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Program Coordinator

 

Program Coordinator

CodeNow is hiring a Program Coordinator. The position will be responsible for recruiting students, coordinating volunteers, assisting with workshop logistics, and overseeing social media for the organization. Candidates must be located in the NYC area.

CodeNow is a non-profit focused on teaching underrepresented high school students foundational skills in computer programming. We do this by providing free, out-of-school workshops to students. Workshops are held on weekends at local tech companies. The organization is based in New York City with workshops in the Bay area and Miami. CodeNow joined Y Combinator’s network earlier this year and has been featured in TechCrunch and Fast Company, among other publications. For additional info on what we do, please visit http://codenow.org/about-us/.

The Program Coordinator will be expected to:

  • Have strong work ethic and professionalism

  • Help coordinate all aspects of trainings

  • Support student recruitment

  • Develop and maintain relationships with schools/community partners

  • Have an interest in learning about the tech industry
  • Coordinate volunteers for workshops

  • Help collect and evaluate program data and metrics.

  • Update and maintain the website

  • Manage and develop the organization’s social media presence

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years’ work experience, previous program coordinating experience desired

  • Solid writing and proofreading skills

  • Good researching skills

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

  • Strong social media skills (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and other platforms)

  • Experience overseeing content for a website (preferably WordPress)

  • Self-starter, able to work without heavy hands-on oversight

  • Ability to adapt quickly and wear multiple hats

  • Willingness to travel (up to 25%)

  • Able to lift 30+ pounds

Pluses:

  • Previous experience as a teacher

  • Curiosity to learn about computer science and programming

  • 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.  Please include salary requirements in your cover letter. Be prepared to provide a writing sample and give two recommendations if requested. Application deadline is September 8. In the subject line, please list the position you are applying for. Email future@CodeNow.org.