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Community Manager (Ukraine focus)

Employment type:
Full time

Kiron Open Higher Education gGmbH is a non-profit organization founded in 2015 with the mission to enable access to high-quality education for refugees and underserved communities through digital solutions. Our team of Kironistas is international, agile and thinks out-of-the-box. We are education experts, techies, designers, project managers, communicators, grant writers, researchers, innovators and dreamers, all united in our passion to democratize digital education.


Meet your future colleagues:
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As our new Community Manager (Ukraine focus) will be responsible for the recruitment and community engagement of a network of impact partners and grassroots organisations serving newcomers affected by the war in Ukraine, including events and activities to promote Kiron’s portfolio of offers. This will also include hosting partnership networking events to reach new students.


You will own/guide:

  • Carry out student needs assessments in collaboration with the Programs team.
  • Identify and reach out to potential partners.
  • Co-create social media advocacy campaigns.
  • Host student virtual coffees, webinars, discussion panels.
  • Track the outcome indicators for collective impact.
  • Coordinate volunteers.
  • Develop strategic collaboration projects with partners.
  • Promote Kiron’s developing portfolio of Ukraine crisis response programs to existing and potential students.
  • Create impact reports and disseminate impact results.


…. And grow / learn in:
(depending on your previous experience)

  • Community Building
  • Partnership Management
  • Other areas depending on your interests and goals - at Kiron we offer a development plan to help our employees achieve their potential


Internal stakeholders: Network Engagement Team, Programs Team .


External stakeholders : NGO partners, Kiron’s students and volunteers s.


About you
To succeed and grow in this position, you likely...

  • Engaged with diverse communities.
  • Fully familiar with the challenges of newcomers coming from Ukraine.
  • Open-minded, people person with strong social skills.
  • Team-oriented and able to deal with changing priorities.
  • Interculturally aware.
  • Fluent in Ukrainian and English, both in writing and speaking.
And will likely have:
  • Understanding of how NGOs work.
  • Worked in recruitment of participants or partners in similar projects .
  • Established and nurtured relations with NGOs and/or partners in general .
  • Strategic mindset and can anticipate opportunities that can bring value .
Ideally, you might also have:
  • Knowledge of Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning frameworks (MEL)

This profile draws on our experience of people who have been successful in this role in the past. We warmly encourage you to apply if you feel your experience and skills equip you for this job but are not listed here!


What you can expect at Kiron …

Your compensation …

A transparent wage model provides the framework for salary decisions at Kiron. Ranges are based on the job category (e.g. software engineers, fundraisers), and the level of experience and responsibility expected of the role (junior / entry-level, professional / experienced, senior / expert, team / content lead). The final salary offer is made considering the candidate’s experience and expected contribution.


The range foreseen for this role is between Euros 3000 - 4000EUR/ monthly.


You can also expect: 30 days of vacation, flexible working hours, remote working arrangements, 5 days of educational leave per year, team-building activities and opportunities for professional development.


Your workplace:

  • We are a mission-driven organisation committed to making a difference for underserved communities and passionate about the potential of education to change the world.
  • We offer a flexible, agile and entrepreneurial work environment, where purpose, enthusiasm, and your ideas are valued.
  • We are a vibrant, diverse and international team based in Germany and Jordan.


Are you ready to join our mission? Then please submit your application via this link.


You can expect at least two rounds of interviews and, in some cases, to complete a task. We will inform you about the process in our first interview. We will inform all applicants of the outcome of their application.
If you have questions about the position or would like to discuss individual requirements relating to the application process and/or the demands of the role itself, please contact [email protected]


Kiron Open Higher Education is committed to empowerment and inclusion and continuously works to create a diverse, safe and inclusive work environment. Therefore, we welcome applications from all people - regardless of cultural and social background, gender, age, religion, world-view or sexual orientation. In line with our values, we especially encourage people with refugee- or migration background, as well as people with disabilities, to apply. If you have any questions, including on the topic of inclusion, we are happy to answer them, and also welcome constructive feedback.


If you have questions about the position or want to discuss individual requirements relating to the application process and/or the role’s demands, don’t hesitate to contact [email protected]


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