Local Business Scout

Do you love New York and the local businesses that make it so stellar? As part of Yelp NYC’s Local Business Scout team you’ll be tasked with going door to door to visit local businesses in select neighborhoods and getting them set up with free Yelp business user accounts. You’ll answer any questions they might have and connect them with resources as well. You will primarily work out in the field and check in weekly with Yelp’s Local Business Outreach team. Local business professionals are passionate about the work they do – and Yelp’s Local Business Scouts are too!

About The Job:

  • Act as a Yelp For Business Owners ambassador by visiting local businesses each day and helping them claim their free business user account on biz.yelp.com
  • Work through a specific list of businesses each week to hit your target goal of newly claimed business accounts
  • This is a temporary part-time role

About You:

  • Must be familiar with Yelp and how it works
  • Must be outgoing and vibrant – you enjoy face to face interaction with people 
  • Must be self-motivated – you can consistently hit specific goals and targets, even when managing your own schedule
  • Must be professional – you'll be a voice of Yelp to the business community in NYC, so be memorable for the right reasons!
  • Must be an effective communicator – you'll be educating business owners on how best to use the Yelp for Business Owners site and Biz App 


  • Must reside in New York
  • Must have a working personal smartphone in good condition and capable of accessing Biz.Yelp.Com and running the Yelp Biz App
  • Must have a personal computer and reliable home internet connection
  • Age 21+


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