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Want to be a Maker?

We would love to have you join our team. Please apply for the open positions below via our JobScore page

Love crafting and DIY? Want to be part of a startup that helps people live more creatively? Maker Crate is an early stage startup planning to reinvent how people discover, learn, and shop for crafting projects online. We believe in creativity, hand made, and the power of the community. We're backed by top tier investors and located in Mountain View, within walking distance to the Caltrain.


PRODUCT MANAGER

Role

We are looking for a product manager to help take us to the next level. We are seeking a smart, analytical, driven, and entrepreneurial quick learner to join our team. You will be instrumental in helping to improve our product and grow our business. Your primary responsibilities include:

  • Manage the entire product development lifecycle from ideation, requirements definition, to launch and optimization.
  • Identify and prioritize product opportunities by leveraging and analyzing business intelligence, web analytics, competitive research, and user research
  • Write clear and concise product and business requirements, and clearly communicate the requirements to the broader team
  • Collaborate with development, marketing, editorial, operations, and design teams to drive projects to successful completion, including project management and testing, to ensure that business goals are achieved
  • Design, conduct, and analyze A/B testing results to optimize product conversion
  • Measure and report results, track bugs, and define areas for constant enhancement and optimization.

Required Qualifications

  • Smart/ Analytical: You are able to assess and analyze complex problems and figure out the best solution. You know your way around Excel and are able to derive actionable insights from large datasets and build financial models.
  • Communications/ Collaborative: You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and proven ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization. You understand the value of teams and play nicely with others.
  • Business Savvy: You are business savvy and clearly understand how product changes impact key business metrics. You are able to make product recommendations based on likely ROI.
  • Product Experience: You have at least 2 years of consumer internet / mobile product management experience, preferably at a startup. You have great intuition around what makes a product viral, engaging, and easy to use.
  • Entrepreneurial: You love working with small teams in a fast paced environment, are comfortable with uncertainty, multi-task and willing to wear lots of multiple hats. You are able to work under pressure and successfully drive multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Fast / Agile: You work quickly with a sense of urgency. You enjoy being part of an agile team, moving towards our vision but responding quickly to changes. You believe in continuous learning and improvement.
  • Passion: You love building products, technology, and the startup culture. You are inspired by customer needs and the desire to build great products to meet these needs.
  • Detail Oriented: You proactively think though corner cases as you define product requirements, and are diligent in tracking and managing all project dependencies.
  • More about you: You're positive, curious, motivated, dynamic, thoughtful, and a creative problem solver.
  • Education: BS/BA required.

Desired Qualifications

  • Technical - You know basic coding and can communicate with the development team on a technical level.
  • Startup experience - You’ve started something yourself or has been part of an early stage startup.
  • Agile experience - You have experience with agile development methodologies.
  • Ecommerce experience - You have experience working on an ecommerce site and know what it takes to grow revenue and improve purchase conversion.

Please apply via our JobScore page


MARKETING INTERN (Full time)

Role

We are looking for a full time marketing intern to help us with marketing, content, community outreach plus whatever it takes to get us to the next level. We are seeking an entrepreneurial, smart, creative, and energetic quick learner to join our team. You will be instrumental in helping to grow our content, user base, and business. Your primary responsibilities include:

  • Help grow our user base and email list through online advertising and other marketing channels
  • Grow our social presence on sites like Pinterest and Facebook
  • Engage our existing user base and increase conversion through email and on site marketing
  • Community outreach to both bloggers and our user base
  • Track results and perform analysis to help us make business decisions
  • And lots more: you’ll be wearing lots of hats

Required Qualifications

  • Entrepreneurial: You love working with small teams in a fast paced environment, are comfortable with uncertainty, multi-task and willing to wear lots of multiple hats.
  • Reliable: We can count on you to finish what you set out to accomplish. You are hard working and do what it takes to get stuff done.
  • Smart / Analytical: You are able to assess and analyze problems and figure out the best solution. You are a quick learner, able to learn on the job with minimal guidance.
  • Copy Writing: You are able to write clear, concise, and compelling marketing copy for email, social media, and our ads.
  • Collaborative: You understand the value of teams and play nicely with others. You have excellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written communication skills.
  • Fast / Agile: You work quickly with a sense of urgency. You enjoy being part of an agile team, moving towards our vision but responding quickly to changes. You believe in continuous learning and improvement.
  • Passion: You love marketing, technology, and the startup culture.
  • Education: BS/BA required.
  • More about you: You're positive, motivated, dynamic, thoughtful, detail oriented, and a creative problem solver.

Desired Qualifications

  • HTML - You know basic HTML and are comfortable with technology.
  • Blogger - You have experience blogging, please send us a link to your blog / writing samples.
  • Startup experience - You’ve started something yourself or has been part of an early stage startup.
  • Marketing experience - If you have actual marketing experience, even better!
  • Social Media savvy - You know your way around Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
  • Crafter/ DIY - You love Pinterest, crafting and DIY.

Please apply via our JobScore page


CRAFT / DIY CONTENT TEMP / INTERN

Role

  • Curate DIY / crafting projects ideas from online sites like Pinterest based on feedback from our editorial team
  • Enter project details into our system using our web based content management system
  • Help build out a large library of fresh DIY content/ ideas for our users

Required Qualifications

  • Reliable. We can count on you to finish what you set out to accomplish. You are hard working and get stuff done.
  • Fast / Agile. You work quickly with a sense of urgency. You enjoy being part of an agile team, moving towards our vision but responding quickly to changes. You are a quick learner.
  • Entrepreneurial. You love working with small teams in a fast paced environment, are comfortable with uncertainty, and willing to pitch in where needed.
  • Detail-oriented. We move quickly, but we bring care and thoughtfulness to everything we do. You pay attention to details and your work reflects it.
  • Passion. - You love Pinterest,crafting and DIY, and the startup culture.

Desired Qualifications

  • Writing - You have experience writing or blogging
  • Photo Editing - You have basic photo editing experience

Please apply via our JobScore page