Community Engagement Program Manager

PagerDuty - permanent

United States

08 Oct

Open to all applicants globally!

At PagerDuty, we believe that people do their best in a culture that fosters inclusion, innovation, and success. Our values – Champion the Customer, Take the Lead, Run Together, Ack + Own and Bring Yourself – serve as the foundation of our collaborative and dynamic culture. Whether it’s conducting a retrospective, participating in our monthly Hackdays, cranking out a new product feature, supporting our two PagerDuty bands, or doing our day to day work, Dutonians live and breathe these five values every day. Together, we solve real customer issues and fulfill our mission of connecting teams to real-time opportunities and elevate work to the outcomes that matter.

Why We Need You

As our Community Engagement Program Manager, you are responsible for growing a healthy community and creating a deeper engagement between members and PagerDuty. Reporting to the Head of Community, you will be our subject matter expert for all things involving community interaction.

You will develop and manage programs that generate community activity by members through a new community recognition program, by delivering content across a variety of channels (forums, social media, events), and by launching programs to enlist and inspire your colleagues to connect directly with members. This is a cross-functional position in the organization and will require working closely with counterparts on other teams to drive complex programs and projects forward.

How you Impact Our Vision

    • Generate content and “market” to our community – developers require a level of nuance to how they are approached and with what message. You’ll succeed in this role if you understand what does/doesn’t work with them and know how to effectively connect with them. You will need to be comfortable writing and editing content and will work with teammates to ensure our resources get in front of the right audience in the right way
    • Manage Community Recognition Programs – launch and manage our community recognition program (launching Q4/Q1), develop community influencer outreach
    • Manage community integration into onboarding flow for new customers – work with Sales / Success teams to develop a program that ensures new customers are invited and welcomed into the community
    • Build programs that encourage employee generation and participation in community forums and external forums – create internal resources to promote general awareness around how to engage with the community on the forums, identify opportunities to build community into other team’s workflows
    • Serve as our “Community Concierge” – respond to requests from colleagues about how to best engage with the community and keep an eye out for trends and opportunities to bring to colleagues
    • Oversee and moderate PagerDuty Community Forums – ensuring code of conduct is enforced, moderate inappropriate posts, set architecture and coordinate with technical colleagues for any framework updates that need support


About You

    • 3+ years in a marketing, communications, or community engagement role
    • 3+ years of program management experience
    • 3+ years creating, editing and publishing content
    • 3+ years working in a SaaS or technology organization
    • BA/BS degree from an accredited four-year college or university or equivalent experience

Preferred skills

    • Experience working with SaaS, technical, or open source communities
    • Experience working with Discourse, Google Suite, Salesforce, and Looker is a plus
    • Experience utilizing a project management tool – our team uses Jira

Key skills and attributes

    • Project management- experience with moving projects through cross-functional team of contributors, building project scopes and timelines and keeping projects on track.
    • Content creator – experience creating content for a technical audience – written content is required, videos / podcasts / design is a bonus.
    • Entrepreneurial – experience identifying new opportunities and take half-baked ideas and turn them into something great.
    • Results-oriented – experience measuring the team’s impact, experiment and iterate, so measuring and analyzing your work will be key.
    • Remote friendly colleague – much of our Community & Advocacy team is distributed so being comfortable with remote collaboration is a must!

Salary and Perks

  • Competitive salaries and company equity
  • Comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, and vision plans for you, your spouse and family
  • 401K with 1% match
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits, FSA, cell phone allowance and more!
  • Generous parental leave
  • Paid vacation (3 weeks vacation your first year, 4 weeks afterward) in addition to 12 paid holidays and ample sick leave
  • Paid employee Volunteer Time – 20 hours per year
  • Monthly company wide hack days

PagerDuty is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. PagerDuty does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, parental status, veteran status, or disability status.

PagerDuty is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application process. Should you require accommodation, please email and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

Our stewardship of the data of many thousands of customers means that a background check is required to join PagerDuty. We will, nonetheless, consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with local requirements.

About PagerDuty

In an always-on world, teams trust PagerDuty to help them deliver a perfect digital experience to their customers, every time. PagerDuty is the central nervous system for a company’s digital operations. We identify issues and opportunities in real-time and bring together the right people to respond to problems faster and prevent them in the future. From digital disruptors to Fortune 500 companies, over 12,000 businesses rely on PagerDuty to help them continually improve their digital operations—so their teams can spend less time reacting to incidents and more time building for the future.

Dutonians believe that we are a part of a bigger movement of businesses being built to benefit everyone—the customer and the employee, as well as our community. We are go-getters fueled by the fire to reinvent how people and companies work together. We take the lead and get creative to be first in the hearts of our customers. Whether it’s keeping the world on or changing it entirely, Dutonians are fueled by the fire to reinvent how people and companies work together to deliver in real-time, across the globe.

Join us to lead uncharted efforts and reinvent how companies run.


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