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Sales Manager - Maritime and Trade, London

London, United KingdomSales, Marketing, Customer Success

Job description

Shipfix is a fast-growing collaborative workflow and data platform for the maritime and trade sectors, driven by groundbreaking AI-enabled tools. The platform streamlines maritime workflows with market and operational intelligence with a focus on shipowners, commodity traders, industrials, freight forwarders and shipbrokers.
We help businesses save entire workdays by structuring their daily email overload into a very powerful and comprehensible market overview. With Shipfix, maritime and trade professionals make better-informed decisions and move faster. They find their market edge in highly volatile markets by turning their communications data into a competitive advantage.
Shipfix is pioneering data transformation across the industry by combining a subtle mix of artificial and human intelligence. Shipfix provides a front-end platform, a mobile app and a full API suite.

About the role

As a Sales Manager (SM) you will have a key role in the origination and closing of new business across shipping and commodities markets. Equipped with well-researched information about target prospects and Shipfix, the successful candidate will leverage sales methodologies to deep dive into the client discovery process and close Enterprise accounts.
This is a key role for a driven and resilient "hunter" who wants to join a high-performing sales team at one of the fastest growing tech businesses in the industry.

The role will include (but is not limited to) the following responsibilities:

  • Generate sales opportunities within your defined territory,
  • Strong in the discovery and customer need exploration,
  • Quoting and negotiating suitable Enterprise solutions,
  • Managing the pipeline and forecasting, including maintaining the CRM,
  • Closing new opportunities in line with growth targets,
  • Working hand in hand with the Customer Success team for onboarding and client lifecycle growth management,
  • Identify and secure upsell opportunities,
  • Execute key strategies for revenue growth,
  • Develop sales campaigns, and track and report on key metrics to ensure adoption,
  • Be attentive to customer needs throughout sales and post-onboarding cycles and inspire them around the value of Shipfix products.

You will report into the Head of Maritime & Trade Sales, based in London.


  • Competitive Salary, relative to experience
  • 25 days Annual Leave
  • Bupa Health insurance
  • Pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Casual / business casual dress
  • Quarterly socials paid by the Company
  • Celebrations for work and life milestones
  • Your work will be based out of our London Office but we are fully equipped for remote work as required

Job requirements

  • You are positive self-motivated and passionate about Enterprise sales,
  • You are an enabler and team evangelist,
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written) and understanding of buyer psychology,
  • You are comfortable mapping and influencing all levels of seniority appropriately,
  • You should possess a strong business acumen and an inquisitive mindset to customers’ business needs,
  • You must be willing to learn, adapt and maintain strong collaborative relationships with internal teams,
  • You should have experience working in client facing Sales or Business Development roles,
  • Prior knowledge of Shipping Industry a plus.

Shipfix is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sexual orientation or veteran status.

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