Community Manager with Editing/Writing Skills
Kibin - Berkeley, CA

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We are looking to add a community manager to our superhero team. Powers include a penchant for editing, writing, and communicating, an ability to wield positivity in the face of unpleasantness, and the capacity to keep our community engaged and excited.

Do the following statements describe you?

*Positive--you look at the bright side of things.
*Helper--you enjoy the warm fuzzies that come with assisting people.
*Calm--you don’t freak out in the face of challenges.
*Genuinely friendly--you correspond in a tone that makes people feel listened to and cared for.
*Word connoisseur--you love the English language, and you have a knack for crafting and editing the written word.
*Organized--you can keep track of a multitude of tasks and are able to quickly determine priorities and execute to-dos.
*Adaptable--you can go with the flow and adjust to the ever-changing start-up environment.

If so, you might have what it takes to join team Kibin!


*Bachelor’s degree in English or Communications preferred
*One-year + of customer service experience
*One-year + of editing experience
*Proven experience with writing and/or blogging

Duties Include Heroic Tasks Such As

*Internal Community Manager
On-board new editors.
Interact with and manage existing editors.
Interact with and manage other contractors as needed.

*Customer Happiness Coordinator
Address customer service emails and live chat requests. Be always on the ready to WOW customers.
Coordinate special requests and correspondence between customers and editors.
Continuously update the customer service knowledge base to explain how we handle recurring customer service issues.
Use positive feedback emails to generate user testimonials and add to our testimonials page.
Get to know repeat customers and their needs and habits.

*Editing Pinch Hitter
Edit documents that are at risk of expiring (or that have expired) due to lack of regular editor availability.

*Content Creation Assistant
Write blog content on an as-needed basis.

*Social Media Monitor
Monitor social media accounts and respond to customer comments and questions.
Interact with customers on social media as appropriate.
Post interesting and informative content.

What to Expect
We are a start-up team of four, looking to add our fifth full-time employee. Each member of our team has the desire to see Kibin succeed beyond our wildest dreams. You can expect to work hard and have fun. You will have a flexible schedule, but will also be expected to periodically monitor customer inquiries on the weekends.

*Start date: October 1, 2014
*Location: Berkeley, CA
*Type: Full-time
*Salary: commensurate with experience
*Benefits: Health insurance, flexible schedule

About Kibin

Today we're mostly an online proofreading and editing service helping edit and improve content for businesses, students, job seekers, and bloggers. Tomorrow, we're the go-to content solutions hub to help people write, create, and publish better content. Learn more about us at

To Apply:

Reply to this posting with your responses to the following questions and your resume:

1. Why do you want to work for team Kibin?
2. What is the nerdiest thing you do in your free time?
3. What do you expect from working at Kibin?
4. In your opinion, what is the role of a community manager?
5. What superhero would you be?

NOTE If you pass this initial review, you will be asked to take an extensive editing test. If you pass the editing test, you'll be invited to an interview! (woohoo!) Good luck.

About this company
Kibin is an online editing and proofreading service. We serve a variety of customers from across the globe, ranging from students to...