Sales Development Representative
Updated on 4/2/2024
Flexport

1,001-5,000 employees

Global freight forwarder and logistics platform
Company Overview
Flexport's mission is to make global trade easy for everyone. The company operates a digitally enabled freight forwarding platform that helps other businesses to transport and store goods across the globe.
B2B

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding

$3B

Founded

2013

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-18%

1 year growth

-2%

2 year growth

-1%
Locations
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Sales
Communications
Cold Calling
Segment
Salesforce
Marketing
CategoriesNew
Sales & Account Management
Inside Sales
Requirements
  • 1-3 years of professional working experience in Sales, Business Development, Client Success, or Consulting
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • An enthusiasm for cold-calling prospects and a willingness to hop on the phone with new people every day and explain Flexport’s value propositions it relates to each individual you speak with
  • A "compliance first" attitude to keep our regulators happy and enthusiastic about Flexport since we operate in a heavily regulated industry
Responsibilities
  • Identify and qualify new sales opportunities for Flexport by working with marketing and account executives to identify and prioritize strategic opportunities in your market segment
  • Demonstrate the value of our offering through phone calls, email, LinkedIn, and other social channels
  • Research your target companies and prepare executive summaries to help develop business opportunities with Account Executives
  • Diligently update Salesforce to stay current on leads and follow-ups
  • Shadow Account Executives in meetings and other activities to help you acquire the skills you need for your next role on the Flexport sales team