The Open Source Hardware Association (OSHWA) is looking for a Community Coordinator to connect OSHWA with the Open Hardware Community. This position works directly with the community and our Executive Director to expand and communicate OSHWA’s initiatives, partners, and visibility. The position is a part time contractor at approximately 5-10 hours per week. The pay is $20/hour. OSHWA pays travel expenses related to the Open Hardware Summit, our annual community event.
OSHWA strongly encourages all people to apply (please circulate widely), especially those who hold the following intersecting identities: Black, Native or Indigenous, People of Color, LGBTQIA+, non-binary, persons living with disabilities, neurodivergent, young, speak English as a second language, and others with lived experience in overlooked and/or underestimated communities.
Maintain, support, engage outreach efforts
Connect community organizations
Support OSHWA’s DEI+J initiatives
Assist with the Open Hardware Summit, specifically Hopin / Streamyard and Coordinate speakers and sponsor booths, updating website with their info.
Assist with Open Hardware Month within the community and website updates
Create tweets (specifically news, membership, certification, events etc.)
Scheduling certification tweets with images
Assist in navigating online resources and providing connections to additional resources
Emailing board members signed up for Twitter/Make article
Replying to queries in email@example.com
Adding endorsements for the definition and SPI resolution
Write the occasional Mailchimp newsletter
Add features and review PR’s for Open Source License Facts Label Generator
Keep WordPress server up-to-date
Post news on oshwa.org
Update our various sites with new content and yearly changes for OHS and OHM
Discord – watch for spam, answer the rare question posted there
Generating membership reports when needed
Manually add subscriptions missing in MemberPress
Report to the Executive Director
Specific In-progress projects include:
Open Hardware Glossary
Open Hardware Month
Ability to build relationships
Strong communication skills
Working knowledge of Libre Office or open source equivalent, Mailchimp, and programs in the Google suite
Working knowledge of WordPress
Familiarity with social media tools
Conference and event management
Community building experience
To Apply, please fill out this form. OSHWA will begin reviewing applications on Oct. 11th and then on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
OSHWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its recruitment and hiring process without regard to age, alienage, caregiver status, childbirth, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, familial status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, partnership status, predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy, race, religion, reproductive health decision making, sex, sexual orientation, unemployment status, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.