Digital Events Specialist [open to external and internal candidates]

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Location

This is a remote position, with preference for Atlanta, GA or remote. Women Who Code is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Type

Full-time

Company Overview

Women Who Code is a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. As an organization, we have executed more than 14,000 free learning events around the world, garnered a membership exceeding 290,000, and have a presence in 122 countries.


We believe that a team dedicated to making our industry better should reflect the diversity within it. We take our Code of Conduct seriously, and encourage those of groups traditionally underrepresented in technology to apply.

Job Description

WWCode is looking for a Digital Events Specialist to join our team! This person is responsible for keeping the highest level of ethics in overseeing and supporting volunteers and remote event production, as aligned with the WWCode brand, mission, vision, and values. We ask that you fully understand, uphold, and model the Code of Conduct at all times and report any incidents that you observe or hear about online or in person that might violate the Code of Conduct. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Support remote event programming like webinars, asynchronous projects, and WWCode’s CONNECT conference series;

  • Support volunteer training, by delivering content developed by the program team; 

  • Support the development of onboarding materials, toolkits, and templates for leaders; 

  • Prepare and host practice sessions with volunteers and speakers to share best practices and prepare the team for upcoming events; 

  • Moderate, lead, and/or be a content contributor for remote events;

  • Attend volunteer-led remote events to provide platform support and coordination; 

  • Schedule remote events and communicate access with volunteers

  • Upload on-demand content on WWCode’s Youtube Channel

Qualifications

You are an experienced, creative and collaborative team member who cares about providing a quality program that inspires mid-level professionals to level up in their engineering career. You are comfortable working in an agile environment where processes and infrastructure are still being built out to support Women Who Code’s remote community so that members can access resources, events, and networking opportunities from anywhere. 


  • Experience in the public, nonprofit, technology, or corporate settings

  • Experience working with diverse community

  • Strong commitment to social justice and equity 

  • Knowledge and understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion and how this strengthens companies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Comfortable working in ambiguity and developing processes from there 

  • Comfortable collaborating with remote team and volunteers across multiple time zones

  • Excited to be the face of a program and represent WWCode in the digital space

  • Empathic and skillful communicator, especially with volunteers and stakeholders

  • Technical capabilities: Zoom, Slack, MailChimp, Hootsuite, Google Suite (or similar platforms)

  • Willingness to learn new technologies

Nice To Have

  • Community management (volunteer or professional)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to mission and communities served by Women Who Code

  • Engineering, developer relations, product, or other technical background

  • Volunteer experience (in any organization)

  • Multi-lingual or cross-cultural experiences

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