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Global Account Executive

Team

Sales

Location

London

Global Account Executive

Move Your Career Forward.The greater the challenge, the bigger the reward. At Flexport, we’re reinventing the over $1-trillion freight-forwarding industry to make global trade easier for all. It’s a big job, with huge upside. Are you up for it?

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

Account Executives at Flexport connect companies with our Operating System for Global Trade and provide solutions for their supply chain needs. Sales teams at Flexport own client relationships and find creative ways to fill the gaps in our customers' supply chains. We're looking for passionate, collaborative people to close, manage, and grow books of business from global logistics organizations, from start to finish.

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 freight forwarder or logistics firm with at least 18 months of closing experience;
  • BA/BS degree;
  • Drivers license for client visits.
  • 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.

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. We’re excited about the three big ways we’re moving forward after our recent $1B investment from SoftBank Vision Fund in February 2019.

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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