Senior Account Executive, Italy
Be one of our first team members in Italy! This is an amazing opportunity to help scale our European Business as well as drive Flexport’s growth globally. You will be joining a team of like minded entrepreneurial Account Executives that make up Flexport's growth engine. In this role you will be empowered to make decisions and grow your career.
As an Account Executive your goal is to drive growth by closing new deals and building a diversified portfolio of clients. In doing so, you will be given a lot of freedom and responsibility, as well as guidance and coaching, in understanding how to best achieve that goal. Examples of activities you might be dealing with on a normal day range from leading a discovery call with a prospect to uncover more about their supply chain processes, discuss an onboarding strategy with a fellow Flexporter in our Shenzhen office, jumping in the car and travel to a prospective client to set up a trial project, or sharing your best practices with the broader sales team in a peer learning session. If you enjoy diversity in your role this is the opportunity for you as no two days are the same!
- Identifying good fit clients- both self-prospected and generated by a SDR
- Consulting with new clients to understand their supply chain needs and pains
- Creating a value add solution, demonstrating our capabilities through remote and in-person meetings
- Closing the deal- goes without saying!
- Leading the onboarding process by leveraging internal resources and teams
- Identifying opportunities for account growth while retaining and expanding revenue within book of business
- Leading a squad in partnership with a Client Solutions Manager to drive client success and revenue generation
You should have:
We are looking for high energy people who have at least three years experience in a quota carrying sales role, managing the full sales cycle from prospecting to closing deals in the Italian market. You are not afraid to pick up the phone and cold call a prospect if you believe there might be some business to win. You also have a genuine interest towards your clients, which you leverage in leading value adding discovery calls to uncover current processes and pain points. Despite being a hunter, you also embrace your key role in managing accounts by taking the lead in creating an outstanding experience for your clients. Above all, you are a fast learner, you have a strong work ethic, and you have a burning desire to grow into a top 5% sales executive in the country.
Full fluency in Italian and English required
At Flexport, we believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make it easy and accessible for everyone. We’re shaping the future of a $8.6T industry with solutions powered by innovative technology and exceptional people. Today, companies of all sizes—from emerging brands to Fortune 500s—use Flexport technology to move more than $19B of merchandise across 112 countries a year.
The recent global supply chain crisis has put Flexport centre stage as we continue to play a pivotal role in how goods move around the world. At a valuation of $8B, we’re experiencing record growth and are proud to have the support of the best investors in the game who believe in our mission, solutions and people. Ready to tackle global challenges that impact business, society, and the environment? Come join us.
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