SMW Jobs

Crowdcentric Media, SMW’s parent company is hiring for a number of key positions during a period of exciting growth. Here’s a breakdown of the current positions available:



Audience Development Team: Direct Sales

Role Description
Our Audience Development team is responsible for driving ticketing and subscription revenue by reaching out to individuals and organizations in our industry who are either interested in attending SMW conferences or subscribing to our SMW Insider video streaming platform.

Reporting directly to the COO, Audience Development team members are highly driven, results orientated and passionate about social media, marketing and communications.

They are outstanding communicators and are equally comfortable engaging with prospects on on the phone, by email or in-person.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Prospecting: Search for and identify new prospects based on specific criteria using LinkedIn and other prospecting tools
  • Outreach: Set up, manage and execute direct outreach campaigns to prospect list
  • Engagement: Respond to inquiries and responses and convert prospects by email, phone and in some circumstances in-person

Specific qualifications and skills required:

  • 1-2 years professional work experience, ideally in a sales, marketing or customer facing role
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A hunger to learn and ability to flourish in a dynamic, high-growth, entrepreneurial environment
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to manage projects from inception through execution
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written


We are looking to hire in a full-time capacity. The compensation package will be made up of a base salary, plus a bonus based on individual & team performance.



Manager of Community and Content

Crowdcentric, the owner and operator of Social Media Week, is looking for a talented writer and content specialist with a passion for social media and technology. Based in New York (SoHo), this person will report to the Director of Content.

This role has terrific growth potential for a recent graduate, or someone 1-2 years experience who is creative, curious, and is fascinated by the intersection of technology, media, and marketing.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Social Media Management: oversee Social Media Week’s various channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn) for our conferences and SMW News accounts.
  • Copywriting: ideate and write marketing emails promoting our conferences (speakers, events, sales, announcements) throughout the year. You’ll also edit and update copy on our website, as well as create original copy for paid social media advertisements.
  • Editorial: produce short-form articles promoting our conferences; highlighting specific events, announcements, speakers, and reasons for professionals to attend or watch online.
  • Video: basic editing skills and a close attention to detail; the ability to watch a full session and edit short clips of top insights, quotes, and statistics to be used for paid social advertisements
  • Community Management: monitor our social feeds, local communities, and global audience for questions and inquiries, as well as engage with them to create two-way conversations online.
  • Content Organization: manage content on our video platform, SMW Insider, to optimize the videos with accurate tagging, labeling, and overall organization.

This person will be expected to increase engagement, identify trends, have an understanding of content, publishing, social distribution methods, and content strategy. He/she should be eager to work in a collaborative, passionate, work-hard-play-hard environment build on trust, respect, and responsibility.

Specific qualifications and skills required:

  • 0-2 years professional work experience, ideally in a community manager, marketing, or editorial role
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Basic knowledge of video editing and video editing applications
  • Familiarity of trends, key figures, topics, tools, and organizations in the industry
  • A hunger to learn and ability to flourish in a dynamic, high-growth, entrepreneurial environment
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to manage projects from inception through execution
  • Sense of (Internet) humor is a plus!




Ecommerce PHP Developer

Role Description

Develops PHP and CMS-based solutions, assists our VP of Design & Technology in requirements gathering, and web project planning. Demonstrate leadership by finding / developing new technologies and methods to advance the company’s offerings.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Develop plugins and applications to extend our ecommerce solutions within a WordPress Multisite environment
  • Scope, requirements gathering in improving, extending, and improving how users submit event and speaker data to our platform
  • WordPress API solutions in improving the way our 3rd party partners pull and push data from our vast database

Specific Qualifications and Skills Required

  • Strong understanding of object-oriented PHP back-end development.
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, and Foundation.
  • Experience with MySQL and writing SQL queries.
  • Experience developing plugins and building themes for WordPress Multisite.
  • Setting up e-commerce applications such as WooCommerce
  • Contributing to project scope conversations with development team, project managers, designers and other developers
  • Assisting with development of large PHP-based projects, as needed
  • Participating in regular company-wide and team meetings
  • Contributing to best practices; recommending, exploring and implementing better ways to deliver exceptional finished products

Portfolio Requirements

  • Development of WordPress websites
  • Development of HTML websites utilizing responsive frameworks such as Bootstrap and Foundation
  • Integrating feeds from social networks
  • Integrating with third-party APIs (CRM Integration experience a plus)
  • Customizing WordPress to support specific functionality by writing custom functions and/or plugins



Internship Program

The Role

Through SMW we cover news stories, emerging trends, entertainment, culture and the role of technology in human connectivity, and more This aspect of the role will require the person to research article ideas, find external articles to re-publish and write original content.

Support the Marketing and Communications department with responsibilities and efforts such as creating newsletters, social media and content marketing, developing media partnerships, and reporting analytics and insights.

Sales and Sponsorship
Identify potential new business opportunities through research, client outreach, sales deck development, and partnership outreach. You’ll receive a behind-the-scenes look into how branded content and on-site conference activation deals are arranged, planned, and executed, both online and offline.

The Crowdcentric team operates in a nimble, lean, personable and highly collaborative way. We think big and have a huge ambition to help the world’s greatest people form deeper and more meaningful connections through collaboration. We are looking for an individual who shares this ambition and our values. Requirements include:

  • Writing and editing articles around the media and technology industry
  • Experience with business development, sales decks and sponsorship materials
  • Knowledge of social media marketing, both with content and analytics
  • Familiarity with media and technology news, key players in the space, and Internet language
  • Someone who understands how content builds a loyal, organic audience.
  • Ability to brainstorm and identify sponsorship opportunities around existing and new business initiatives
  • Sense of (Internet) humor is a plus!





Crowdcentric Media builds, engages and monetizes audiences through its conference and publishing business.

Crowdcentric’s primary business is SMW, which is an industry platform, conference and news site.

The mission is to give hyper-connected professionals at the intersection of media, marketing and technology, insights, ideas and opportunities to advance themselves and their organizations in a globally connected world.

Crowdcentric is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or disability.

We are guided by a set of core values. These provide a reference point for the work we do, who we hire and provides us with guidance in regards to how we work with our community, partners and clients.

If you are part of Crowdcentric, you are:

  • Driven, by something bigger than you and something that serves the greater good.
  • Passionate, about the potential for technology to play positive role in our lives
  • Candid, unafraid of being direct, speaking the truth and receiving the same from others
  • Optimistic, in that you don’t hope for the best but instead you know how to always ensure the best possible outcome
  • Curious, with a burning desire to poke around in some of the most unexpected places for hidden treasures and gems
  • Agile, with an attitude towards being responsive and dynamic in how you adjust and course correct if things are not going to plan
  • Fun, with a commitment to introducing play, laughter and a sense of camaraderie into everything you do

Crowdcentric is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or disability.