Learning & Development Manager (Remote) at Transfix

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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 solving 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, 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 role:

Transfix is on the cusp of a major milestone and growing in exciting ways! In order to hit our ambitious goals, we are looking to bring on a bright, motivational, and engaging Learning & Development Manager to join our growing People Team. Reporting to our Director of People, in this role you will help build out a manager training roadmap, and develop and refine educational content across our company as we continue to grow and scale.

If you are a builder with a passion for developing and facilitating best-in-class in-house Learning & Development programs for managers, team building, and much more, have a knack for bringing together subject matter experts and thought leaders that drive change, and want to be a part of a high growth organization with tons of opportunity, this may just be the perfect role for you… please, keep reading!

Location note: This is a fully remote role, however we are prioritizing candidates in Eastern and Central Time Zones, and proximity to New York, NY or Atlanta, GA is a huge plus!

  • Build and develop Learning & Development content, programs, platforms, and processes–for online and in person–for all areas of our organization, starting with manager training and then expanding into other areas of L&D
  • Incorporate Adult Learning principles to facilitate training to our employees at all levels, engaging Subject Matter Experts and vendors as needed to drive effective, robust, and scalable Learning & Development programs 
  • Refine, further develop, and help facilitate onboarding content for new hires
  • Support our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion goals and incorporate those goals into training facilitation, L&D roadmap, and overall strategy–we believe strongly that these things go hand in hand here!
  • Create and implement the initial phases and roadmap of leadership development, employee training and general education curriculum programs
  • Set KPIs and goals, and track measurable deliverables to understand the effectiveness of our educational efforts as we grow
  • Explore, cultivate, manage, and expand vendor relationships as needed

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

  • 5+ years of Learning & Development experience, both in curriculum design and facilitation, ideally within a fast-paced, growth environment
  • Outstanding communication, listening, and presentation skills–you are comfortable in a room or presenting content digitally
  • You have the ability to quickly and efficiently synthesize and deliver information in digestible ways
  • A strong understanding of adult learning principles, with a demonstrable track record of success in developing, delivering, measuring, and improving L&D programs
  • Experience with content development, specifically leveraging Learning Management Systems (LMS) and authoring/curriculum development and management tools 
  • Strong understanding, and interest in engaging, in the intersection of DEI work with managerial leadership training in trying to foster team environments that are diverse, inclusive and psychologically safe
  • A fearlessness when it comes to being creative; you think outside of the box, and are hungry to make real impact and are never content with the status quo
  • Willingness and ability to travel to New York and/or Atlanta up to 20%

You’re a Mile Ahead if You Have (Not required, but nice to have!)

  • Experience with and/or exposure to eLearning tools such as Captivate, Schoox, Articulate, or something similar

What You can Expect from Transfix

  • This is a fully remote role, however we are prioritizing candidates in Eastern and Central Time Zones, and proximity to New York, NY or Atlanta, GA is a huge plus.
  • This role pays a competitive annual salary, depending on experience level 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. Approximately 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 [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] and [email protected], and are committed to continuously improving diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice every single day.


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.
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What are Transfix Perks + Benefits

Transfix Benefits Overview

Transfix covers 100% medical benefits for all full-time employees, as well as provides flexible paid vacation.

We have amazing catered lunches every Friday, and a kitchen that is stocked with snacks / drinks throughout the week. Depending on the season, we have avocados for days. Not to mention, there's enough cold brew on tap to win the Kentucky Derby!

Lastly, we have a cultural committee called "Guardians of the Galaxy" that meets bi-monthly to make sure each month has it's fair share of fun office events. Maintaining a fun and inclusive office culture that keeps employees engaged it very important to us.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Team workouts
Transfix's team fitness initiatives include in-office yoga and fitness classes weekly.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
Transfix sponsors family oriented events annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Transfixers enjoy free lunch on Fridays from restaurants around NYC.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Our Medical, Vision, and Dental plans are 100% paid—we got you covered!

An Insider's view of Transfix

What are some social events your company does?

Transfix has a culture committee dedicated towards creating events that cater to our team’s unique interests. From Game Night to Transfixgiving Dinner, our events are a healthy mix of both in-house team bonding to outdoor team building experiences.


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