About BusinessBlocks

We’re looking for talented people who share our love of small businesses

BusinessBlocks is built by talented people who devote their expertise and passion to making an impact on people's lives. We celebrate curiosity. We empower each other. We embrace honesty. And we work with heart. Join us!

Role

Location


Content Marketing Manager

San Francisco

Our team seeks a Content Marketer to help shape the voice of our company across email, blog, co-branded partnership content and social. You’ll be joining a small, nimble team with a big appetite to test and learn while making real impact. Our mission is to empower more people to live the American dream and help small businesses not only survive, but thrive.

We’re looking for someone who can tell the colorful stories of our small business customers across several channels. We need someone who loves wordsmithing a sentence as much as they love brainstorming content strategies. We’re a small, outcome-driven team, which means you’ll need to track your impact by measuring KPIs and participating in content testing. Organization, commitment to excellence and a good attitude are key. This position is based in San Francisco, Calif., and reports to the Director of Marketing.

Responsibilities include:

  • Write and edit 2-3 blog posts each week.
  • Assist in creation of case studies, marketing video scripts and one pagers.
  • Write and edit 2-3 emails each week.
  • Keep editorial calendar up-to-date and socialize results.
  • Pitch editorial content and ghostwrite for staff, guests and partners.
  • Participate in regular content testing meeting.
  • Track weekly KPIs and prepare as-needed reports.
  • Manage day-to-day of Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts.
  • Collaborate with design and development teams to explore and execute new types of content including infographics, interactive quizzes, playbooks, etc.
  • Draft landing page content and some web content.
  • Identify and quickly mobilize around moments of opportunity.
  • Work directly with customers to tell their story digitally.

Requirements

  • 3-5 years of experience in content development, social media and/or digital marketing.
  • Self-motivated and curious. You want to make a difference.
  • Passionate storyteller.
  • Proven experience tracking email, social and web metrics and socializing with a larger group. You love data almost as much as you love the written word.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication. Typos keep you up at night.
  • Experience in SMB storytelling a plus.
  • Managing content for online advertising a plus.

About BusinessBlocks

BusinessBlocks creates online education designed specifically for small businesses. We are revolutionizing business education with our courses in marketing, finance and HR, which offer practical curriculum, modern tools and world-class business coaching so that SMBs can launch, manage and grow.

Email us now

Account Executive

San Francisco

We are looking for our first full-time, in-house Account Executive. This role is ideal for a talented sales professional looking to drive the entire sales process at a fast-growing company – from conducting initial outreach to closing the deal. This is a position for someone who wants to work hard and be part of a small team, so you will need to be experienced, self-sufficient, and self-motivated.

Responsibilities will include engaging with small business owners over the phone and through email, understanding their needs, and helping them find the best solution for their business. You will also refine and iterate our sales processes as well as provide feedback and insights to the entire company that will influence sales and marketing strategy as well as product development. You will be a tireless champion of small businesses and your job will not only be to sell but to be an advocate for their success.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2+ years of quota carrying sales experience
  • Track record of overachieving quota
  • Experience closing sales cycles in a consultative manner
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Committed to professional development
  • Bachelor’s degree.

About BusinessBlocks

BusinessBlocks is a mission-driven company in San Francisco. We emphasize collaboration, communication, passion, and work ethic as core values. BusinessBlocks offers competitive salary and benefits. BusinessBlocks is an Equal-Opportunity-Employer and believes in the value of a diverse workplace.

Email us now

Full-Stack Developer

San Francisco

Subject Matter Expert - Insurance

Remote

We are looking for Subject Matter Experts for the insurance industry. The role is ideal for former or existing insurance executives, managers and sales leaders who want to help improve the quality of education provided to future producers. If you have a natural inclination towards mentoring and demonstrated success as an insurance professional, then this role is perfect for you. You will work with our team of instructional designers to guide the development of online insurance training programs for new and existing producers. We will rely on your hands-on expertise to create lessons, activities and videos that teach producers the basics of insurance, how to sell, market and recruit.

This is a contract and remote position.

Requirements/Skills

  • Identify everyday challenges for producers and insurance agencies.
  • Provide feedback on insurance-related curriculum, including lesson plans, activities, assignments, video scripts, and storyboards.
  • Participate in regular review cycles with other stakeholders regarding the quality, rigor and relevance of curriculum.
  • Recommend tools, literature, and resources related to the insurance industry.
  • Pilot and provide user feedback on both the curriculum and learning platform.

Preferred Skills

  • 5-10 years in the insurance industry as a producer or sales manager
  • Experience selling a variety of commercial line products, including workers’ compensation, commercial auto insurance, EPLI, and cyber liability.
  • Previous experience as an agency owner or management member, preferred
  • Thought leader in the insurance space
  • Able to work independently and work under tight deadline
  • Self-motivated, responsible, and proactive

About BusinessBlocks

BusinessBlocks is a mission-driven company in San Francisco. We emphasize collaboration, communication, passion, and work ethic as core values. BusinessBlocks offers competitive salary and benefits. BusinessBlocks is an Equal-Opportunity-Employer and believes in the value of a diverse workplace.

Email us now

Subject Matter Expert - Restaurant

Remote

We are looking for Subject Matter Experts for the restaurant industry. The role is ideal for former or existing restaurant owners, restaurant consultants, and marketers familiar with or working in the restaurant industry. Your expertise will help improve the quality of education provided to restaurant owners and their employees. If you have a natural inclination towards mentoring and demonstrated success as a restaurant marketer or consultant, then this role is perfect for you. You will work with our team of instructional designers to guide the development of online restaurant marketing programs for new and existing restaurant owners and their staff. We will rely on your hands-on expertise to create lessons, activities and videos that teach restaurant owners and staff how to effectively market their food, customer experience, and overall ambience to a larger audience.

This is a contract and remote position.

Requirements/Skills

  • Identify everyday, recurring, and long-term marketing challenges for restaurants
  • Provide feedback on marketing-related curriculum, including lesson plans, activities, assignments, video scripts, and storyboards
  • Participate in regular review cycles with other stakeholders regarding the quality, rigor and relevance of curriculum
  • Recommend and curate relevant restaurant marketing tools, literature, and resources
  • Pilot and provide user feedback on both the curriculum and learning platform

Preferred Skills

  • 5-10 years experience in the restaurant industry as an owner, consultant, or marketer
  • Experience with running successful marketing campaigns in the restaurant industry for a diverse clientele
  • Thought leader in the restaurant and/or marketing industries
  • Able to work independently and work under tight deadline
  • Self-motivated, responsible, and proactive

About BusinessBlocks

BusinessBlocks is a mission-driven company in San Francisco. We emphasize collaboration, communication, passion, and work ethic as core values. BusinessBlocks offers competitive salary and benefits. BusinessBlocks is an Equal-Opportunity-Employer and believes in the value of a diverse workplace.

Email us now

Marketing Coach

Remote

We are searching for a talented Marketing Coach who is passionate about supporting students through our marketing curriculum. The Marketing Coach will be responsible for supporting students in our MainStreet Marketing course, a 3-week boot camp focused on small business marketing topics. Each cohort will consist of approximately 20 students and the Marketing Coach will work with each student via our learning management system, on our online forums, Google Hangout and over the phone to help create specific goals, track and monitor progress, and review major course assignments. Students will look to you as the content expert regarding marketing topics, such as digital advertising, social media, pricing, and website development.

This is a contract and remote position.

Requirements/Skills

  • Develop marketing goals with each student before the course starts, and track those goals throughout the duration of the course
  • Host weekly office hours via Google Hangout to review content questions with students
  • Provide feedback on weekly assignments
  • Lead a final consultation call with each student, and coach them through the implementation of their marketing plan
  • Motivate students through encouraging emails, check-ins, and coach calls. Regularly provide feedback on the curriculum and program experience

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in marketing as a manager, director or vice president
  • 2+ years of experience (informal or formal) as a coach or consultant
  • Extremely comfortable working with small businesses
  • Ability to inspire or motivate others

About BusinessBlocks

BusinessBlocks is a mission-driven company in San Francisco. We emphasize collaboration, communication, passion, and work ethic as core values. BusinessBlocks offers competitive salary and benefits. BusinessBlocks is an Equal-Opportunity-Employer and believes in the value of a diverse workplace.

Email us now

Finance Coach

Remote

We are searching for a talented Finance Coach who is passionate about supporting students through our finance curriculum. The Finance Coach will be responsible for coaching students in our MainStreet Finance course. Each cohort will consist of approximately 20 students and the Finance Coach will work with each student via our learning management system, on our online forums, Google Hangout and over the phone to help create specific goals, track and monitor progress, and review major course assignments. Students will look to you as the content expert regarding finance and accounting topics for small business.

This is a contract and remote position.

Requirements/Skills

  • Develop finance goals with each student before the course starts, and track those goals throughout the duration of the course
  • Host weekly office hours via Google Hangout to review content questions with students
  • Provide feedback on weekly assignments
  • Lead a final consultation call with each student, and coach them through the implementation of the curriculum
  • Motivate students through encouraging emails, check-ins, and coach calls. Regularly provide feedback on the curriculum and program experience

Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in an executive, management or leadership finance or accounting role. CFA, CPA preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience as a coach or consultant
  • Extremely comfortable working with small businesses
  • Ability to inspire or motivate others

About BusinessBlocks

BusinessBlocks is a mission-driven company in San Francisco. We emphasize collaboration, communication, passion, and work ethic as core values. BusinessBlocks offers competitive salary and benefits. BusinessBlocks is an Equal-Opportunity-Employer and believes in the value of a diverse workplace.

Email us now