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Community Relations Manager

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ORGANIZATION: Translation Commons

  • 2 people are interested

Position Overview:

Please note this is an unpaid Volunteering position.

Translation Commons is seeking a dedicated Volunteer Community Relations Manager to foster relationships, engage with stakeholders, and build a vibrant and supportive community around our mission of promoting linguistic diversity. This role will play a key part in strengthening connections with our global network of translators, linguists, educators, and language enthusiasts. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, a passion for community building, and a commitment to inclusivity and collaboration. You will collaborate with the leadership, product, website, and events team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Community Engagement:

    • Cultivate relationships with Translation Commons' community members, including translators, linguists, educators, students, and language enthusiasts.

    • Engage with community members through online forums, social media channels, blog posts, blog comments, and other communication platforms to foster dialogue, share resources, and promote collaboration.

  • Stakeholder Relations:

    • Build and maintain relationships with partner organizations, academic institutions, and industry stakeholders to expand Translation Commons' reach and impact.

    • Collaborate with external partners on joint initiatives, projects, and events that align with Translation Commons' mission and goals.

Content Creation and Communication:

  • Develop engaging content, including blog posts, newsletters, and social media updates, to keep the community informed and engaged.

  • Monitor social media channels and online forums to respond to inquiries, address concerns, and facilitate conversations within the community.

  • Feedback Management:

    • Work with leadership, product, and website teams at Translation Commons' programs, services, and initiatives to inform continuous improvement efforts.

    • Act as a liaison between the community and the Translation Commons internal team, conveying feedback, suggestions, and concerns to relevant stakeholders.

Qualifications:.

  • 2 years prior experience in community management, social media management, or related fields preferred.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and engage with diverse stakeholders.

  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines effectively

  • Passion for languages, cultural diversity, and global communication, with a commitment to promoting inclusivity and collaboration preferred.

  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and collaborate effectively with a remote team.

Benefits:

  • Gain hands-on experience in community building and stakeholder engagement within a dynamic and mission-driven organization.

  • Make a meaningful impact by fostering connections, and empowering individuals and organizations within the language and translation community.

  • Flexible scheduling, with the ability to volunteer remotely and contribute your skills and expertise.

  • Join a supportive and collaborative team environment where your contributions are valued and appreciated.

Note: This is a volunteer position. While we cannot offer financial compensation, we deeply appreciate your contribution to our mission and will provide support and resources to help you succeed.

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About Translation Commons

Location:

19800 VALLCO PKWY UNIT 422, CUPERTINO, CA 95014, US

Mission Statement

We believe in the Power of a Language to... - Sustain languages by bringing them online - Create opportunities and give back - Share knowledge through free resources - Bring together a vibrant community of volunteers

Description

Translation Commons is a non-profit community of language lovers, professionals and technologists. We provide a roadmap and create resources for a digital ecosystem where all languages have equal access and speakers can pursue educational, cultural and economic opportunities.

We are partners to the International Year of Indigenous Languages, a UNESCO initiative, and are creating resources for the International Decade of Indigenous Languages, 2022-2032, making language rights a reality for all people! Our Language Digitization Initiative is enabling many languages to get their script online and partake to digital opportunities.

Our volunteers are the heart and soul of our community.
Their passion for language and their expertise in technology are the cornerstones of all our initiatives. Our activities are centered around career paths that volunteers can engage, experience and practice. Our platform offers over 40 free language related tools. Our courses and resources include a variety of language topics, all created by our volunteers.

As part of our support towards Pandemic, Crisis, Emergency & Safety ; our Covid-19 poster-maker is translated in over 350 languages and for the majority of these communities, our poster has been the only Covid-19 information available in their language. Our volunteers also offer their help to other organizations responding to any ongoing Covid-19 crisis.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
Community, Computers & Technology, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 5 hours weekly

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