Market Manager (Remote or Cambridge, MA) at Soofa

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Soofa is the neighborhood news feed that connects a community with screens everyone can see and anyone can use. We're a woman-founded MIT startup with a mission to make cities smart, social, and sustainable.
We are seeking a meticulous Market Manager to join our Operations team and set up, monitor, and remotely troubleshoot Soofa Signs across the country. This role will focus on keeping our fleet's of top-of-the-line IoT devices working and immaculate, with huge potential for contributing to the design of future iterations of our product. You will also act as the voice of the customer, building trusting and lasting relationships with internal and external and stakeholders from city managers to big-name sponsors.
Candidates from underrepresented backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Remote candiates welcome, Boston area preferred.
Soofa is for people with a shared stake in a special place. Join the movement!
Responsibilities

  • Manage the implementation of Soofa Signs from deal close to activation
  • Coordinate activities between the client, Operations, Customer Support, and Marketing
  • Collaborate with customer and operations leadership to ensure all processes are adhered to throughout the implementation process
  • Collect and share key information and deliverables
  • Ensure launches happen efficiently and effectively
  • Ensure profitability of launches and deals
  • Develop new processes as we sell to more distributed and larger clients
  • Run cross team meetings and maintain spreadsheets


Qualifications

 

  • 2+ years' project management experience with ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • 1+ years' startup experience
  • Experience using SaaS and productivity tools, such Slack, HubSpot and Asana
  • Strong communicator and forward thinker
  • Effective meeting planner and runner-we want to see the template you use for meeting agendas!


Candidate Characteristics

 

 

  • Meticulously organized
  • The ability to translate business requirements into robust, scalable design and drive proper change control through product lifecycle
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing circumstances


Bonus Points For

 

 

  • Experience working directly with clients
  • Experience owning a process and improving it over time
  • Experience managing remote contractors to perform hardware/IoT installations
  • Familiarity with freight shipping


Perks of Working with Soofa

 

 

  • Best of both worlds: Soofa's Cambridge HQ is open, safe, and compliant for anyone who wants to use it; or, work from anywhere
  • Generous healthcare, dental, vision, and parental leave packages
  • Free short- and long-term disability and life insurance
  • Flexible PTO
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Virtual and in-person team events
  • Company culture focused on talent development and caring personally

 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • JavascriptLanguages
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    • jQuery UILibraries
    • KeenLibraries
    • EmberfireLibraries
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • FirebaseDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • HubSpotCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • HubspotEmail
    • HubspotLead Gen

Location

Located in trendy East Cambridge, Soofa is steps away from both Kendall Square and the Green Line. Most roles are 100% remote-optional.

An Insider's view of Soofa

How does your team reward individual success?

From gong rings to weekly shout outs, a Soofarian’s achievements are never kept quiet. Soofarians set quarterly goals and get support from the rest of their team to reach them. At Soofa, there is nothing better than having your hard work acknowledged by your fellow peers. Our company works hard, plays hard and we love a good reason to celebrate!

Kayla Zaylor

Operations Manager

What does your typical day look like?

I love that a lot of my work involves meeting with local government partners, attending neighborhood association or city council meetings, and going to conferences, or going out to new neighborhoods to find the best locations for our signs or oversee the installation of a new Sign and answer any questions curious passerbys might have.

Lyra Schweizer

Director of City Growth

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I was hired as an engineering intern, then into a full-time product manager role. Working with so many aspects of our org has helped me learn how to speak the language of every employee and department. I can speak up for resources I need to hit company goals, and I have ownership over our metrics—which enables and encourages me to get things done.

Charlotte Warne

Product Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We hold monthly "content-making parties" where we all gather over video (it used to be in person, with cheese, but alas) and create content for our Soofa neighborhoods using Canva, our favorite creative tool. It's a great way to de-stress and clear the cobwebs!

Molly

Chief of Staff

What are Soofa Perks + Benefits

Soofa Benefits Overview

Great healthcare through BlueCross/BlueShield (HMO and PPO plans available). Affordable dental and vision insurance. Generous parental leave packages for both primary and secondary caregivers. Free short- and long-term disability and life insurance. Equity for most full-time Soofarians. Unlimited PTO. Dog-friendly office. Tons of optional team events.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Soofa's leadership team is over 50% female-identifying.
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Soofa also provides 2 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
We welcome dogs into the office daily.
Recreational Clubs
Book club, hiking pals, and more!
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks
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