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LifePosts.com is a collaborative storytelling platform for families to craft beautiful commemorations for people who have died or celebrations about major life milestones. The beta site went live in February 2016. Find out more about us here.

The team is led by entrepreneur/journalist Steven Waldman, founder of Beliefnet.com, which won the national magazine award for best website before being acquired by News Corp.; and COO Ju-Don Marshall Roberts, who has led the digital operations for WashingtonPost.com, EverydayHealth.com and Beliefnet.com.

The company is funded by an elite group of angel investors including Dick Costolo, former CEO of Twitter; Lauren Zalaznick, former EVP of NBCUniversal; Julius Genachowski, former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission; Jon Miller, former CEO of News Corp. Digital; North Base Media; and American Public Media, the largest owner of public radio stations.

The company is based in Brooklyn.

Current openings:

Associate Manager of Everything   (actual title, “Associate Manager of Marketing & Content”)

We’re seeking a creative, hard-working, versatile, brilliant young person to play a key role in a new startup, helping with, well, everything. Specifically, this job works with paid marketing, social media, editorial, metrics, admin and whatever else needs doing in this fast-growing startup launched by serial entrepreneur Steven Waldman.

Candidates will get extra points if they:

–Are super smart, a joy to hang out with, insanely hard working and pretty funny

–Have some experience with social media

–Have some experience with paid marketing (Adwords and Facebook)

–Have a passion for this project

The project is LifePosts – a new collaborative storytelling platform for online memorials and other life milestones.   Working on “memorials” sounds too gloomy? Think again. This project is a cutting edge approach to revolutionize the way people are remembered and honored.  This being a small staff, you’re guaranteed to have a big impact.

Apply by sending your resume and cover note to  jobs@lifeposts.com.

Digital Product / Project Manager Plus So Much More

Creative, very hard-working, versatile, brilliant person to play key role in new startup — primarily managing new features and improvements in the LifePosts digital service. You will coordinate visual design, technology and business and be the primary person making sure the user experience is awesome.

You may also be asked to help with an other things including project management, metrics, customer support, admin and whatever else needs doing in this fast-growing startup launched by serial entrepreneur Steven Waldman.

Candidates will get extra points if they:
–Super smart, a joy to hang out with, insanely hard working and pretty funny

–Have meaningful experience with product design and management

–A passion for this project.

The project is LifePosts, a new collaborative storytelling platform for online memorials and other life milestones. Working on memorials sounds too gloomy? Actually, this project is a cutting edge approach to revolutionize the way people are remembered and honored. This being a small staff, you’re guaranteed to have a big impact

The beta site went live in February 2016. More info: https://www.lifeposts.com/about/

LifePosts already has major partnerships with Huffington Post, American Public Media and others, and is backed by tech-and-media savvy leaders like Dick Costolo, the former CEO of Twitter; Lauren Zalaznick, the former EVP of NBCU; Larry Hackett, the former editor of People magazine, and Marcus Brauchli, the former editor of The Washington Post.

The company is based in Brooklyn, and we are seeking someone based in the NYC area. Please send cover note and resume to jobs@lifeposts.com.