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90+ Community People looking for their next gig. Juniors to seniors and everyone in between, you'll find them all here.
Senior leader for enterprise communities
With over 15 years experience, I provide leadership and mentoring to community teams, to bring their community to a higher level. Strategy & programs, metrics and reporting, influential communications - we build holistic connections across the business, identifying where a community can provide deeper value and impact for the business and community members. We prove impact with data. Always learning, I have a diverse and broad toolkit to offer; Design Thinking, CX certified, ICF certified professional/personal coach. I build safe spaces for teams where they can be themselves fully, where we challenge each other, grow and create significant impact; 1 + 1 = 3 when you do it well! I have spoken at Dreamforce, CMX and other conferences on various community topics.
Crafting vibrant communities and igniting brand growth with strategic marketing finesse.
Hello! I'm Kris, a big believer in the power of community to transform brands and bring people together in meaningful ways. My journey into the world of community building began not in a boardroom, but amidst the vibrant interactions of small-scale forums and local meetups. It was there, in the grassroots initiatives, that I discovered my passion for connecting people, not just online, but in the shared experiences that shape our lives. One of my proudest milestones came recently with the launch of "The Nest" for Goosechase Adventures—a platform where I translated user enthusiasm into a thriving online community. This wasn't just about numbers; it was about creating a space where every member felt valued and heard. The success of The Nest, marked by a staggering engagement rate in its initial weeks, was a testament to what we can achieve when we put the community at the heart of our strategy. My curiosity and love for learning have always pushed me to explore beyond the conventional. Recently, I've delved into the world of data analytics to understand community behaviors better. This new skill has not only enriched my strategy toolkit but also enabled me to forecast trends and tailor engagements that resonate on a deeper level. What excites me most is the opportunity to build bridges—between brands and their audiences, between products and their users. My approach is unique because I don't just look at community building as a part of the marketing mix; I see it as the soul of brand identity. It's where the magic happens, where brands become a living, breathing part of people's lives. Beyond the metrics and KPIs, my strength lies in my ability to listen, adapt, and innovate. Where others might see challenges, I see opportunities to strengthen connections and foster loyalty. My toolkit is diverse, from content creation that sparks conversations to event strategies that bring people together, all grounded in a profound understanding of what makes communities tick. In a world where digital spaces are more crowded than ever, my unique blend of creative vision, strategic thinking, and genuine passion for community engagement stands out. I don't just build communities; I cultivate environments where every member can thrive and contribute to collective growth. Let's connect and explore how we can create something extraordinary together, building communities that not only grow but flourish.
Community Leader & Architect —Leveraging My Creative Background into Strategic Partnerships & Growth
With over a decade of connecting people with innovative ideas, I’ve founded and directed multiple non-profit and for-profit ventures. I’ve translated my creative background into collaborations that generate engagement and inspire new ideas. My background includes overseeing 250+ volunteers, successfully delivering complex projects, and fundraising in short timeframes. I continuously seek ways to inspire partnerships and build foundations for community engagement. My collaborative community projects have been exhibited worldwide and, most recently, seen at the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery and OMCA. My projects and communities have been covered in: The New York Times, Colbert Report, Wired Magazine, Boing Boing, Make Magazine, Fast Company. I have spoken at: SXSW, TED, TEDx, CMX, Exploratorium, San Francisco Art Institute, American Association of Museums Conference. My specialties include: Community Architecture, Project management, Design Thinking, Maker culture, Development and management of large-scale installations, Solution-based design, Digital & social media production, Project-based curriculum design, Research, Event Planning, Large-scale collaboration, Documentary photography: film & digital.
I'm an in-house attorney by trade that pivoted to the business side within legal tech, specifically community.
Past Experience: ▪ Designed and led all startup B2B community initiatives, such as membership acquisition, engagement, events, webinars, content, budget ▪ Built cross-departmental frameworks and processes from ideation to execution, including playbooks and engagement/retention strategies ▪ Formulated customer journey processes and cross-marketing programs for GTM strategy fostering revenue growth and product updates ▪ Spearheaded meetings with C-Suite and Sales to analyze and measure KPIs (i.e.: pipeline, ROI, membership acquisition, loyalty, engagement, activity), driving data-driven decisions for bi-weekly programming and partnerships with Fortune500 and $100M+ logos ▪ Identified process improvements, optimizing operational efficiency for a streamlined workflow, increased efficiency, and reduced costs ▪ Achieved a remarkable >25% increase in closed won business, 20X membership acquisition, and 4X revenue growth for Series A startup
I'm like Gandalf for testing, no bugs shall pass!
I’m a software test consultant with over 13 years’ experience at all levels from management to QA. Having worked across multiple sectors and industries, including Government, charity, private, e-commerce sector and more. The experience gained has enabled me to work with amazing companies to deliver fantastic software solutions, develop, mentor and build great testing teams along with redesigning of delivery processes and more. This coupled with my ability to hit the ground running in many environments and coupled with the skills that I offer mean I help your company achieve its objectives, releasing the best quality product for the timescales available, whilst delivering process efficiency savings where possible. I have used a multitude of different software methodologies, including Agile, Waterfall, TDD, BDD, etc. I enjoy working in a team but can run independently when required. I love challenges and increasing my skills. I thrive on seeing individuals and organizations succeed through successful training, mentoring, implementation and delivery of testing. I help stressed out businesses build and implement bespoke, cost-effective software product testing solutions, so they can implement a testing function that lasts a lifetime, save money and focus on customer growth.
Community Specialist, Consultant, Strategist, TEDx Speaker
Biggest accomplishments to date include giving thousands of third culture kids a wifi-home and a sense of belonging through my on & offline brand TCKGlobal. In 2018, I gave a TEDx talk on the growth of my online community of third culture kids around the world. And, as the first hire at Levellr (a fast growing startup which empowers music industry stakeholders to cultivate Discord & Telegram communities, harness valuable first-party data, and generate additional income streams) I enabled them to build innovative and scalable community-tech-specific products and services shown through direct impact in revenue by growing +37% in one quarter and over 2.5x vs EOY 2022. In 10 months I managed team growth of 400%. Notable clients include Sony, Universal, Warner, and renowned artists like Fall Out Boy, Steve Aoki, Gorillaz, Katy Perry, and Niall Horan, along with brand giants such as Starbucks. At Levellr I led teams that delivered" Community Building Software and Services Product and New Metrics Development Moderation Program & Moderation Training Development and Management Digital Services Management Community Education Products and Services Community Content Production Started community building at the age of 16. Spent 8 years in early-stage tech start-ups independently and in teams within different areas across the marketing mix. Loves all things community & communications, marketing, and people management. Enjoy forming deep and meaningful relationships B2C, B2B, B2B2C. Dedicated my 20's learning diverse marketing skills and becoming an expert in community. Now, in my 30s, seeking a stable, long-term community-focused role. Whether you want to get started on building a new community from scratch, or need hands on or community consulting help turning an existing unhealthy community to a healthy sustainable one - I'm your gal! Notable recommendations - available upon request.
Motivator, biggest fan of every member.
Recently launched my newsletter at SpinningUp.com!
Wellness Guardian || Chief Happiness Officer
Hey! I'm wellness content creator and founder of blockchain wellness community. With expertise in web3 & wellness I'm looking for additional opportunities. I offer my skill set in business, wellness, and the web3 to contribute to organizations that value community-driven wellness initiatives. I speak 5 languages, which is an asset for any global community. Connect with me to discuss the wellness evolution, or revolution. Some of the things I do: -> Design engaging templates for community presentations and discussions. -> Craft compelling proposals and pitch decks to attract partnerships and funding. -> Facilitate diverse community topics and initiate insightful discussions. -> Organize and moderate interactive spaces or sessions for real-time engagement. -> Lead dynamic chats for better community interaction and support. -> Coordinate yoga, meditation and wellness warm-up sessions to promote holistic wellness within the community.
Community Rescue Strategist | 15 years of launch, recover, migration, and growth in B2B SaaS
I'm a full-time community consultant and thought leader in the community management profession. In addition to running my business (chaoticgoodconsulting.com), I host a weekly podcast connecting community concepts to other topics in and around the business. I specialize in B2B SaaS communities and I'm particularly excited about working on community rescue projects for both new and struggling communities, and large-scale platform migrations. I am a certified change manager and experienced data privacy practitioner, having led the GDPR implementation for SAP's community of over 3 million users and 150+ products. I am also experienced in customer success and customer experience management, with a strong inclination towards integrating product, support, and marketing into the community strategy.
Fractional Consultant (Senior Community/Ops/Marketing/Product) | 10+ Years XP
Hi there, I'm George Siosi Samuels. I'm a fractional consultant, emerging technology (blockchain/AI) advocate, and 3x founder. I leverage my Polynesian heritage and 10+ years experience in building communities and businesses to help organizations navigate the digital realm, improve their internal culture, and embrace emerging technologies. I'm also on a personal journey to explore ancient cultures, creating content that connects the past, present, and future. You might have seen my work with the Tuvalu government on the National Digital Ledger blockchain project, or my involvement in getting Slack their first APAC enterprise customer. As the Head of Community at the Bitcoin Association, I worked towards fostering a global community team dedicated to driving the adoption and development of the original Bitcoin protocol. Through my company Faiā, a consultancy founded in 2018, I provide innovative solutions for community-building and seamless integration of cutting-edge tools such as Notion and Slack. My innate ability to anticipate future trends and nurture growth has led me to excel in creating meaningful connections and empowering others. I am committed to continuous learning and personal development, ensuring that I stay at the forefront of my field and provide exceptional value to my clients and community members. Let's connect if you're looking to build a vibrant community, integrate emerging technologies, or collaborate on projects that drive social, economic, and technological progress!
Passionate and Kind Community Builder
A Community Advocate & Partnership Builder with a Passion for Mental Health. At the heart of my professional journey is a deep-seated commitment to nurturing and strengthening communities. My ability to build enduring partnerships has been a key driver in connecting individuals and organizations, creating collaborative networks that benefit everyone involved. Mental health advocacy is it's a personal passion. I am dedicated to enhancing mental wellness within communities, believing firmly that it is fundamental to their overall prosperity. My initiatives and programs in this area aim to elevate awareness and provide much-needed support for mental health concerns. Organizational prowess is one of my strongest suits. I manage complex projects with a blend of precision and creativity, whether it's orchestrating events, coordinating projects, or driving forward impactful campaigns. My meticulous approach not only ensures the success of these projects but also serves as an inspiration for others to achieve excellence. As a connector and empathetic leader, I am committed to leaving a positive and lasting impact on every community I engage with. My focus on building meaningful relationships and fostering mental health awareness makes me a valuable collaborator in efforts aimed at bringing about positive change.
Supporting those to build diverse, safe and inclusive communities
Communities are powerful. They create change and encourage important, necessary conversations that enable under-represented groups to feel safe and evoke a sense of belonging. Building diverse communities and nurturing existing ones in their growth journey is for me, what gets that fire going 🔥 As a Woman of Colour, using my personal and professional experience to amplify the voices of others is why I support clients as their Community Manager. It’s all about contribution and adding value! Let’s get chatting and create change and comfort in our communities. For over 10 years, I've worked in hospitality, beauty, VC sector and film and TV production tech. Alongside many startups in coworking spaces and as part of small teams as a Community Manager, Events Manager, Office Manager and PA to Founders. Early 2023, I went freelance. Since then, I’ve supported clients build and manage communities. Whether this be to encourage more Black folk to get into tech, support young Women become marketers or to amplify voices on LinkedIn… It’s been an ever-learning and evolving journey! My services include (but are not limited to): 📧 Email marketing, automation and newsletters ✍🏾 Copywriting 🔥 Social media 💜 Community processes 🎨 Event management 🎤 Slack/forum content ⚡️ Any ad-hoc admin tasks Fancy building a safe, diverse and inclusive community? Give me a message.
Passionate, long tenured, community professional
Jessie D'Amato Ford is an influential and accomplished professional with a remarkable track record spanning over 18 years. Her expertise extends across community management, marketing strategy, event orchestration, and content creation. A distinguished Harvard Business School certified expert in Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing, Jessie's career has been defined by her outstanding abilities in fostering global communities, spearheading groundbreaking brand and marketing campaigns, and flawlessly executing international events. Currently, as the Director of Community Innovation at HeroX, she leads the charge in driving transformative change and innovation within her domain. In this capacity, Jessie consistently sets new benchmarks for excellence in community management. In 2021, Jessie embarked on a philanthropic journey of immense impact by establishing The Brackets Club, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing vital support to community freelancers during times of dire need. Hailing from her home office on the picturesque shoreline of Connecticut, Jessie thrives as a devoted mother to two wonderful children, while simultaneously pursuing a prolific writing career. Her impressive professional accomplishments and the transformative work undertaken at The Brackets Club stand as a testament to her exceptional dedication and unswerving commitment to making a profound difference in the world. thebracketsclub.com