Location: United States / Remote
Employment Type: Full-time (US only)
Team: Executive Team
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN JOINING A HYPER-GROWTH LOGISTICS TECH COMPANY?
Loadsmart is a growth-stage start-up technology company valued at over $1 billion (a true Tech Unicorn)!
We have recently created a new President of Brokerage/EVP position to lead both supply and demand side of our Loadsmart brokerage business. This role requires a demonstrated track record of success leading entire brokerage P&Ls with direct experience on both the shipper and carrier side for sales and operations. The ideal candidate must have significant scale-up experience as a builder and clear examples of doing this at scale.
This individual will be someone who has consistently overachieved in high- growth environments and has actively contributed to building high-performance, customer-centric organizations. It will be critical that this individual has been a part of scaling a rapidly growing business by driving adoption within a solution-oriented team. The role will require an individual to establish results and performance-based culture while leveraging their leadership team to build out the organization and vision for the shipper/carrier sales and operations teams.
DEPARTMENT: Digital Brokerage
LOCATION: This position can be remote anywhere in the US (or in offices in Chicago); the expectation is this role will generally work during Central business hours as Chicago is HQ. If not based in Chicago, regular travel to HQ, as well as key Customer sites, would be expected.
At least 15 years in organizations in a GM-type role leading teams both selling and delivering multiple products to both enterprise and SMB customers (ideally a blend of software and services), with 5+ years in a senior leadership position leading cross-functional teams over 50 people
Extensive experience leading a fast-paced brokerage and freight, operations, account management or customer experience organizations, with demonstrated results in driving enhanced productivity and improved operational metrics (ideally leveraging OKRs)
Proven track record on partnering with product and engineering teams to launch new successful products and services in a fast-paced, iterative and hypothesis-driven framework
Proven ability to systematically and rapidly diagnose the opportunities and challenges facing a business, set strategy, decide on a course of action, then enroll & mobilize the organization to deliver successful outcomes
Conceiving, developing and executing commercial and/or customer journey strategies for a multi-product company selling across SMB and Enterprise
Driving change, growth strategy implementation, strategic planning, complex financial analysis, analytical and valuation skills with strong critical-thinking and sound business judgment, including the ability to develop a strategic perspective for target identification and evaluation
Demonstrated track record of recruiting and fielding an "A" team Experience while building new capabilities where one has not previously existed is desirable
P&L experience is a must, as would experience with software-based products and services
Due to position requirements, this position cannot be performed in New York City or the states of Colorado, Washington, or California.
WORKING AT LOADSMART
• Competitive base salaries - we believe in rewarding top talent
• Extremely competitive Equity package - become a shareholder in our company!
• Loadie Time Off - PTO and sick days without a limit
• Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance plans (US applied)
• 401k Match
At Loadsmart, we believe our biggest asset is our people. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, hiring and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to add to our collaborative culture. Loadsmart treats all candidates and employees with respect and does not discriminate in our recruiting, hiring, and promoting processes, including on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, veteran status, or disability.
It is the policy of Loadsmart that all offers of employment made shall be contingent upon successful completion of electronic background check(s). These checks will be job-related, consistent with business necessity and conducted by our vendor, pursuant to all applicable laws, rules, policies and procedures of our candidates' specific locale.