Business Development Representative at Shipwell

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Business Development Representative

 

About Us

Fresh off our Series A Venture Round ($10 Million), Shipwell believes we are fundamentally changing the logistics industry and breaking the mold for how the supply chain has been operated for centuries. We work with thousands of shippers and carriers to create the first real solution in logistics through an unmatched technology platform that enables everyone to ship like Amazon. With a fast-paced and gritty startup mentally, which is generating a buzz in the investment world, Shipwell provides a unique opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a future Fortune 500 Company. We are backed by some of the best investors in both Silicon Valley and Austin who believe we are onto something and we need the right people to continue our rapid growth plan towards changing the world of freight.

 

About the Role

The Business Development Representative owns the strategic acquisition of new business and the conversion of existing business to drive top-line growth for the organization. This individual will be focused on successfully acquiring and converting SMB clients to utilize the full functionality of the Shipwell platform. These individuals are customer-obsessed, detailed oriented, and have an entrepreneurial mindset. They are extremely skilled at providing concierge service to a diverse group of customers. The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator, highly driven, and persuasive in their approach. This is a unique opportunity for the right individual to be part of a growing and dynamic organization that is focused on reshaping the future of logistics.

 

What you'll do:

  • Drive top-line revenue
  • Work collaboratively with account management, legal, marketing, onboarding, integrations, product, and sales enablement teams to ensure customer success
  • Bring the voice of the customer back to Shipwell’s product team to help reshape the future
  • Engage with economic buyers and high-level decision-makers 
  • Articulate the value of Shipwell’s proprietary platform
  • Provide on-demand customer service and training for clients

What you'll need:

  • Minimum of 2 years of logistics experience selling SaaS, Managed Transportation, and complex solutions 
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a client success strategies
  • Strong communication and organizational skills 
  • Possess a challenger’s mindset 
  • Ability to collaborate and work with a highly diverse set of internal and external stakeholders
  • The ability to drive continuous improvement and be an ambassador of change for our clients
  • Ability to forecast accurately
  • Ability to execute quickly 
  • Proficiency in Salesforce and CRM tools to maximize sales efficiency and effectiveness
  • The ability to operationalize solutions for our customers
  • The ability to uncover key customer characteristics, challenges, and goals
  • The ability to articulate ROI through thorough detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Undergraduate degree (supply chain preferred)
  • Demonstrated high-performance and the ability to consistently exceed quota
  • Willingness to travel 10% of the time

Bonus Points

  • Prior SaaS experience with large TMS providers
 

Reports to:

  •  Director of Sales
 

Location:

  • Austin, TX

WHY SHIPWELL?
  • Corporate headquarters in sunny Austin, TX
  • Incredible growth opportunity at one of the fastest growing companies in Austin
  • The kitchen is fully stocked with local coffee, drinks, and snacks
  • Company sponsored healthcare insurance and dental insurance
  • Team building events and office competitions
  • Receive an elite technology package to include a brand new MacBook Pro!
  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity to put your thumbprint on a high-growth company in the early stages
  • An open work environment where everyone, even the new folks, have a voice

View all our open positions at www.shipwell.com/careers

We’ve announced our Series A financing round! Read more on TechCrunch.

Shipwell is an equal opportunity employer. In keeping with the values of Shipwell, we make all employment decisions including hiring, evaluation, termination, promotional and training opportunities, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical handicap, mental disability, medical condition, disability, gender or identity or expression, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, marital status, height and/or weight. We have pledged to create a diverse and culturally strong company and environment.

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Location

Shipwell is located downtown, in the heart of Austin where plenty of trendy bars, restaurants, and shops are located within walking distance!

An Insider's view of Shipwell

What are some social events your company does?

Shipwell assumes you know how to do your job; outside of core office hours, you are allowed to set your own in-office times. Working from home to deal with a delivery or appointment is a simple notice to a manager, and you're encouraged to make use of the unlimited PTO!

David

Backend Engineer

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

How a freight brokerage frees up cumbersome processes using technology! We strive to answer this question so people on the front lines can do more of what they do best. Our teams are the heaviest users and biggest advocates of Shipwell’s platform because it directly solves our industry-specific needs.

Andy

Carrier Compliance & Analytics Lead

What makes someone successful on your team?

What makes the team members on my teams successful is their ability to come in everyday with an amazing attitude, effort, and working together as a team!

Taryn

Enterprise Carrier Sales Manager

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Everyone on the team shows up with a unique perspective. We don't train people to be sales robots because sometimes new ideas can drastically improve how the entire team operates. That sort of ingenuity influences our entire company.

Laurel

Strategic Account Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Being a data scientist I spend about 50% of my time with stakeholders, customers, sales representatives, & the carrier success team, to understand how they work and how we can help them. One of the most important lessons I have learnt at Shipwell is that listening is key!

Anna

Associate Data Scientist

What are Shipwell Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes mariocart.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Monday. Employees get free lunch on Friday.
Happy Hours
Parking
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking, A parking subsidy.
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, Onsite training courses.
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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