Community Manager: Moto Republik
Deadline: 21 February 2020 (1pm)
Moto Republik, Zimbabwe’s first creative hub, is looking for a young, vibrant individual to become its Community Manager. Moto Republik is a cutting edge co-working space for creative entrepreneurs looking for resources to professionalise and a space in which they can collaboratively sharpen their craft. Moto Republik is a leading content creation hub, arts centre and a vital space for free expression. Creative hub activities centre around the co-working space, providing an environment conducive to professional development and the production and co-creation of products, programmes and work by artists, entrepreneurs, designers, activists, and content creators.
The successful candidate will be an experienced creative professional with a background preferably in arts promotion, events organizing and project management and demonstrable experience working with a range of stakeholders including artists, arts organisations, the media, public bodies, and the public. Knowledge and experience working in fundraising is also desirable. Ideally the candidate will be passionate about the creative sector and supporting young creatives.
Duties And Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be a motivated and dynamic person who can think and operate strategically, as well as being able to maintain high standards for the hub.
The candidate should be methodical, well-organised and have the ability to manage multiple priorities. Duties will require certain flexibility in attendance and representation at evening events. This post is being offered on a fixed term contract basis.
Coordinate the entire Moto Republik Project including events, memberships, accelerator/incubator programmes, regional networks and other initiatives; Manage all arts and creative entrepreneurial events, trainings and programmes at Moto; Coordinate accelerator/incubator programmes to benefit the creative sector; Manage personnel, interns and resource people; Work on fundraising proposals; Monitor and evaluate the progress of the project; Compile a final report on the project; Create and implement project monitoring frameworks, indicators, targets, data collection tools, M&E plans; Timeously provide monthly and quarterly reports on all activities, outputs and relevant outcome indicators; Work as part of the Magamba Network team in contributing towards meeting the organization’s objectives; Reports to the Operations Manager; Any other duties assigned by Operations Manager
Marketing & PR
Produce publicity material for the Moto Republik programme of events; Devise and manage a social-media strategy that enhances the profile of the Hub and utilize all digital platforms as potential sales tools; Increase online-audiences via all social media platforms; Be responsible for maintaining and developing the Moto website & all associated branding
Coordination & Membership Management
Conduct intensive membership drives and manage membership for co-working space; Set up and manage membership database; Analyse and monitor membership growth and devise strategies to increase, improve and streamline membership and prepare recommendations to the Operations Manager; Facilitate regular meetings with the community to shape relevant monthly programming and enhance community participation and ownership of the Hub
Business Development and Fundraising:
Develop a strong marketing strategy that includes audience analysis and development; brochure copy and design; distribution plan; digital strategy; co-working space branding; E-newsletter production; managing the Hub’s membership scheme; PR & media; pricing structure; signage; website and social media management; Maximise business opportunities through sponsorship, fundraising and PR activities; Generate business for the hub through approaching corporates, CSOs, organizations, embassies and so forth to hire out spaces for workshops, receptions and so forth.
Qualifications And Experience
BS degree Bachelor’s degree in Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Marketing, Business Administration, Project Management or related fields; Creative and artistic; Proven work experience as a manager; Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages; Good report writing and proposal writing skills; Command of written and spoken English; Good computer skills; Tech savvy and experience in social media management; Excellent presentation; interpersonal skills; must have self-confidence
Key Terms of Engagement:
Location: Belgravia, Harare
Employer: Moto Republik
Salary/fee: Dependent on experience
How To Apply
Interested candidates should forward a Cover Letter and CV with subject title ‘Community Manager’ to [email protected]