Industry:Digital legacy platformHeadquarters:Brooklyn,NY,United StatesCompany Size:11-50Founded:2015
LifePosts is a platform enabling people to celebrate and remember the most important people and moments in their lives, via online memorials and other commemorations.
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 the WashingtonPost.com, EverydayHealth.com and Beliefnet.com, and Center for Community .
The company is funded by a elite group of angel investors including Jon Miller, former CEO of News Corp Digital; Lauren Zalaznick, former Executive Vice President of NBCUniversal; Julius Genachowski, former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission; and American Public Media, the largest owner of public radio stations.
LifePosts, a dynamic new UGC startup launched by experienced entrepreneurs, is seeking someone with strong leadership and coding skills to serve as head of our small engineering team. LifePosts.com is a 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. More info: https://www.lifeposts.com/about/ We are looking for someone to be a leader of the company, directly responsible for all technical aspects (programming, hosting, scaling, security, QA, syndication, ecommerce, mobile) as well as deeply involved in product development and company strategy. This person will be a key player in designing a great service and making sure it is profoundly helpful and exciting to its users. LifePosts is a fast-moving early-stage startup so key personal characteristics would include: sense of humor, collaborative spirit, good communications skills, unflusterable temperament, adaptability, willingness to “roll up their sleeves,” ability to interact directly with business stakeholders, partners, vendors and others. Candidates should be not only good leaders/managers but also should be experienced and skilled in our core programming … Read more