Are you interested in Yahoo! Widgets (formerly Konfabulator) and seeing more of Yahoo's web content, services, and tools move onto devices that might live in your pocket, living room, car, or kitchen?

yahoo developer network If so, send me a resume. The Yahoo! Developer Network (where I work) and Yahoo's "Connected Life" group is looking for a Technical Evangelist to help spread the word about what they're doing and play an important role in future strategy.

Here's some of what you might do:

  • Build and own the relationships with key developers, ISVs, and partners
  • Provide regular input from 3rd party developers, ISVs, and partners to product teams inside Yahoo! to influence product planning including research and face-to-face meetings
  • Manage public launch plans for services
  • Work closely with PR to obtain high-profile speaking slots at key events around the globe, positive mentions in appropriate press outlets, etc.
  • Write for the YDN blog, international Yahoo! business unites, and other key industry publications (e.g. O’Reilly, ZDNet,, etc.)
  • Maintain the event and sponsorship calendar for your area of focus
  • Promote interesting, valuable, or useful Application Gallery submissions
  • ...and lots more

The job is on-site in Sunnyvale, California and will likely involve travel now and then to various places around the US and a bit internationally.

Please do get in touch if you're interested (or know someone who'd be good). I'll get your resume directly to the hiring manager and answer any questions you have about Yahoo.

Posted by jzawodn at August 30, 2007 12:24 PM

Reader Comments
# David said:

You've got mail!

on August 30, 2007 01:43 PM
# Darren said:

If I ever go work for The Man again, this is the kind of position I might be after. It's got that happy blend of a little technology acumen and creative marketing work.

on August 30, 2007 10:51 PM
# best said:

I wish i could apply for this job but im stuck with a legal contract, thanks for the opportunity! :)

on September 2, 2007 10:23 PM
# globevestor said:

To future evangelist, please consider to support web widgets in the future and not just desktop widgets. Thanks.

on September 13, 2007 04:31 AM
# Versicherungsmakler Heine said:

IŽam also on a leagal contract .. to bad. otherwise I would apply.

on November 10, 2007 11:40 AM
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