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Community Liaison job description

A Liaison is a professional who helps institutions collaborate during large business deals or ongoing communications. 

Use this Liaison job description to advertise your vacancies and find qualified candidates. Feel free to modify responsibilities and requirements based on your needs.

Liaison responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing company norms, processes, and goals to maintain knowledge thereof
  • Detecting opportunities for meaningful collaboration within and across industries
  • Securing collaborators' buy-ins and discussing parameters to be observed

Job brief

We are looking for a Liaison to join our team and manage collaborative efforts between entities and institutions. 

Liaison responsibilities include building strategic relationships, establishing parameters to build collaborative efforts, and answering questions or concerns that come up for both parties. 

Ultimately, you will work with a wide range of stakeholders to help the organization collaborate with other institutions as needed. 


  • Relay the organization’s interests and work to further these through collaborative efforts
  • Clarify, discuss, and implement actions that expand collaborators’ goals.
  • Perceive collaborative concerns and work to remedy them
  • Devise appropriate frameworks to derive maximum benefit from all partnerships
  • Report on the utility of existing and prospective collaborations to guide future undertakings

Requirements and skills

  • Proven work experience as a Liaison or similar role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible, amicable, and community-oriented approach
  • Adherence to designated procedural guidelines
  • Relevant training and/or certifications as a Liaison

Frequently asked questions

What does a Liaison do?

A Liaison facilitates communication between two or more parties to help their organization reach a beneficial decision for their needs.

What are the duties and responsibilities of a Liaison?

A Liaison has many responsibilities, such as detecting collaborative opportunities, securing stakeholder buy-in for various collaborations, and overseeing negotiations to help their organization receive the maximum benefit possible.

What makes a good Liaison?

A good Liaison must have excellent communication skills since they work directly with other institutions to secure collaborations as needed.

Who does a Liaison work with?

A Liaison will work with many professionals, such as CEOs, to identify and pursue different collaborations with other organizations.

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