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Community Manager

About Appsilon

Appsilon is an ambitious and fast-growing software house and consultancy specializing in decision support systems and machine learning with Fortune 500 clients across the globe. We are a unique company driven by a mission to improve our society and environment. Some examples of our #AI4good work include contributing to animal preservation in Gabon Parks, building COVID-19 dashboards, and improving data science tools for Doctors Without Borders.

We are a global leader in R and Shiny, which are used by companies of all sizes to build analytical applications. When companies run into difficult problems or want to initiate large-scale enterprise projects, they come to Appsilon.

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Community Manager
Global/Remote
Do you want to join a motivated team of talented and intelligent explorers?

 

We are looking for a creative and technical-minded communicator to be the engine of Appsilon’s involvement in the R community and beyond. As Community Manager, you will collaborate with Fortune 500 companies and strategic partners like RStudio on industry-leading webinars and conferences. You will also have a crucial role in crafting Appsilon’s Employer Branding, social media, and PR strategies alongside other members of the Growth Team. This Shiny Masterclass is an example of a recent collaboration between Appsilon and RStudio at rstudio::global 2021. This virtual event had thousands of attendees and received highly positive feedback from organizations like NASA, Deloitte, and Johnson & Johnson. 

 

The ideal candidate will be a native (or near-native) English speaker with strong ties to the R community and excellent communication/presentation skills. Prior experience in tech journalism, content marketing, or event planning is a plus, but not required. Overall we are looking for a friendly and motivated leader who will be excited to build a small team and enhance Appsilon’s already positive reputation in the R Community.

 

You will be responsible for:

  • Conferences: You will drive Appsilon’s presence in global conferences. Search for worthwhile conferences related to R and Python, monitor deadlines for abstract submissions, and help our tech team create abstracts and finalize conference presentations. Organize Appsilon’s webinars, recruitment activations, and larger initiatives.
  • Webinars and Events: You will help organize webinars with clients and partners such as RStudio and various Global 2000 companies. You will also help create and promote hackathons, contests, and AI4G initiatives.
  • Partnerships: Work alongside our strategic partners such as RStudio on joint marketing efforts and events.
  • Open Source: Help promote Appsilon’s popular open-source packages for Shiny.
  • Employer Branding: Help boost Appsilon’s reputation as one of the best places in the world to work!

What’s in it for you:

Technology and data science is in our DNA, but we understand that the best outcomes result from the interdisciplinary collaboration of experts with diverse backgrounds, skills, and mindsets. A career at Appsilon provides you with:

 

  • Competitive salary: 10K-15K PLN + VAT on B2B depending on experience and candidate qualifications
  • 26 Vacation Days
  • Approximately 11 Additional Public Holidays
  • 4 Personal Development Days to use for trainings and career development
  • Personal Development Budget: +5% on top of your gross salary that allows you to invest in your skills, mental health, or well-being
  • The latest M1 MacBook as a blazing fast machine for work
  • Employment type: we’re flexible – you can choose between umowa o prace employment (Polish residents only) or B2B. B2B contracts retain many attractive benefits such as vacation days.
  • An opportunity to work with high-profile Fortune 500 clients, including some of the world’s most important companies. Unlike other software consulting companies, who compete in the red ocean of software development, Appsilon offers scarcely available services, sought after by the largest organizations in the world.
  • Flexible working hours that let you balance a satisfying career with a robust personal life
  • A remote-first work setup that accommodates the need to complete deep work with minimal distraction while maintaining a strong sense of community
  • A smart and friendly English-speaking team with a fantastic, non-toxic company culture. Our team members have worked for Fortune 500 companies like Google, Microsoft, and Bank of America. Many have earned PhDs and MScs from some of the best academic institutions worldwide.
  • A chance to grow your role within a young and profitable tech company driven by a positive mission. More information on our AI For Good Initiative here: https://appsilon.com/ai-for-good/
  • Semi-annual in-person company retreats when it becomes safe to travel
  • Virtual assistant service via AskHenry.pl (in-person assistant service for Polish Residents)
  • Benefits for Polish residents: private health care, sport/culture card, and more

 

Requirements:

 

  • Native or near-native English skills (C2 or higher, Polish language skills are not required)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • The ability to quickly understand new high-level technical concepts

 

Preferred Skills:

 

  • Basic knowledge of Content Marketing, SEO, and SEM
  • Familiarity with WordPress (or similar CMS) and Mailchimp
  • Social Listening tools such as BuzzSumo/Sprinklr
  • Social Media Management Experience
  • Demonstrated ability to grow a LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter account
  • Familiarity with R Shiny, Computer Vision, or the capacity to quickly learn new technical skills is a plus

 

Our recruitment process:

 

    • Phone Interview with our Operations Department
    • Written Recruitment Task
    • Interview with Appsilon’s Head of Growth
    • Culture Fit Interview with Appsilon’s CEO or COO

 

How does this position sound to you?

If you are interested, apply with your CV.

Additionally, you can include a portfolio, English writing sample (technical documentation, an academic paper, a blog post, etc), recorded video presentation or tutorial, websites you’ve written copy for, or social media accounts that you have grown. We will treat this as an extra asset to your application.

Our Recruitment Process

Our recruitment process is flexible for each candidate, as we adapt it to the requirements for every open position.
1
Interviews with Talent Hunter and Tech Team
2
Recruitment Tasks and Skill Tests
3
Meeting with Management for a Final Decision
If you'd like to join our team, apply to one of our open positions or send an email to [email protected]

Our projects

Every few months we start completely new projects and dive into a new industry. One day we might discover the secrets of promotions in retail chains, another day we might analyze satellite images using machine learning. Our projects are not only an opportunity to test our skills in difficult statistical, algorithmic, and technological problems but also an opportunity to learn how many different industries work from the inside.

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VisuaRISK

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Shiny Enterprise Dashboard

When we build scalable and reliable enterprise dashboards, we focus on UX and a modern aesthetic that improves our models' functionality.

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