Social Media & Content Associate

Tuesday November 20, 2012

99 First St United States
Cambridge 02141

The Company

Our vision is to change the way people shop by making buying custom easier. We want to be an alternative to big box retailers by creating an online marketplace that connects consumers with local artisans and craftspeople across the country.  Not only does our site allow consumers to find exactly what they are looking to have made, it also allows custom makers of all types to effectively market themselves in an increasingly digital world. 

We are creating a consumer experience where consumers can connect with an artisan maker to co-create something tangible and unique. You won’t see a shopping cart or a checkout tag on our site, but you will meet thousands of makers who are thrilled about the prospect of creating something with you.

See here for our vision:

What we’re looking for: 

With Google Ventures as our lead investor, we are well on our way to becoming the go-to marketplace for all things custom. In order to get there we need someone with a passion for creating and distributing compelling content to grow awareness and drive traffic to the CustomMade marketplace..They will support and contribute to key elements of the CustomMade social experience across all of our products and marketing channels. The ideal candidate has a passion for the intersection of commerce and social media, helping to translate the experiences customers and Makers are engaging in our platform into a more vibrant and engaged community throughout the web


  • Create content and editorial for CustomMade blog and other placement opportunities
  • Source quality content from the CustomMade website and network for PR opportunities
  • Day-to-day execution of visual-based social platforms 
  • Build blogger and tastemaker relationships with aim to share and exchange content
  • Contribute creative and share-worthy ideas for CustomMade content and social strategies 


  • Stunning written and oral communication skills, including a borderline-awkward love for grammar
  • Demonstrated expertise for awesome content creation and curation
  • Basic digital media editing skills
  • Basic reporting skills and the ability communicate business value of content and social efforts
  • Passion and talent for engaging on social platforms
  • Ability to execute on tight deadlines and quick turnarounds with a serene smile 

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with brand management
  • Experience executing on events and on-presence promotions
  • Experience and passion for working with artists, designers or craftsmen of any kind
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, FinalCut and/or similar digital media editing programs 
    Experience working with WordPress

What you'll get from us

We only hire great people, so that’s what you will find here. We love our product, we take hiring very seriously, and we love working together and we love to go home with the feeling that we accomplished something every day.

You will be able to make an impact, fast. The work you accomplish will directly correlate with the success of our company, and you will see the product of your time and energy live on the site and incorporated into our daily processes.  You will have the opportunity to immediately drive success and influence the direction of the CustomMade marketplace, and in the process will drive real value for thousands of small businesses across the United States and Canada.  

If you’re passionate about the custom revolution and think you have what it takes, please email with your resume, Twitter handle, Pinterest profile and three writing samples, preferably published somewhere online.

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