Job Description Template: Community Engagement Manager

How to Use This Template: Expertly craft a post for the open Community Engagement Manager position at your organization using this BambooHR job description template as a guide. Work with your hiring managers to customize each section to fit your company’s vision for this role.

Community Engagement Manager Job Description

Full-Time | Remote/Hybrid/Onsite | Location

$52,000–$109,500 (Salary range for this role from ZipRecruiter)

Why [Company]?

Introduce your organization in 3–5 sentences. This is the perfect place to explain what you do and why your company is a great place to work! For example, here's our bio:

Our mission is simple: We want to set people free to do meaningful work. People love our software—and it turns out that people love working here, too. BambooHR has been recognized as a "Best Company to Work For," and we're proud of our team for creating software that makes an impact in the lives of HR pros and employees all over the world.

About Your Role

Give a general overview of what this person will do at your company. For example:

In this role, you'll be the primary staff resource for our city’s community relations programs, developing, leading, implementing, and managing comprehensive public information and community outreach initiatives. You’ll maintain contacts and relationships, including engaging with all city departments, community organizations, constituents, and news media. You'll also coordinate and circulate information about city services, events, programs, and related areas.

What You'll Do

List specific job responsibilities. For example:

  • Foster working relationships with local, regional, and state governments.
  • Develop strong relationships with officials, nonprofits, community organizations, community leaders, and related members to create and implement community outreach, services, engagement, events, and similar initiatives.
  • Act as primary media liaison for sending out information about community programs and events.
  • Effectively organize and manage community meetings and support.
  • Propose, schedule, and implement community-based programs, partnerships, and initiatives.
  • Provide status reports regarding community engagement and initiative efforts to external and internal stakeholders.
  • Effectively communicate with all parties.

What You'll Need to Get the Job Done

List what a qualified candidate needs to do their job effectively. For example:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) in public relations, communications, journalism, marketing, or a similar field
  • Expertise in public information, community engagement, and media with an understanding of government and community member participation concepts
  • Experience in media or public relations, public communications, or marketing
  • Professional experience in community outreach, engagement, public policy, or project management
  • All required certifications and licenses that meet city, county, and organization standards
  • Strong understanding of project management fundamentals to meet project goals and timelines

What Will Make Us Really Love You

List the soft skills or "nice-to-haves" that'll help your candidate be successful. For example:

  • Superb communication skills, including public speaking
  • Demonstrable ability to motivate and promote community engagement
  • De-escalation and conflict resolution skills
  • Experience in overseeing community projects to completion

What You'll Love About Us

Describe your company's benefits, culture, work environment, and anything else that makes your organization stand out. For example:

Our company's mission and values are rooted in integrity and guide everything from how we serve our clients to how we interact as a team. As we've grown, our employees have remained at the heart of our success. To show our appreciation, we offer a generous compensation package that includes the following:

  • Retirement: 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Healthcare: Medical, dental, vision, and mental wellness coverage
  • Life insurance: Group life insurance
  • Charitable giving: Donation-matching to a charity of your choice
  • Time off: Flexible PTO policy with floating holidays
  • Remote program: Virtual team-building events, internet stipend, and ongoing support
  • Career development: Professional development reimbursement program
  • Family care: Parental leave for all new parents

More About Our Company

Add your equal employment opportunity (EEO) statement, a note about required background checks, and other things a candidate may want to know before applying.

We're committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all candidates, without discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Following the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new hires must verify their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

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