New York City Outreach Specialist
New York /
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 New York City Outreach Specialist to support outreach initiatives to drive Girls Who Code programmatic expansion within New York City.
The ideal candidate has experience in cultivating, building, and maintaining school and community partner relationships in New York City, is highly organized and detail-oriented, and thrives in a fast-paced environment. They bring experience working with students, families, educators, and schools in New York, and 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 up to 20 hours per week with a mid-July 2021 start date.
- Work closely with the Community Partnerships & Outreach Manager on building and executing data-backed outreach initiatives for programs recruitment in the New York City region
- Secure, manage, and cultivate year-round individual sites partnerships (schools, nonprofits) in New York City to recruit students for our Summer Immersion Program and expand our Clubs program
- Develop a healthy pipeline of potential leads for high yield organizations, such as schools, local STEM and education organizations, after school programs, and online networks
- Conduct phone calls and email campaigns to individuals and organizations to build awareness for the Girls Who Code mission and the Summer Immersion Program
- Represent Girls Who Code at community events and conferences to increase brand recognition and reach all New York City program application goals (virtually until further notice)
- Ensure accurate and effective database management through continuous cleaning and research
- Track and monitor weekly New York City outreach and recruitment progress analytics to offer data-informed recommendations for outreach pivots
- 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
- 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
- Strong understanding of the New York City educational landscape (preferred)
- 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, alienage or citizenship status, 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.