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Community Intern - NYC - Queens

Yelp, Queens, NY

Connecting people with great local businesses


Cast your textbook aside, this is where marketing in social media comes alive! Join Yelp as a Community Intern and gain real experience marketing to real people!

What is Yelp?

Yelp is a website where over 138 million people (monthly) read and write reliable and trustworthy reviews of local businesses (restaurants, bars, shopping, just to name a few) from across communities in the US, the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Austria, Spain, Italy and so forth.

Community Managers in over 100 Yelp communities are responsible for marketing, PR, other social media outlets, event planning, e-newsletter campaigns, and various odds and ends on the local level — but they can’t do it alone! Yelp Interns play an integral part in supporting activities designed to rally the Yelp community both online and off.

Where You Come In:

  • You will help develop, organize and execute marketing events (parties, happy hours) and guerilla marketing programs (festivals, street ambushes, etc).
  • You will co-manage the Twitter handle and Facebook page.
  • You will keep Yelp clean with on-site projects, writing and researching.
  • You will help with online community building.
  • You live to write and write to live and may help craft super Yelpy copy.

What You Will Get:

  • You will get practical experience with new media marketing techniques.
  • You'll have plenty of opportunities to shadow and spend time with the Community Manager including weekly meetings for coaching and professional development.
  • You will be part of a rich network of personal and professional contacts.
  • You'll get as much Yelp marketing schwag as can be swallowed.

What it Takes to Succeed:

  • This is a 3-6 month program; can be renewed with approval.
  • You should preferably be 21+ years of age and have reliable transportation
  • You should have approximately 10 flexible hours per month.
  • You should currently live/reside in the Queens, NYC area
  • You should have reliable transportation and be 21+, as we'll need your help at bars, clubs and other age-restricted venues.

Ready to apply? Submit the following:

  • Cover letter/note showcasing your writing skills and general personality and style.
  • Resume showcasing your relevant experience.
  • A link to your (full and interesting) Yelp profile – this is your writing sample, so make it snappy!
At Yelp, we believe that diversity is an expression of all the unique characteristics that make us human: race, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, and education — and those are just a few. We recognize that diverse backgrounds and perspectives strengthen our teams and our product. The foundation of our diversity efforts are closely tied to our core values, which include “Playing Well With Others” and “Authenticity.”

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition or disability.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected] or 415-969-8488.

Note: Yelp does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to any recruiting alias or employee. Yelp is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

About Yelp

Yelp connects people with great local businesses. Our users have contributed approximately 127 million cumulative reviews of almost every type of local business, from restaurants, boutiques and salons to dentists, mechanics, plumbers and more. These reviews are written by people using Yelp to share their everyday local business experiences, giving voice to consumers and bringing “word of mouth” online.

Want to learn more about Yelp? Visit Yelp's website.