Club Program Coordinator - Raspberry Pi Foundation
Published
November 14, 2018
Location
Oakland, California
Job Type

Description

We are now looking for an organized and enthusiastic Club Program Coordinator to to join the growing Oakland-based Raspberry Pi Foundation North America team.

The person taking on this role will be supporting the growth and engagement of our Code Club and CoderDojo programs in the United States. These are networks of volunteer-led after-school and out-of-school clubs that help young people aged 7 to 17 learn how to code and create with computers. You’ll manage communications with prospective and existing club leaders, and assist with campaigns to grow and retain clubs. You’ll report to the Club Engagement Manager and collaborate closely with other members of the global program teams to ensure that the vision for our programs is in agreement and that best practices are shared across teams. You’ll also contribute to the execution of Coolest Projects, a national showcase event for youth who create with technology. This role is a great opportunity for someone who is relatively new to this field and is looking for a place to grow professionally.

The Raspberry Pi Foundation is a unique place of work with a fantastic team and a positive work culture, so we are also looking for the right personality to fit in with the organization.

Main responsibilities

  • Managing communications with prospective and existing club leaders, fielding questions, preparing email campaigns, and engaging with the public on social media
  • Leading the logistical aspects of marketing and outreach efforts, which includes working with the Outreach Manager to promote our programs at events and conferences
  • Assisting with community engagement for Coolest Projects by marketing the event to the public and recruiting youth to showcase their projects
  • Maintaining shared resources such as databases, documents, printed collateral, and digital media

Experience and personal attributes

You should be:

  • Passionate about technology, education, and digital making, and familiar with the ecosystems and communities that surround these fields
  • A natural collaborator with the ability to work across teams and a track record of cooperating with colleagues to achieve results
  • Comfortable with travel within the United States and abroad
  • A strong communicator who is comfortable speaking in front of large groups of people

You will ideally have:

  • At least 1 year’s experience and a strong network in a relevant field, such as technology, education, digital making, STEM, STEAM, social enterprise, or nonprofit

Benefits

In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a range of benefits for all of our colleagues, including:

  • Great healthcare plan (the Raspberry Pi Foundation covers 99% of the premium for full-time employees and 70% for their dependents)
  • Generous paid time off policy (25 days of paid vacation per year in addition to sick days and public holidays)
  • Retirement plan (401k, up to 5% employer match)
  • Life insurance (basic and AD&D)
  • Generous paid family and medical leave policy (up to 13 weeks per twelve-month period)
  • Training and development
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Regular social outings
  • Snacks, tea, coffee, and drinks in all our offices

Timetable for applications

Closing date: 5pm on Monday 17th December 2019

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