The Community Development and Partnerships Lead has a key role in developing The Hague Humanity Hub community and services to improve the potential for impact of the Hub and our members. We are looking for a curious, innovative, can do sector professional to take on this exciting and challenging role.


Key responsibilities 

Strategic Development 

  • Develop and implement a community development and partnership strategy 
  • Develop and implement membership formats, value adding services, programs and events that help our members to connect, innovate and achieve more impact 
  • Maintain up to date insight of relevant policies and developments and sector trends and needs and apply these to further developing the Hub 

Community Development and Partnerships

  • Grow the community by targeting and recruiting diverse new members including governments, NGOs, commercial enterprises, startups and knowledge institutes
  • Initiate and manage partnerships that add value to the Hub community
  • Understand Hub members goals and actively broker relationships and facilitate relevant collaborations to support them in being more successful
  • Design and implement membership formats, guidelines and best practices for the community to optimize member experience
  • Create (international) awareness of the Hub community and generate opportunities for the Hub and members to connect and participate in important events and developments
  • Represent the Hague Humanity Hub at internal and external events
  • Manage membership retention  

Programming and Event Management  

  • Initiate programs and events to support the Hub community 
  • Ensure there is a good balance of knowledge events, social events and member recruitment activities  
  • End-to-end Design and (project)management of events  
  • Mobilize members to participate in or contribute to events 

Teamwork 

  • Work closely with other members of the Hub team to support successful further development of the Hub including taking over other duties as required.  

Experience & Requirements 

  • Innovative spirit with a demonstrated affinity with (the field of) peace, justice and humanitarian action
  • Experience with and understanding of community development
  • Experience with and understanding of programming and event management
  • Existing network and insight into the Hague ecosystem of relevant organizations
  • A curious, friendly/outgoing personality with a genuine interest in our community
  • A flexible, can-do attitude, ready to jump in and help where needed and initiate improvements
  • Masters Degree in International Relations, Development or similar
  • 2 – 5 years of relevant professional working experience demonstrating community development and project management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • (Near) native verbal and written English & (ideally) Dutch.
  • Already in possession of Dutch residency and work permits
  • Ideally living in or close to The Hague

What we offer 

  • A one-year full-time contract with potential for extension.
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • The chance to expand your network with leading innovators in the fields of peace, justice, and humanitarian action
  • An energetic and purpose-driven organizational culture
  • A great learning opportunity to develop your professional and social skills in a challenging yet rewarding startup environment

Send your CV and Cover Letter to Jill Wilkinson (jill.wilkinson@humanityhub.net) with ‘Community Development and Partnerships Lead’ in the subject line. The application deadline is January 23 and interviews will be held on January 31.