Founding Team Sales Development Representative
Posted on 9/11/2023

1-10 employees

Automates freight procurement, reducing time and costs
Company Overview
Portex stands out in the freight procurement industry by leveraging technology to streamline traditionally manual processes, reducing time spent on tasks from 12 hours to just 45 minutes. Their system eliminates the need for emails, spreadsheets, and PDFs, thereby increasing efficiency and providing immediate insights to lower freight costs. This focus on technological advancement and efficiency gives Portex a competitive edge in the industry.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage


Total Funding





San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Cold Calling
Sales & Account Management
  • Take the leading role building our inside sales engine and top-of-funnel playbook. From customer/ industry segmentation, ICP refinement and prospecting, to developing, testing and executing strategic outreach campaigns to qualify new sales opportunities - you'll own it all!
  • Drive top-of-funnel sales opportunities both strategically and tactically. Use LinkedIn, ZoomInfo, trade shows, cold calling and other innovative methods to design and implement outbound campaigns and iterate to drive results. Develop a growing pipeline through these efforts
  • Design and execute the processes to manage sales pipeline activities and ensure CRM data always remains accurate and complete
  • Work closely with our executive team through all stages of the sales cycle and acquire the skills you need to quickly level up and build the foundation for a career
  • Collaborate across the organization (we're a small, lean team) and help shape an organizational culture of feedback, ownership and excellence
  • Has 1-3 years of professional work experience in sales, business development or client success where you consistently exceeded metrics
  • Has proficiency with SalesForce or other CRM software, cold-calling and email sequencing (preferred).Is fearless and willing to engage with new people every day, present the Portex value proposition, answer questions, and manage objections with ease
  • Is an entrepreneurial self-starter with a “can do” attitude. You thrive in ambiguity and fast-paced environments and have the grit, hustle and perseverance required to meet ambitious growth goals
  • Is collaborative and comfortable working in an early stage startup where learning and adapting quickly is important