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Mary ThengvallThe Business Value of Developer Relationshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3748-9_5

5. Building a Developer Relations Team

Mary Thengvall1 
(1)
San Francisco, California, USA
 

Now that we’ve covered how to define your company goals around community and how to build a business case for including Developer Relations (DevRel) in your success strategy, it’s time to figure out who’s going to help fill those roles.

In this chapter, we’ll talk about benchmarks for growth (drawing a mall map), titles (what’s in a name?), what your first hire should be and what that job description should look like, where this person (or team) should live within your company, and how to help your newfound hire(s) succeed.

Draw Your Mall Map ...

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