Account Executive

| Chicago
We are building the future of freight
Mothership's groundbreaking technology is unlocking the world's potential by making freight delivery more efficient. Started in 2017, we're backed by some of venture capital's best investors and have already become the logistics backbone for many of today's most innovative companies.
To double down on that success, we’re looking for highly driven and detail-oriented individuals looking to add value, solve problems and join a rocket ship. If that's you, come help us reshape logistics. Together we'll replace tired and comfortable incumbents with a modern marketplace built around speed, ease of use and fairness. 
As an Account Executive, you'll get to help build processes, identify targets, close opportunities and expand customer revenue.
The ideal candidate for this position is someone who is fueled by winning. You're an incredibly strong individual contributor but also know when to pass the ball. You don't talk about your abilities or brag about your numbers, they speak for themselves and you're happy to teach your techniques and strategies to others.

What you’ll get to do

  • Build a strong top of funnel through data driven calling, email and creative sales tactics
  • Deeply research each target, listen intently and rely on facts; not your ability to be salesy or convincing
  • Qualify and convert new customers and opportunities through effective playbook strategies
  • Articulate ROI through detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Partner with operations and product to create and deliver new solutions

What success looks like in this role

  • 1+ years of experience in logistics or transportation space
  • Freight sales experience as a top performer who exceeded quotas
  • Thrives when given autonomy and has a zero quit mentality
  • Deep vocabulary and strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Advanced level working in modern CRM software and diligent with data capture
  • Bachelor's degree preferred but not required

Perks and Benefits
Highly competitive salary and the opportunity to earn employee stock options
Full health, dental and vision (PPO)
401k
Unlimited paid time off
Work at our bright, window filled, open floor plan office in Chicago’s West Loop
Equipped with the latest technology
Culture at Mothership
We’re an ambitious, endlessly curious, and open-minded group. Our team is passionate about our mission and eager to produce work at the highest level. The office is upbeat and supportive, because we care about each other and believe positive momentum equals better outcomes.
If this sounds like a place you’d be a great addition to? Let’s chat.

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Run fast and do more with less. This is not about saving money, it’s about being creative. Our ability to do more with less will define how successful we are. It’s also about preservation. We want to enable the entire world to do more with less. Our minds and creative energy are our resources.

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Be curious, be creative, and do right by your fellow humans.

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What's something quirky about your company?

We love movies about trucks. #overthetop

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Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Professional Development Benefits
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