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Regional Field Marketing Manager

| Greater NYC Area

The opportunity:

Living at the intersection of technology and logistics, Flexport helps more than 10,000 clients and suppliers manage all aspects of their supply chain operations with a true operating system for global trade.

We’re looking for Regional Field Marketing Manager to run the East Coast region. This critical field role, based in our NYC offices, will be responsible for delighting our customers and prospects with engaging pipeline generating and accelerating experiences across a broad spectrum of events. This leadership role will, over time, build out a team of Field Marketing Managers to support our rapid growth and expansion goals.

Success will be measured by sourced and influenced pipeline, as well as program ROI.

You will:

  • Create and deliver incredible events to delight our customers and prospects, as well as build and influence pipeline
  • Own Flexport’s full calendar of public or client-facing events, year-round, from idea to execution in the East region
  • Build and manage a team of field associates across our eastern region
  • Event formats include: executive speaking engagements for our region leaders including NYC area General Manager; Flexport appearances or booths at trade shows & conferences; VIP client and partner events, salons, and workshops, industry events, etc.
  • Scout, book and host events where Flexport can reach target audiences and identified customers and prospects
  • Manage the production and distribution of collateral and swag for every event or show
  • Maintain lasting, strong relationships between many vendors and trade show organizers
  • Conduct in-depth event evaluation, budget reconciliation and lead follow-­up
  • Work closely with key Flexport stakeholders, including Marketing, PR, Design, and Sales to promote events across channels
  • Establish strategic campaigns for events to further develop relationships with prospects / existing clients and help expedite the sales cycle
  • Manage and report ROI and metrics

You should have:

  • A creative vision for creating premium brand experiences
  • Experience managing a team
  • A passion for connecting people in our industry with expertise relevant to their work
  • 5 years of experience in field marketing or event management with direct, hands-on experience planning, organizing and executing live events
  • A commitment to delivering great experiences to our prospects and clients: you’re not above helping with event set-up and tear-down, coordinating last-minute details on site, or troubleshooting problems in the moment to keep everything running smoothly
  • Clear and precise communication
  • Availability to support evening and weekend events as necessary to ensure success (within reason)
  • Availability to travel up to 25% of the time
  • A can-do attitude
  • Demonstrated success managing direct reports in remote offices

About Flexport:

We believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global trade easier for everyone. We aim to do this by building the Operating System for Global trade - a strategic model combining advanced technology and data analytics, logistics infrastructure, and supply chain expertise. Flexport today connects almost 10,000 clients and suppliers across 109 countries, including established global brands like Georgia-Pacific as well as emerging innovators like Sonos. Started in 2013, we've raised over $1.3B in funding from SoftBank Vision Fund, Founders Fund, GV, First Round Capital and Y Combinator. We’re excited about the three big ways we’re moving forward after our recent $1B investment from SoftBank Vision Fund in February 2019.

Worried about not having any freight forwarding experience?

  • Don’t be! We’re building the first Operating System for Global Trade. That’s why it’s incredibly important for us to bring people from diverse backgrounds and experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the freight forwarding industry forward.
  • What’s freight forwarding and why does it matter? Freight forwarding is the coordination and shipment of goods from one place to another and it’s what makes global trade possible. Flexport is on a mission to make global trade easier for everyone because we believe it can help connect the world and break down economic barriers.
  • We know this industry is complex. That’s why we invest in education starting day one with Flexport Academy, a one week intensive onboarding program designed specifically to set every new Flexport employee up for success.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Technology we use

  • Sales & Marketing
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

We're in Chelsea near the Flatiron Building. We’re surrounded by world-class restaurants, great access to transit, and tons of inspiration!

An Insider's view of Flexport

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our office can be described as positive and lively. The open floor plan allows collaboration to constantly flow amongst teams. In addition, we have private offices and phone booths when we need to hide away, focus, or have meetings with our teams.

Nicole

Senior LCL Associate

What projects are you most excited about?

The projects I’m most excited about are centered around people development. From our candidate experience, to onboarding, skill mastery, and promotions, it’s imperative that we challenge the status quo.

Jessica

Sales Development Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

Be organized, intellectually curious, and ready to jump in and roll up your sleeves starting from Day 1.

Mike

Global Operations Manager

What is your vision for the company?

At Flexport, we want to make trade easier for every business. We support our clients by making international shipping easier and more efficient. For me, my goal is to create an office culture where people feel empowered in their roles, enjoy collaborating with one another, are challenged to solve real-world problems, and have fun while doing it!

Kaitlyn

NY GM | SVP Sales & Account Management

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I've grown while working at Flexport because we're encouraged to learn new things, take on leadership roles, and to step outside of your comfort zone. This job has challenged me to constantly improve, both personally and professionally.

Sara

Global Operations Associate

What are Flexport Perks + Benefits

Flexport Benefits Overview

Flexport is an employee forward company. We know that life comes first and want you to take the time you need with our flexible paid time off program. We offer 100% covered health, vision, and dental insurance, 401K, performance bonuses, stock with a 10-year tax option, commuter benefits, a generous maternity (18 weeks with a phase back program that offers reduced hours and flexible schedule during their first month back) and paternity leave (8 weeks), free lunch and snacks, dog-friendly offices, pay equity, career advancement, and more.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Flexport holds an annual volunteer week for different offices to get involved within their local communities. Flexport also offers 10 hours of paid volunteer work each year!
Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Flexport NYC partners with awesome fitness organizations in the local area to hold monthly workouts for our employees!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Flexport's flexible PTO policy allows employees to take as many days off as they need, providing they get manager approval.
Paid Volunteer Time
Flexport encourages employees to give back with paid volunteer time off up to 10 hours per year.
Paid Holidays
Flexport gives all full-time employees paid time off to observe all major holidays.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Flexport offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all full-time employees.
Free Daily Meals
Flexport provides catered lunches Monday - Friday and stocks our kitchen with breakfast foods for employees to enjoy in the morning.
Stocked Kitchen
Flexport has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, cold brew, and kombucha on tap!
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted On occasion .
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We're proud that we collectively speak over 40 languages and live on 3 continents. We strive to create a workplace where candidates, employees, and all community members within Flexport’s ecosystem of connected organizations are encouraged to share their stories, celebrate their cultures, and learn from one another. Joining Flexport means joining a truly global community.

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