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Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator

CodeNow is a fast-growing tech non-profit that provides free, out-of-school computer programming workshops to underrepresented high school students. Earlier this year CodeNow was selected to Y Combinator and 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 New York-based Program Coordinator with an entrepreneurial spirit. This individual will be expected to help coordinate all aspects of our workshops, which includes: recruiting students, coordinating volunteers, and helping to collect and evaluate program data and metrics. The position will also include managing and developing the organization’s social media presence. Candidates should have exceptional communication and organization skills. Previous program coordinating or event management experience desired.

 Qualifications:

  • 2+ years’ work experience

  • Proven experience managing professional social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest)

  • Experience overseeing content for a website (preferably WordPress)

  • Solid writing, proofreading, and research skills

  • Comfortable wearing multiple hats and able to adapt quickly

  • Ability to work weekends (when most of our workshops are held)

  • Willingness to travel (up to 25%)

  • Able to lift 30+ pounds

Pluses:

  • Previous experience as a teacher

  • Curiosity to learn about the tech sector

  • Familiarity with Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign

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 6. In the subject line, please list the position you are applying for. Email jobs@CodeNow.org.