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Community Manager [Volunteer Position]

Mission of GeekGirlCon

GeekGirlCon celebrates and honors the legacy of women contributing to science and technology; comics, arts, and literature; and game play and game design by connecting geeky women worldwide and creating community to foster continued growth of women in geek culture through events. GeekGirlCon values being a Welcoming Community, Empowerment, Diversity and Inclusion.

Job Summary

As a Community Manager at GeekGirlCon, you will be responsible for nurturing and growing our vibrant online and offline community of geeks. You will play a key role in fostering engagement, building relationships, and ensuring that our community remains inclusive, welcoming, and supportive.

Reports To

Community Communications Lead/Manager

Responsibilities

  • Update GeekGirlCon Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram accounts with 
    • Information about GeekGirlCon or Information not related to GeekGirlCon that may interest target communities 
    • Upcoming GeekGirlCon events and announcements 
  • Ensure social media profile and presence reflects current GeekGirlCon branding 
  • Regularly share mission-aligned geek content amplifying diverse voices in the geek community 
  • Monitor community-submitted questions and comments and reply promptly and respectfully 
  • Follow new people or businesses who would be an asset to GeekGirlCon 
  • Interact in general with those following GeekGirlCon 
  • Makes sure GeekGirlCon is following followers who are actual people or vendors/partners 
  • Help create, run, and maintain ads with the help of the Social Media Manager and Social Media team 
  • Fill in scheduling original GeekGirlCon content as needed 
  • Ensure all media is uploaded in a timely manner 
  • Maintain analytics

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team 
  • Understanding of community management 
  • Interest in searching out wide range of geekery 
  • Amazing customer service skills and ability to relate to GeekGirlCon’s diverse audience 
  • Familiarity with Social Media platforms, understanding of how to use social media effectively 
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, and an environment of respect, understanding, and positive communication 
  • Ability to analyze analytics and create actionable plans around them to meet goals 
  • Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Hootsuite, Tumblr, Tiktok, LinkedIn is a plus 
  • Familiarity with Canva is a plus

What It Means to Volunteer as GeekGirlCon Staff

  • GeekGirlCon staff positions are all volunteer, non-paid positions.
  • Attendance remotely (or in-person, during non-pandemic times) for staff and departmental meetings is required.
  • Must maintain prompt and professional correspondence.
  • Most work is conducted over email and with in-person meetings in the Seattle area.
  • Between 5-10 hours per week of work is required for this role (including meetings, etc).
  • The staff is a team of highly dedicated, geeky, and passionate volunteers; it’s a lot of hard work, but an amazing experience with lots of opportunity to help build GeekGirlCon for the future!

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