Community Growth Lead

| USA | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 65,000-75,000 Annually
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Company Description

Her Campus Media is the #1 media portfolio for college students and Gen Z. Our brands -- Her Campus, Spoon University, College Fashionista, InfluenceHer Collective, and Generation Hired -- reach an audience of over 10 million readers and 550K social followers, and count more than 50,000 influencers and student ambassadors at 1,600 colleges in our global network. Whether through content, resources, events, or other experiences, our mission is to support, celebrate, inspire, amplify, and equip Gen Z to realize their dreams as individuals and for society. We also power full-service, integrated marketing programs for the world’s top brands, who partner with us to create authentic, meaningful connections with our audience.

Her Campus Media is made up of passionate, entrepreneurial, ambitious doers who are fired up about cultivating the next generation of leaders and changemakers. We are a small but mighty team of individuals, most of whom identify as women, committed to continuing to build a dynamic and inclusive organization where we want to work. Visit our Careers page to learn more about our culture and what makes us tick at hercampusmedia.com/careers!

Job Description

Her Campus Media is seeking a Community Growth Lead who specializes in influencer and campus ambassador communities to join our team full-time. This person will play a critical role in strategizing and scaling our community recruitment efforts.
A creative and nimble culture, ambitious, engaged and passionate community members to work with, a focus on a key priority area for the business, and opportunity for growth make this an ideal opportunity for a talented and capable self-starter interested in a meaningful role at the forefront of the influencer and ambassador space. 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Manage and lead Her Campus Media’s day-to-day community growth strategy and execution, including but not limited to always-on inbound inquiries and strategic outbound recruitment efforts. Communities include: InfluenceHer Collective, College Fashionista, Campus Trendsetters, Her Campus Chapter Network, Spoon University Chapter Network, and their alumni groups and any other communities HCM may add

  • Oversee and manage Her Campus Media community member and chapter recruitment processes from start to finish, including executing strategic outbound recruitment tactics, processing and evaluating new member applications, interviewing prospective members, and onboarding newly accepted members

  • Develop and implement innovative recruitment materials and initiatives with an emphasis on conceptualizing each community’s unique voice and value proposition to appeal to diverse pools of prospective members, including but not limited to supporting campaign-specific recruitment, business needs, and special programming, such as the InfluenceHer Collective Awards, 22 Under 22, and recruitment at key schools, DMAs, and verticals

  • Gather and leverage data and analytics to continuously expand and optimize our processes and offerings, ensuring internal databases and tracking documents are updated with accurate community recruitment information

  • Collaborate cross-departmentally with editorial, product & engineering, events, business development, and integrated marketing teams on Her Campus Media community recruitment objectives, providing key insights and industry expertise to help us win business 

  • Keep a pulse on college, Gen Z and influencer marketing trends with an eye toward enhancing and innovating Her Campus Media's community offerings and serving as an internal expert by developing new resources and conducting regular trainings with internal teams on best practices

  • Assist with special projects as needed, which may include supporting on the management and oversight of the Her Campus Media communities

  • Manage one or more part-time contractors with the possibility of future team growth

Qualifications

We believe the following will set you up for success in this role. If you don't have all of these qualifications, please still consider applying and tell us more about what makes you a great candidate for this role! We value unique perspectives, approaches and backgrounds. 

  • Bachelor’s degree (or other college degree) preferred
  • 2-5 years of community recruitment and management or other related experience, such as at a brand and/or managing influencer and brand ambassador relationships and marketing programs 
  • Demonstrated strong interest and knowledge in the campus and influencer marketing industry and Gen Z as well as a pulse on trends in the space
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to make decisions, liaise comfortably with external partners, talent managers, influencers/ambassadors, and manage relationships via email, on the phone and in person
  • Excellent oral, written and verbal communication skills
  • Rigorous attention to detail and eye for design
  • Superior organizational abilities
  • Self-starter with go-getter attitude, positive and upbeat nature, and excellent work ethic who is a team player and excited about working in a startup environment
  • Proficiency in social media, particularly TikTok and Instagram, as well as Mailchimp, Asana, Microsoft Office, Canva and Google Drive a plus

Additional Information

Benefits & Perks

  • Eligibility for performance bonuses
  • Choice among six health insurance plans
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • 401k retirement savings plan with company matching
  • Unlimited PTO and flexibility to work remotely
  • Extremely generous company holiday policy, with eighteen (18) paid federal and office holidays including two (2) floating holidays each year
  • Highly parent-friendly culture, including 12 full weeks of parental leave plus additional 4 weeks of part-time parental leave, all fully paid
  • Summer Fridays
  • FSA and HSA offered
  • Life insurance
  • Optional short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Free One Medical membership offering same-day primary care over video or in person
  • Free Health Advocate services to help navigate the healthcare system
  • Dog-friendly office (if in Boston)

Salary Range: $65,000-$75,000

Final salary offered to the candidate selected for the position will be based on factors including but not limited to the candidate’s skills, experience, and other factors.

Interview Process & Expectations

Our timeline is to make a hire as soon as possible. You can expect 3-4 rounds of interviews, including an initial phone screen and subsequent interviews with leaders on the Community & Campus/Influencer team as well as one of HCM’s Co-Founders. You will be asked to submit a short work sample to demonstrate your understanding and approach for this role.

Please refer to our Interview Prep Guide (hercampusmedia.com/careers/interview-prep) for a general overview of our hiring and interview process and what we look for in applications.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas. All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. 

More Information on Her Campus Media
Her Campus Media operates in the Digital Media industry. The company is located in Boston, MA . Her Campus Media was founded in 2009. It has 1642 total employees. To see all 2 open jobs at Her Campus Media, click here.
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