RRE is hiring a Head of Community

Jan 06, 2014 Back to blog

RRE is hiring to lead RRE’s efforts around community, research and content. We’re looking for someone who is insanely passionate about digital media, a natural community organizer and a life long overachiever. This person cannot follow the traditional VC playbook. Going against the grain and challenging the status quo is a must. If you want to help shape a great fund and contribute to the NYC tech ecosystem then you’ve come to the right place. Oh and one last thing: this person will get to work with me (Steve Schlafman) every day! Here are all the deets:

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the partnership to help craft long-term community strategy and roadmap
  • Manage RRE’s social media channels including Twitter, LinkedIn, Slideshare, etc.
  • Ownership of RRE.com
  • Plan, coordinate and execute events for the portfolio and the NYC tech ecosystem
  • Implement a variety of scalable content marketing programs
  • Establish PR goals, strategies and tactics for RRE with emphasis on tech media
  • Monitor, track and share press around RRE and the portfolio
  • Establish thought leadership on current trends in tech and NYC


Ideal Qualifications

  • 2-3 years experience in a community or marketing role at an early stage company
  • Powerful network within NYC tech
  • Active online presence and familiarity with social media (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, various blogs and CMS's, etc.)
  • Results oriented, energetic and focused with a strong desire to learn and succeed
  • Excellent writing skills; experience blogging and/or editing
  • Must be extremely detail oriented with superior organizational skills
  • Ability to develop creative solutions and innovative programs
  • Work ethic like the Energizer Bunny
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, startup environment
  • Demonstrated passion for technology, social media, digital media, content marketing and branding


The Perks

  • Competitive salary
  • Insurance - medical, dental and vision
  • Simple vacation policy: be reasonable
  • Fun corporate culture
  • Based in NYC
  • Starts immediately


Your Application (Limit: Two Pages)

  • A brief bio
  • LinkedIn profile
    Social media presence
  • Other work (hacks, designs, blog posts, etc.)
  • How would you approach the first 90 days?
  • What are some idea to build community within the portfolio and the NYC ecosystem?


Apply At: community@rre.com