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Developer Advocate

Permanent contract
Salary: Not specified
Starting date: May 31, 2022
Experience: > 2 years
Education: BAC+3


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Strapi, the most flexible and extensible open-source headless CMS on the market, is providing advanced backend functionalities for websites and apps built with the JAMstack. Strapi supports most databases, both REST and GraphQL API and is designed to work with the most popular front-end frameworks including Gatsby, Nuxt, Next.js.

Headquartered in Paris, Strapi has raised $4 million from Accel, with the participation of Notable angel investors and open-source experts such as Solomon Hykes (Founder of Docker), Guillermo Rauch (Founder of Next.js and and Eli Collins (Ex-CTO at Cloudera). To learn more, visit

We’re looking for a Developer Advocate to help grow our developer community worldwide. As our first Developer Advocate, you will focus your activities on adoption, education, enablement in collaboration with both our product and marketing teams. You’ll support our developer community through scalable tutorials, speaking engagements, and community programs to enable contribution, collaboration and mentoring activities.

  • Deliver compelling presentations, product demos, sample solutions, technical blogs, and discussions to drive adoption of Strapi.
  • Identify product gaps and opportunities to better serve our developers. Synthesize the insights into clear and concise recommendations for our product team.
  • Gain industry recognition and credibility as a regular attendee, panelist and speaker at technology conferences, trade shows, and meetups.
  • Maintain a strong and credible presence in social media channels meaningful to developers
  • Scale, extend and drive the global expansion of existing community-focused programs, for example, Hackathons, User Groups, Meet-ups, Community, and Javascripts events.
  • Build relationships with community enthusiasts in the field to improve the experience of the open-source developer community and produce relevant one-to-many educational resources.
  • Share standard methodologies and help build a best-in-the-industry Advocacy organization.
  • You will track and improve important community engagement metrics. This might include the size of the developer community, the adoption of specific initiatives, and the general sentiment and experience of developers when using Strapi.

Preferred experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or relevant work experience
  • You are confident and comfortable presenting technical concepts to a variety of audiences large and small
  • You are a natural teacher and are passionate about helping others fulfill their potential
  • The ability to work cooperatively with, and gain the respect of, software developers
  • Experience writing code, contributing to, and understanding of the community mechanisms of open source projects
  • Familiarity with Headless CMS and the JAMstack or JavaScript ecosystem
  • Strong customer focus, ownership, urgency, and drive
  • Willing to travel to conferences, meetups, and other events
  • You are experienced in JavaScript (and possibly React or graphQL)

Recruitment process

  1. Call
  2. Test
  3. Reference calls
  4. Fit meetings
  5. Closing meeting

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