The fabulous Horsesmouth team is looking for a community manager. Are you just the person they are looking for? Get in touch with me (kcorrick at gmail dot com) if you’re interested.
Community Manager/Website Editor for horsesmouth.co.uk
Will “own” and manage the horsesmouth.co.uk site and community on a daily basis. They will create, generate and drive the topics, content and tools that will inspire, motivate and build the community and which keeps it fresh, rewarding and self generating.
The Community Manager/Website Editor will act as first point of contact between the user community and horsesmouth, and will work in partnership with and provide key inputs to the horsesmouth team. They will drive and execute link strategy for the site and will oversee policy, SEO and SEM strategy and website analytics. They will report regularly on site activity and will manage and liaise with the outsourced moderation team. They will also supervise the horsesmouth blog and ensure key inputs are regularly provided.
The successful candidate will need to show a strong track record in a similar role, either as a community manager or site editor, and ideally with user-generated content or community based sites. You must be familiar with web content management and analytics systems and must be able to make basic HTML changes to the system. Excellent written and other presentational skills are a must and public speaking experience is an advantage.