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How to apply as an engineer

At The Muse, we help our members feel more confident, more motivated, and more successful in their careers—no matter what stage they’re at. We know finding a career you love (at a company you care about) is no easy task. That’s why we exist.

There’s a lot of cool technology behind our products, and our engineering team is looking for a Data Engineer to help us build a flexible and scalable high-performance pipeline for our data-driven features.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • You’ll expand and maintain our internal event tracking and warehousing system, which collects hundreds of millions of events every month.
  • You’ll design and optimize ETL processes to centralize access to our various data sources, and facilitate analysis for stakeholders throughout the company.
  • Your collaborative work with our data scientists and analysts will enable real-time user behavior analysis, bringing new levels of personalization to our site’s experience.
  • You’ll lay critical groundwork for other data-driven features that help millions of people curate their careers and find better jobs.
  • You’ll help make sure that our data infrastructure is modern and contribute many great tools to the open source community.

Why we’ll love you

  • You have at least 1+ year of experience in a data engineering, backend development, or a similar position.
  • You have a natural feel for best practices with SQL. You can thoughtfully design a database to enable performant queries and use advanced features to make those queries fast and clean.
  • You have experience with several database technologies, understand the strengths and weaknesses of each, and are curious to explore more.
  • You have some experience or a strong interest in data analysis and machine learning.

Why you’ll love us

  • We’re fanatical about finding the right tool for each job. We pick technologies because they make sense, and we’re not afraid to try something new when we feel that it could be useful, even if we’ve never used it before.
  • Our team works on problems, not tasks. We like to help other teams turn their needs into great technology, and we give each engineer the freedom to tackle the challenges that they find most interesting.
  • We move fast, with multiple releases every day and an iterative approach to developing new features and measuring their success.

How to be a Client Success Specialist

We offer expert advice alongside a job search experience that’s engaging and doesn’t suck. We help companies recruit top talent from a diverse pool of qualified candidates by showing our millions of readers what it’s like to work there before they even apply.

As a Client Success Specialist, you’ll contribute to this mission by partnering with the Client Success Team Lead to support a new function that drives growth for our clients, helping them discover the best path to fulfill their ongoing hiring and employment branding goals. You’ll have the opportunity to significantly impact the growth of The Muse and help redefine the way companies hire (and people find jobs).

How you’ll make an impact

  • You’ll support client growth and retention by conducting market research and using internal data to identify growth opportunities
  • You’ll work with our Business Intelligence Analysts and Client Success Team Lead to help analyze data queries and reporting for the Account Management team
  • You’ll get involved in various ad hoc projects around sponsored content, company profiles, and new product roll-outs
  • You’ll provide an awesome client experience by being the main point of contact for some of our smaller accounts and responding to frequently asked client questions and requests
  • You’ll become an expert in our business and products as you prepare yourself for the next step in your client-facing career
  • You’ll work with our Marketing team to create client-facing content

Why We’ll Love You

  • You have 1-2 years of relevant work experience, ideally within a client-facing role, and a desire to grow within Client Success and/or Account Management
  • You’re analytically-minded and love leveraging data to provide valuable insights that help solve business problems
  • You’re a creative problem solver who’s passionate about finding new ways to help clients reach their goals
  • You’re a project manager by nature and have an innate ability to handle multiple deliverables, meet deadlines, and prioritize tasks with ease
  • You’re a self-starter capable of thriving in a fast-paced startup environment–the ambiguity of helping to build out a new function excites you!
  • You’re results-focused and motivated to accomplish goals
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience interacting with clients directly is a plus!

Social Media Marketing Tips and Advice

The Muse helps people navigate their entire career journey. We offer expert advice alongside a job search experience that’s engaging and doesn’t suck. We help companies recruit top talent from a diverse pool of qualified candidates by showing our millions of readers what it’s like to work there before they even apply.

As a Senior Manager on the Marketing team, you’ll contribute to this mission by running the exciting, critically important social media channel, spearheading innovative content marketing, and growing our social following and engagement.

How you’ll make an impact

  • You’ll set B2C and B2B social strategy in support of The Muse’s overall goals
  • You’ll set organic and paid social engagement goals and be accountable for them
  • You’ll own all key social channels, using your expertise to determine how to leverage each channel most effectively
  • You’ll serve as a social expert to teams internally by staying on top of industry trends and liaising externally with social platforms on their direction, best practices, and new opportunities
  • You’ll experiment with new social channels to determine if they can help The Muse reach new audiences
  • You’ll collaborate cross-functionally to create unique, scalable social content
  • You’ll react to breaking / trending news, identifying ways that The Muse can authentically participate in the conversation
  • You’ll help the entire Muse team be brand advocates through their own social networks
  • You’ll analyze and report on key social metrics including reach, engagement, and followers (btw, we use Sprout Social Team), and with help from your colleagues, you’ll analyze the impact of social activities on business results

Why we’ll love you

  • You have 5+ years of experience in social media management and understand the mechanics of growth for social
  • You know that social is not an island but part of a larger strategy, and you’re excited to use your knowledge of the social space to enhance The Muse brand and site experience
  • You’re as comfortable creating content as you are using data to analyze its effectiveness
  • You can balance the competing demands of B2B and B2C marketing while keeping our brand top of mind
  • You’re eager to collaborate with our awesome video and editorial teams and work directly with third party content vendors
  • You have a high sense of urgency and an overriding passion to help The Muse succeed
  • You can’t wait to experiment with new ideas but also understand the importance of having a solid workflow

Why you’ll love us

  • Our team is phenomenal
  • Strict “no assholes” rule—we enjoy working together
  • We invest in growing our people—personally and professionally
  • You’ll be part of insane growth
  • We offer a competitive base salary, equity, and benefits

Are You an Office Coordinator

The Muse helps people navigate their entire career journey. We offer expert advice alongside a job search experience that’s engaging and doesn’t suck. We help companies recruit top talent from a diverse pool of qualified candidates by showing our millions of readers what it’s like to work there before they even apply.

As our Office Coordinator, you’ll contribute to this mission by keeping our office in tip-top shape. You’ll work with our Office Manager to make sure The Muse keeps running smoothly and happily – and we’ll love you for it.

This position reports to the Office Manager.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • You’ll partner with our Office Manager to support daily office operations
  • You’ll be an awesome first face of The Muse by greeting office guests at the front desk (with a smile!)
  • You’ll take responsibility and genuine care for the entire look/feel of our soon-to-be multi-floor office, ensuring all common areas and conference rooms are clean, tidy, and stocked
  • You’ll receive and distribute all incoming packages and mail, and process outgoing mail as needed
  • You’ll be on point to receive and redirect phone calls appropriately
  • You’ll help manage supply and procurement of office and kitchen supplies and ensure we’re never out of the essentials
  • You’ll coordinate with building management and 3rd party vendors (cleaning crew, electrician, painters, etc)
  • You’ll help plan and coordinate company events
  • You’ll partner with the People Team to create an awesome new hire experience by coordinating welcome cards, swag, business cards, and office tours

Why we’ll love you

  • You have 1-2+ years experience with office support in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
  • You’re willing to take on anything needed; no task is too small for you
  • You have a positive, can-do attitude and enjoy working with different teams
  • Your attention to detail and organizational skills are second to none
  • You can multitask in your sleep
  • You are tech savvy and familiar with or willing to learn Google Apps
  • You have excellent customer service skills and are willing to go the extra mile to make sure the team has what they need
  • You take pride and ownership in your work, and get the most satisfaction from helping others

Why you’ll love us

  • Our team is phenomenal
  • Strict “no assholes” rule—we enjoy working together
  • We invest in growing our people—personally and professionally
  • You’ll be part of insane growth
  • We offer a competitive salary, equity, and benefits

If this is your dream job, please submit your cover letter and resume. We love cover letters, they help us get to know you.

 

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