Remote WordPress Technical Support | $15-$20/hour

Modern Tribe is looking for a Remote WordPress Technical Support. We’re looking for someone for around 15-20 hours a week to help us go the extra mile when customers reach out for help with the both the tech-y and less tech-y side of things, like bug reports, feature requests, product reviews, account access and questions about product features.

However, we won’t lie. This will be a fast-paced position where a successful person will be genuinely happy to help customers with a myriad of questions. There are more than 800,000 active installs of The Events Calendar running on websites around the world and many of them have questions that require timely assistance.

The range of products and services we support is also growing. Having an eye and good memory for detail, coupled with the ability to stay up to date with any changes, is essential

Support is at the center of everything we do here at Modern Tribe, we want you to help our community thrive.

Responsibilities for a Remote WordPress Technical Support

  • Moderating the support inbox, ensuring customers and potential customers receive responses within 24 hours of submission
  • Field incoming feature requests and document them for consideration in the roadmap
  • Take point on the WordPress.org forums for our core plugin offerings
  • Testing bug reports locally and logging them in our projects system, with appropriate detail and testing instructions, when a bug is confirmed as legitimate
  • Pre-release quality assurance testing for every new release and product
  • Recording video walkthroughs highlighting plugin functionality
  • Creating tutorials, documentation, screencasts and other forum materials to help guide people to success
  • Writing snippets to solve one-off problems
  • Helping run regular user testing sessions
  • Being the voice of the community during roadmap discussions
  • Supporting product partners (other theme/plugin authors) and nonprofits

Personal Competencies

  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience working as part of a remote team
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A methodical approach to all tasks
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines

Knowledge & Experience

  • Strong communication and/or experience working as part of a remote team
  • A strong comprehension of PHP, CSS, HTML and JavaScript and can provide 4-5 original code samples to back it up. This is important because our products are highly technical, and you will not succeed without these skills.
  • A love for all things WordPress with a good understanding of its codebase and community
  • Basic familiarity with The Events Calendar, our main product. Bonus points for experience using any of premium add-ons, such as Events Calendar PRO. We will ask about this in the interview so be sure to check out theeventscalendar.com and our complete product line.
  • Experience working with GitHub or other repo-sharing platforms. In other words, you can clone repos, pull branches and set up local WordPress installs without hassle.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, strong organizational skills, with a methodical approach to all tasks
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines
  • Fluent English speaker – bonus points for fluency in other languages

Additional Experience (Bonus Points)

  • Have built your own WordPress plugins. Double bonus points if those plugins extend The Events Calendar.
  • Love doing video tutorials and have a home setup to do it
  • Have a proven track record providing support specifically for WordPress plugins, or have an active track record in the WordPress.org community

Location

Work from anywhere in North, Central or South America. If your timezone is outside of US business hours, but you work at least 3+ hours of overlap each day, let’s chat. You must be fluent in English. You just need a computer and a strong wifi signal to support daily video chats with the Tribe.

Compensation for a Remote WordPress Technical Support position

Pay range is $15-$20/hour commensurate with qualifications and experience. We are currently looking for freelance contractors about 15-20 hours a week for this gig.

Perks

We believe that distributed working is a way of life. We understand what it means to work remotely. We offer consistency in expectations, payment, and support. We believe in learning from each other and fostering personal growth. You can expect to learn a lot while working with us.

(Also, if you work enough with us, we’ll bring you on the team trips.)

Who You Are

We love working with each other because we have built a culture that suits us well. We work primarily with freelancers and coordinate their talents for large projects. To be on our team, you must be:

  • HAPPY: Where there is a will, there is a way. Having a positive disposition allows us to achieve great things and to support each other.
  • HELPFUL: Always looking for ways that you can help others.
  • CURIOUS: It is essential that you have a passion for learning. Technology changes daily, and life has a way of constantly raising the bar.
  • ACCOUNTABLE: Our clients expect us to get the right thing done on budget and on time. Communicating expectations and meeting them is the cornerstone of success.
  • A FREELANCER

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