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Community Communications Manager
at Python Software Foundation [Closed]

(11 months, 2 weeks ago)

Job Description

The mission of the Python Software Foundation is to promote, protect, and advance the Python programming language, and to support and facilitate the growth of a diverse and international community of Python programmers. We also run the PyCon US conference annually, support other Python conferences/workshops around the world, and fund Python related development with our grants program. We are a small organization serving a large community, and we are looking for great employees who can become an integral part of our team. While the PSF has busy parts of the year, we offer PTO, summer half-day Fridays, and holidays. Rest and renewal makes us all our best selves both at home and at work. The PSF currently has an opening for a full-time role focused on strengthening our public-facing communications and expanding how we interact with and support our vast network of contributors, volunteers, and Python users. This is a great role for someone organized and independent who loves writing and connecting with an open source community, with opportunities to get creative and follow their own initiative in a supportive environment.


Communications and fundraising support: Create and share content appropriate to the PSF’s audience and stakeholders: beginning and senior developers, sponsors, students, educators, OSS policymakers, PSF members, donors, board members, and volunteers Write blog posts about news, awards and events in the Python community Write our quarterly newsletter with contributions from PSF staff and volunteers Oversee the design, and content gathering, and distribution for the Annual Report Working with the Director of Resource Development, create copy and messaging for the end of year fundraising campaign and other donor outreach Manage the social media presence for the PSF and PyCon US Maintain some public facing resources on the PSF website Work with local events, Meet-up groups and technical projects to highlight their news and connect them with community resources Community building: Help us connect with and serve the diverse Python community to nurture robust regional and local groups and events, strengthen and grow our membership program, and increase engagement with the PSF. Identify and lead new ways of interacting with our various categories of members Work closely with the Diversity Equity and Inclusion Working Group to attract and engage new members Help volunteers find ways to plug into various Python communities Help coordinate volunteers for PyCon US and the PSF’s presence at other events Share community stories and news


  • Telecommuting is OK
  • Agencies are OK


  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including adaptability to community tone and context
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities
  • Experience crafting mission-driven messaging
  • Can thrive in a small organization where projects and duties often require coordination with co-workers
  • Comfortable collaborating with a remote team (Slack, Google docs/sheets)
  • Comfortable using a CMS and bulk email programs
  • Strong computer proficiency skills and ability to learn new programs
  • Willing to jump in to help team members when needed and ask for help when you need it
  • Comfortable interacting with diverse contributors in many different countries, with widely varying backgrounds

Nice to have

Familiarity with the open source community Experience managing volunteers Experience implementing a successful social media strategy Experience with CiviCRM, or comparable donor management database Experience with global communities Proficiency in languages other than English, especially Spanish and/or Portuguese (and/or Python :))

About the Company

Details We are seeking a full-time, remote candidate. The PSF is a fully remote and distributed team and welcomes applications from any location in the USA or other Western Hemisphere countries. If the applicant is based outside the USA, the PSF would offer an independent contractor role structured with autonomy to meet agreed goals of the position in the manner you determine; income may be subject to US income tax. If the applicant is within the USA, the PSF would offer a full-time employee role with compensation including salary, 401K, as well as health (full premium paid by the PSF), dental, and vision insurance and paid time off. The ability and willingness to travel annually to PyCon US is a distinct plus for this position. This position will report to the Director of Resource Development. Compensation range: $67,000-82,000 USD depending on qualifications and experience

Apply The call for resumes will be open until July 7th, 2023. To apply please use this link . You’ll paste in your cover letter and attach your resume as a PDF along with three brief writing samples (one paragraph to 3 pages max, please)–please include a link to your samples in your cover letter or add them as pages to your resume when you submit to JazzHR. We believe that the future of open source must include everyone. We welcome all job-seekers regardless of race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, physical appearance, body size, socio-economic, veteran or disability status. Python is a global community and the PSF aims to support a safe environment for all. More information can be found on our Code of Conduct page.

Contact Info


Beaverton, Oregon, US (Remote OK)

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