Outbound Sales Representative

Location
Austin, TX

Type
Full Time


We are looking for hardworking, motivated professionals to join our dynamic team and help to build out our portfolio of customers.  Your role will be focused on driving customer acquisition and maintaining the book of business that you build along with support from our account management team.  We need team players that are intelligent, innovative and willing to provide feedback and input on best practices to help to continue to shape our business and add to our fun and hardworking culture.  An entrepreneurial spirit is a must here a FreightPros, as sales executives prospect new business, think creatively to solve problems, and provide unmatched customer service

Our business is growing extremely rapidly, so we also need a candidate who can be flexible in the work environment and adapt well to changing protocols and practices and help us develop best practices along the way.  

All positions posted for FreightPros are located in our office in Austin, TX.  Please do not apply if you are located outside of the Austin area.  

Responsibilities of Position: 

 

  • Contribute to a close-knit, supportive team.  You should be familiar with our core values and be ready to contribute ideas that help further engrain them in our processes.  We love creative thinkers!
  • Contribute ideas, analysis, and feedback to the FreightPros internal management team
  • Be an integral part of a team of true PROs who provide incredible customer service that is tailored to what each our customers need.
  • Initiate and close new freight accounts
  • Make outbound calls and set appointments to meet prospective clients at their locations
  • Perform cost analyses to determine appropriate contract pricing
  • Demonstrate considerable product knowledge and deliver significant advice and support to our customers that will positively impact their business processes and costs
  • You will learn the ins and outs of the freight shipping industry and will become very familiar with the differentials between each carrier, each customer and each team member you work with.  

Job Requirements: 

 

  • Previous experience in the freight/logistics industry REQUIRED.
  • Familiarity and orientation with our core values
  • A love of learning new things each day
  • Creative, outgoing, and excited about contributing new ideas
  • Need to be in a fast paced environment where multi-tasking is embraced
  • Hard working, motivated
  • Effective communication skills
  • Team-oriented
  • Growth and sales oriented
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products
  • Knowledge of Salesforce.com a plus, but not required 

 Benefits/Perks:

  • Base salary plus commission, with no ceiling on commission.  Expected base + commission after first year should be around $60,000.
  • Matched 401k
  • Part of an incredible team with an amazing culture
  • Medical and Dental Benefits fully paid for after 60 days of employment
  • Generous Paid Time Off/Paid Holiday Policy
  • Ability for rapid advancement with a growing business located in one of the best cities in the U.S.
  • Monthly team happy hours and internal sales contests/promotions