Community Manager

Job description

Cesarine's mission is to protect and promote the tradition of Italian home cooking in Italy and worldwide.
We bring together the oldest and most extensive network of amateur Italian cooks (our Cesarine!) and guests from around the world, through cooking classes, dining, and food tour experiences.
Since 2019 Cesarine has been recognized as Slow Food's widespread community for its commitment to safeguarding traditional Italian cuisine.

About the role

The Community Team works closely with our Cesarine network, intending to grow and assure the community’s well-being. We’re looking for an enthusiastic community manager to join our team, working with our Head of Community on our mission to protect Italy’s traditional cuisine.
Join us and take responsibility for growing our community of Italian home cooks online and offline. If you are passionate about food and wine, thrive in a fast-paced startup environment, and love interacting with people in real life and online, this might be the job you’re looking for.

What you will do

  • Review, optimize, and onboard new host applications

  • Uncover the most exciting culinary talents by using scouting sites and social media
    Write copy for food experiences, online & offline meet-up presentations

  • Support the current host community by providing educational resources for success
    Assist users when they run into technical problems

  • Attend new and older experiences monthly

  • Connect with Cesarine online and offline
    Keep high the engagement within our Cesarine through our private Facebook group

  • Occasional travel across Italy to meet and onboard candidates/community members in key cities

  • Participate and support our Cesarine during company events

Why you’ll love it

  • You’ll work with a community of enthusiastic food lovers

  • Enjoy flexible working hours and the ability to work remotely twice a week

  • Whole-company gatherings in beautiful locations - this year we went skiing in Merano!

  • You’ll work in a fast-paced startup with strongly motivated and talented co-workers

  • You’ll enjoy the freedom to organize yourself the way you want and work with modern tools that you'll love

  • You’ll take part in great national events - we’ve been at the Vinitaly fair!

Job requirements

You’ll be successful in this role if you

  • Have at least 1-year experience managing online & offline communities

  • Have previous experience in the events/hospitality/travel industry

  • Are outgoing and enjoy interacting with people

  • Passion/interest/experience in food/beverages

  • Are Fluent in Italian and English

  • Have excellent communication skills - Both verbal and written

  • Are digitally savvy and know how to leverage digital tools

  • Are self-motivated and extremely organized with high attention to detail

  • Are naturally curious, eager to learn, and a team player

  • Are well-connected in the Italian food & wine community - that’s a plus

If you think you’ll be the ideal candidate, please send us your resume and cover letter!
The position is salaried, based on experience.
You need to be based in Bologna - still, you’ll have the possibility to work two days per week remotely.
Starting date: ASAP.