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Program Assistant

Program Assistant

CodeNow is a fast-growing non-profit that provides free, out-of-school computer programming workshops to underrepresented high school students. CodeNow has been featured in TechCrunch, Fast Company, Business Insider, WSJ, WhiteHouse.gov, among other publications. Currently we have workshops in New York City, Bay Area, and Miami and are in the process of scaling. For additional info please visit http://codenow.org/about-us/.

CodeNow is looking for a NYC-based Program Assistant with a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, and an entrepreneurial spirit. This individual will be responsible for assisting with workshop coordination, including logistics and student and volunteer recruitment, as well as supporting with research projects and data collection. Ideal candidate is someone who thrives in fast-paced environments and is committed to our mission. There is room for growth with this position.

Qualifications

  • 1+ years’ work experience

  • Strong writing, proofreading, and research skills

  • Experience with content creation for social media platforms

  • Comfortable working on multiple projects at any given time

  • Able to work weekends (when our workshops are held)

  • Willingness to travel (up to 25%)

Pluses:

  • Previous experience as a teacher

  • Curiosity to learn about the tech sector

  • Prior supporting role in events management

Submit resume and cover letter, which includes a few sentences on why you personally care about our mission and why you would be a good fit for the position. Salary is competitive.  Include salary requirements in your cover letter. Be prepared to provide a writing sample and give two recommendations if requested. Application deadline is October 26. In the subject line, please list the position you are applying for. Email jobs@CodeNow.org.