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Community Specialist - Data and Digital Transformation

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Community Specialist - Data and Digital Transformation

Why we are recruiting

The Platform on the Future of Digital Economy and New Value Creation seeks to accelerate digital inclusion and transformation that drives long term business growth and creates new value for people and planet. This Community Specialist will support onboarding and engagement of Platform collaborators including business executives, government leaders, technology innovators and disruptors, experts and academics, civil society leaders and social innovators. They will support delivery of events, projects and other collaborative activities between collaborators on the Forum platform. The contract will be for one year, and any extensions will be contingent on budget availability.

Reporting Lines and Interactions:

  • This position will report to Head – Platform Strategy, Digital Economy and New Value Creation

  • Successful candidate will work closely with multiple Forum teams including those managing various industry communities, projects on digital transformation of business and society, programming, events and media and public engagement. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with project teams to document partner engagement plans, build calendars and other communications collateral and materials

  • Manage internal trackers and dashboards to support decisions and coordination between activities  

  • Support year-round engagement of key working groups and networks collaborating on the Platform

  • Help identify promising collaborations and initiatives from partners and collaborate with project teams to showcase, connect, or onboard new partners and collaborators

  • Design and deliver virtual or in-person panel discussions, workshops and other meetings and manage related activities (such as invitations and updates, setting up virtual collaboration tools)   

  • Support delivery of key outputs and materials (such as briefing papers, guides or meeting pre-reads) and related activities (such as consultation calls, expert interviews, time bound research and data gathering)   

  • Support activities to drive adoption of new insights and practices among partner organisations

  • Collaborate with the Forum’s digital media and media relations teams to showcase key activities, partner insights and collaborations through multiple channels (such as blogs, social media)

  • Stay abreast of new developments, actors and collaborations in the space  

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 4+ years work experience in corporate strategy, strategy consulting, digital transformation, data and digital identity, 4IR technologies, strategic foresight, or other relevant fields

  • Proven interest in technology and business trends, and public interest issues

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required, Master’s degree strongly preferred

  • Hands-on experience designing and delivering projects and communities

  • Strong interpersonal skills and contextual and emotional intelligence

  • Excellent organizational skills: able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Proven experience of thriving in multicultural, highly collaborative work environments

  • Experience and comfort working on activities involving administrative and coordination support 

  • Comfort driving entrepreneurial projects and working with a high level of independence

  • Excellent communication skills, including creation of visually compelling presentations and other materials, and work with media assets and activities

  • Familiarity with Salesforce, MS Office Suite, and project management tools preferred

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English; proficiency in other languages welcome

Why work at the Forum:

The Forum believes that progress happens by bringing together people from all walks of life who have the drive and the influence to improve the state of the world by building awareness and cooperation, shaping mindsets and agendas, and driving collective action. Join us and become a driver for positive change!