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Kiran P.

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  • Joined October 2015

Freelance Community Builder - I love making communities more awesome. Founder of Young Innovators Collective

  • Auckland, New Zealand
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Kiran P.
Auckland, New Zealand



Social Media Content Community Strategy Marketing



Have been growing a network of young social innovators - creating innovative community driven solutions to social issues. Currently working on a contract with Auckland Tourism, Evnets & Economic Development on connecting creative communities in Auckland.

Work history

Founder - Creativity & Innovation Team
Young Innovators Collective - Supporting young people to discover and action their passions.
Head of Community
An Ethical Urbanwear Brand with Purpose. Built upon the values of being impactful, purposeful, community curated and ethical.
Community Champion
Chalkle supports thriving learning communities. Their partnership with UNESCO allowed for them to create a programme which gave YIC the tools to bring more learning to our community.
Millenial Catalyst
Consultant with a group of talented Millennials - in an unique global think tank - to solve problems, provide solutions and new ideas for product development and innovation.


#CRAKL - Creative Auckland

Worked on a project contracted by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development to connect, support and showcase Auckland's creative communities.

Stitch Empire

Developing a brand community - and a product community of designers to contribute to the creation of clothing.

Happy NZ

Created a community of 1,200 Members on Meetup with regular Happiness Meetups in Auckland



Ideation Activation storytelling marketing social media strategy content curation community building


Facebook Advertising Instagram Buffer Shopify Canva Trello Zapier LinkedIn


Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends


  • Can work 15hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1-3 months


Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Education Media PR & Communications Professional Services

Side projects

Side project wise: Away from Stitch and YIC - I'm working on creating an event called Idea Show & Tell in Auckland.

Ideal team

I would love to work with those who are open, optimistic and ready to make things happen fast, effective and for a purpose.