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Community Manager

About Fermyon Technologies

Fermyon Technologies is a software company building the next wave of cloud computing based on WebAssembly. By producing top-quality open source software and related tooling, we are creating a new category of cloud computing that prioritizes high performance, robust security, and top-notch developer and operator experiences. And we believe that the best way to build such a technology is by building a positive culture based on our values.

Fermyon is committed to a culture of belonging, inclusivity, and respect. We believe that different perspectives – perspectives shaped by life experiences, education, talent, and interests – are essential for creating thriving teams. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, education, opinions, political preferences, and overall beliefs. If you are the kind of person who takes this approach to people, including yourself and work hard to appreciate everyone’s differences then Fermyon is the place for you!

Fermyon is seeking a full-time Community Manager who is interested in helping a startup get off the ground and build an amazing community around our projects and products.

Description

In 2015, our team stumbled into the world of containers and witnessed first-hand as it exploded in popularity. These days, we are excited about a new ecosystem that we think is about to boom: WebAssembly on the cloud. The ecosystem is early, and Fermyon is poised to be the leading voice.

The Community Manager will take lead in creating a flourishing, inclusive, and engaging community around the Fermyon projects and products.

Responsibilities

These are all the things we are thinking about. We’re looking for someone who can help us prioritize and do things the right way in the right time frame.

  • Drive community efforts to support the objectives of Fermyon
  • Develop, plan, and execute initiatives to grow the community in terms of members and activity
  • Ensure communities around Fermyon are inclusive to all, and that members experience a positive relationship within the community
  • Build a strategy for Fermyon’s presence at conferences and other events, together with the marketing, developer relationship, and product teams
  • Plan and coordinate Fermyon’s presence and engagement at events
  • Implement and improve tools to measure the success of the community efforts

Personal Qualities We Appreciate

  • Self-motivated, resourceful, logical thinker, organized and structured working style, articulate, with commitment to high quality service delivery and attention to detail, dependable, strong work ethic, positive attitude, inclusive approach, team player and customer oriented

Requirements

  • At least two years of experience building one or more communities for developers, ideally for cloud-native development topics
  • Experience with building a community strategy, with a focus on growth, inclusion, and satisfaction among community members
  • Experience with event support for conference presence
  • Experience with community platforms (One or more of the following: Discord, Hacker News, Reddit, HubSpot and Orbit)
  • Willingness to travel internationally
  • Agreement to embody the Fermyon values
  • Fluent English speaker

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary based on experience
  • Stock options at an early-stage startup
  • Great benefits, including healthcare (in the US, Canada and elsewhere) and other insurance
  • Retirement (mechanism varies by country…. e.g., in the US: 401k )
  • Unlimited vacation with a mandatory 2-week minimum per year
  • Dedicated budget for setting up your office space

Location

Fermyon Technologies is 100% remote. While we can’t do business in every country, we have broad latitude.


Inquiries and applications can be submitted via email: jobs@fermyon.com

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