Girls Who Code is an international nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology. Through our free programs, we are leading the movement to inspire, educate, and equip young women and non-binary individuals with the skills to pursue careers in technology fields. Within our programs pipeline, we serve individuals in 3rd-12th grades through our Summer Immersion Program, Self-Paced Program, and Clubs. Girls Who Code is searching for a passionate, detail-oriented Outreach Events Specialist to support live and on-demand webinar presentations and virtual events that drive awareness, expansion, and recruiting for these programs.
The Outreach Events Specialist will play a key role in designing and presenting national webinars to help expand our Clubs and Summer Programs. The ideal candidate is comfortable with graphic design, being on-camera often, hosting live and on-demand webinars for adults, students, and historically underrepresented groups in tech. They know how to weave facts into engaging narratives and presentations that inspire people to act, and they can nimbly facilitate virtual events such as panel conversations or fireside chats while also responding to audience questions. The ideal candidate is an innovative, highly organized, and detail-oriented self-starter with design experience who thrives in a fast-paced environment. They bring experience working with students, families, educators, schools, and other nonprofits as well as a passion for connecting girls and non-binary students with free, high-quality computer science opportunities.
This is a part-time regular position that requires weekday availability during standard business hours and entails a year-round commitment of up to 20 hours per week with a November 2023 or January 2024 start date.Responsibilities
- Design brand-aligned event presentation decks and scripts for diverse stakeholders to increase awareness about Clubs and Summer Programs and drive application recruitment
- Facilitate on-camera hosting of national webinars and other virtual events
- Support the Outreach Communications & Events Manager with end-to-end management of virtual programming, including ideation, project planning, content creation, publicity, execution, and follow-up
- Manage event follow-up including post-event communications, incentive fulfillment, and on-demand access
- Work closely with the Outreach Communications & Events Manager and the Technology Team to collect event data, including cleaning and uploading event registration data for internal systems
- Maintain and manage webinar content and assets, including maintaining and updating webinar pages with event descriptions, registration forms, and on-demand content
- Build and manage relationships and provide logistical support for event speakers including Club members, alumni, and Facilitators
- Collaborate with the Outreach Communications & Events Manager and Outreach Communications Specialist to support outreach goals, initiatives, and event publicity
- Work with the Marketing and Communications Team to coordinate event postings to social media and the weekly GWC newsletter
- Meet virtually with Outreach Communications & Events Manager and attend regularly scheduled team meetings or other GWC 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
- Weekday (M-F) availability during standard business hours for your time zone, including availability during late weekday afternoons (:3:30 PM) PT/evening (:6:30 PM) ET to be the on-camera host for live virtual events
- Experience designing clear and compelling presentations incorporating engaging visual aids and focused on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
- Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills with experience presenting to large audiences of diverse stakeholders, including adults and students
- Experience leveraging web, email, and social channels to drive virtual event sign-ups and follow-up with an orientation towards customer service that prioritizes timely, clear, thoughtful, and respectful communications to stakeholders from all backgrounds
- Experience executing large-scale virtual events incorporating engaging and on-brand content to achieve defined goals
- Highly organized and detail-oriented project management skills with an ability to prioritize and balance workloads to meet tight deadlines and goals
- Desire to expand knowledge and incorporate learnings into work. Proactive and self-motivated; you understand how to get things done, and you follow-through with projects from start to finish
- Independent worker who is comfortable collaborating in a remote, distributed team environment (your manager will be remote)
- Experienced and comfortable working with Slack (required), Google Suite (required), Zoom (required), Canva (preferred), Mailchimp (preferred), Salesforce (preferred), and YouTube (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.
GWC is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. For individuals with a disability who would like to request an accommodation, please contact email@example.com
Compensation transparency statement:
The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; certifications; and other business and organizational needs.
At Girls Who Code, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case.