Join the OppSites Team

Career Opportunities:

City Liaison

OppSites seeks a highly motivated person with experience in the economic development process to join our team as a City Liaison. The City Liaison performs outreach and sales to public and non-profit clients including municipal governments, BIDs, and economic development organizations.


The City Liaison is a part-to-full time contract position and reports directly to OppSites management.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • • Outreach to public and private sector officials including city managers, leaders of community development and economic development departments and organizations.
  • • Represent OppSites at economic development and related conferences.
  • • Participation in weekly Business Development meetings. (Can be attended remotely)

Sales of OppSites Premier Services

  • • Desired Qualities / Interests / Experience:
  • • Excellent communications skills (writing and presenting).
  • • Exposure to city planning and/or economic development processes.
  • • Motivated to sell OppSites tools and services to strengthen local economies.

About OppSites

OppSites is the premier online economic development marketplace.

  • • Cities use OppSites to highlight publicly and privately owned properties whose redevelopment would advance community goals. Even if those properties are not on the market.
  • • Investors and Developers use OppSites to find underutilized properties that have local support for new investment.
  • • Local Partners use OppSites to connect with other professionals and assist with the economic development process.

Our team built OppSites after providing urban design and economic development services to cities for 15 years. Since our launch in September 2014, over 550 cities have begun using OppSites to highlight underutilized development opportunities. We average over 2,500 unique monthly views of development sites by real estate professionals.

Compensation

OppSites is an economic development start-up with excellent traction and enormous growth potential. Salary will be a combination of a monthly stipend and commission for sales of Premier tools.

  • • This is a part-to-full time contract position with a desired minimum of 24 hours per week.
  • • Monthly stipend will be commensurate with time commitment.
  • • The City Liaison may work remotely or may be based in the OppSites Oakland, CA office.
  • • Equity in OppSites may be offered to a City Liaison who brings exceptional value and level of commitment.

To Apply

Please send an email containing a resume and just a few sentences describing your interest in the position of City Liaison to hello@OppSites.com with "City Liaison” in the subject line.


Applications will be accepted immediately on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Senior Software Engineer

OppSites, Inc. is seeking an experienced Senior Software Engineer. The engineer’s primary responsibility is to develop new features for the OppSites platform and enhance existing features and functions. The engineer will work with the co-founders and be aided by a junior-level software engineer. The engineer will also work with the designer to consider feasibility. It is the engineer’s responsibility to architect, implement, and test the platform as it grows over time. You have experience with JavaScript, Rails, and Postgres. You are comfortable being the primary point of contact on all things related to the platform. You can communicate technical ideas and challenges well to people without a technical background.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • • Create, update, maintain, optimize, test, and document the platform technology.
  • • Prioritize technology tasks balancing business, design, and development.
  • • Communicate progress and challenges to the team.
  • • Train junior-level engineers further by giving tasks and supervising them.
  • • Collaborate with the designer to create implementable designs.
  • • Transition the remote development team to an internal team.

Qualifications:

  • • Has many years of industry experience.
  • • Experience with full-stack development and preferably Rails, Angular, and Postgres.
  • • Familiar with server operation and maintenance.

About OppSites

OppSites is the premier online economic development marketplace.

  • • Cities use OppSites to highlight publicly and privately owned properties whose redevelopment would advance community goals. Even if those properties are not on the market.
  • • Investors and Developers use OppSites to find underutilized properties that have local support for new investment.
  • • Local Partners use OppSites to connect with other professionals and assist with the economic development process.

Our team built OppSites after providing urban design and economic development services to cities for 15 years. Since our launch in September 2014, over 550 cities have begun using OppSites to highlight underutilized development opportunities. We average over 2,500 unique monthly views of development sites by real estate professionals.

Compensation

  • • $65K – $105K Salary
  • • 1.0% – 3.0% Equity

To Apply

Please send an email containing a resume and just a few sentences describing your interest in the position of OppSites Software Engineer to hello@OppSites.com with “Senior Software Engineer in the subject line.


Applications will be accepted immediately on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Research Intern

OppSites, Inc. is seeking a Research Intern. Your primary responsibility will be doing research into cities, their zoning code, and their current projects to keep our platform up to date. This entails general research skills, understanding of how cities and legal codes function, and communication with the city itself.

We're looking for someone who shares our passion about cities, is a real team-player, and has broad interests. If you're the type of person who might ask to participate in every meeting, then you'll be a valuable asset to the team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • • Research, analyze data, create reports
  • • Assist customers
  • • Assist with data input
  • • Transition the remote development team to an internal team.

Qualifications:

  • • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • • Basic knowledge of and interest in city planning
  • • Interest in technology
  • • Bonus: GIS

About OppSites

OppSites is the premier online economic development marketplace.

  • • Cities use OppSites to highlight publicly and privately owned properties whose redevelopment would advance community goals. Even if those properties are not on the market.
  • • Investors and Developers use OppSites to find underutilized properties that have local support for new investment.
  • • Local Partners use OppSites to connect with other professionals and assist with the economic development process.

Our team built OppSites after providing urban design and economic development services to cities for 15 years. Since our launch in September 2014, over 550 cities have begun using OppSites to highlight underutilized development opportunities. We average over 2,500 unique monthly views of development sites by real estate professionals.

Compensation

Paid Position DOE

To Apply

Please send an email containing a resume and just a few sentences describing your interest in the position of Research Intern to hello@OppSites.com with “Research Intern” in the subject line.


Applications will be accepted immediately on a rolling basis until the position is filled.