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The position: Evangelist for Meetup Everywhere
Location: New York City
Job duties: Will be responsible for a specific category of Meetups — including nonprofits, books, celebrities, and sports — and identify leaders in that category. Will compile a list of potential prospects who might need Meetup Everywhere, then conduct targeted outreach to those contacts. Encourages partners to incorporate Meetups into their user experience via links, e-mail and social media posts. Educates prospective users on best practices, based on knowledge and information from early users.
The company: Meetup Everywhere is the latest platform from Meetup, an online service that enables people to use the Internet to coordinate and organize "real world gatherings." Meetup Everywhere is an open, free internet platform that helps initiate Meetups in numerous locations focusing on a specific topic, cause or event.
Requirements: Requires extensive use of social media in personal and professional contexts. Must have strong relationships and contacts in a specific category, along with a track record of establishing contacts and developing relationships through a variety of channels. Requires good communication skills and the ability to articulate the Meetup mission with passion while also translating it to the category at hand. Requires extensive pitching, sales or business development experience. Must be able to explain what an API is and how it can be applied. Meetup prefers candidates with community organizing experience.
Extra perks: You will be provided an activation specialist to help your partners launch. This position also offers the opportunity to travel.
Interesting info: Salary consists of base pay plus performance compensation.
Other opportunities: Meetup is also hiring community specialists, software engineers, QA engineers and product managers. Plus, they need an accounting clerk and a sponsorship development manager.