Activities involved
Research
Requirements:
Also required for this position: Graduated or enrolled in a University degree or College diploma Experience with leading teams Ability improve and document processes Effective oral and written communication skills Have an entrepreneurial spirit with a strategic mindset Strong analytical and problem solving skills Ability to recruit and manage a team Ability to work independently and as part of a team Strong interpersonal skills with a desire to engage with our community of city-builders
  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule

Manager, Research Search Engine

2-4 hours / weekly
Ongoing
About
We are a cities research and innovation nonprofit that helps communities prepare for the future. We inform the public, inspire action, and act as a catalyst for creating collaborative solutions that guide cities through a rapidly urbanizing world.

We envision cities as vibrant inclusive spaces where engaged residents are informed and inspired to build smart urban solutions. These cities enable residents to contribute to the social fabric of their communities and foster opportunities, belonging, and happiness. 

Position Summary
We are currently seeking a volunteer Product Manager to support our research search engine. The Manager will be responsible for supporting a team of 7 volunteers. The team has been tasked with collecting cities research, writing summaries of the research, editing the summaries, and sharing the research on our search engine. Your role is to effectively lead the execution of these tasks.

Duties & Responsibilities
As the Product Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the success of the team by solving problems that arise, improving upon processes that have been created, and recruiting new volunteers with the support of the People & Culture team. You will be responsible for hosting monthly meetings with your team and our Board Secretary to provide feedback. You should have an entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to work through ambiguity and a desire to continually learn and improve.
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
We are a cities’ research and innovation nonprofit that helps communities prepare for the future. We inform the public, inspire action, and act as a catalyst for creating collaborative solutions that guide cities through a rapidly urbanizing world. 
We envision cities as vibrant inclusive spaces where engaged residents are informed and inspired to build smart urban solutions.
Activities involved
Research
Requirements:
Also required for this position: Graduated or enrolled in a University degree or College diploma Experience with leading teams Ability improve and document processes Effective oral and written communication skills Have an entrepreneurial spirit with a strategic mindset Strong analytical and problem solving skills Ability to recruit and manage a team Ability to work independently and as part of a team Strong interpersonal skills with a desire to engage with our community of city-builders
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule