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As the Evangelist Program Manager, you will be responsible for enabling members from the GitLab community to evangelize GitLab.
- Help people write blog posts about GitLab. Curate topics, introduce people to experts, cross-post to our blog, give incentives. Result is the number of blog posts and views per month.
- Help people give talks about GitLab. Pair people with requests from event organizers, sponsor events, ensure their travel is paid for, introduce them to experts in the company. Result is the number of talks and audience members per month.
- Help people organize meetups about GitLab. Have a starter package, surface interesting content, pair them with experts, pay for location and food costs. Result is the number of meetups and meetup visitors per month.
- You have 5-7 years of experience running developer relations or community advocacy programs, preferably open source in nature.
- Analytical and data driven in your approach to building and nurturing communities.
- You have experience facilitating sensitive and complex community situations with humility, empathy, judgment, tact, and humor.
- Excellent spoken and written English.
- Familiarity with developer tools, Git, Continuous Integration, Containers, and Kubernetes.
- Experience in communicating with writers on a range of technical topics is a plus.
- You share our values, and work in accordance with those values.
Read more about what a specialty is at GitLab here.
Technical Evangelism Program Manager
Reports to: Director of Technical Evangelism
Mission: Build a powerhouse technical evangelism program at GitLab that encompasses teammates and the wider community. Create a program to increase GitLab’s awareness in the wider community.
As part of this role you will have the opportunity to work closely with deeply technical leaders and marketing experts. You will be coached to develop your own technical thought leadership platform and also have the opportunity to grow your career as a technical marketer.
- Develop speaker’s bureau database that includes speakers and thought leadership platforms
- Manage the conferences' Call For Proposals (CFP) process, working hand-in-hand with internal and external thought leaders on their talk submissions
- Review slide decks and develop a speaker training program
- Develop slide deck formats for speaker’s that include slides of interest to GitLab campaigns
- Support technical evangelism content development in line with thought leadership platforms
- Liaison with PR and content to execute on evangelism campaigns, as well as extend the effort of recorded talks at various events
- Work hand-in-hand with the community relations team to extend the evangelism program’s reach.
- Define metrics of measurement with the Tech Evangelism Director
- Instrument for metrics of measurement and report on them regularly
- Build thought leadership in GitLab product areas over time
- Uplevel the speaker's bureau to an influencer bureau and run the program with all modes of content creation in mind - speaking, technical demos, blog posts, media, etc.
- DRI integrated campaigns with other GitLab teams to achieve the above
- Create product <> tech evangelism liaison plan for future technical evangelist hires with Director of Tech Evangelism
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Background in or deep curiosity about the cloud computing and devops ecosystem
- Track record of success in a software company
- At least 3-5 years work experience in a fast paced working environment
- Exceptional organizational skills
- Technical skills are a plus
- Relationships in the software DevSecOps space are a plus
- Time zone: +/- 3 hours PST
Please note that if we are actively hiring for a position, you will see it
listed on our jobs page, where all of our current openings are
advertised. To apply, please click on the name of the role you are
interested in, which will take you to our applicant tracking system (ATS),
Avoid the confidence gap; you do not have to match all the listed
requirements exactly to apply. Our hiring process is described in more
detail in our hiring handbook.
GitLab Inc. is a company based on the GitLab open-source project. GitLab is
a community project to which over 1,000 people worldwide have contributed.
We are an active participant in this community, trying to serve its needs
and lead by example. We have one vision: everyone can
contribute to all digital content, and our mission is to change all creative
work from read-only to read-write so that everyone can contribute.
We value results, transparency, sharing, freedom,
efficiency, frugality, collaboration, directness, kindness, diversity and inclusion,
boring solutions, and quirkiness. If these values match your personality,
work ethic, and personal goals, we encourage you to visit our
primer to learn more. Open source is our culture, our way of
life, our story, and what makes us truly unique.
Top 10 reasons to work for GitLab:
- Work with helpful, kind, motivated, and talented people.
- Work remote so you have no commute and are free to travel and move.
- Have flexible work hours so you are there for other people and free to plan
the day how you like.
- Everyone works remote, but you don't feel remote. We don't have a head
office, so you're not in a satellite office.
- Work on open source software so you can interact with a large community and
can show your work.
- Work on a product you use every day: we drink our own wine.
- Work on a product used by lots of people that care about what you do.
- As a company we contribute more than we take, most of our work is released
as the open source GitLab CE.
- Focused on results, not on long hours, so that you can have a life and
don't burn out.
- Open internal processes: know what you're getting in to and be assured
we're thoughtful and effective.
See our culture page for more!
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