Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Outreach Specialist
Girls Who Code is an international non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology. Through our free Summer Immersion Program, Self-Paced Program, and Clubs Program, we are leading the movement to inspire, educate, and equip young women with the skills to pursue careers in technology fields. Girls Who Code is searching for a dynamic, results-oriented Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Outreach Specialist to support DEI initiatives to drive Girls Who Code programmatic expansion.
The ideal candidate has experience in content development and partnership management with diverse stakeholders of adult and student audiences, is highly organized and detail-oriented, and thrives in a fast-paced environment. They bring experience working with students, families, educators, and schools, as well as a passion for connecting girls with high quality, free, computer science opportunities.
This is a part-time regular position which will entail a year-round commitment of up to 20 hours per week with a mid-July 2021 start date.
- Secure, manage, and cultivate year-round individual school partnerships that serve historically underrepresented groups in tech (Black, Latinx, and Low-Income) to recruit students for our Summer Immersion Program and Self-Paced Program, and recruit Facilitators for our Clubs Program
- Develop a healthy pipeline of potential leads for high yield organizations serving historically underrepresented communities, such as schools, local STEM and education organizations, after school programs, and online networks
- Ensure accurate and effective database management through continuous cleaning and research
- Conduct continuous landscape analysis of the education space to understand how to expand programming offerings and support for historically underrepresented communities
- Analyze weekly DEI outreach and recruitment progress analytics to offer data-informed recommendations for outreach pivots
- Represent Girls Who Code at virtual community events and conferences to increase brand recognition and reach all program application goals
- Support with content development for presentations and outreach materials
- Host virtual information sessions and application workshops to support students and families with completing applications for our Summer Immersion Program and Self-Paced Program
- Conduct phone calls and email campaigns to individuals and organizations to build awareness for the Girls Who Code mission and the Summer Immersion Program
- Provide individualized customer care support to students and families
- Work closely with Community Partnerships & Outreach Manager to ensure that the DEI recruitment strategy being implemented is effective and meeting recruitment targets
- Provide overall support to the full Community Partnerships & Outreach team on program expansion outreach initiatives
- Meet weekly (virtually) with Community Partnerships & Outreach Manager and attend bi-weekly team meetings (virtually)
- 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
- Excellent written and oral communication, presentation and people skills with an ability to balance priorities
- Highly organized with an orientation towards customer service that prioritizes timely, clear, thoughtful, respectful responses to stakeholders from all backgrounds
- Experience in developing presentations or professional development focused on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
- Successful track record in executing quickly and effectively to meet tight deadlines and goals
- 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)
- Proactive and self-motivated; you follow-through with projects from start to finish
- Experience with Google Suite (required), and Zoom (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. GWC is not able to sponsor employment visas.