development role at a leading international freight forwarder. This experience is essential and will be key to your success. As well as being able to hunt you will also take pride in your ability to farm and build end to end freight and technology solutions for Global Accounts. You will be innovative and creative in doing so, not scared to challenge and do things differently- this is what will give you the edge and ensure that you get things over the line
You will run a seamless and structured sales process and be experienced in managing long sales cycles building and maintaining long term commercial relationships. You will have a passion for pursuing new and bold ideas within the context of business priorities, being able to quickly identify, prioritize, and execute tasks to meet critical project deadlines. Experienced in problem-solving within multi-faceted and complex systems, negotiating with third-party providers of products and services and obsessed with client happiness. You succeed when they succeed!
WHY You’ll want it:
This is a rare opportunity to make your mark in a team of innovative thought leaders. You will be empowered to drive the European business and make a global impact
Do you want to be part of something bigger? Enjoy working in an environment where you get to flex and pivot your style to get results then we want to hear from you!