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Dates: November 2021 – February 2022

We want your help to bring more great people like you to Tulsa!  We’re asking you to share the Tulsa Remote opportunity with your friends, coworkers, and family members who have remote jobs outside of Oklahoma. We are looking for people who are community-minded, bright, driven, and interested in getting involved in all Tulsa has to offer.

Quick Guide on the Referral Program:

  1. Make sure they are a great candidate. Find more information about who we’re looking for in the "What makes a GREAT Tulsa Remote applicant" section of this page.
  2. Tell them about Tulsa Remote and your time in Tulsa. We’ve provided some resources for you to share on your social media channels in the "Resources for Referrals" section of this page.
  3. Ensure the potential applicant applies before February 11th and that they fill in your name in the newly added referral question on the first page of the Tulsa Remote application.
  4. Please fill out this form to let us know you’ve referred someone, and to confirm your most up-to-date contact information.

What’s in it for you?

If you refer someone who successfully completes orientation and their year-long Tulsa Remote commitment, you qualify for a $1,000 cash incentive. Any member who makes a referral that submits their application before February 11, 2022 will be entered into a drawing to receive tickets to SXSW 2022.

What are the qualifications for a Tulsa Remote applicant?

  • Applicants must have a remote work position with a company that is not based in Oklahoma.
  • Applicants must be fully-employed.
  • Applicants cannot already live in Oklahoma, or be in the process of purchasing a home or signing a lease in Tulsa.
  • Applicants must commit to living in Tulsa for a minimum of one year.

What makes a GREAT Tulsa Remote applicant?

  • Someone who thinks they can see themselves living in Tulsa long-term.
  • Individuals ready to immerse themselves into the Tulsa Remote and local Tulsa community.
  • Someone who understands and is committed to the value of diversity, equity and inclusion as Tulsa Remote works with other organizations in the area to help Tulsa thrive.

How do I receive the $1,000 cash incentive?

  • Tulsa Remote will provide a $1,000 cash incentive to active Tulsa Remote members or alumni who refer a new Tulsa Remote member. The referral must: 

    • Complete an application at TulsaRemote.com
    • Enter the referring TR member or alumni name in the “Referral Field” of the application
  • Tulsa Remote members must complete this form to verify they referred an applicant and that Tulsa Remote has the correct and most up-to-date contact information to coordinate disbursement.
  • $500 will be disbursed to the referring Tulsa Remote member or alumni within one month of the new Tulsa Remote member’s orientation date.
  • An additional $500 will be disbursed to the referring Tulsa Remote member at the completion of the new Tulsa Remote member’s program year commitment – 12 months from the orientation date.
  • Referring Tulsa Remote members will be notified that their referral has been accepted to Tulsa Remote when the referral is formally invited to move to Tulsa.

What else should I know about the incentive?

  • To receive the cash incentive, your referral must apply before February 11, 2022.

  • Any member who refers someone that applies before February 11, 2022 will be entered into a drawing for tickets to SXSW 2022.
  • Referrals made between the time of the program launch on November 23, 2021 and February 11, 2022 are eligible for the incentive. The incentive will not be awarded retroactively for referrals made prior to the program launch.

Resources for Referrals

Since you love the Tulsa Remote program, we have a feeling your friends will love it too. That’s why we created the Tulsa Remote Referral Campaign – a way for you to leverage social media to (potentially) turn your long-distance friends and family into neighbors! This Social Toolkit will equip you with the tools you need to create engaging social media posts that will raise awareness for the Tulsa Remote program and tell the story of your life in Tulsa. In it, you’ll find suggestions for posting about the program, as well as example copy and visuals to help get you started.

Posting Suggestions

  • You know your audience best, so feel free to use your own discretion when posting, and modify to what works best for you!
  • We’d love to see your posts about the Tulsa Remote program and your life in Tulsa. Please tag us using our handles:

  • Feel free to add any of the below hashtags to increase the reach of your post:

    • #tulsa #tulsaok #tulsaoklahoma #tulsatime #remotework #remotelife #workfromanywhere #remoteworker #workingfromhome #workfromhome
  • Below are sample posts and graphics for you to use, but feel free to personalize the copy to best align with your voice and personality.

Sample Posts

The below posts are examples of language that can be shared on social — please feel free to customize to fit your voice! The posts are best shared with photos that represent your life in Tulsa but sample visuals are included here as well if you would prefer to use those.

Facebook

  • Ready for a change of pace? Join me in Tulsa! Participating in the Tulsa Remote [tag] program and moving to Tulsa has literally given me my life back — cutting down my commute has given me time for pursuing my passions, getting involved with my community and spending time with family. DM me if you want to chat more about the program or moving to Tulsa!

  • Hey, remote work friends! If you’re looking for something new, think about joining me in Tulsa! Participating in Tulsa Remote [tag] has changed my life for the better — Tulsa has made [purchasing a home / spending time outside / starting a business] actually possible for me and it’s been incredible. If you’re interested in hearing more, reach out! Happy to chat and answer any questions.
  • Hey, all! As many of you know, [recently / last year / etc] I took a leap and moved to Tulsa as part of the Tulsa Remote [tag] program — and safe to say, I’m loving it here. I think you would too. It’s been so easy for me to get plugged into the community here and I’m never short on things to do. If you’re looking to make a move soon, let’s chat about my experience here in Tulsa and how the program could be a good fit for you!

LinkedIn

  • Ready for a change of pace? Join me in Tulsa! Participating in the Tulsa Remote [tag] program and moving to Tulsa has literally given me my life back — cutting down my commute has given me time for pursuing my passions, getting involved with my community and spending time with family. DM me if you want to chat more about the program or moving to Tulsa!

  • Hey, remote work friends! If you’re looking for something new, think about joining me in Tulsa! Participating in Tulsa Remote [tag] has changed my life for the better — Tulsa has made [purchasing a home / spending time outside / starting a business] actually possible for me and it’s been incredible. If you’re interested in hearing more, reach out! Happy to chat and answer any questions.
  • Hey, all! As many of you know, [recently / last year / etc] I took a leap and moved to Tulsa as part of the Tulsa Remote [tag] program — and safe to say, I’m loving it here. I think you would too. It’s been so easy for me to get plugged into the community here and I’m never short on things to do. If you’re looking to make a move soon, let’s chat about my experience here in Tulsa and how the program could be a good fit for you!

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  • Ready for a change? Join me in the @tulsaremote program! Moving to Tulsa has shortened my commute – giving me more time to pursue my passions. DM me if you want to chat more about the program or moving to Tulsa!

  • Hey, remote work friends! Looking for something new? Join me in the @tulsaremote program! Living in Tulsa has made [purchasing a home / spending time outside / starting a business] actually possible. If you want to learn about the program, reach out!

  • [Recently / last year ] I moved to Tulsa as part of the @tulsaremote program. It’s been so easy to get plugged into the community and I’m never short on things to do. DM me to chat about my experience and how the program could be a good fit for you too!

Instagram

  • Ready for a change of pace? Join me in Tulsa! Participating in the @tulsaremote program and moving to Tulsa has literally given me my life back — cutting down my commute has given me time for pursuing my passions, getting involved with my community and spending time with family. DM me if you want to chat more about the program or moving to Tulsa!

  • Hey, remote work friends! If you’re looking for something new, think about joining me in Tulsa! Participating in @tulsaremote has changed my life for the better — Tulsa has made [purchasing a home / spending time outside / starting a business] actually possible for me and it’s been incredible. If you’re interested in hearing more, reach out! Happy to chat and answer any questions.

  • Hey, all! As many of you know, [recently / last year / etc] I took a leap and moved to Tulsa as part of the @tulsaremote program — and safe to say, I’m loving it here. I think you would too. It’s been so easy for me to get plugged into the community here and I’m never short on things to do. If you’re looking to make a move soon, let’s chat about my experience here in Tulsa and how the program could be a good fit for you!

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