Boundary Layer Technologies

Zero emissions foiling boats and ships

Product Marketing Lead

$80k - $120k / 0.10% - 0.50%
Alameda, CA
Job Type
3+ years
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Ed Kearney
Ed Kearney

About the role

The Company

Boundary Layer Technologies is building the future of zero emission maritime transport, starting with hydrofoiling electric passenger vessels. We are backed by Y Combinator, Fifty Years VC and Lower Carbon Capital and have built a world leading 26' fully electric hydrofoil prototype. We are a company of builders where rapid iterations and fast learning is in our DNA. We aim to reduce global GHG emissions by as much as 2.5%

Boundary Layer Technologies is releasing a category defining a new recreational product that will disrupt water based mobility, and you will be the engine room of the marketing team. You will fill roles of creative director, brand strategist, senior copywriter, marketing manager and sales hustler. Initially you will be the only in-house marketing staffer reporting directly to the CEO, while managing a range of external contractors, agencies and consultants. This role has enormous growth potential with a progression track to senior executive roles.


  • Develop branding marketing strategy that you will see implemented in a matter of weeks, not months
  • Create an amazing in-person product demo experience based out of our premises in Alameda, CA
  • Write press releases and engage with press and media
  • Travel to exotic locations to lead the creation of stunning video and still photographic content to tell our products story

Required qualifications

  • 3-5 years of experience in a relevant marketing role
  • An innate understanding of product and brand
  • Ability to write thoughtful, crisp and effective copy
  • Proven track record of successful developing marketing strategies
  • Top tier energy, hype and drive for your work

Bonus qualifications

  • Experience in automotive, marine or luxury markets 

To apply, fill out the application, and include the story of the most successful marketing campaign or hustle you have ever pulled off. Take note this is your first interview question!

Please still consider applying even if you don't match every listed expectation, as we are big believers in learning and growth. Here at Boundary Layer Technologies, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

Why you should join Boundary Layer Technologies

We make high speed hydrofoil cargo ships that compete with air freight.

Boundary Layer Technologies
Team Size:5
Location:Alameda, CA
Ed Kearney
Ed Kearney
Jeremy Osborne
Jeremy Osborne