Community Organising Lead (Fixed Term Contract)

Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique travel experiences around the world. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb allows people to Belong Anywhere through unique travel experiences at any price point, in more than 34,000 cities and over 191 countries. We promote a culture of curiosity, humanity, and creativity through our product, brand, and, most importantly, our people.
 
We are looking for a Community Organiser Lead to direct a team of Community Organisers. Community Organising teams will support hosts’ right to homeshare, build close working relationships with community leaders and work with hosts and guests to find the best ways to be good neighbors.

This position will be based in Paris, with regular travel to other cities in France and Belgium. 

******Please submit your CV and cover letter in English******

Role:

  • Work with the Public Policy Manager and regional Community Organising Manager to develop and execute community organising strategy.
  • Manage a small team of Community Organisers on a day to day basis, providing training, support and mentoring to help them execute their roles.

Responsibilities:

  • Help hosts to build neighbourhood groups to support their right to share their homes.
  • Speak to hosts on the phone and face to face about their experiences hosting and to invite them to join neighbourhood home sharing associations.
  • Aim to empower hosts and supporters of home sharing to become community leaders.
  • Organise meetings and events for hosts and supporters of homesharing.
  • Support hosts to engage with the local and national policy making process.
  • Identify supporters of home sharing and potential partners in neighbourhoods and cities.
  • Work with a range of online tools and enter data into relevant systems.

Requirements:

  • A passion for home sharing.
  • At least 4 years’ experience in community organising within political campaigns, the charity or government sectors or grassroots campaigns.
  • A track record in developing organising strategy.
  • Several years’ experience in managing, training and developing a team.
  • Able to build strong relationships with a diverse range of people.
  • Competent in using technology and social media.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Meticulous organisation skills
  • Must be fluent in French and have excellent working knowledge of English. Other languages will be a bonus skill.
  • A track record of coming up with new ideas and solving problems.
  • Self-motivated and able to motivate others to meet and exceed targets and achieve goals.
  • Willing to travel both domestically and internationally.

******Please submit your CV and cover letter in English******


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