Sales Development Representative (f/m/d) - Netherlands

Berlin, Germany
Employee
Sales

Our Company What if... your work would empower change in an industry that essentially impacts the prosperity of the entire world? Forto is in business to exactly do that - disrupt logistics! Simplifying global trade has been our mission from day one. Our exponentially growing team of more than 550 technology and logistics experts, forge ahead each day with the goal to deliver a highly transparent, frictionless and sustainable digital supply chain.

Our company is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and currently has in total 12 offices across Europe and Asia, including Copenhagen, Hamburg, Ho Chi Minh City, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. Leading manufacturers and e-commerce brands are among the 2.500 customers using Forto’s digitally-focused offerings as part of their supply chain delivery. Among the fastest growing logistic start-ups in Europe, Forto's recent investment round (June 2021) placed the company valuation at more than $1.2 billion.

At our core, we are in love with progress and cannot cope with the standstill. We leave old paths and look for new roads. We are constantly striving for ways to be even better tomorrow. We are facilitators, we are explorers, we are visionaries. If you are looking for something extraordinary to work for - join the crew to become a part of our pioneer expedition.

Your Role As Sales Development Representative (f/m/d), you will approach customers first, identify their problems and convince them of our solutions and products. Consequently you play an instrumental role in building a strong pipeline and thus enabling our sales team to deliver on our ambitious growth targets.

You will

  • Win new business through a variety of prospecting opportunities to ensure the growth of our customer portfolio
  • Support our Field Sales Managers in maturing leads and the overall customer pipeline
  • Help our customers to achieve their success through your daily business
  • Act as the first contact person and the business card of Forto
  • Strategize our Go To Market strategy and constantly find new ways to drive Forto’s business forward

What you bring

  • 1+ years experience in the freight forwarding / logistics industry - preferably from a customer facing role
  • You feel comfortable in customer meetings
  • You are able to captivate people through outstanding communication skills
  • An analytical mindset and have the drive to continuously improve and develop yourself
  • Highly motivated with a can-do attitude, ready to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Fluency in Dutch & English

Why Us - You can look forward to

  • Personal & Professional Development:Through strong ownership from the first day you will experience a steep learning curve, grow on a professional level and take the next steps to being an Expert or People Lead.
  • Impact:We are leading the digital transformation of a whole industry and share a high awareness for environmental issues on all levels especially supported by our management.
  • Team: Join a team of over 30 nationalities and different backgrounds from Tech, Logistics, Business and more. What really matters to us is a caring and welcoming environment where we embrace uniqueness and celebrate diversity.
  • Working culture: Experience a company culture where we work on eye level, decisions are made quickly and knowledge sharing, as well as mentoring is on our daily agenda.

Culture Check out our video to see what it is like to work at Forto: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4A7kaUaN4w.

At Forto we don’t just accept differences — we celebrate them, support them and cultivate them to the benefit of our employees, products and our communities. Forto is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Our Company What if... your work would empower change in an industry that essentially impacts the prosperity of the entire world? Forto is in business to exactly do that - disrupt logistics! Simplifying global trade has been our mission from day one. Our exponentially growing team of more than 550 technology and logistics experts, forge ahead each day with the goal to deliver a highly transparent, frictionless and sustainable digital supply chain.

Our company is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and currently has in total 12 offices across Europe and Asia, including Copenhagen, Hamburg, Ho Chi Minh City, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. Leading manufacturers and e-commerce brands are among the 2.500 customers using Forto’s digitally-focused offerings as part of their supply chain delivery. Among the fastest growing logistic start-ups in Europe, Forto's recent investment round (June 2021) placed the company valuation at more than $1.2 billion.

At our core, we are in love with progress and cannot cope with the standstill. We leave old paths and look for new roads. We are constantly striving for ways to be even better tomorrow. We are facilitators, we are explorers, we are visionaries. If you are looking for something extraordinary to work for - join the crew to become a part of our pioneer expedition.

Your Role As Sales Development Representative (f/m/d), you will approach customers first, identify their problems and convince them of our solutions and products. Consequently you play an instrumental role in building a strong pipeline and thus enabling our sales team to deliver on our ambitious growth targets.

You will

  • Win new business through a variety of prospecting opportunities to ensure the growth of our customer portfolio
  • Support our Field Sales Managers in maturing leads and the overall customer pipeline
  • Help our customers to achieve their success through your daily business
  • Act as the first contact person and the business card of Forto
  • Strategize our Go To Market strategy and constantly find new ways to drive Forto’s business forward

What you bring

  • 1+ years experience in the freight forwarding / logistics industry - preferably from a customer facing role
  • You feel comfortable in customer meetings
  • You are able to captivate people through outstanding communication skills
  • An analytical mindset and have the drive to continuously improve and develop yourself
  • Highly motivated with a can-do attitude, ready to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Fluency in Dutch & English

Why Us - You can look forward to

  • Personal & Professional Development:Through strong ownership from the first day you will experience a steep learning curve, grow on a professional level and take the next steps to being an Expert or People Lead.
  • Impact:We are leading the digital transformation of a whole industry and share a high awareness for environmental issues on all levels especially supported by our management.
  • Team: Join a team of over 30 nationalities and different backgrounds from Tech, Logistics, Business and more. What really matters to us is a caring and welcoming environment where we embrace uniqueness and celebrate diversity.
  • Working culture: Experience a company culture where we work on eye level, decisions are made quickly and knowledge sharing, as well as mentoring is on our daily agenda.

Culture Check out our video to see what it is like to work at Forto: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4A7kaUaN4w.

At Forto we don’t just accept differences — we celebrate them, support them and cultivate them to the benefit of our employees, products and our communities. Forto is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

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Wir sind eine digitale Spedition aus Berlin, geführt von erfahrenen Unternehmern und angetrieben durch herausragende Talente und führende Industrieexperten.
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