Vacancy: Community Manager – English & French Speaking – Canada, US

By Lukas on 3 Jul 2024

About the Company

Standing on Giants is the world’s first agency for businesses that want to build a brand-owned, online community. We empower businesses to build thriving online communities that put their customers at the centre of everything they do. Born from the team that created the revolutionary community-led model at mobile disruptor giffgaff, Standing on Giants now works with leading businesses like Airbnb, O2, Tesco Bank and Utilita, helping them launch successful communities that deliver real results. We are Khoros Kudos award-winners in 2020, recognising our work as Best-In-Class.

We are proud to be the first online community company to attain B Corp Certification, meaning we ascribe to the highest standards of environmental and social responsibility. As a company, our vision is a world where business works for the benefit of people and planet, not just profit, powered by trusting and collaborative communities. As a result, it’s important that we take active steps towards this every day in our work. Our people are, therefore, of central importance. We have a range of employee benefits to enable you to do your job to the best of your ability and we pride ourselves on our supportive, open environment and shared efforts to keep our working practices as sustainable as possible.

About the Role

We are looking for a French and English Speaking Community Manager to join our team, the candidate will be based in North America and be available to work from 3pm BST or GMT. 

As a Community Manager, you will implement the online community strategy by managing the daily activities of Airbnb’s English & French speaking online communities. You will ensure that the community is a safe and healthy environment for its members and facilitate engagement in line with the community’s purpose. You will ensure all activities within and between the community and Airbnb are run efficiently and in conformance with the underlying principles of the company and business goals. You will be working alongside other community managers and supported by a Senior Community Manager.

In this role, adherence to Airbnb’s communication strategy is crucial, the client plays a significant role in decision-making factors related to the Airbnb Community Center and the approach to moderation or community management may be adjusted according to the client’s requirements. 

You will be hard-working, adaptable and quick to learn. Highly self-motivated – you’re the kind of person who’s always striving to do better. If you have an open, honest and collaborative approach to your job, you’ll fit right in.

Requirements

  • Fluent in French & English, excellent communication skills especially in writing, including editing and content creation
  • Outstanding engagement skills including promoting productive behaviours, being relentlessly positive and effectively managing conflicts
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships and collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders – high emotional intelligence
  • Strong technical skills including community platform, Excel & Google suite 
  • Strong analytical skills, including data collection and reporting
  • Effective organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Experience in running or managing online communities (forums) or similar client-facing operational experience
  • Experience working with large organisations, being adaptable and flexible to change
  • Experience organising, attending and reporting insights for online and offline community meetups and events

Responsibilities

Community strategy implementation:

  • Support the Senior Community Team to implement the online community management strategy based on the SoG methodology and in cooperation with the Client

    Community Management:
  • Run the community daily in line with SoG community management methodology to create a safe and healthy environment for members and facilitate engagement in line with the defined strategy
  • Act as an advocate of our client in the community, as well as an advocate of the community within the clients organisation, engage in dialogues with members and answer questions where appropriate, providing a superior quality of member service and support to the community
  • Deal and communicate with community members during crises, unstable or abusive behaviour applying SoG’s methodology for member education
  • Monitor and analyse community performance to ensure agreed KPIs are being met and send regular quantitative and qualitative reports on the community’s progress to the Client.
  • Support the organisation to launch a community most effectively, using SoG’s methodology

Nice to have

  • Experience working in Customer Service
  • Fluency in Portuguese, Italian, German or Spanish is a plus

We are an Equal Opportunities employer, we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, colour, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment.

Please note that we will carry out criminal and financial background checks on successful candidates.

Due to the high number of applications, we are only able to contact successful applicants.

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