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Strategic Marketing Associate (Hybrid)



Marketing & Communications
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 13, 2023
About Transfix:
Transfix, named to Forbes’ “Next Billion-Dollar Startups” list, is the leading transportation solutions provider whose digital brokerage marketplace and logistics software offerings are helping transform the $800 billion trucking industry. Since its founding in 2013, Transfix has been driven by a mission to deliver simple, smart, and sustainable solutions for shippers and carriers, powered by people and technology.
Here at Transfix, we are not only building incredible technology to help solve some of the world’s biggest, most complex, and most important challenges in the freight and logistics industry; We are also helping protect our environment and are passionate about making the world a better place by increasing sustainability and eliminating the extreme amount of waste that currently exists in our industry.
By combining deep industry expertise and a best in class carrier network with cutting-edge technology, Transfix is reimagining the world of transportation. Transfix works with some of the largest Fortune 500 companies such as Staples, Unilever, Target and Wayfair rely on Transfix to handle their most important FTL freight needs. With instant pricing, algorithmic matching, superior service, and unmatched intelligence, Transfix is optimizing the supply chain from start to finish.
The problems we solve everyday are real and require creativity, grit, and determination. Recognized as one of Built In’s Best Places to Work 2021 and 2022 and Great Place to Work Certified in 2022-2023, Transfix is building a culture that challenges norms while fostering experimentation and personal growth. We’re hiring team members who are passionate and are energized by the vision to simplify and transform one of the largest and most complex industries through technology, data and a strong commitment to customers.
About the Role:

Transfix is building a best-in-class marketing team and marketing machine will be integral to hitting our ambitious revenue and growth goals, all while keeping a keen eye toward sustainability and diversity through Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives and efforts. That’s why we’re looking for a driven Strategic Marketing Associate to join our passionate, scrappy, and incredibly collaborative marketing team.

Reporting directly to our Director of Strategic Marketing & Sustainability, the Strategic Marketing Associate will work broadly across various areas of marketing to help build, execute, and manage strategic marketing plans for our enterprise and growth accounts. In this role, you’ll further develop a community among our customers, industry experts, vendors, and internal stakeholders. This role is for you if you are a scrappy, marketing strategist who understands the complexities, challenges, and criticality of the supply chain and wants to grow in your career. If the idea of joining a company where you can gain tons of exposure and growth in the marketing function while making the world a better place sounds exciting to you, please keep reading!

In this Role You Will:

  • Execute strategic marketing plans that align with Transfix’s overall business objectives for top enterprise accounts and prospects
  • Manage strong relationships with key stakeholders, including customers, vendors, and industry experts
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Sales & Account Management, Product, Data & Analytics, Pricing & Growth Strategy, and Creative teams, to ensure consistent and compelling messaging, engagement and with overall growth planning
  • Research and plan customer-focused experiences, industry conferences, and events, including pre-event coordination and on-sit support
  • Assist in the creation of marketing collateral - including promotional materials, signage, and branded swag for events
  • Liaise with customers and partners, including our Shipper Advisory Counsel, to provide white-glove support and superior customer service through event and initiative planning processes and beyond
  • Support our Director in planning and execution of ESG-related activities and materials, such as our annual ESG report, customer roundtables, and other ESG initiatives
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and innovations, and support new opportunities to communicate Transfix’s value in creative and innovative ways

You’re an Excellent Fit for this Role if You Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, or a related field, and 2+ years of experience in B2B marketing
  • Experience and/or strong interest in supply chain sustainability is ideal
  • A general understanding of marketing and advertising levers and programs, spanning both digital and physical channels
  • Strong organization, adaptability, and prioritization skills, with high-level attention to detail; you can manage interdependent, complex projects and keep various work-streams on track
  • Scrappy, roll-up-your-sleeves attitude, with the ability to keep your eye on the big picture (and a community-led sustainable future)
  • The ability to work independently, while still being a collaborator at heart. You understand how to build trusting, meaningful relationships quickly
  • Comfort with ambiguity; you can navigate and drive results even in uncertain situations
  • A results-oriented mindset: you’re focused on achieving measurable outcomes and are willing and eager to continuously improve based on data and feedback
  • Willingness to travel domestically up to 20% of the time

What You can Expect from Transfix:

  • This role will be a hybrid role out of our New York office, with a requirement of 1-2 days in-office per week, and for special events.
  • We are offering a base salary of $80,000-$100,000 depending on experience level, scope, and geographic location, as well as Restricted Stock Units (equity) in Transfix.
  • We offer 100% company paid medical, dental, and vision health benefit premiums. That's $0 out of your paycheck!
  • We offer 3 months of parental leave, fertility coverage, childcare support, pet insurance, gym reimbursement, unlimited sick days, generous PTO, and have 7 company holidays + 3 floating holidays.
  • Career growth! We are growing quickly and prioritize developing our teams to meet their full potential and promoting from within.
  • A commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice, and Sustainability. About 40% of our executive Leadership team is female, and half of our employee population is BIPOC. We have several incredible Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), such as Pride@, Somos@, ForTheCulture@, AAPI@ and Women@, and are committed to continuously improving diversity and inclusion every single day.

Note: If you are looking for a salary outside of this range, but this role looks exciting to you, we still encourage you to apply. We are growing quickly here at Transfix and may have other roles that could be aligned for your skillset opening very soon!


Are you concerned that you don't meet every job requirement? Studies have shown that women are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification, and we know that companies that welcome diversity are 170% more innovative. At Transfix, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, even if your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply! You may be more aligned than you think for this role, or a great fit for other roles here.

Transfix is deeply committed to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in our hiring, programming, and in our work both internally and externally. We recognize how critical diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice are to achieving our mission, our growth, and our success. In support of this commitment, some of our focuses include (but are not limited to):
  • Developing policies, procedures, and services to our employees, carriers, and shippers that uplift and protect to prevent inequalities
  • Building relationships among our employees, customers, and supporters that are reflective of our community
  • Prioritizing the inclusion of diverse communities and underrepresented groups in internal leadership
  • Fostering a culture of compassion, empathy, open-mindedness, compassion, and inclusivity
  • Creating and maintaining opportunities for continuous education, discourse, and engagement related to issues of equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice
Transfix is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Transfix are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, and are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition (including breastfeeding), or any other basis protected by law. It is Transfix’s policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity. Transfix does not and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Transfix encourages applicants of all ages.
To all recruitment agencies: Transfix does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not be held responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.