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Local Business Partner - Washington, D.C.

Community • Washington, D.C.


Do you love Washington D.C. and the local businesses that make it so stellar? Do you have a knack for guerrilla marketing techniques, social media strategy, and networking? As Washington D.C.'s Local Business Partner you’ll captain Yelp's field marketing efforts to increase business owner engagement with the Yelp for Business platform. You’ll be tasked with a slew of to-dos – everything from event planning and content creation to public speaking, networking and community management – and will work from the Yelp DC office, your home, and anywhere with excellent wifi, to help small and medium-sized businesses thrive. Local business professionals are passionate about the work they do – and Yelp’s Local Business Partners are too!

About You:

  • You love the great local businesses in your city and you have a vivacious, outgoing personality
  • You are a gifted communicator who can do it with clarity, conviction, and a human panache
  • You are great with solving complex problems, planning, and flexing your creative muscle
  • You have 2+ years of post-graduate professional experience
  • You thrive in unstructured work environments
  • You can operate in multiple cities if necessary
  • You’re willing to travel up to 30% of the time

About The Job:

  • Community Management: Build a thriving network of partners and local business owners in your city who can become brand advocates
  • Event Planning: Conceptualize, plan, and execute a series of events to connect business owners with resources that help them succeed, including Yelp products
  • Field Marketing: Act as a Yelp For Business Owners brand evangelist at conferences and trade shows to educate SMBs and local organizations in your city. Conceptualize, plan, and execute guerilla marketing campaigns to increase awareness of Yelp for Business Owners and to drive key metrics in your market
  • Content Creation: Write engaging copy, including: blogs and local trade publication articles. Create engaging videos for social media
  • Cross Functional Communication: Manage cross functional communications to internal teams connecting with business owners in your market including: sales reps, community managers, and engineers

Other Requirements:

  • You live in Washington D.C. + you have a deep understanding of the local market or are willing to relocate
  • You have experience with social networking, guerilla marketing tactics, and event planning
  • You have 2+ years of experience marketing to or working with SMBs
  • 4-year college/university degree

If All Of The Above Sounds Like You, Submit The Following:

  • A cover letter letting us know why you think you’re the perfect fit for this role
  • A link to your Yelp User Profile or Yelp Business Page
  • A resume showcasing your relevant experience
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