Social Media & Design Manager

Position Overview:

This part-time position based in Mexico City will be in charge of expanding FuckUp Nights’ reach via smart and powerful content creation, design and distribution. By paying detailed attention to metrics, the Coordinator will grow communication channels exponentially to support global expansion and the fulfillment of our vision.

 

Responsibilities:

    • Create, design and share content daily on our Social Media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin, Youtube.
    • Generate engagement with Fuckup Nights local accounts, as well as with the general community.
    • Measure and report Social Media indicators.
    • Design The Failure Institute’s reports and publications.
    • Oversee design of social media accounts.
    • Stay up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications.

Requirements:

    • Work experience as Content Creator and Social Media Community Manager
    • Creative and innovative
    • Excellent design skills
    • Excellent written and spoken English
    • Ability to plan and prioritize workload with minimum supervision

Desired:

  • Feels comfortable working with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Basic video editing skills
  • Experience facilitating community-generated content
  • Likes beer and mezcal
  • Is irreverent
  • Wants to have massive impact

 

If you’re interested please send to santi@fuckupnights.com:

  • your resume
  • portfolio with examples of created content
  • and cover letter detailing your interests, fuck ups, and why you’re ideal for the role

 

Data Journalism Internship

  Position Overview: The Data Journalism Intern will be in charge of collecting, analyzing and interpreting the data collected by our global movement and research to generate compelling stories. This is a part-time position (10 to 20 hours per week depending on profile) based in Mexico City.   As the Data Journalism Intern, your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Act as the bridge between the data and the people who want to understand the stories inside them.
  • Data auditing by detecting and correcting corrupt or inaccurate data from our databases collected for the Global Failure Index.
  • Write data stories that establish high standards of data-based content
  • Harmonizing and standardizing data sets for subsequent analysis.
  • Assure clean data by improving and automating data collection processes and data management techniques.
  • Extract information from datasets and transform it into stories.
  • Create visualizations in different types of platforms such as Power BI, Carto, etc.
  • Building a culture of data quality and coherence in our processes.

  Requirements:

    • 5th semester or higher in Journalism, Communications, Computer Science
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel
    • Experience with Python or R is a big plus
    • Love for quantitative methods of research with good numerical and analytical skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Exceptional organizational skills with strong attention to detail
    • Must be high energy, have positive attitude, and enjoy working with people

  Desired:

  • Likes beer and mezcal
  • Is irreverent
  • Wants to have massive impact

  If you’re interested please send your resume including your failures to mel@thefailureinstitute.com

Software Developer

  Position Overview: This full-time position based in the hipsterhood of Roma Norte in Mexico City will report directly to the CEO of Fuckup, Inc. As a successful Software Developer your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Build a platform from scratch to support both Fuckup Nights operations, and our data platform, the Global Failure Index
  • Implement improvements to the existing WordPress and GIS platforms
  • Inform, improve and help prioritize the product pipeline
  • Help build the dev team

Requirements:

    • Fluent in English
    • Full Stack Developer with 3+ years of relevant experience
    • Experience in one or more of the following: Python, Ruby, Golang, PHP, etc.
    • HTML5 / CSS3 / Javascript Expert
    • Interest and ease at learning new programming languages
    • Basic level of Angular, React
    • Experience with library of Data Representation (D3, AmCharts, etc.)
    • Basic level of Responsive Design
    • Experience with a web framework and/or REST like Django, Laravel, RubyOnRails, Revel, NodeJS, etc.
    • Experience exposing REST services
    • Experience integrating APIs (PayPao, Sendgrid, MailChimp, etc.)
    • Appreciation of functional UX/UI implementation

Desired:

  • Collaboration with Open Source projects
  • Likes beer and mezcal
  • Is irreverent
  • Wants to have massive impact

  If you’re interested please send your GitHub profile and resume to pepe@fuckupnights.com. 

About FuckUp

We’re the umbrella organization of:

  • FuckUp Nights: a global movement to share stories of business and professional failure. FUN is powered by an event series in 250 cities of 79 countries
  • The Failure Institute: our think-tank and research arm that generates knowledge from our content

Our mission is to be a key player at advancing capitalism to a new stage of transparency and help people be more free by having the difficult conversations. We’re adding one member to our family.

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