Community and Partnerships Manager

Closing (UK timezone):

17 September 2021, 22:59:00


£10 - £15 per hour (depending on level of experience) and equivalent to £20,800 - £31,200 per year.


Remote, but must be able to work hours in GMT / UK time zones

Contract Type:

Fixed term, Freelance

Contract Duration:

Initially for 6 months, extension dependent on performance.


Part time, around 15 - 20 hours per month


Candidate must have their own (or access to a) computer, Microsoft Office/Google Suite and web camera for this role.

The Role

We are looking for a Community and Partnerships Manager with passion, experience, and skills to join our team. The primary responsibility of the Community and Partnerships Manager is to identify, develop and manage relevant industry partnerships for the benefit of our community. The individual will manage relations with our end users (our online network and community of women) by delivering community engagement programmes internally and on our social channels. Key metrics of success will be increasing community satisfaction, community growth and brand awareness.

The successful candidate will also have a role in managing the production and delivery of content to our members and disseminating our reach/impact. This includes newsletters and job threads, ensuring that all WIAN's content, online platforms and resources align with out business objectives and communicating our social impact to potential partners and key stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Building a community: organising online engagement/events, conducting interviews and other knowledge/experience activities with stakeholders to build a strong and connected internal community.

- Initiating data collection strategies and incorporating digital analytics to connect user needs and internal expertise - and to support innovative processes including programme design.

- Source, secure and manage both formal and informal partnerships with aligned projects and organisations in international affairs, international development, academia, non-profit, government, media and private sector.

- Lead the delivery of campaigns, events and other relevant content.

- Developing an integrated communications and content strategy incorporating social media, PR and marketing for our online forums, including setting and monitoring KPI's and other performance metrics for the team.

Key Requirements

- At least 3 years proven work experience as a community manager or social media manager.

- Candidate must have their own (or access to a) computer, Microsoft Office/Google Suite and web camera for this role.

- Experience launching community initiatives (e.g. building an online forum, launching an ambassador programme, creating an event series, or writing email newsletters).

- Available to work to GMT / UK time zones.

- Industry knowledge and evidenced commitment to gender/youth equality and supporting the next generation of women professionals.

- Ability to identify and track relevant KPIs and community metrics (e.g. repeat attendance to events).

- Excellent attention to detail and ability to multitask and prioritise multiple deadlines.

- Outstanding written and oral communications skills, with a proven ability to translate dense messages into relatable content (articles, interviews, opinion pieces etc).

- Knowledge of Hootsuite or similar programmes to manage online postings on different platforms.

- Direct experience in website design, building and/or management. Strong working knowledge of Wix, Mailchimp, Canva, Google Analytics, Google, Facebook and Instagram ads.

- Skilled at securing partnerships and sponsorship, and active participation and leadership in building community ecosystems.

- Educated to degree level in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Business or another relevant field.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please fill in the application form below in English, uploading your CV (maximum 2 pages) and answering all the application questions.

Application question 1: How many years of experience do you have in community management or engagement, partnership development or as a social media manager?

Application question 2:
Will you be available to work to UK time zones?

Application question 3: Briefly outline 2 projects you have worked on that are relevant to this position. Please include information on who you were working for, and your key achievements and positive impact for in each project.

Application question 4: What do you understand WIAN's mission to be, and how will you use partnerships and community engagement initiatives to help us achieve our mission?

The deadline for applications is Friday 17th September (23:59 UK time). Late submissions will not be considered, and we will notify successful candidates to interview.

If you have any difficulties submitting your application, please email the Recruitment team at, ensuring this is done with enough time before the deadline. To note that applications must be submitted by the form below. Any CV's, applications or documents sent by email will not be considered.

Upload your CV (3 pages max)
Upload your Cover Letter (2 pages max)

Thanks for your interest in this role, and for submitting your application. Due to the number of applications we receive, we will only contact candidates who progress to the next stage of assessment. If you have not heard from WIAN Recruitment team within 3 weeks, please assume you have been unsuccessful. We only offer feedback for candidates who proceed to interview stage.