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LocalUncle is a Q&A service that let’s you tap into real-time knowledge and advice from locals all around the world. We already built a kick-ass team, raised some seed money and incorporated the company. Our headquarter is right next to the beautiful lake of Zurich. We want YOU to join us to grow this company into what we think will be the biggest thing since 1928!

Current Openings


Mobile Developer iOS and/or Android (full-time)

Responsibilites

  • All things related to our mobile efforts
  • Execute on our ambitious product roadmap
  • Bring in your own great ideas and show ownership over the modules you build and maintain

Requirements

  • B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent (alternatively we also accept diplomas from the school of hard knocks, but only if you really, really rock!)
  • Substantial experience developing mobile applications. Be it for iOS, Android, BB or mobile browsers
  • The number of years of professional experience you have isn’t important to us. You just have to kick mobile ass
  • You should be ready to ride the high highs and the low lows of startup life with us and keep it cool. We’re in it to win it, and so should you!

How to apply

Just send us your resume (or LinkedIn profile URL) and a friendly note. Cover letter is not needed. We’d much rather have you send us links to your apps in the AppStore, Android Market or any other stuff you want to impress us with. Also, very briefly explain why, out of all the startups and companies out there, you’d want to join LocalUncle.

Please, send all your stuff to jobs@localuncle.com.


Marketing, Community Management and Social Media Intern (part or full-time) in NYC, San Francisco or Zurich, Switzerland

Responsibilites

  • Monitor, moderate, reach out to and engage with our LocalUncle community
  • Talk to users, gather feedback and come up with great new product ideas
  • Reach out to and manage press
  • Tweet, Facebook, YouTube, blog, dailybooth, instagram, pinterest, WUPHF etc. the bejesus out of the interwebs
  • Work closely with the two founders, bring new and creative ideas to the table on how to improve product, distribution and any other aspect of the organization.

Requirements

  • Student, or recent grad in Marketing, Business, Economics, Communication, English Literature or equivalent. Actually, your background doesn’t really matter. You can be an astrophysicist, architect, lawyer or burnt out Wall Street banker looking for a career change. If we see the fire in your eyes and are ready to learn, you just might have found your startup!
  • Very interested in the web, social media, mobile (especially iPhone). Ideally, you read TechCrunch, Techmeme, blog regularly and have a bunch of followers on Twitter
  • Super, super duper creative but also quantitative and analytical
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Proactive, driven, friendly, intriguing and a little bit crazy
  • You should be ready to ride the high highs and the low lows of startup life with us and keep it cool. We’re in it to win it, and so should you!

How to apply

Just send us your resume – or even better – a link to your personal website, about.me, LinkedIn profile or whatever you have. This position is an entry-level position and unpaid till we raise our Series A. If you don’t have (a lot of) experience we’d be glad to give you a push at the beginning. But you’ll have to learn fast.

Please, send all your stuff to jobs@localuncle.com.