Outreach Operations and Events Specialist

Multiple Locations /
Programs /
Part-time
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 Outreach Operations and Events Specialist to support outreach initiatives for external-facing events and communications to drive Girls Who Code programmatic expansion.

The ideal candidate has experience developing professional development and presentation content for diverse stakeholders including both adult-facing and student-facing audiences, is highly organized and detail-oriented with experience in operations and logistics, 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 up to 20 hours per week with a mid-July 2021 start date.

Responsibilities

    • Develop external events resources and presentation content to build awareness for the Girls Who Code mission and the Summer Immersion Program, Self-Paced Program, and Clubs Program
    • Work closely with the Curriculum and Program Implementation teams to ensure high quality content development is aligned with programmatic core values
    • Research new conference exhibitor and presentation opportunities for national, regional, and local events to promote all Girls Who Code program initiatives
    • Represent Girls Who Code at community events, national webinars, national social media events, and conferences to increase brand recognition and reach all program application goals (virtual until further notice)
    • Host virtual information sessions and application workshops to support students and families with completing applications for our Summer Immersion Program and Self-Paced Program and to support teachers with our Clubs Program
    • Track and monitor analytics detailing the impact of external-facing event conversions
    • Support the development, disbursement, and tracking of collateral and swag to be used for conference and special event raffles
    • Provide individualized customer care support to students, families, and potential community partners
    • Work closely with Community Partnerships & Outreach Manager to ensure that the outreach recruitment strategies being implemented are 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)

Qualifications

    • 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 developing engaging presentation content
    • Experience in presenting to diverse stakeholders including adult and student audiences
    • 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), Campaign Monitor (preferred), 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.