Company: I Am Young America, L3C
Location: Chicago, Illinois
To Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter below.
Hours: 10-15 Hours Per Week
Pay: Monthly Stipend
Job Category: Media & Marketing
Do you love Chicago? Are you the go-to person when it comes to knowing what the most innovative developments and events are? As the I Am Young America Chicago Community Manager, you’ll be a part-time employee (working out of your or home or anywhere with WIFI) at the helm of a vibrant community of young entrepreneurs and doers in your city. Our Community Managers are driven, self-motivated, charismatic, and organized as they could be doing anything from blogging to representing IAYA in the media.
I Am Young America’s mission is to mobilize the general public to create an ecosystem of recognizing, connecting with, and supporting America’s youngest innovators and changemakers. Our users are encouraged to spot a promising new business or movement led by young citizen doers for a chance to earn points and redeem them to spend with doers previously spotted. Building off a successful pilot in Detroit, IAYA is expanding to three cities, including yours!
We encourage you to visit www.iamyoungdetroit.com to learn more about the initiative and check out what we’ve done in Detroit.
Reporting to the Publisher, the Community Manager will be a part of the national team of community managers, and will provide community building and engagement strategies for recognizing and supporting the efforts of young entrepreneurs in their cities.
The Community Manager will lead outreach efforts in local communities to mobilize people to spot young entrepreneurs. We are looking for individuals who are well connected, can hit the ground running, assess, plan, and execute.
The ideal candidate must reside in Chicago and consider yourself a local expert, especially in the entrepreneurship world. Be a social connector: You know everyone, and everyone knows you. You must have a deep personal connection to the entrepreneurship, Young Professional, and Social Innovation community in Chicago and be a high-energy, results-orientated motivator and leader. The successful candidate will have at least 1 year of demonstrated content management, blogging, and/or editing experience and must be computer proficient and experienced with the integration of media content as well as social media messaging on various platforms, including WordPress, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Other requirements include:
Please submit a cover letter note showcasing your writing skills and general personality and style, resume showcasing your relevant experience, and your blog and/or public twitter profile URLS, three sample blog post topics, and three potential young doer features. Pay is monthly stipend determined by level of experience and expertise. Due to the high volume of responses, we unfortunately cannot respond to everyone.