Community Lead

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September 3, 2021
Full Time

Hidden Door is an early stage company building the future of immersive narrative entertainment. Our first product is an online multiplayer experience for playing and sharing adventures across a variety of creator-led story worlds, enabled by a new kind of narrative AI.

The role

The Community Lead will be responsible for defining and executing our community marketing strategy, representing the voice of our players in product and business discussions, and crafting the communications that represent us and our brand to the world.

This is a hit-the-ground-running role at the intersection of community and marketing. In your first 90 days, you'll join us as we prepare an initial launch whose audience will include players (primarily tweens and teens), parents, and creators. Together, we will rapidly iterate to create a uniquely amazing experience.

We're building a product that enables players to experience diverse stories and explore identities in a rich variety of worlds. A healthy, active, and creative community is vital for our players and our product to thrive.

About you

We'd love to meet if you have:

  • Built and grown a community from the ground up.
  • Experience reaching diverse audiences including tweens, gamers, and parents.
  • Experience with telling stories across diverse channels including, but not limited to, social media and forums.
  • Superlative writing skills and the ability to produce livestreamed and recorded video content.
  • A proven ability to build relationships with community, industry, and/or academic leaders and influencers.
  • Developed and driven marketing plans to support product launches.
  • Used data to inform community and marketing strategy.
  • A strong point of view on industry standards and best practices to drive healthy, engaged communities.


  • Worked on, and have opinions about, products for kids.
  • A love of storytelling and games, of any type.
  • Worked on products involving machine learning and/or data-informed product development.

Other things to know

  • We're a small, international, fully remote team, currently focused on US and Western European time zones.
  • Sometimes we meet up! In better times we expect to travel a few times a year to get together for planning and fun.
  • While this is a full-time job, we are flexible about working hours and trust you to bring your best. Both co-founders have young children and we are committed to a healthy, balanced life.
  • This is a startup! We're building a company together as much as we are building a game together.
  • We value curiosity, creativity, and diverse perspectives.
  • We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented or non-traditional backgrounds to apply.

How to apply

Please apply here! It will ask you to share a resume or your LinkedIn profile, tell us a bit about yourself, and write a story about something you've built that you're proud of and what makes you a good fit for this opportunity.

If you run into any issues, just email us at

Hidden Door

About us

We (Hilary, Matt) founded the company in early 2020 with a mission to unlock kids' creative superpowers. We believe there's a unique opportunity to bring people together through storytelling play and emerging technology. And we're just getting started.

Want to help? All of our roles are full-time and fully remote, currently focused on US and Western European time zones. If you're not sure you're a fit, or think you might otherwise be able to contribute, please do write us a note at with your resume or LinkedIn profile, a story about something you've built that you're proud of, and how you can help. We'd love to hear from you.

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