Careers at LIVEKINDLY

If you are interested in plant-based food, conscious about your consumer choices, and understand that sustainability is a mindset, not a choice, you’ve come to the right place.

To Apply: Please send your resume, portfolio, and cover letter in PDF format to careers@livekindly.com. Include the job title you are applying for in the subject of your email.

Explore Open Roles


Account Executive

Job Type:

Full-time, Contract

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Digital Media: 8 years (Required)

Work Remotely:

  • Yes

Full Job Description

LIVEKINDLY, the premier lifestyle brand focused on sustainability, plant-based foods and conscious consumerism is seeking an experienced Account Executive / Account Director to lead our growing team.

You will report to the Head of Sales & Brand Partnerships and drive revenue generation for the company. You will have proven business acumen, an ability to identify, develop, and negotiate strategic partnerships. You will have a track record of exceeding targets and executing strategic deals, focusing primarily on digital content packages. You will work together cross-functionally to develop new ideas for brand partnerships to help drive revenue growth and hit sales targets.

The ideal candidate can handle stress in the face of challenges and push self and others to excel in a dynamic environment. And be adept at working closely with leaders in operations, marketing, technology and editorial content.

Qualified candidates should be passionate about growing the sustainability and plant-based movement and ideally, have experience working within both a startup culture and mainstream, international digital media company.

This is a remote position (ideally in New York or Los Angeles) making exceptional communication and collaboration skills a must, as well as the ability to motivate, inspire, and support an international team who are passionate, creative, and mission-aligned. Previous experience in digital media and/or content marketing sales is imperative.

Please submit a cover letter and resume in pdf form for consideration. Applicants who do not submit a cover letter will not be considered. Applicants must have the legal right to work in the USA.

Overview
You will drive revenue generation for the company and be responsible for leading the sales team. If you’re a results-oriented and mission-aligned leader who thrives in a dynamic environment and keen to make an impact on our world for the better, this is the role for you.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Identifying, evaluating and prioritizing opportunities that realize large revenue opportunities
  • Deal formulation, negotiation and contract execution
  • Identifying and nurturing long-term partnerships
  • Prioritizing and managing multiple strategic initiatives concurrently
  • Build, lead and manage territory strategy
  • Drives results and manages team performance with accountability against business metrics
  • Provide a strong link between the company and external partners and other organizations in your market
  • Serve as a partner in driving overall business performance with the other functional leaders: operations, marketing, technology and editorial content
  • Exceed sales goals

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years relevant experience in the digital media industry
  • Proven ability to meet or exceed sales goals and identify new revenue opportunities
  • Ability to initiate and lead business discussions and drive ongoing engagements with C-Suite level partners
  • Ability to support and prioritize multiple projects and complex workstreams
  • Strong business acumen and financial background
  • Excellent influencing, decision-making, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills
  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills, both via technology and in-person
  • A passion for the sustainability and plant-based movement required
  • Digital Media and Content sales experience required
  • Past experience working within a remote company an asset
  • Past experience scaling a startup an asset


Head of Sales and Brand Partnerships

Job Type:

Full-time, Contract

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Sales, 10 years (Required)

Work Remotely:

  • Yes

Full Job Description

LIVEKINDLY, the largest digital plant-based lifestyle brand, is seeking an experienced Head of Sales and Brand Partnerships to lead our growing team.

You will report to the COO and lead revenue generation for the company. You will have proven business acumen, an ability to identify, develop, and negotiate strategic branded partnerships. You will set targets and execute key deals. You will develop and manage a team with a goal of exceeding revenue and new business targets.

The ideal candidate can handle stress in the face of challenges and push yourself and others to excel in a dynamic environment and be adept at working closely with leaders in operations, marketing, technology and editorial content.

Qualified candidates should be passionate about growing the vegan/plant-based movement and ideally, have experience working within both a startup culture and mainstream, global digital media company. This is a remote position (ideally based in New York or Los Angeles) making exceptional communication and collaboration skills a must, as well as the ability to motivate, inspire, and support an international team who are passionate, creative, and mission-aligned.

Please submit a resume in pdf form for consideration.

Overview
You will lead revenue generation for the company and be responsible for building the sales, partnerships and business development teams. If you’re a results-oriented and mission-aligned leader who thrives in a dynamic environment and keen to make an impact on our world for the better, this is the role for you.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Identifying, evaluating and prioritizing opportunities that realize large revenue opportunities
  • Sets sales goals and guides subsequent goal-setting processes
  • Deal formulation, negotiation and contract execution
  • Identifying and nurturing long-term partnerships
  • Prioritizing and managing multiple strategic initiatives concurrently
  • Build, lead and manage the sales, partnerships and business development teams
  • Drives results and manages team performance with accountability against business metrics
  • Serve as a partner in driving overall business performance with the other functional leaders: operations, marketing, technology and editorial content.

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years relevant experience, ideally in the digital media industry
  • Proven ability to grow new business and find new revenue opportunities
  • Ability to initiate and lead business discussions and drive ongoing engagements with C-Suite level partners
  • Ability to support and prioritize multiple projects and complex workstreams
  • Strong business acumen and financial background
  • Excellent influencing, decision-making, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills
  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills, both via technology and in-person
  • International business experience a plus
  • A passion for the vegan/plant-based movement required
  • Mainstream media (digital media) experience an asset
  • Past experience working within a remote company an asset
  • Past experience scaling a startup an asset

Director of Digital Marketing and Social Media

Job Type:

Full-time, Contract

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Digital Media: 5 years (Required)

Location:

  • Los Angeles (Required)

Work Remotely:

  • Yes

Full Job Description

LIVEKINDLY, the largest digital plant-based lifestyle brand, is seeking an experienced Director, Digital Marketing and Social Media to join our growing team.

You will report to the Chief Operating Officer, have deep experience across social media, SEO, video, sponsored content, newsletter and affiliate, and lead a small team responsible for ideation, strategy, and execution across these channels. The ideal candidate is innovative, agile, analytical, and collaborative, with a unique blend of strategic and creative thinking to accelerate growth. You will also have demonstrable expertise in CRM lifecycle marketing, growth marketing, and marketing analytics.

Qualified candidates should be passionate about growing the vegan/plant-based movement, and, ideally, has experience working within both a startup culture and a mainstream international company. This is a remote position making exceptional communication and collaboration skills a must, as well as
the ability to motivate, inspire, and support an international team who are passionate, creative, and mission-aligned.

Please submit a cover letter and resume in pdf format for consideration. Applicants must have the legal right to work in the USA.

Overview
You will translate business goals into digital marketing strategies which support growth and revenue targets across our owned channels, and lifecycle marketing, as well as managing and developing a team of 3+. If you’re a results-oriented mission-aligned leader who thrives in a dynamic environment and is keen to make a positive impact on our world, this is the role for you.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Lead the digital marketing strategy, ideation, and development with a focus on acquiring, converting and retaining community through owned, earned, and paid channels
  • Lead innovation and experimentation of new and existing channels including campaigns, creative and promotions to support growth KPIs, drive brand engagement, and build trust and credibility
  • Oversee and define tactics for CRM lifecycle marketing to activate, engage, convert, and retain community
  • Work with insights team to ensure we have the right tools and reporting in place, as well as identifying actionable insights and opportunities to amplify existing efforts to increase engagement with organic audience
  • Measure and report performance of all digital marketing activity against KPIs and core metrics (including ROI, ROAS, CPC, CPM)
  • A proven track record of meeting or exceeding KPIs across paid and organic social, affiliate, sponsored content, video, newsletters, SEO
  • Establish relationships with Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube to access alpha/beta opportunities and leverage platform product offerings
  • Manage budget and forecasts, including real-time adjustments
  • Stay abreast of mainstream and niche industry trends and monitor competitive landscape to proactively navigate the team to be a leader in content marketing
  • Manage, motivate, and develop a team of 3+ remotely, ensuring consistent delivery of best in class work to support company goals in addition to coaching and support to help them achieve their respective career goals
  • Develop monthly + year-end reports and digital marketing strategies (as needed) to present to senior leadership team
  • Work collaboratively with editorial, content, web, sales, and operations teams
  • Ad-hoc projects, requests, and research as needed

Education:

  • BA/BS in marketing or communications preferred

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years relevant experience in digital marketing with a focus on rapid growth
  • 3+ years of leading CRM Lifecycle marketing to achieve business goals
  • Demonstrable multi-channel growth success across owned and paid channels (direct buying experience essential)
  • Prioritize innovation and insights to navigate the ever-evolving digital landscape and weave between strategic thinking and platform optimization tactics
  • Deep understanding of how to acquire, convert, and retain different personas
  • Management experience with a focus on coaching and nurturing talent
  • Strong understanding of analytics and marketing automation tools with previous implementation experience
  • Hands-on with ideation, development, and execution of strategies and tactics
  • Experience working in the media, entertainment, food, or technology industries
  • Comfortable with frequent iteration and change
  • Juggling multiple priorities with tight deadlines while still delivering high-quality work
  • Strong leadership, decision-making, problem-solving, and people-management skills
  • A strong interest or knowledge in the vegan/plant-based movement required

o International experience an asset
o Previous experience working within a remote company an asset
o Previous experience scaling a startup an asset
o E-commerce experience an asset


Social Media Manager

Job Type:

Full-time, Contract

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Social Media Account Management: 5 years (Required)

Work Remotely:

  • Yes

Full Job Description

We’re looking for a rockstar Social Media Manager to join our growing team! Our ideal candidate is a digital native and fluent in all social platforms, is laser-focused on audience growth and engagement (and comes with strategy skills to execute this), and is a whiz when it comes to scheduling content, writing sticky copy, and translating performance results into actionable insights. You’ll be working closely with both our editorial and video teams to amplify their content as well as creating engaging, shareable content specifically for our social channels.

A Typical Week: 

  • Manage all elements of social distribution, including scheduling content, community management, and optimizing posts for engagement and search
  • Monitor analytics, audience sentiment, social media trends, and translate learnings into actionable insights for Editorial/Content teams
  • Work in Canva to build assets as needed
  • Maintain LIVEKINDLY editorial voice in headlines and copy across multiple verticals and platforms
  • Creatively liaise with social content producer, social coordinator and illustrators on new assets and manage schedules/deliverables 
  • Bring innovative, actionable ideas to weekly creative jam/review sessions

The Right Candidate Will Have: 

  • 5+ years experience running a social media account for a newsroom, agency, or brand
  • A strong interest in food and a deep understanding of the role it plays on social (flexitarians welcome!) 
  • An interest in sustainability and how these conversations play out online
  • An understanding on how to build and grow a community around social media posts, series, and individual platforms
  • Exceptional grammar and communication skills
  • An expert-level proficiency with social publishing tools, including: Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest (this is a big growth area for us), YouTube, Twitter, and TikTok 
  • Proven experience with branded/client work across social platforms 
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize projects, and communicate progress
  • Experience with these apps: Canva, Airtable, Asana, Sprout Social, Facebook Creator Studio, Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects (not necessary, but a nice to have!) 

We offer an attractive compensation package including full-benefits and opportunities for advancement within the company. This position is currently remote. Preference is for Los Angeles or a willingness to move to the L.A. area (you know, when things aren’t so 2020). Exceptional communication and collaboration skills are a must.


Senior Food Editor

Job Type:

Full-time, Contract

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Social Media Account Management: 5 years (Required)

Work Remotely:

  • Yes

Full Job Description

LIVEKINDLY is the premier digital lifestyle brand focused on sustainability, plant-based foods, and conscious consumerism. We are seeking an experienced Senior Food Editor to join our growing team.

The Senior Food Editor will be the gatekeeper of our food vertical, the largest content arm of LIVEKINDLY, and the focus of 2021 initiatives and beyond. Working with a small team of in-house writers and editors, and a growing network of freelancers, you will assign, edit, and direct content in the areas of recipe development, plant-based food news, emerging food trends, travel guides, and other lifestyle content as needed.

Are you obsessed with plant-based food science? Are you familiar with the top-rated vegan chefs and buzzed-about vegan influencers, cookbook authors, and celebrities? Do you understand the connection between climate change and food choices? Can you recommend plant-based alternatives for recipes from tacos to quiche? 

Qualified candidates should be well versed in the plant-based food space, social trends, consumer behaviors, and how to use all this to create compelling, inviting content that ignites curiosity and conversation with everyone from longtime vegans to the plant-curious. This position requires an ability to translate current restaurant and food trends into actionable, at-home recipes geared towards plant-based cooking at all levels—from beginner to expert. 

Under the direction of the Director of Editorial, the Senior Food Editor will also work with project leads in Content (video and social), Sales (branded editorial), and other staff to successfully develop and produce recipes, features, guides, unique columns, and other materials for LIVEKINDLY projects.

This is a fast-paced, creative environment with a team of experienced professionals with the desire to produce award-winning work. We are dedicated to a shared mission to spread kindness, awareness, and education in an effort to help everyone make more sustainable choices in their everyday lives. We offer an attractive compensation package including full-benefits and opportunities for advancement within the company.

This position is currently remote. Preference is for Los Angeles, San Francisco, or New York. Exceptional communication and collaboration skills are a must.

Please submit your resume, a portfolio of work that demonstrates your knowledge of developing and directing food content for the web, and a cover letter expressing your interest in LIVEKINDLY.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Recruit and manage freelance writers and recipe developers with industry-leading expertise in food, with an emphasis on plant-based
  • Shape and edit articles and recipes from both staff reporters and freelance writers in a deadline-driven environment
  • Ensure that our food content reflects the diversity of the world, improves the lives of our readers, and offers education for those new to plant-based
  • Generate ideas for assignments and maintain the food editorial calendar around tentpole events and trends, seasonal recipes, and food innovation
  • Lead original recipe development from ideation to publication, working with freelancers, Director of Editorial, Director of Content, and CEO to ensure cohesive editorial and visual style

Education:

BA/BS in English, Journalism, or related field (or equivalent experience)

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of editorial experience and (2 years at a senior level) working for a high-profile lifestyle media outlet or brand
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience as an editor, experience editing both articles and recipes, and experience with copy editing with a fluently in AP style
  • A digital native with familiarity working in content management systems and relational databases
  • A strong background in the food space with an understanding of nutrition, current, and emerging trends, and a passion for food and food content
  • A collaborative approach to working on teams and ability to meet deadlines, and manage time and work independently and quickly
  • An understanding of food styling and photography a plus.

LIVEKINDLY is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. careers@livekindly.com