Jun 02, 2022

Retail Supply Chain Expert

  • FreightWaves
  • Chattanooga, TN, USA
Full time

Job Description

Are you smart, driven, curious, resourceful, and not afraid to fail? Then we want to meet you!  FreightWaves delivers news and commentary, data, analytics, risk management tools, and actionable market insights to the industry. If you are ready to join our team, it is time for you to apply!

FreightWaves is looking for a Retail Supply Chain Expert to create content and build a highly engaged audience. The Retail Supply Chain Expert will write a newsletter and produce audio and video content to grow an engaged audience in a certain field. This position requires the Retail Supply Chain Expert to follow the relevant industry closely, build a network of contacts, and be able to frame news in a smart, digestible way for this audience of insiders.

*This position is fully remote*

What you’ll do:

  • Write Point of Sale, our personality-forward newsletter that structures the latest retail supply chain news and your own insights in an impactful, digestible format
  • Cover important companies, technologies, trends, and news stories in your vertical
  • Track signups, open rates, and clickthrough rates for the newsletter and use A/B testing to drive engagement
  • Use social media including Twitter and LinkedIn to engage your audience and draw attention to your community 
  • Host the Point of Sale podcast on our FreightCasts platform addressed to your audience
  • Create video content for FW TV and social media addressed to your audience
  • Contribute to research products where appropriate
  • Find visual elements for your newsletter, including from our photographic library, stock images, charts, memes, etc  

What you bring to the table:

  • Retail supply chain experience is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, business, finance, or media preferred, but not required
  • Experience in and passion for digital content creation
  • This role is ideal for someone with experience in digital marketing, copywriting, journalism, or blogging
  • Willingness to dive deeply into supply chain topics
  • Basic knowledge of supply chain and/or logistics
  • Ability to assimilate large amounts of information and data and create a compelling story supported by the facts
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Deep knowledge of emerging technology trends and applications
  • A passion for the unique story
  • Ability to partner with individuals and groups from multiple functions and organizations, especially ability to collaborate with other analysts
  • Ability to convey difficult subjects to ideas and sound bites that the average lay person can understand and attract media attention

Our Benefits:  

  • An excellent work environment, flat hierarchies, and short decision paths.
  • Competitive salary
  • Work from home 
  • A generous benefits package including 100% employer-paid health, dental, vision and Life insurance, STD, LTD
  • Concierge doctor on-call 
  • Stock options
  • 401k with up to 3.5% match
  • Training programs and career development opportunities
  • Student-loan reimbursement 
  • Annual life achievement bonus of $2000 for having a baby, buying a house, or getting married (one per year) 
  • No set days off Vacation policy (our team takes time off as needed with supervisor approval)
  • Gym Membership (or virtual membership)
  • Audible or Kindle Unlimited subscription 
  • FreightWaves strives for sustainability. We offset our carbon emissions. 
  • Discount on Ford vehicles