Despite being more connected than ever, the world seems to becoming an increasingly more lonely place. As a result, people are in need of a real community. A network of individuals that they can connect, share, and grow with. This desire for community is driving how we interact with each other on and offline. It also affects how people interact with businesses and organizations.
Today, people are looking for more than just a product… They’re looking for a sense of shared identity and belonging. They want to contribute to and be a part of something that they care about.
The result? More and more companies are hiring community professionals to grow and engage their communities of customers, employees, and partners. This has led to the growth of what we call the Community Industry: a profession that’s growing quickly, yet is still largely undefined.
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We take our values seriously, and it drives every decision we make. We also believe these are great values for running a community, so feel free to steal them.
Serve the Community
We listen to members, do what’s best for them, and build spaces that are safe, diverse, and inclusive.
Raise the Bar
We push our personal boundaries to do the highest quality work possible.
Defend your Health
We set clear boundaries and standards, and we never sacrifice our personal health.
Practice Radical Candor
We default to transparency and give direct feedback early and often, and trust that we have each others’ best interests in mind.
We give others the opportunity to contribute and lead.
Meet The Team
Head of Marketing
Sam is the Head of Marketing at CMX. He has built Amazon’s automated advertising program on Snapchat and the Moz Academy program at Moz. When he’s not marketing, you can find Sam traveling, cooking, or gardening with Loki the dog.
Founder & CEO
David Spinks is the Founder and CEO of CMX. For over 10 years he has worked to help community professionals thrive, advised the world’s largest organizations on community strategy, and developed frameworks that have been used by thousands of community teams.
Erica is the Director of Product Strategy and Community Experience at CMX. She is a proven community manager, events manager, and author. Previously, Erica wrangled an online marketing and SEO-focused community of 600,000 at Moz. She’s also a founder of GeekGirlCon, a Seattle nonprofit.
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