Community Builder & Editor-in-Chief

Stamford-NYC Metro / Remote-Hybrid / Full Time

Civex is a startup digital platform where people meet, discuss, take action, and have an impact with corporations on issues that matter.  We make it easy for people to learn about issues they care about. Our community is where people engage in discussion with others and feel inspired to take action by using their sentiment and proxy vote to influence corporate decisions on what matters to them.  Civex is an early-stage pre-Series A startup in which you would be one of the first employees. 

The Role: Editor, writer, facilitator, curator, tone setter, and community builder

Civex is a revolutionary fintech startup building out its team. We are hiring a Community Builder and Editor-In-Chief to manage our content engine. Content is a critical, central component to our business strategy. The successful candidate will be passion-driven on impact issues and have 3-5 years’ experience as a community builder and/or journalist with an impressive portfolio of work. Key responsibilities include curating and overseeing the content strategy; setting editorial tone and focus; idea generation; and community building by creating engagement among Civex members. The Community Builder and Editor-In-Chief will oversee the content both internally and externally generated, and liaison with our partner influencers.

About You 

  • You are comfortable working independently in a fast-paced environment.  Previous experience in a startup environment is a plus.
  • You have high standards of excellence in the quality of your work product.
  • You are passionate about companies reflecting their investor’s values, and conversant in today’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues.
  • You’re driven by mission – you believe, like we do, that it’s possible to be a for-profit organization and do good at the same time.
  • You’re ambitious and optimistic – you’re keen to tackle big challenges, and you seek an opportunity to grow with your employer.
  • You’re tenacious – you have grit and view everything as a learning opportunity.
  • You want to have fun – you want to celebrate wins.
  • You can wear many hats – you’re a team player willing to contribute across the business.
  • You’re a proven achiever – you have a track record of accomplishment.
  • You are a confident and engaging communicator – remotely, in person, in presentation formats, speaking engagements, hosting events.
  • You are highly creative and resourceful – an idea factory driven to create a distinct voice across traditional, digital and social media that can drive change.

What You’ll Need to Succeed 

  • Community Building and/or Journalistic roots with 3-5 years experience.
  • Desire to oversee a content engine to drive community building.
  • Oversee the development and execution of our content policy and tone.
  • A focus on creating and overseeing the content strategy and editorial calendar to drive community engagement and growth.
  • Ability to curate and manage the content from three areas:
    • In-house staff writer(s)
    • External Journalist Community (freelancers)
    • Our Partner Advocate/Influencers
  • Well-versed in social media.
  • Great understanding of SEO.
  • Develop and manage budgets for the content engine.
  • Will assist in hiring and developing of staff writer(s).
  • Hungry and passionate to effect change and provide people with the content so they are moved to use their voice.
  • Familiarity with corporate governance, proxies, and social impact issues is preferred but not required.
  • Ability to use metrics to make data driven decisions.
  • Optimistic, can-do attitude to educate, inform, and engage users.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and willingness to learn.
  • Superior interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

About Civex 

Civex is a fintech startup where people meet, discuss, take action, and have an impact with corporations on issues that matter. We provide an engaging environment where people want to share their voice.
Civex offers competitive cash and equity compensation packages. Benefits include top-of-the-market health coverage, flexible PTO, flexible and remote-friendly work arrangements.

Civex is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by law.

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