Title: Community Manager
Location: Working remotely
Status: Part-time (16-20 hours per week)
Commencing: August 1, 2017
Remuneration: USD 850 – USD 1,135
Language: Proficiency in English absolutely required
Code for All community is looking to hire two community managers, preferably a man and a woman, that will help build the Code for All community.
Who We Are:
Code for All is an international network of organizations who believe that digital technology opens new channels for citizens to more meaningfully engage in the public sphere and have a positive impact on their communities. Visit our website here for more information on what we do.
About The Role:
The Community Manager will help pursue and coordinate the following objectives:
- To strengthen the organizational capacity of the Code for All network and its affiliates to promote and replicate civic tech tools, strategies and collaborations globally, both within and outside the network
- To foster knowledge exchange that will help partners in consolidating democracies to transform local and national governments’ culture and onboard officials to transparency, accountability and digital government services projects
- To replicate internationally tools that has been successful locally in bringing more transparency to public institutions and their processes
- To engage citizens in decision making by using tools that educate and bridge the gap between various stakeholders’ interests
- Facilitate an annual meeting of the CfAll governing partners, as well as potential new partners, in order to share information on activities, build collaboration on joint programming and strengthen governance structures for the CfAll community.
- Facilitate collaboration among CfAll member organizations on the creation of open source tools that address common challenges in area of transparency, accountability, trust in government, citizen engagement.
- Map possibilities and coordinate CfAll partners’ fundraising efforts that could support network’s secretariat costs and any joint activities.
- Coordinate with governing partners to finalize a plan for common governance of the CfAll community.
- Prepare the agenda and organize the Code for All governing partners’ monthly call.
- Build out an online home for the CfAll network by adding and maintaining additional tools for collaboration and storytelling to the current CfAll website and curating additional content, including blog posts and periodic external newsletters.
- Assist in the creation of “expert groups,” informal groupings of skilled members of the Code for All community, that can function as support groups and mentors to affiliate partners, government partners and other members of the civic tech community looking to solve specific problems or learn new skills
- Help to recruit and develop new CfAll members through technical assistance and the sharing of experiences.
- Support recruitment and inclusion of new member organizations in the CfAll network by developing resources for interested groups or activists.
- Liaise with other elements of the international community, including but not limited to organizations like the Open Government Partnership, United Cities and Local Governments, and other networks of organizations and officials advancing the use of civic technology by governments.
- Facilitate CfAll community participation in relevant international events.
- Regularly report to the CfAll community about its efforts to support the community.
How to apply:
Please send your cover letter and resume to email@example.com Please discuss your past experience in community building and project managing in your cover letter. Please indicate your suggested salary range. If you have any questions, contact Krzysztof. Thank you in advance – we look forward to receiving your application by Thursday, 20th July 2017!
Hello, I am an American Senior Software Engineer with over 15 years in the industry. I was reading through your site I would love to join your team. I will be relocating to Dar Es Salaam next month. Please let me know what the procedures are and the process.