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Operations Specialist - Shipping & Logistics

Austin, TX
Operations Specialist - Shipping & Logistics
 
Our client is a fast growing technology start-up out of California that is revolutionizing the logistics/freight industry. 

With current growth over 200% per year, our client is expanding and looking for someone who is hungry, motivated, and has a passion for being part of start-up success
 
This position will start as an operations/sales hybrid, where you’ll spend your day talking to and closing prospective customers as well as dealing with customer support. There is a lot of room for growth and the ceiling is very high for what this position can eventually become. But to get there, you’ll have to prove yourself.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Conducting research on shippers who would benefit from using our app
  • Learning the ins and outs of the trucking industry and demonstrating the benefits of the app to shippers
  • Performing a high outbound volume of sales calls & emails to potential shippers
  • Closing deals from the first contact to the sale
  • Handling customer issues from time to time
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics or related fields
  • Experience working in the transportation, supply chain or related industries, with sales, account management, business development or consulting experiences being a strong plus
  • Experience working with large cross-functional teams, influencing more than $10MM yearly operating costs
  • Experience leading and mentoring medium to large sized teams
  • Strong analytical skills with the capability to be hands-on with basis analytical tools such as Excel
  • Sound business judgment, proven ability to influence others, and evidence of strong people management skills
Compensation & Benefits:
  • Competitive Base Salary (Negotiable) + Uncapped Commissions (Negotiable)
  • Full Healthcare Benefits
  • PTO
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Potential Equity Share
  • Work remotely

If you are interested, please apply to the online posting and an Executive Recruiter will reach out to you directly if you meet the requirements. 
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