Social Media [Contract]

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • Salary: $20/hr, 20hr/week, 12 weeks
  • Remote role, we work in the EST time zone
  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • Salary: $20/hr, 20hr/week, 12 weeks
  • Remote role, we work in the EST time zone

Website MeritTechCo Merit

Impactful career conversations

tl;dr: We are looking for a contract social media person to help us grow Merit 🙂

About Merit

  • Merit is a platform for impactful career conversations. We connect tech talent to senior leaders over 1:1 video. We have helped 2.5K+ product managers, designers, and engineers grow their craft and career. Our community is 70%+ people of color and 60%+ women and is growing 25% month over month.
  • Merit is founded by Randy Brown and Kirk Fernandes. Randy built the first diversity & inclusion recruiting platform at Jopwell, and Kirk has worked as a product manager, designer & engineer at Microsoft and Hightower (merged with VTS).

⏰ The role

The day responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

  • Work collaboratively with the founders to design and implement campaigns to get new users
  • Post interesting content on social media that show the value of Merit and allows us to dive deeper into our community (i.e learners & leaders)
  • Write blog posts/stories about Merit, including interviewing existing members and sharing their stories
  • Generate and iterate on highly shareable content to drive new users to Merit
  • Monitor metrics for measuring our growth. Analyze, review, and report on the effectiveness of campaigns and initiatives
  • Identify content opportunities, be on the pulse of the tech conversation and find opportunities to make our media channels stand out
  • Engage with social media followers – jumping in when questions arise.
  • Build relationships with leaders of communities (i.e Women in Product, dev/color, etc.) to discover partnerships that benefit Merit users and their audiences alike

✨ The ideal candidate

You are someone who is:

  • Fluent with social media (i.e. Twitter, Instagram, TikTok)
  • Currently studying or recently graduated, hoping to work in tech/startups
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Has a passion and interest in tech and startups
  • Collaborative, creative, and accountable
  • Bonus points: Experience with media or public relations


📜 About the contract

  • This contract is 20 hrs/week for 12 weeks
  • Compensation is $20/hour + equity
  • The role is remote, the founders work in NYC [EST]


🤔 Interested? Here is our process

  1. 📩 Email subject: Merit <> Social Media. Attach any relevant docs or links (resume, CV, portfolios, social media, etc.) Tell us a bit about you and what you are looking for in a contract role.
  2. 💬 Let’s chat (30 ms) If we think there is a good fit we’ll reach out for a video call to dig into your experience and goals and you can ask us questions.
  3. ✍🏽 Small project (1-3 hours) You’ll be given a brief and you will have to design a campaign around it
  4. 🎉 Decision We will let you know within a week of the project if it’s a mutual fit and share offer details.

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