Social Media / Online Community Manager for a high-profile CEO

Abundance 0 reviews Los Angeles, CA

Abundance - 30+ days ago

Job Description

Wanted: Social Media & Online Community Manager for a high profile, high publicity CEO of multiple successful startups backed and invested by several of the world's most famous billionaires (location: locally in Los Angeles or telecommute from anywhere in the world)

To apply: submit your resume and a cover letter highlighting your community building experiences


Are you a talented, passionate and action-oriented Online Community Builder yearning for a playground to test and hone your community building skills? Do you crave to have high-profile reach for your creative campaign ideas without the hindrance of a large, slow-moving organization and management at your back?

Here’s the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.


Your mission—to grow a large, highly engaged community founded by a high-profile philanthropist and serial-entrepreneur, a large community of passionate citizens who aspire to create a better world through bold startups, innovations, cutting-edge technology, and social movements.

Your targets—to achieve in 1 year:


100,000+ on our email list
20,000+ monthly unique, regular readers of our news and blogs
10,000+ who respond to call to actions (such as participating in contests and other special campaigns)
5,000+ unique monthly active participants who comment and occasionally contribute to original or syndicated contents (such as original blog posts and links to content published elsewhere)
10+ volunteer content moderators and editors who regularly moderate and contribute original content for the community

You bring—

  • Ambition, passion, and dedication to become a uber online movement creator
  • Unparalleled creativity and audacity
  • Experience in growing and mobilizing online communities
  • A willingness to do whatever it takes to get things done
  • Fearlessness to keep trying new approaches and tactics to achieve your mission

You have at your disposal—

  • Our existing 3000+ active fan base and 50,000+ readers of our founder’s Amazon and NY Times non-fiction bestseller that laid out a vision of a better future through innovation and technology (The book is only 3 months old and so it’s selling and attracting fans ongoing.)
  • The 5000+ personal fan base of our community’s founder
  • Our existing 35,000+ email list
  • Our potential reach to millions of people (through friends and supporters who are the world’s top Twitter/ and Facebook users, and some of our supporters who are large, established media outlets)
  • The amazing press coverage our founder gets regularly from the mainstream media around the world
  • The constant media and large-scale conference appearances of our founder
  • A conference under planning to be launched in 1 year, inspired by the book, to be produced by a major media and attended by 400 of the world’s major leaders and potentially live streamed by YouTube--plenty of opportunities that you can leverage
  • A small team of colleagues including freelance part-time web contractors (who you will hire and manage), a staff writer, a general manager (both of whole collaborate with you), and our founder (through regular team strategy calls)

Your responsibilities—

  • Create and implement coherent strategies, campaigns and tactics to leverage the personal brand of our founder, the success of our founder’s book, our founder’s organization, our media coverage and the conference
  • Carry out coherent strategies to develop the online personal brand of our founder and our community in lock steps
  • Design, develop, implement, monitor and manage the community’s and the founder’s online presence (websites and social media pages)
  • Develop an email strategy and lead implementation of email campaigns. Oversee creative production and distribution of regular outbound emails and newsletter programs
  • Create and manage online initiatives including viral campaigns, online advertising, fan contests
  • Write ongoing social media communications and news updates
  • Work with our staff writer to publish weekly blog posts
  • Develop and analyze email and web metrics to monitor the success/failure of campaigns and make adjustments as necessary
  • Recruit and manage volunteer editors and moderators
  • Provide ongoing customer service to community members (answer emails and comments, route requests, provide appreciation, highlight and feature members, moderate member posts and comments)
  • Develop and maintain relationship with online community influencers, including reaching out to external blogs and online communities to promote our campaigns

Your skills—

  • Experience in online campaigns, such as grassroots and movement organizing, or customer community building and engagement
  • Solid project management experience
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and perform problem analysis and resolution at strategic and functional levels
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, especially in communicating with remote team members and contractors
  • Ability to write social media updates, blog posts, news updates in an intriguing, entertaining, engaging manner
  • Ability and experience managing contract programmers and web designers (some of whom are overseas in various time zones)
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with using social media to build fan base and to mobilize a large crowd for actions
  • Strong knowledge of website production technologies, HTML, CSS, email mailing list management softwares, and popular content management platforms
  • Basic Adobe Photoshop skills

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