Jobs at Mumsnet: we're hiring!

Woman peering at typewriterMumsnet is a family-friendly employer, and we try as far as possible to offer flexibility. If you work here, you'll never have to miss the school assembly or sports day (unless you want to!), or feel bad about asking to work from home if your child is sick.

Plus, the office is generally well-stocked with biscuits and cakes (and, on Fridays, wine).

Fancy being part of the team? Currently, we have the following positions open:

Part-time Community Manager | Six-month paid internshipMumsnet Local editor


Six-month paid internship

Mumsnet is on the look-out for a bright, hardworking intern with a strong desire to learn, to join our editorial team.

This is a unique opportunity to work with an energetic and innovative group of people, and to gain skills and experience that will look fantastic on any CV. What’s more, we’re always in the market for talented people - so there may be an opportunity for the right candidate to join us full-time at the end of the internship.

During your time with us, you'll learn about all aspects of our organisation, and gain specific experience in the following:

  • copywriting and copy editing
  • community management
  • web editing and content management systems

Academic qualifications (you MUST be able to demonstrate the following):

  • a degree awarded by a UK university
  • fluency in English, both verbal and written
  • a positive attitude and a readiness to take on responsibility
  • a good sense of humour

Personal requirements:

  • Excellent communication and, in particular, writing skills
  • Unflappable, conscientious personality
  • Ability to provide totally excellent customer service
  • Familiarity with all social media platforms, and in particular Mumsnet

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to by Friday 21 November.


Part-time office based Community Manager

Mumsnet is in the market for a Community Manager to join our legendary [grin] community team. We need someone with a great command of English who would thrive in a busy, fast-paced environment - and who, crucially, has an excellent sense of humour.

As well as being a first-rate problem-solver, you'll need to be decisive, calm and possessed of a bucketload of common sense. Knowledge of Mumsnet's forums and ethos is also a substantial plus. Sound like you? Read on.

As Community Manager, you’ll be responsible for dealing with reports from our users, communicating with Mumsnetters on the talk boards, making nuanced judgement calls and explaining your rationale clearly, as well as lending a hand with editorial work and social media. 

Role and responsibilities:

  • Responding to user reports in a friendly and efficient manner
  • Being responsive on the forums to user queries
  • Implementing Mumsnet's forum guidelines
  • Social media - primarily Facebook and Twitter

Skills required:

  • Degree, or an equal level of experience
  • Excellent communication and, in particular, writing skills
  • Unflappable, positive and conscientious personality
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • A high level of computer literacy
  • Active knowledge of all social media platforms (particularly Mumsnet)
  • Baking ability an advantage, as is previous community management experience

The role is three days a week, based in our offices in Kentish Town.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to by close of play on Monday 8 December. 


Mumsnet Local editor

If you'd like to be more involved with Mumsnet, and our users, consider becoming one of our Local editors and running your own local site. You can find out more about this role here.



Last updated: 11-Nov-2014 at 11:42 AM