Community Strategist
Context Partners - Washington, DC

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US We are Context Partners, a consulting firm that unleashes the potential of communities to solve our clients ’ most urgent challenges. We consult for innovative clients like National Geographic, Rockefeller Foundation, Nike and more. We strive to create a trusted business relationship with our clients by treating them as part of our community, not just business partners. Our values are simple: sound judgement, results, openness, wonder " courage.

Teammates at Context Partners are bright, witty and flexible and, not to mention, we are all dog lovers. We genuinely enjoy each other ’s company and we push each other to be our best selves and professionals. We are looking for great people to add to our dynamic team. YOU You have the ability to communicate with people from all backgrounds and feel at home in a corporate setting as well as the non-profit world.

You are at ease communicating with staff level clients and C-level executives. You are an intuitive listener. You are great at connecting with individuals and capable of stepping back and understanding the community as a whole, and/or larger network. You aren ’t after the spotlight, but instead work diligently behind the scenes to make sure your community shines You love looking at individual community member questions, issues, and suggestions and figuring out how they connect in order to create better solutions, opportunities, and conversations that benefit the community.

You thrive in ambiguity and recognize the community management is a list of tasks and to-dos, but instead a multitude of organic and ongoing relationships. You can work independently as well as in a team environment; you are creative, but understand the importance of assessment and measurement. You know how to keep both the community happy and the company in the loop. You are highly capable of “rapid fire ” problem solving.

You are excited about joining a start up. You have the ability to change gears multiple times throughout the day for multiple projects and deadlines. You can laugh at both yourself and any day-to-day craziness. If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you!

Responsibilities include: Build trust among the community as a whole Advise clients on technique and messaging regarding community management Serve as coach for new and potential community managers Design and implement community strategy Proactively listen to and connect with individual community members Model appropriate and ‘good ’ community behavior Serve as the liaison between the company and the community around tech requests, issues, crowd-sourced questions, etc. Proactively escalate issues, observations, opportunities, and insights to the executive team. Develop relevant, compelling content (blog spots, posts, articles, podcasts, videos and screen shots) to share with and invite conversation Identify community thresholds for content and conversation Develop long-term community goals and translate them into day to day communications, work plans, and action items Develop metrics and assessment tools for measuring growth of community Develop clear weekly and monthly metrics reports; include recommendations Develop crisis management plans for the organization Identify and analyze issues, patterns and trends in community activity and growth Identify core users in the community and develop them into content creators, ambassadors, champions, advocates Requirements: Bachelors degree Minimum 5-8 years of Marketing, Communications, Community Management Excellent communicator in a variety of formats: written " spoken; in person and online; one-on-one and individually. Seasoned facilitator/presenter Strong understanding of multiple sectors (e.g.

private, public, non-profit) Willingness to travel ~25% Good sense of humor Start up environment with tremendous growth opportunities. In your cover letter please address in 350 words or less: Why are you uniquely qualified for this position? What is your favorite example of why communities/networks matter? What are your unique interests in life?

(Ex. hobby, interests etc.) Please send writing samples, i.e. personal blog link, articles etc. Successful candidates will be contacted for a phone interview.

Due to the high volume of responses, we unfortunately cannot respond to everyone. Context Partners is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, committed to diversity and consideration of all applicants for all positions without regard to color, ethnic background, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, and disability status.