Girls Who Code is an international non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology.
We are excited to bring our successful Club model (ages 13-18) to Canada, the UK and India. Through our 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 dynamic, results-oriented International Partnership Coordinators to execute recruitment strategies to build partnerships with local community-based organizations, and leverage partnerships to recruit students for our Clubs Programs. The ideal candidate has experience cultivating, building and maintaining school and community partner relationships, delivering high-quality programming and thrives in a fast-paced environment. They bring experience working with educational programs and a passion for educating students at scale.
This is a part-time, hourly (25 hours per week) position from February 2019 through December 2019.
Candidates can be located anywhere, including outside of the U.S .,but will need to accommodate time zones in these key markets:
- Secure, manage and cultivate partnerships with local community-based organizations to support the expansion of our Clubs program
- Conduct research, landscape analysis and synthesize information to target schools, libraries and sites for Clubs
- Create a comprehensive outreach plan with the goal of educating partners about our Club model.
- Work closely with Community Partner Managers to ensure that the recruitment strategy being implemented is effective and meeting recruitment targets
- Coordinate responses to inbound email and web questions
- Submit weekly status updates and meet monthly application targets
- Meet weekly with Community Partnership Managers for 1:1 check-ins and weekly team meetings
- Represent Girls Who Code at targeted meetings, community events and conferences to increase brand recognition and increase applications to our Clubs
- Host information sessions and applications workshops to support families with completing applications for our Clubs
- Convert interested applicants to completing the Clubs application through phone banking and additional individualized follow up
- Travel to areas within assigned geographies as necessary for community partner cultivation and management
- Passion for our mission to close the gender gap in technology fields through a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
- Bachelor’s degree required
- 2 years prior experience managing school and/or community relationships
- Ability to navigate and operate comfortably within different cultures
- Successful track record in setting priorities, shaping processes, and executing quickly and effectively
- Data driven: the ability to track outcomes through set goals
- Excellent communication, presentation and people skills with an ability to balance priorities, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
- Comfortable working independently and being a part of a remote, distributed team
- Ability and willingness to travel as necessary
- Comfortable working effectively under pressure to meet tight deadlines and goals
- Proactive and self-motivated; you follow-through with projects from start to finish
- Detail-oriented, with superb organizational skills
- Must be highly knowledgeable of the community in and surrounding the specific region
- Experience with Google Suite and Salesforce preferred
- Knowledge of and/or interest in computer science, technology, and/or education preferred
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.
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