Summer Programs Student Recruiter - International
United Kingdom /
Girls Who Code is an international non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology. We are leading the movement to inspire, educate, and equip girls, non-binary students, and young women with the skills to pursue careers in technology fields. Our virtual Summer Immersion Program and Self-Paced Program is a free opportunity for girls and non-binary students ages 15-18 to gain the skills and resources to pursue academics and careers in the technology and engineering sectors, as well as build bravery and confidence. Cohorts of 60+ students are virtually hosted by a corporate partner and receive both mentorship and exposure to top female engineers and entrepreneurs.
Girls Who Code is searching for a dynamic, results-oriented International Summer Programs Student Recruiter based in the United Kingdom to support our student recruitment efforts internationally -- with a strong focus on students ages 15-18 in the United Kingdom.
The ideal candidate has experience in student recruitment, cultivating school and community partner relationships in the United Kingdom, and thrives in a fast-paced environment. They bring experience working with students, families, educators, and schools and a passion for connecting students with high-quality, free, computer science opportunities at scale.
This is a part-time contracted hourly position (up to 20 hours per week) during the months of January to April 2022.
- Conduct research and outreach to local UK-based schools and community-based organisations to recruit students for our Summer Immersion Program and Self-Paced Program
- Research new contacts and newsletter opportunities at high yield organisations, such as schools, local STEM and education organisations, after school programs, events, and online networks
- Represent Girls Who Code at targeted meetings, info sessions, and community events to increase student applications
- Host virtual information sessions and application workshops to support international students and families with completing applications for our Summer Immersion Program
- Work closely with the Community Partnerships & Outreach Manager and Director to ensure that the recruitment strategies being implemented are effective and meet recruitment targets
- Submit weekly status updates and meet monthly Summer Immersion Program application targets
- Meet weekly (virtually) with Community Partnerships & Outreach Manager and attend bi-weekly team meetings (virtually)
- Convert interested students from lead to applicant, and from accepted student to registered student through phone banking and additional individualized follow-up
- Commitment to Girls Who Code’s mission and to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and comfort working with people from all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
- 3+ years of experience with operations, customer service or customer facing role; Prior experience with NGOs or start-ups a plus
- Excellent communication, presentation, and people skills with an ability to balance priorities, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
- Highly organized and detail-oriented with an orientation towards customer service that prioritizes timely, clear, thoughtful, respectful responses to stakeholders from all backgrounds
- Data-driven: the ability to track outcomes through set goals
- Comfortable working independently and being a part of a remote, distributed team (your manager will likely be remote)
- Comfortable working effectively under pressure to meet tight deadlines and goals
- Ability and willingness to travel as necessary (~15-20%)
- Must be highly knowledgeable of the UK education system and communities
- Experience with Google Suite (required), Salesforce (preferred), and Zoom (preferred)
- Knowledge of and/or interest in computer science, technology, and/or education (preferred)
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
Girls Who Code is committed to building a truly diverse and inclusive organization with a focus on valuing, serving, and understanding our target constituents, while challenging all stakeholders to think inclusively for the betterment of our programs.
Girls Who Code is an equal opportunity employer committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, national origin, ethnicity, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis. Racial and ethnic minorities and men are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.