Yelp is looking for a Vancouver Marketing/PR Guru!

Employer
Location
Vancouver, BC
Posted
Aug 30, 2010
Closes
Sep 29, 2010
Contact
Ms. Rachel Williams
Duration
Full Time
Do you love Vancouver? Are you the go-to person when it comes to planning a night out, always ready with a recommendation for the citys most seasoned finds and hidden hotspots? As the Vancouver Community Manager, youll be a full-time Yelp employee (working out of your home or anywhere with 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 theyre tasked with wrangling a slew of to-dos both on and offline, from writing and moderating to party planning and ringleading!

About you
* Lives to write; writes to live. You know who you are... pencils down!
* Has a fire in the belly. Walks through walls. Takes no prisoners. In a word: driven. Even when no one is watching. Especially then.
* Social connector. You are the hub of your social world. You know everyone. Everyone knows you. The fun one. Diplomatic, too.
* You reside in Vancouver and consider yourself a local expert.
* Have more than a few years of post-graduate professional experience (existing Yelp community managers have 5 to 15 years).

About the job
* Writing. Write locally compelling newsletters weekly and inspiring reviews daily, as well as persuasive pitches to venue owners and marketing partners.
* Event planning. Conceptualize, negotiate, plan and execute cool, fun and buzz-worthy (big wow factor!) events/parties.
* Marketing outreach. Connect with the right local organizations, barter weekly newsletter sponsorships for promotion of Yelp.
* Socializing and adventuring. Meet up with yelpers. Attend civic events. See and be seen. In the scene. Be the Mayor. Always on.
* Communication. Be accountable with stellar communication to your peers and those who support you at Yelp HQ.

Other fun requirements
* 4-year college/university degree
* Currently living, eating, breathing (or working) in Vancouver
* Experience with social networking, guerilla marketing tactics, and event planning


Ready to apply? Submit the following (all required):
1. Cover letter/note showcasing your writing skills and general personality and style
2. Resume showcasing your relevant experience
3. A link to your (full and interesting) Yelp profile this is your writing sample, so make it snappy!

Whats a day in the life of a Yelp CM like? Check out this blog by our own Leighann F, Boston CM: http://officialblog.yelp.com/2009/11/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-yelp-community-manager.html

Please, no phone calls or emails about this job! Click the link to apply!