Community & Events Manager – The Agency – Cedar Rapids, IA

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The Agency

Do you love your community? Are you the go-to person when it comes to planning a night out, always ready with a recommendation for the city’s most seasoned finds and hidden hotspots?
We are looking for a part-time independent contractor to run your market. We have a proven revenue-share model that is perfect for parents or anyone looking for part-time work. Most events are on the weekends and weeknights but based on your advanced availability. In 2019, we experienced tremendous growth but had to pause due to COVID-19. We’ll be re-launching events in Fall 2020, but to be successful, we plan our events about a year in advance.

As the City Manager, you’ll have the opportunity to run your own market with our corporate team’s support. Community Managers are driven, self-motivated, charismatic, and organized as they’re tasked with wrangling a slew of to-do’s both on- and offline, from writing and moderating to party planning and ring leading!

Where you come in:

  • You will plan events! Conceptualize, negotiate, plan and execute cool, fun and buzzworthy events/parties
  • You will connect with business owners in person and online via all social media channels
  • You will work along wide our corporate marketing team to connect with the right local organizations, sponsorships for promotion of the events
  • You will socialize and meet up with locals. Attend local events. See and be seen. In the scene. Be the Mayor. Always on
  • You will write locally compelling newsletters weekly and persuasive pitches to venue owners and marketing partners
  • Develop and lead a team of volunteer writers to help be the voice of your brand and influencers in the community
  • You are driven!
  • You are a social connector. You are the hub of your social world. You know everyone. Everyone knows you. The fun one. Diplomatic, too
  • You consider yourself a local expert
  • You have more than a few years of post-graduate professional experience
  • You love to write – you know who you are… pencils down!

Other requirements:

  • 4-year college/university degree
  • Experience with social media marketing, social networking, guerilla marketing tactics, and event planning


Job Type: Contract

Pay: Up to $60,000.00 per year

Application Question:

  • Do you understand that this is a revenue-share and independent contractor opportunity only?

Work Location:

  • Fully Remote