Your job is to generate useful, timely and engaging content across do816’s channels and assist in developing partnerships and strategies to ensure the widest reach possible. Whether that’s through adding events to the site, sending email blasts, or engaging with users on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, your goal is to make do816 the best possible resource for answering the question: “what am I going to do tonight?”.
We’re looking for a hyper-organized, detail-oriented all-star who is completely immersed in Kansas City’s cultural landscape. You’ll become the primary voice of an established KC brand with 150k email subscribers, 10K+ social followers and 50k+ monthly visitors -- and you will continually increase engagement across all channels through your effectiveness and wit. You will help our sales team sell big and deliver successfully so we can grow fast; you are equal parts content manager and project manager.
You’ll be working out of do816’s office in Kansas City and supported by DoStuff’s team in Austin, as well as the other brilliant minds at DoStuff cities around the country.
Your core duties include:
Adding events to do816
Creating calendar scrapers
Managing queues of incoming events
Helping users add events
Scouring the internet for events to add
Curating collections of events
Evergreen lists like Top Picks, Free, On Sales
Useful categories like Happy Hours and Comedy
Seasonal lists like St. Patrick’s Day, 4th of July and New Year’s Eve
Putting content and events in front of people (lots of people)
Via Social Media:
Via Email Blasts
Daily and dedicated emails
Artists, venues, media properties and more
Growing do816’s audience
Generating brilliant short-form editorial content
Creating innovative social media content
Executing partnership programs like ticket pre-sales and festival flyaways
Reporting and analyzing do816’s audience growth
Thinking of things that we haven’t thought of
Setting your local sales team up for success
Flawlessly managing and delivering all promised content/ad campaigns
Maintaining an updated content calendar
Discovering opportunities to go the extra mile for our clients
A Kansas City resident with a strong knowledge of local culture (concerts, happy hours, restaurants, etc)
A strong short-form writer with a defined voice
Aware of more local, regional and national bands, artists, comedians and restaurant/bars than you can possibly name
Detail oriented. You can spot a typo before of all your friends
Following the BEST people, bands and brands on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
Funny and innovative
Going out regularly -- to concerts, comedy, events, restaurants, happy hours and more.
In love with Kansas City
In the flow of Kansas City news and culture
Intrinsically motivated. You don’t need someone looking over your shoulder to be productive and efficient
Maintaining social media accounts that would blow us away
Really good with email
Regularly reading music and culture websites like BrooklynVegan, Noisey, Pitchfork, The Fader, plus locally based sites
Bonus points if you:
Already use do816
Have a proven track record of increasing digital audience
Know your way around Google Analytics and Email Service Providers
Maintain badass social media accounts that we can check out
Use Asana, Slack and Facebook Ads Manager
This is a full-time position with an entry/junior-level salary.
Does this sound like you? Email us at jobs@Do816.com and impress us.