Regional Outreach Coordinator
Girls Who Code
Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023
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 girls, non-binary students, and young women with the skills to pursue careers in technology fields. Girls Who Code is searching for dynamic, results-oriented Regional Outreach Coordinators to execute recruitment strategies that help expand our key programs in an assigned region of the United States. The Regional Outreach Coordinators will 1) encourage individual schools and community-based organizations to start Clubs and recruit students for our summer programs, and 2) cultivate and leverage brand new partnerships to support our programmatic growth.
The ideal candidate has experience cultivating, building, and maintaining school and community partner relationships, researching and prospecting leads, and thrives in a fast-paced environment. They bring experience working with students, families, educators, and schools and a passion for connecting students with high-quality, free, computer science opportunities at scale.
This is a part-time, year-round, hourly position.
Hours offered: 20 per week
REGIONS (candidates must be located in one of the regions listed due to the local nature of the work):
Texas (Dallas or Houston)
Tennessee (Nashville or Memphis)
- Work closely with the Community Partnerships & Outreach Manager to develop and implement effective outreach strategies that drive expansion of our key programs in an assigned region of 5-7 states within the United States
- Research and track upcoming events (virtual and in-person) and new contacts at 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 programs
- Secure brand new partnerships with local schools and community-based organizations across the designated region to drive expansion at scale
- Work closely with Community Partnerships & Outreach Manager to co-manage and best leverage our confirmed partnerships through email touchpoints, collaborative calls, and presentations
- Represent Girls Who Code at targeted meetings, community events, and conferences to increase program visibility (primarily virtual meetings and occasional in-person conferences dependent upon health regulations)
- Host virtual information sessions and application workshops to support students and families with completing applications for our Summer Immersion Program during our summer recruitment season (January-April)
- Submit weekly status updates and meet monthly Summer Immersion Program, Self-Paced Program, and Clubs application targets
- Meet weekly (virtually) with Community Partnerships & Outreach Manager and attend bi-weekly team meetings (virtually)
- Convert interested students from lead to applicant, and from accepted student to registered student through phone banking and additional individualized follow-up (January-April)
- (10%) In-person travel to areas within assigned regions for conferences and events to cultivate new partnerships (a minimum of about 2-5 conferences per year dependent upon health regulations)
- 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 communication, presentation, and people skills with an ability to balance priorities, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
- Highly organized and detail-oriented with an orientation towards customer service that prioritizes timely, clear, thoughtful, respectful responses to stakeholders from all backgrounds
- Experience managing school and/or community relationships
- Successful track record in setting priorities, shaping processes, and executing quickly and effectively
- 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)
- Comfortable working effectively under pressure to meet tight deadlines and goals
- Ability and willingness to travel as necessary (~10-15%)
- Proactive and self-motivated; you follow through with projects from start to finish
- Must be highly knowledgeable of the community in and surrounding the specific region
- Experience with Google Suite (required), Salesforce (preferred), and Zoom (preferred)
- Knowledge of and/or interest in computer science, technology, and/or education (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.
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