Community Content Creator

Six to Start
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Posted
September 14, 2022
Contract
Anywhere
Remote
£32,000 to £40,000

We’re hiring a Community Content Creator to help us create new ways to communicate with our fans, to help us reach new audiences, and to maintain our existing community relations.

Our flagship apps - Zombies, Run! and The Walk – combine innovative real-world interaction and gameplay with captivating audio stories and design. In short, we make exercising fun with audio.

We’re looking for a creative, passionate, highly-organised, self-starting individual who’s ready to take the next step. You will have a wide remit to create playful, exciting content across multiple media to help us share our love for our stories with our community. You will also be responsible for day-to-day conversations with our community across all social media.

You’ll be working across all our existing and new products, and in particular, Zombies, Run! You should have multiple years of experience creating high quality content that’s in conversation with existing properties and stories.

This is a fully-remote, full-time position. You can be located anywhere in the world, but must be able to overlap with at least 9am to 2pm UK time.

Our pay range is £32,000 to £40,000, dependent on experience and skill.

 

About You

Please apply for this job if you meet all of the below:

  • Have exceptional copywriting skills
  • Have graphic design experience
  • Have experience creating or editing video
  • Are excited about engaging with and building a passionate community through content
  • Have too many ideas and not enough time to make them
  • Love to dig deep into an existing narrative and get nerdy

 

We are especially keen to hear from you if you meet any of the below:

  • Are from a community that is historically under-represented in media industries
  • Have professional experience writing customer-facing copy
  • Have professional experience creating video content specifically for social media (TikTok, Instagram, YouTube)
  • Have experience using industry-standard tools to create motion-graphics from existing art assets
  • Have professional experience using industry-standard tools to create original art or to adapt existing art
  • Have experience of community engagement with a vibrant, well-established group

 

About Us

We make content for absolutely everyone. At Six to Start we believe in everyone's right to exist and be seen. We tell diverse stories in our app with caring, idealistic characters that our players love. Our workplace reflects this mission with our commitment to equality, inclusion and mutual support. Here's what some of our players say:

"I love this beautiful inclusive world you've created that you've allowed us to be a part of. Zombies, Run! has helped me through a lot of trying times and I don't know what I'd be doing without y'all."

"Zombies, Run is an exercise app, but its ALSO an incredible audio podcast where u are the main character. has lovable diverse cast of chars. and motivates you IRL to exercise at any pace you prefer! its literally the only thing thats ever made me exercise for fun and i love it."

 

We are not a startup. We think "hustle" is code for overwork. From the way we plan projects onward, we do everything we can to ensure people work 40 hours a week even in release-heavy months. We also support part-time working and extra flexibility for meeting needs and challenges like caring for others, crisis and personal health.

 

We build better processes. We believe in creating thoughtful, sustainable processes that make our work easier, rather than relying on volume of effort to get the job done. We're committed to constant self-scouting and continual improvement as a way of ensuring as stress-free and sustainable a work life as we're able to create.

 

What the job is going to be like

Primary Responsibilities

You will be joining our Production team, working alongside our Head of Production and Art Department to create innovative, fun, exciting content and engage our community.

 

You will be responsible for:

  • Creating content for our Social Media channels, including idea generation, copywriting, and the creation and assembly of art and video assets
  • Tracking the performance of created content
  • Working with our CEO, Head of Production and other team members to devise a wider social media content strategy
  • Liaising with our with artists and the Production team on social media artwork, copy, and videos
  • Organising and promoting live online events (e.g. Instagram, YouTube, Twitch) with actors and staff
  • Maintaining a friendly, humorous and safe space for community members at all times
  • Scheduling content in Buffer
  • Managing competitions and giveaways
  • Sharing community content via retweets and Instagram stories
  • Responding to comments and DMs where appropriate

 

Additional Responsibilities

We believe there's always room to improve how we work, and the quality of the content we release. All members of the production team regularly:

  • Consult on our existing processes and how they can be improved
  • Take part in discussions about representation and equality in our content

 

Additional Details

  • Location: Remote
  • Type: Full Time, Contract (12 months)
  • Experience: 2+ years in any related field
  • Closing Date: September 30th, 2022 @ 11:59 pm

 

How to Apply

Send us an email with the subject Community Content Creator and your CV attached. No recruitment agencies.

About 
Six to Start

We're a smartphone fitness game developer based in London, with remote staff all over the world. Our flagship apps - Zombies, Run! and The Walk – combine innovative real-world interaction and gameplay with captivating stories and design. In short, we make exercising fun.

With well over five million sales and downloads across iOS and Android, we get emails every day from people whose lives we’ve improved with our games - people who’ve lost weight, become healthier, and gained confidence. There’s nothing like knowing that your work is valued by millions and is doing good in the world.

We've always been known for our skill in combining storytelling, gameplay, and real-world interaction. Even before the massive success of Zombies, Run!, we worked for clients including the BBC, Muse, Microsoft, the British Museum, and Disney Imagineering, along with cutting-edge fiction for Penguin and Macmillan that's been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art.

We pride ourselves on having a supportive and inclusive work environment that’s understanding with childcare.

 

We have great benefits

  • We're a Mac shop, and you get the tech you need!
  • We hold regular Away Weeks where our entire staff flies to the UK to meet, plan, and have fun face-to-face
  • Personal budget for games, consoles, running gear, and more
  • Opportunity to speak at conferences
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