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Community Manager - Brazil (Contract)

Join the team redefining how the world experiences design.

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Where and how you can work

Our flagship campus is in Sydney, Australia but we engage our Contractors and Freelancers all over the world to help us meet our crazy big goals. As a Contract or Freelancer at Canva you can work remotely in the country listed on this job ad, meaning you have ultimate flexibility. Wherever works for you, works for us.

What you’d be doing in this role

As Canva scales change continues to be part of our DNA. But we like to think that's all part of the fun. So this will give you the flavour of the type of things you'll be working on when you start, but this will likely evolve.

At the moment, this role is focused on:

  • Own the growth & development of our community programs and online groups in Brazil
  • Foster a vibrant and positive community atmosphere in the groups you oversee
  • Being active daily in your groups responding promptly to community inquiries, comments, and concerns
  • Conceptualize and develop initiatives to support local marketing strategies and campaigns, including maintaining a local content calendar
  • Grow, nurture, and inspire a countrywide network of brand advocates
  • Partner with local schools & education organizations to share Canva's powerful suite of tools for educators
  • Host webinars and in-person workshops for teachers, education professionals, and creatives
  • Participate and drive the community participation in local conferences and events
  • Work alongside the global and regional community team to localize campaigns that create cultural connection and deliver against our business goals
  • Translate global assets into local language
  • Regularly collaborate with local cross-functional team to ensure we are on track with market goals
  • Creating periodic reports and keep track of KPIs to assess impact of community initiatives and opportunities for growth

You're probably a match if

  • 5+ years experience in community management or a related field
  • Proven track record of growing and engaging a successful community
  • Experience with community management tools (Canva, Facebook Groups, Discord, Hubspot, Mailchimp,, Google Suite, Looker)
  • A big bonus if you have experience working within the education sector
  • A creative thinker with hands-on experience creating content for brands with video editing skills
  • A fountain of knowledge when it comes to social platforms, video content, viral campaigns, emerging conversations, brands and social insights
  • An analytical mindset with the ability to develop an in-depth understanding of Canva’s audiences and confident in making data-driven decisions
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment and driving alignment between your key stakeholders
  • You have a knack for problem-solving, getting your hands dirty in identifying new opportunities and continuous improvements
  • Excellent written, visual and verbal communication skills, the ability to manage complex and competing priorities
  • Ability to manage and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Able to balance the big picture with short term needs and initiatives
  • A self-starter with tenacity for execution and delivery, with ability to adapt quickly to market trends and business priorities
  • Full proficiency in English and Brazilian portuguese.

About the team

You’ll be working at the intersection of community and international growth. The Community team at Canva works across various markets through a talented team of best-in-class Community Managers.

As a Community Manager in Brazil, you’ll work closely with our cross-functional Brazil team to contribute to Canva’s brand love in-market owning your community’s growth from ideation to execution.

As Canva’s Brazil Community Manager, you will be responsible for developing and executing strategies to introduce Canva to key audiences, like Educators, Creators, SMBs, and Enterprises in Brazil. You will bring them on a journey to fall in love with our brand, our product and the values we stand for.

You’ll be a creative and conscientious community leader with experience engaging and inspiring passionate members of our communities. You thrive building and scaling community programs and the thought of working with a community of educators and creatives excites you! As someone who turns ambiguity into magic, you love big challenges and you’ll do everything you can to help the members of our communities.

Other stuff to know

We make hiring decisions to engage contractors based on your experience, skills and passion. When you signify interest in the Project, please tell us the pronouns you use and any reasonable adjustments you may need during the contractor-accreditation interview process.

Please note that contractor-accreditation meetings are conducted virtually.

We celebrate all types of skills and backgrounds at Canva so even if you don’t feel like your skills quite match what’s listed above - we still want to hear from you!

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