Help Flexport win new business 

The opportunity:

As we enter our next phase of growth, we’re looking for driven and intellectually curious Account Executives to join to help make Flexport the leader in Global Trade! Salivating at the thought of building a business from the ground up while on an uncapped commission structure?  Keep reading!

You will: 

  • Proactively consult with clients to understand their supply chains;
  • Demonstrate the value of Flexport through remote and in-person meetings;
  • Build, manage, and convert a pipeline of prospective clients;
  • Lead a squad in partnership with a Global Operations Manager to drive Client Success and Revenue Generation.

You should have:

  • 3+ years of experience in a customer-facing sales role at a fast-growing enterprise software company, financial services firm, or professional services firm with at least 18 months of closing experience;
  • BA/BS degree from a great university;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Fluent in English and Dutch
  • Anticipate your client's evolution and lead them to higher ground
  • A burning desire to win clients from competitors. You’re a team player!

About Flexport:

We believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global trade easier for everyone. We aim to do this by building the Operating System for Global trade - a strategic model combining advanced technology and data analytics, logistics infrastructure, and supply chain expertise. Flexport today connects almost 10,000 clients and suppliers across 109 countries, including established global brands like Georgia-Pacific as well as emerging innovators like Sonos. Started in 2013, we've raised over $1.3B in funding from SoftBank Vision Fund, Founders Fund, GV, First Round Capital and Y Combinator. Read about three big ways we’re moving forward after our recent $1B investment from SoftBank Vision Fund in February 2019.

Worried about not having any freight forwarding experience?

  • Don’t be! We’re building the first Operating System for Global Trade. That’s why it’s incredibly important for us to bring people from diverse backgrounds and experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the freight forwarding industry forward.
  • What’s freight forwarding and why does it matter? Freight forwarding is the coordination and shipment of goods from one place to another and it’s what makes global trade possible. Flexport is on a mission to make global trade easier for everyone because we believe it can help connect the world and break down economic barriers.
  • We know this industry is complex. That’s why we invest in education starting day one with Flexport Academy, a one week intensive onboarding program designed specifically to set every new Flexport employee up for success.

We are an equal opportunity employer and 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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