Maybe you’ve heard about MailChimp’s Coffee Hour, our Friday morning speaker series. It’s been a staple of our culture for years, growing and changing along with the company. In fact, the last time we blogged about Coffee Hour was all the way back in 2012. Back then, we had around 150 employees and almost 2 million users. We now employ more than 600 talented people who serve more than 15 million customers all over the world. In our spare time, we run ads about singing shrimp.
Five years later, we’re still inviting creative, interesting, weird, and thought-provoking people to speak at Coffee Hour.
This week marks the start of MailChimp Community College in partnership with the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta.
Over the next few months, a cohort of 12 MailChimp employees will have the opportunity to think broadly about equity in our community. To explore what that means for a city like Atlanta, civic leaders, nonprofit executives, community organizers, and seasoned philanthropists will address topics like infrastructure and education, as well as intergenerational cycles of poverty. The cohort will graduate from the program with a better understanding of our city’s nonprofit ecosystem—and our company’s role in it.
I’ll be honest: Last summer, it was really hard for me to get work done. As I sat at my desk all day, it seemed like tensions and conflicts around race, identity, and diversity were boiling over across the globe. Around the office, my MailChimp coworkers were talking privately, trying to figure out what was …
One of the core values at MailChimp is creativity, so it’s safe to say I work with a lot of talented humans. When I heard my coworkers Meg and Jane talking about hosting a lettering and calligraphy class in the marketing studio, I jumped at the chance to turn their after-hours art party into an …
For MailChimp’s recruiting team, nothing’s sweeter than calling up an awesome candidate and offering them an awesome job. We get to know all of our candidates through our sourcing and interviewing process, so when we make that call it feels like delivering great news to a friend. And when they accept our offer, we celebrate too, because it means we’ve got one more amazing colleague!