Jobs


Marketing Director

The Pitch

WeSpire is growing rapidly, and we’re looking to add a strong marketer to help build our brand, buzz and drive new customer growth. We have built an elegant, beautifully-designed white-label SaaS platform that’s currently shaking up the Fortune 500.

Us

We believe that inspiring people to make sustainable choices is a worthwhile cause — and a very attractive business opportunity. We have a great sales team, and happy, paying customers. We believe the best way to grow is to hire really good people and give them what they need to execute.

You

You have 5-7 years marketing experience, ideally in a high-growth, enterprise SaaS environment. You have been responsible for developing marketing strategies and plans that include messaging and positioning, inbound marketing, collateral development (case studies, research, sales materials), PR, social media, events and lead generation. You have managed small, highly productive teams. You have strong writing and creative management skills and a knack for simplifying complex ideas that will resonate with target customers. You know how to effectively support enterprise sales and client success teams. You focus on results and analytics, and know Hubspot, Salesforce and Google Analytics or similar tools extremely well. You are flexible, smart, capable of multi-tasking and prioritizing efficiently. You love working in a fast-paced, start-up environment and are fun to work with.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll be working with a super smart team of entrepreneurs, top-notch sales talent, great designers, and fabulous engineers to scale the company and support new customer growth and usage of the platform. You will be leading the marketing strategy and plan development with support from a marketing-oriented CEO, across all channels, from inbound marketing and lead gen, to events and PR, to sales material and collateral development. You will provide creative messaging, copy and other support to the client success team. You will be managing a small team and be accountable for awareness, buzz and new customer growth.

We use

Hubspot, Salesforce, GoogleApps.

Compensation

Cash comp paired with equity — we are looking for the best and will pay them accordingly. Health coverage and dental benefits, 401k plan. The opportunity for growth in a fast-paced progressive company is yours for the taking. A historic loft in downtown Boston accessible by the red, green, orange, and silver lines. Cat pictures in Slack; company Meat-Free Monday chef and social events.

To Apply

Please send a link to projects you are proud of, a resume or LinkedIn profile and your quick thoughts on what’s extremely interesting to you about using technology to inspire positive actions to susan at wespire dot com.


Lead DevOps Engineer

The Pitch

WeSpire is growing rapidly, and we’re looking to expand our smart, practical engineering team so we can deliver on our mission to help people live healthier and more sustainable lives. We have built an elegant, beautifully-designed white-label SAAS platform that’s currently shaking up the Fortune 500.

Us

We believe that inspiring people to make sustainable choices is a worthwhile cause — and a very attractive business opportunity. We have a great sales team, and happy, paying customers. We believe the best way to grow is to hire really good people and give them what they need to execute.

You

You have 5-10 years operations engineering experience, ideally in a high-growth environment. You have been responsible for the health, security, quality and performance of web and mobile applications for the consumer or enterprise, ideally with a broad user base like social platforms, gamification platforms, or lifestyle, action-based apps (Foursquare, Runkeeper, LoseIt, health platforms, etc). You have strong scripting skills and are comfortable with frequent, incremental code testing and deployment. You possess a grasp of automation and data management tools. You are client focused, with an affinity for supporting non-technical clients, particularly during the sales and onboarding process. You focus on business outcomes, collaborate effectively across teams and practice proactive communication. You are flexible, smart, capable of multi-tasking and prioritizing efficiently. You love working in a fast-paced, start-up environment and are fun to work with.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll be working with a super smart team of entrepreneurs, top notch sales talent, UX designers, and back-end engineers to scale the company and drive adoption and usage of the platform, on both web and mobile devices, for the leading companies in the world. In the process, you will also become a pioneer in using technology to drive real-life behavior change for good. Day to day, you’ll be maintaining our Heroku-based infrastructure to ensure the site is up and running and that users are happy. In addition, you’ll be identifying operational priorities, issues, and solutions to enhance our platform security, quality and performance. You’ll support the sales team in providing technical support to prospective clients, which ranges from Information Security reviews and penetration tests to SAML and other directory integrations. You will also oversee the quality assurance team and work closely with the analytics team. You will be company’s primary owner for the relationships with hosting, email, DNS, analytics and other service providers. You will also be involved in some day-to-day corporate technical infrastructure support.

We use

Exclusively Mac OS X in the office, and we host on Heroku and Amazon AWS. We also use GitHub, Slack, Ruby, Rails, Git, PostgreSQL, Haml, Sass, jQuery, CoffeeScript, TDD via Minitest, Pivotal Tracker, Sendgrid and Mixpanel.

Compensation

Cash comp paired with equity — we are looking for the best and will pay them accordingly. Health coverage and dental benefits, 401k plan. The opportunity for growth in a fast-paced progressive company is yours for the taking. A historic loft in downtown Boston accessible by the red, green, orange, and silver lines with a great room for engineers. Cat pictures in Slack; company Meat-Free Monday chef and social events.

To Apply

Please send a link to projects you are proud of, a resume or LinkedIn profile and your quick thoughts on what’s extremely interesting to you about using technology to inspire positive actions to susan at wespire dot com.


Software Engineers

The Pitch

WeSpire is growing rapidly, and we’re looking to expand our smart, practical engineering team so we can deliver on our mission to help people live healthier and more sustainable lives. We have built an elegant, beautifully-designed white-label SAAS platform that’s currently shaking up the Fortune 500.

Us

We believe that helping people live healthier and greener is a worthwhile cause — and an attractive business opportunity. We have a great sales team, and happy, paying customers. We believe the best way to grow is to hire really good people and give them what they need to execute.

You

You have 5+ years of experience building software for rich interactive web and mobile applications for the consumer or enterprise, ideally with a broad user base like social platforms, gamification platforms, or lifestyle, action-based apps (Foursquare, Runkeeper, LoseIt, health platforms, etc) You are able to design complex features that work and scale on your first day. You will be able to provide insightful feedback and improvement during code reviews and develop more junior engineers. You are agile, smart, creative, and love solving problems and being in a start-up. You like making things happen. You have a great ability to maintain perspective, keep a sense of humor and be fun to work with.

You get bonus points if you have contributed to an open source software project (show us your github account!) and a fabulous mobile app. You know BJ Fogg’s work at Stanford’s Persuasive Labs and have used it previously in your work.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll be working a super smart team of entrepreneurs, top notch sales talent, UX engineers, and back-end engineers to scale the company and drive adoption and usage of the platform, on both web and mobile devices, for the leading companies in the world. In the process, you will also become a pioneer in using technology to drive real-life behavior change for good.

We use

Ruby, Rails 4, PostgreSQL, Haml, Sass, jQuery, CoffeeScript, TDD via Minitest, Git, cute pictures of cats, Pivotal Tracker and Heroku.

Compensation

Cash comp paired with equity — we are looking for the best and will pay them accordingly. Health coverage and dental benefits, 401k plan. The opportunity for growth in a fast-paced progressive company is yours for the taking. A historic loft in downtown Boston accessible by the red, green, orange, and silver lines with a great room for engineers. Cat pictures in Slack; company Meat-Free Monday chef and social events.

To Apply

Please send a link to projects you are proud of, a resume or LinkedIn profile and your quick thoughts on what’s extremely interesting to you about using technology to inspire positive actions to susan at wespire dot com.


WeSpire Interns

WeSpire is growing rapidly as the leading provider of persuasive technology on positive behavior change at the world’s most exciting global corporations. WeSpire’s mission is to help people live healthier and more sustainably via the best of digital technology. Our Boston-based team depends on a select group of competent, can-do interns. And, those interns enjoy an extraordinary hands-on experience working with us. The WeSpire intern program is viewed as a best-in-class training program for those who are considering a career in sustainability and technology.

Every day, our primary business focus is on selling, configuring, and optimizing this suite of apps for a growing customer base of major corporations and other organizations. WeSpire interns support this effort in numerous important ways, on the Sales & Marketing team, the Customer Success team, and Graphic Design team.

These positions are unpaid, require a full-time commitment in the office, and position the student for full-time employment. Top colleges and universities often provide credit and/or funding for WeSpire work.

Interested? Please read on:

We’re looking for doers. You should have experience working on a team to accomplish projects and get results. You have the ability to write short copy, e.g. customer-service emails, promotion blurbs, tweets. You should be very comfortable taking notes and producing reports. You love hunting down info on the internet. You are comfortable owning a project from start to finish without being managed, and you are not shy about asking for help when direction is unclear. You are interesting, love to work, and are fun to spend time with. You read carefully, so put pancake bunny in the subject of your email. The successful candidate will have strong attention to detail, intellectual curiosity, wide-ranging reading and viewing habits, keen interest in popular culture and the benefits of sustainability for businesses and enterprises of all types. High energy and a willingness and excitement to learn and pitch in is essential!

Please send a quick note to Sarah Finnie Robinson, Founding Partner & Head of Social (sarah@) with your resume and why this opportunity appeals to you.