We’re hiring a Social Media Lead to improve our engagement with our fans, and to help bring our games and stories to new audiences.
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, detail-oriented, highly-organised, self-starting individual who’s ready to take the next step. You’ll be working across all our existing and new products, and in particular, Zombies, Run! You should have multiple years of experience working in social media, directly creating high quality content and engaging with established online communities.
This is a fully-remote, part-time position for 24 hours/week. You can be located anywhere, but must be able to overlap with at least 9am to 12pm UK time.
Our pay range is £30,000 to £34,000 pro rata (i.e. £18,000 to £20,400), dependent on experience.
Please apply for this job if you:
We are especially keen to hear from you if you:
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
You will be joining our Production team, working alongside our Head of Production and Art Department connecting with our users and fan community to provide a fun, safe and inclusive online experience.
You will be responsible for:
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:
How to Apply
Get in touch at hello AT sixtostart.com with the subject Social Media Lead and your CV attached. No recruitment agencies.
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
About Zombies, Run!
Run in the Real World. Become a Hero in Another.
Only a few have survived the zombie epidemic. You are a Runner en-route to one of humanity’s last remaining outposts. They need your help to gather supplies, rescue survivors, and defend their home.
And you have another mission — one they don’t know about...