Community Manager (Ukraine focus)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

Position information
As a Community Manager, you will be responsible for the recruitment and community engagement of a network of impact partners and grassroots organizations 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.
About us

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, coffee drinkers, innovators, and dreamers, all united in our passion to democratize digital education

About the position…
Kiron wants to ensure that our extensive community of learners coming from Ukraine feel empowered and supported to learn a new language, skills, navigate a new job market and feel connected to a community, while - academic, social and emotional learning are taken into account.

In this role, you will
  • 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

You will additionally improve / learn
  • 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 

About You

To succeed and grow in this position, you will likely be:

  • 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

… and will likely have: 

  • Understanding of how NGOs work

  • Worked in the 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 workplace:

  • We are a mission-driven organization 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 ideas are valued.

We are a vibrant and international team based in Germany and Jordan.
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 3000 - 4000 Euros / 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. 

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 

Kiron is committed to empowerment and inclusion and continuously works to create a diverse, safe and inclusive environment. We welcome applications from all people - regardless of cultural and social background, gender, age, religion, worldview or sexual orientation. In line with our values, we especially encourage people with refugee or migration backgrounds, as well as people with disabilities, to apply. If you have any questions or constructive feedback on the topic of inclusion at Kiron, please get in touch with us.

Send us your application! 

 Please contact our People Team if you have any queries about the position or your application. 

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