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Community Manager

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  • Post Date: February 14, 2020
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Job Overview

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.
  • 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.

Job Description

Project Management

  • 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.

The person

  • 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
Dates: March
Salary/fee: Dependent on experience

To apply

Interested candidates should forward a Cover Letter and CV with subject title ‘Community Manager’ to

Deadline: 21 February 2020 (1pm)

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