Y'all are blowing me away with the content you're putting out lately! 🤩 We may be seeing less engagement from our community members throughout these travel-heavy months, but you're definitely showing up! Thanks for making my job easy. 😁
I'm particularly excited to highlight this compensation report from Common Room. Reports exactly like this one are what will push our industry forward and help standardize our roles.
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Community Measurement Breakdown
Looking for a straightforward breakdown of how to structure your metrics? Evan Hamilton has you covered with this short Twitter thread.
What Sets DevRel Apart?
Being good at your job in DevRel involves compassion and empathy. You also have to meet people where they are... This is why DevRel strategies are hard to explain and quantify.
Wesley Faulkner nails why DevRel isn't as straightforward as it may seem in this fantastic Twitter thread.
Without Trust there is no Community
A strong community has the power to improve the entire industry's impression of a company. Kamaldeen Kehinde explains how.
Impactful Metrics & Reporting in Community
The data you collect may be different from the metrics you report, since the information you're presenting to different stakeholders needs to be tailored to their specific interests.
As Shannon Abram says in this recent article,
While the product manager may want to understand how the product is used in order to improve the product, the marketing director may be interested in what aspects of the product members are most excited about so they can share it with others.
Click through to learn more about the difference between strategic, operational, and tactical metrics and reporting.
Why Building a Developer Community is Mission Critical for All Software and Software Enabled Businesses
If you're finding yourself struggling to break down the value of community to your stakeholders, this article from AnswerHub is a clear, concise look at how effective a company can combine community, evangelism, and education to reach developers.
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DevRel Podcasts and Videos
- DevRel in Downturn with Sam Ramji, Jocelyn Goldfein, and Jono Bacon (video)
- Using the Orbit Model to Demonstrate Community Value by Bryan Robinson (video)
- 360 guides on how to become a Dev Rel (Twitter Space)
- The DevRel Dilemma - The CloudCast
- 3 things we're doing wrong as community leaders (Twitter Space)
- A convo with the creators of the Builder's Guide (to Community Marketing) (Twitter Space)
There are a couple of events happening this month and several more on the horizon for conference season! Check out what's coming up!
Head of Developer Relations – Paladin Cloud
Paladin Cloud is the leading open source, Security-as-Code platform to help developers and security teams identify and eliminate risks in their cloud environments, while improving their cloud security posture. We are looking for a Head of Developer Relations to build our developer community through content, engagement, forums, webinars, training and enablement. The ideal candidate will have experience building an open source community with DevOps and SREs in the cloud, security or enterprise software space. Check out the full job posting here or email [email protected] to apply now!
Now Hiring: Developer Advocacy Manager
Camunda is the leader in process orchestration software. Our software helps orchestrate complex business processes that span people, systems, and devices. With Camunda, business users collaborate with developers to model and automate end-to-end processes using BPMN-powered flowcharts that run with the speed, scale, and resiliency required to compete in today’s digital-first world.
As the Developer Advocacy Manager, you'll be the direct people manager for a team of 4 Developer Advocates, responsible for career growth, performance evaluations, setting of priorities, and overall strategic guidance. You'll also be responsible for strategic planning for the Developer Advocacy function, including quarterly OKRs and annual goals as well as documentation of team responsibilities, goals, and success metrics.
Our job collection is pretty massive so we try our best to maintain only current openings for the past few months. We are always adding to it though, so come see what's new!