Head of Community Programs at The Linux Foundation, CNCF

Posted on: 01/11/2022

Location: (REMOTE)

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Tags: github kubernetes

The Head of Community Programs serves as a key member of the CNCF team, leading community marketing initiatives that broaden the scope and audience of cloud native. They do that by running existing key initiatives - such as Kubernetes Community Days, Student outreach program, CloudNativeTV, the marketing committee - and conceptualizing new programs and strategizes for our communities of interest. In addition, the Head of Community Programs s an eloquent communicator - both written and verbal - who creates thought leadership on various technology topics and supports the marketing team with a deep understanding of the cloud native ecosystem. Requirements: * Experience in cloud native: You are a member of the cloud native community and understand its culture and ethos. You have a network within the community and enjoy spreading our values and culture across organizations. 2+ year experience in the community desired. * Stewardship of our values: You understand and uphold the CNCF Code of Conduct and interject if you observe it being infringed. * Writing skills: You are able to communicate about cloud native technologies and the community in a succinct and engaging manner. You enjoy writing and have produced blog posts and other writing pieces about our ecosystem. * Presentation skills: You love telling the cloud native story whether that be in 1:1 conversations in-person or online or representing CNCF on the stage at conferences * Community engagement skills: You have experience building programs leveraging CNCF community, staff, ambassadors, or members. * Tooling and iteration experience: We require a working knowledge of GitHub, Google Suite, and Slack. We also are a very iterative team and constantly evaluate and iterate on inflight programs. * Ability to keep a flexible schedule: CNCF staff and the community are spread in 187 countries. This position requires you to be willing to adjust schedules to collaborate with people when necessary. A big chunk of the team is present in the US with a sizable representation from the EU. We also have a China team and folx working from Thailand and New Zealand. * Ability to travel: Able to travel, including internationally, several times a year to staff and attend events. * 5+ years of experience working in technology Responsibilities: * Lead top community engagement initiatives at CNCF: + Evaluate existing programs every six months to enhance, streamline, or sunset programs * Build new programs to encourage CNCF adoption in new technology and industry verticals and expand our community to increase our diversity, equity, and inclusion + Current programs include: + Lead for Kubernetes Community Days program with Events and other team members + Directly recruit and collaborate with event organizers to ensure all planning and execution is smooth, along with Events team support * Live streaming at CNCF + Define the livestreaming strategy and run operations + Organize the CloudNative.tv program + Strategize and leverage CNTV for events * Lead CNCF student program + Grow the next generation of the cloud native community through scholarships and programs engaging to students * Grow thought leadership for CNCF: + Represent the foundation as a speaker and content creator * Support the team by creating materials and collateral: + Create talks and presentations that tell the story of what cloud native is and where it is going for events and conferences + Enable the community to maximize their experience with cloud native: * Host new member welcome calls + Introduce new members to the CNCF community and walk them through the benefits they are eligible to receive * Support the monthly Marketing Committee calls + Provide monthly updates to the Marketing Committee on your initiatives + Co-host the monthly meeting with marketing pod members * Work with an awesome set of colleagues in Marketing, Member Programs, Business Development, PR & Comms, and Projects to build the next generation of cloud native