Community Manager Job at Ventures Platform

Ventures Platform - We are a leading source of capital, capacity building, support and advocacy for under-served entrepreneurs, communities and institutions, enabling them enhance the creation of wealth and development in Africa. We are an impact-driven tribe, thinking people first at all times.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Community Manager
Job Location:


  • We have exciting initiatives for our VP community in 2020 and we are looking to hire a Community Manager to lead that effort
  • Our Choice candidate will be responsible building, promoting and nurturing a thriving and vibrant community of entrepreneurs and innovators by adopting / initiating / attracting series of engaging programs and events; initiating communications geared towards stimulating growth, value and overall profitability of the community

S(He) is the life and the face of the VP Hub / Community and would execute on the following:
Community & Culture:

  • As Community Manager, you are to set the tone of the VP online & offline community by innately possessing the ability to connect with members by getting to know the workings of their business and constantly initiating ways to add value to them.
  • Design cultures, practices / rituals in the community that enables the most effective working and inspiring collaboration for resident entrepreneurs, and the wider community.
  • Supervise seamless onboarding of VP community members
  • Design and deliver networking and outreach events and sessions that support community building and brand building.
  • Drive and support collaborative initiatives among members of the community.
  • Foster brand awareness and engagement within and outside the community through creative Programs.
  • Interfaces with all VP internal teams to ensure the community is optimal.
  • Ensure community rules are abided by and build community.
  • Be a rallying point for all members of the community and a hub of solutions to their growth needs

Programs Design & Execution:

  • As Community Manager, you are to understand the needs of the community, design and initiate local programs, in response to this need.
  • You are constantly on the lookout for valuable partnerships/exposures that will be beneficial to the community.
  • You will work closely with the communications Manager in the execution of these programs.
  • You are constantly tracking the effect of these programs and tweaking them for greater impact within the community the immediate and broader VP community.

Alumni Network:

  • You are to work with the Director of Programs to create and manage an Alumni network for participants in all VP programs
  • You are to create and manage a re-occurring list of engaging activities focused at providing value to the network and keeping it alive and active

Skills & Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years proven work experience as a community manager or similar role
  • Experience planning and leading community initiatives
  • Ability to identify and track relevant community KPIs
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentations skills
  • People Management
  • Events & Program Management
  • Customer relations
  • Business Development
  • Graduate from a recognized University.

Our Offer

  • Great Place to Work
  • Medical Insurance
  • Competitive staff benefits
  • Amazing Team
  • Flexible work hours
  • Leave Allowance
  • Training & Development
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Pension
  • Great work culture
  • Inspiring work environment.
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