Community Manager

Write the World - Cambridge, MA - Part time

Write the World - Cambridge, MA - Part time

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The Job

We are seeking an energetic person to join our core team in the role of Community Manager. This is an exciting time to become part of the Write the World team as our reach and membership continue to grow worldwide. The ideal candidate will be a creative thinker, organized and motivated, with excellent communication skills and a successful track record in digital communication (ideally, with some background in the fields of Language Arts/Writing, EdTech) as well as experience working directly with young people ages 13 to 19. As Community Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining and cultivating a vibrant and supportive culture within our online community. You will have knowledge of government policies and funding sources around education and will be charged with analysing the EdTech and education market so we can best reach teachers, schools, districts and other potential partners. You will work closely with the Executive Director to define goals for the company’s growth. You will attend events and conferences to market the company’s products and services, and will enjoy working collaboratively in a small, supportive team.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate a vibrant, thoughtful, and supportive community on the site by monitoring the day-to-day running/operations of the site and communicating with members.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with educators (both current and new members) to seek feedback and ensure an ideal experience for teachers using the site.
  • Work with the Executive Director and wider team to refine and expand the resources and features for educators using the platform.
  • Drive new membership to the site, both in the U.S. and internationally, with the potential to establish and develop a fee-based membership and/or sponsorship model.
  • Demonstrate how Write the World’s educational products and services can help to solve the challenges that school districts and teachers face.
  • Actively engage in business development activities including attendance at conferences and workshops.
  • Partner with our marketing team to design and leverage social media campaigns and data to generate leads and secure new product placements.
  • Achieve and track defined growth objectives for the company.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • A passion for education and the desire to transform education worldwide.
  • Outstanding written communication and relationship management skills.
  • Experience in digital communication (ideally within the fields of writing/young people/education).
  • Experience working with young people ages 13 - 19.
  • Proactive in identifying and developing new membership and growth opportunities for the company.
  • Excellent planning, organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Energetic, and a demonstrated self-starter with strong work ethic.

Location: The position is located in Cambridge, MA

20 hours per week with the potential to increase to full time.

Compensation competitive with market.

Please send your cover letter and C.V. to the selection panel at hello@writetheworld.com by 5pm May 8, EDT. 

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Role

Customer Implementation / Customer Success

Experience Level

Mid Level

Write the World

Write the World (www.writetheworld.com)—the global platform for student writing— empowers young writers ages 13 to 19 to develop their voices, refine their editing skills, and publish their work within a vibrant and supportive international community.

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