Do you love Boston? Are you the go-to person when it comes to planning a night out, always ready with a recommendation for the city’s most seasoned finds and hidden hotspots? As the Boston Community Manager, you’ll be a full-time Yelp employee (working out of your home or anywhere with secure WiFi) at the helm of a vibrant, buzzing community of locals who drink, shop and play their way through the city via peer recommendations on Yelp.
Community Managers are driven, self-motivated, charismatic, and organized as they’re tasked with wrangling a slew of to-do’s both on- and offline, from writing and moderating to party planning and ring leading!
We’d love to have you apply, even if you don’t feel you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Yelp, we’re looking for great people, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.
What you'll do:
You will plan events! Conceptualize, negotiate, plan and execute cool, fun and buzzworthy (big wow factor!) events/parties
You will connect with Yelpers and business owners in person and online via all social media channel (and of course, Yelp)
You will be in charge of marketing outreach for the area - connect with the right local organizations, barter weekly newsletter sponsorships for promotion of Yelp
You will socialize and meet up with Yelpers. Attend local events. See and be seen. In the scene. Be the Mayor. Always on time.
You will write locally compelling newsletters weekly and inspiring reviews daily, as well as persuasive pitches to venue owners and marketing partners
You will be accountable with stellar communication to your team, peers and those who support you at Yelp HQ
What it takes to succeed:
You are driven!
You are a social connector. You are the hub of your social world. You know everyone. Everyone knows you. The fun one. Diplomatic, too
You reside in Boston and consider yourself a local expert (see below)
You have more than a few years of post-graduate professional experience
You love to write - you know who you are... pencils down!
4-year college/university degree OR a minimum of 5 years event planning/community building experience
Currently living and rocking out in Boston
Experience with social media marketing, social networking, guerilla marketing tactics, and event planning
What you'll get:
Available your first day: Full medical, vision, and dental (Employee-only plans available at no cost to the employee)
15 days PTO per year for first 2 years of employment (accrual begins on date of hire); number of PTO days increases after 2 years of tenure, 5 paid wellness days, 12 paid holidays, 1 floating holiday
Up to 14 weeks of parental leave
Monthly wellness reimbursement
Health Savings, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care accounts
401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match
Employee stock purchase plan
Compensation range is $65,000 to $88,000 annually. You may also be offered benefits.