Company description:

Block Party is a seed stage tech startup building consumer tools for online safety and managing online harassment. People describe our product as “​​bloody marvellous”, “the only thing that makes [Twitter] bearable”, and “v good app 10/10 much recommend”.

The company is led by founder and CEO Tracy Chou (early engineer at Pinterest, Quora, and Facebook; Project Include co-founder; Forbes 30 under 30; MIT Tech Review cover) and backed by a diverse set of some of the best investors in Silicon Valley. More about us on the company website.

Start date:

Spring / Summer 2022

Location:

Remote role on a distributed team (core working hours are midday Eastern Time)

What you’ll do:

This is a highly flexible role depending on the candidate. Given the early stage of the company, a sharp, self-motivated intern will have ample opportunity to find ways to have impact. High priority areas for the company include growth and user acquisition; partnerships and enterprise sales; marketing, including long-form content marketing and social media marketing; and user research and market analysis.

What we’re looking for:

  • Strong analytical and writing skills
  • Good judgment on product, brand, and market positioning
  • Ability to execute in a startup environment
  • A clear, friendly, open-minded communicator who provides and incorporates feedback
  • Ability to think strategically about product, technology, processes, and people
  • Curiosity, humility, a desire to learn and grow and to help others learn and grow
  • Passion for thoughtful, ethical technology

Nice-to-haves, but not required:

  • Experience at an early stage startup
  • Experience at a consumer social platform company
  • Experience with trust and safety / moderation / anti-abuse

Diversity and inclusion:

At Block Party, we believe in diversity and inclusion, and no applicant will face discrimination based on: race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, parental status, or veteran status.