Next Level Performance, consistently named one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey, has been built on our CARES Core Values of Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Ethical Behavior, and Service to our clients and our community.  We offer superb working conditions, competitive salaries, company-paid health insurance, 401k, generous PTO policy, 10 paid holidays, a family atmosphere, opportunity for challenge and advancement, and more.

Marketing Manager

Next Level Performance, a quality leader in employee engagement, incentive travel and motivational experiences, and recognition and reward solutions, is searching for a rare and talented Marketing Manager to join our team.

Position Description
The Marketing Manager is responsible for developing and managing all marketing programs, for the purpose of attracting and nurturing leads and clients, using digital, social, and traditional marketing. This person also contributes to development and execution of marketing strategy to continuously increase quality leads.

 Major Responsibilities

  • Creation of Sales Enablement tools
  • Executing SEO plan, managing resources for support, and monitoring for results
  • Maintaining corporate website, including content and updates, such as white papers, photos, blog, etc.
  • Maintaining CRM database and reports, and integration with Marketing Automation
  • Creating and executing Marketing Automation programs, and reporting on campaigns
  • Constantly working with Sales to better understand and improve sales efforts in the pipeline, and with IT to develop marketing efforts around software products
  • Creating, managing, and scheduling production of content, including print and video, that aligns with our buyers’ needs
  • Contributing to on-going marketing strategy and analysis, with a goal of continuous improvement
  • Publishing content across multiple platforms, & repurposing for varied marketing channels, including social media platforms
  • Measuring and analyzing effectiveness of corporate website, digital marketing and lead generation initiatives
  • Preparing and sending eNewsletters, press releases, or other promotional mailings as needed
  • Remaining current on marketing trends and tools, and making resulting recommendations
  • Identifying and implementing partner marketing opportunities (sponsored content, webinars, advertising, conferences)
  • Designing and optimizing promotional placements, including print, social media, and LinkedIn ads
  • Developing and maintaining successful vendor relationships
  • Contributing to on-going analysis of competitor offerings
  • Supervising and mentoring interdepartmental teams assigned to projects
  • Contributing to internal initiatives and cross-departmental marketing needs

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Intangibles

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of three to five years marketing experience with B2B organizations, including social and digital media
  • Experience implementing a multi-faceted content marketing strategy including video and social
  • Experience with marketing automation and CRM tools; experience with WordPress and basic coding a plus
  • Knowledge of SEO techniques including Google Analytics
  • Established track record of successful working relationships with internal and external partners
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent eye for design
  • Energetic personality; a positive force within the team
  • Problem-solving orientation, consistently looking to improve and achieve higher ground
  • Adherence to Next Level Performance CARES core values

For further information or to submit your application, please contact jdittman@nxlperformance.com.

Travel Program Manager

Next Level Performance, a quality leader in employee engagement, incentive travel and motivational experiences, and recognition and reward solutions, is searching for a rare and talented Travel Program Manager to join our team.

Position Description
The primary function is to create, plan, and deliver extraordinary travel experiences regardless of budget and destination, and develop strong client relationships based on high performance and trust.

 Major Responsibilities

  • Plan and deliver world-class incentive travel programs with an emphasis on creativity (artistry), high quality standards, and profit maximization. 
  • Provide clients with absolute best customer service that exceeds their expectations. 
  • Provide Account Manager and Senior Director with sourcing and proposal creation. 
  • Plan and lead exciting and productive site inspections, become the destination/property expert. 
  • Negotiate with suppliers and vendors to consistently optimize profitability without negative impact on the program requirements or guest/client satisfaction.  
  • Lead, guide, and coach Specialists and Co-ordinators to ensure that knowledge is transferred within the department, ensure deadlines are met, and team members are equipped with the knowledge required to service guests. 
  • Oversee the coordination of assigned program airline ticketing and air block management, promptly identifying and escalating potential issues or new strategy to manager and/or client. 
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Communications department to create inspiring program designs and creative/accurate copywriting for all program-related materials. 
  • Schedule and lead travel program milestone meetings to ensure team members understand expectations, responsibilities, and deadlines. 
  • Demonstrate operational leadership by orchestrating impeccable delivery of assigned travel programs. 
  • Reconcile program budgets with accuracy and timeliness. 
  • Participate in industry-related events as required. 

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Intangibles

  • Minimum of three to five years of incentive travel planning experience…intercontinental experience a positive 
  • Four-year college degree 
  • Possess a thorough understanding of the importance of excellent customer service 
  • Exhibit a creative flair in event design and proposal creation  
  • Display leadership qualities and take every opportunity to coach/train 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite, especially Excel 
  • Self-motivated, well organized, team player with a sense of urgency and strong appetite for quality results
  • Possess unyielding integrity and commitment, a sense of urgency, and a strong appetite for accomplishment, results, and quality
  • Exhibit interdependent thinking, curiosity, uncanny attention to detail, two-way communications, adaptability in style, and ability to balance quality, time-to-market, and capacity goals to deliver as promised 
  • Ability and willingness to travel 

Performance Measurements

  • Ensure excellent client and guest satisfaction on all aspects of assigned travel programs based on client and post-trip survey feedback. 
  • Maximize profit on assigned travel programs by negotiation and thorough thoughtful planning. 
  • Supervise and coach Specialists and Co-ordinators on all required tasks and responsibilities for assigned programs. 
  • Continuous development of leadership skills. 
  • Participate in industry-related events for development opportunities and to improve business unit performance and creativity.

For further information or to submit your application, please contact jdittman@nxlperformance.com.

Meeting Co-ordinator

Position Description

The primary function is to partner with Travel Program Managers to create, plan, and deliver extraordinary travel experiences and develop strong client relationships based on high performance and trust, as well as assisting with other programs.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the planning and delivery of world-class incentive travel programs with an emphasis on creativity (artistry), high quality standards, and profit maximization.
  • Provide clients and guests with absolute best customer service that exceeds their expectations.
  • Take active role in sourcing and proposal creation.
  • Build and maintain program reporting, including rooming lists, arrival/departure manifests, and excursion reports, among others.
  • Assist in proofreading travel copy.
  • Plan exciting and productive site inspections and become a destination/property expert.
  • Negotiate with suppliers and vendors to consistently optimize profitability without negative impact on the program requirements or guest/client satisfaction.
  • Collaborate with and coach Travel Specialists to ensure that knowledge is transferred within the department, ensure deadlines are met, and team members are equipped with the knowledge required to service guests.
  • Oversee the coordination of assigned program airline ticketing and air block management, promptly identifying and escalating potential issues or new strategy to manager and/or client.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing & Communications department to create inspiring program designs, creative/accurate copywriting, and to deliver on-time assets for all program-related materials.
  • Schedule and participate in travel program milestone meetings to ensure team members understand expectations, responsibilities, and deadlines.
  • Demonstrate operational leadership by contributing to impeccable delivery of assigned travel programs.

 Required Skills, Knowledge, and Intangible

  • Minimum of one to two years of hotel experience, meeting planning, or incentive experience
  • Four-year college degree
  • Thorough understanding of the importance of excellent customer service
  • Creative flair in event design and proposal creation
  • Formal and informal leadership qualities
  • Desire to take every opportunity to coach/train/learn
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite, especially Excel
  • Self-motivated, well organized collaborative workstyle with a sense of urgency and strong appetite for quality results
  • Unyielding integrity and commitment
  • Ability and willingness to travel
  • Adoption of Next Level “CARES” values

For further information or to submit your application, please contact jdittman@nxlperformance.com.

Full Stack Web Developer

Next Level Performance, an industry-leading performance improvement company, is seeking a Full Stack Developer to join our team and assist with the development and maintenance of different custom applications. You will be working in a tight-knit, agile team that constantly seeks out creative opportunities for both professional and personal development.

Major Responsibilities

  • Full stack web application development with a variety of languages, frameworks and platforms including, but not limited to, React.js, Backbone.js, Node.js, JavaScript, HTML, .Net Core, C#, Azure SQL etc.
  • Work with a team to design and develop sophisticated software for a SaaS application.
  • Develop and maintain a RESTful APIs.
  • Work within the company’s Agile, continuous delivery-focused development process.
  • Collaborate in the planning, design and delivery of software products & services.
  • Present software design issues, questions and suggestions for alternate ways of implementing a feature.
  • Problem Solving skills to understand customer and technical problems and creatively fix them.
  • Maintain awareness of new and emerging technology and the potential application of those within the solutions being developed.
  • Work with Customer Support to help troubleshoot technical customer problems.

Required Skills, Experience, and Intangibles

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science / related field OR equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience designing, developing and customizing SaaS applications.
  • Ideally proficient in the following languages: React.js, C#, JavaScript, HTML, CSS.
  • Solid knowledge about relational databases.
  • Familiarity with in-memory database such as Redis.
  • Knowledge of microservices based architecture.
  • Docker experience a big plus.
  • Experience working with Azure cloud platform.
  • Knowledge of GitHub and Team City deployments.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new skills and the desire to continue doing so.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work effectively within tight schedules.
  • Understanding of software development process.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and complete multiple development tasks.

MUST BE AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN US WITHOUT SPONSORSHIP

Please submit applications to jparekh@nxlperformance.com.

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