Community Manager

Worthing, West Sussex
18 Oct 2018
15 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our vision is to be the world’s gold standard for international volunteering and internships. We believe we can create positive change in the world through hard work and compassion, for both individuals and entire communities.  We’ve been running projects and sending volunteers and interns all over the world for 25 years.  We have got big plans for the future starting with building a new Marketing team in Brighton.

About the role:

The Community Manager is responsible for building and maintaining the Projects Abroad alumni network. Specifically, they will be responsible for the conversion of alumni to volunteer re-applications, and nurturing and growing an active and enthusiastic global Projects Abroad alumni community.

  • Along with the Digital Marketing Manager, develop a strategy and roadmap for growing the Projects Abroad alumni community
  • Take responsibility for the implementation and success of the growth strategy and roadmap
  • Ensure the relevant departments know how to process, contact and make best use of alumni
  • Provide alumni network training to relevant departments and destination staff
  • Create training resources for Projects Abroad staff and alumni
  • Manage an alumni communication schedule and ensure that materials are developed and sent out on time
  • Occasionally take part in familiarisation visits to new or current destinations in order to gain information and actual experience that can help promote Projects Abroad programmes
  • Use various platforms to communicate with and nurture the alumni community, such as social media

We are interested to hear from you if this sounds like you:

  • Based in the Brighton area in the UK, or in Cape Town, South Africa
  • Eligible to work in the UK or in South Africa
  • Experienced volunteering with Projects Abroad or a similar organisation
  • Experience in community management, especially online
  • Event management experience
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and the Internet
  • Outgoing and energetic
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Enjoy working with people from all over the world, and be enthusiastic about collaborating across cultures - be culturally sensitive


  • Training and development
  • Occasional global travel opportunities to experience our projects
  • Pension Scheme
  • 20 days holiday (with 1 additional day for each year of service up to 25 days)
  • Competitive basic salary 

Please complete the application form here and send them to

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