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Lessons Learned from a Decade in Community Management

Over the last 10 years, organizations have struggled to understand how to leverage community’s power. Perhaps you have also encountered what a challenge it can be to prove your community’s value and get the resources you need. Imagine finding a leader you could look up to who had been there and could guide you along this pathway.

That leader is Jennifer Sable Lopez.

Jennifer has been on the front lines of defining community’s value for over 15 years. Today she is the Director of Community at WeLocalize, one of the largest language service providers in the world. She travels the globe bringing together her community from Beijing to the Netherlands and beyond. She is the former Senior Director of Community at Moz, where she grew and engaged one of the most effective community teams the industry has ever seen.

Her specialties range from lean community building to team development to SEO to evangelism to social media and beyond. In our fireside chat, we’ll touch on the following:

  1. How to gain influence in your organization
  2. How to build a community if you’ve never built one before
  3. What to do if you are having trouble delegating and prioritizing your work
  4. The skills of a great community manager
  5. And even more!

Who is this Event For?

This event is for any community builder or aspiring community builder. It is also for anyone who is curious about what community might mean in an organizational context, whether you’re a product manager, designer, community organizer, HR professional, or CEO.

What to Bring:

Willingness to meet a handful of new, interesting people and listen to new ideas.

A note on the format:

This event will be a fireside chat between Jennifer and Carrie Melissa Jones.

Carrie is the Lead Organizer of CMX Seattle and is Founding Partner and COO at CMX. Carrie has been building community since the early days of online forums and is passionate about connecting community managers to resources and helping them find their voice.

Bring your questions and curiosity, and we’ll save plenty of time to answer your questions about community and its power!

Venue

WeWork Westlake Tower
1601 5th Ave.
Seattle, WA  98101
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