Jobs with NCWIT

Marketing and Communications Project Manager (Consultant)

Location: Boulder, CO or Remote

National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is a non-profit community of nearly 1500 universities, companies, non-profits, and government organizations nationwide working to increase girls’ and women’s meaningful and influential participation in computing. NCWIT equips change leaders with resources and tools for taking action in recruiting, retaining, and advancing women from K–12 and higher education through tech industry and entrepreneurial careers.

Description of Work:

We are looking for a detail-oriented individual to join our team as the marketing and communications project manager. The responsibilities of the project manager include planning and coordinating marketing campaigns, delegating tasks to project team members, and ensuring marketing and communications projects are completed on time. For more information, please see https://ncwit.org.
 

This position will be responsible for the following:

  • Work with NCWIT program directors and consultants to create a marketing strategy and map out the tasks needed to implement that strategy.
  • Coordinate overall logistics of the NCWIT Marketing and Communications Team to accomplish tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Collaborate with program managers and other organizational stakeholders to create approved marketing and communications plans and timelines.
  • Collaborate with the content manager, writers, and graphic designers to ensure the creation of marketing and communications content.
  • Collaborate with the content director and coordinator to ensure distribution of content.
  • Collaborate with content director to create and manage a content calendar and schedule deadlines. 
  • Maintain an up-to-date understanding of the organization and audiences to implement effective marketing and communications campaigns.
  • Manage marketing and communications projects from beginning to end.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with external marketing and communications vendors.
  • Respond to general information inquiries.
  • Build out marketing and communications project plans in Wrike.

Skills Required:

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5 years experience in communications and marketing specific project management.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, management, marketing, or a related field and/or PMP certification.
  • Experience with project management theory and best practices.
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization, and decision-making skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Good communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects.
  • Ability to use project management software such as Wrike.
  • Passion for NCWIT’s mission.

Preferred Skills:

  • Ability to work in a content management system.

Details About the Position:

  • 30 hours/week
  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • This is a contract position

To apply for this position, please send CV/Resume and References to: jobs@ncwit.org

Research Associate

Location: Boulder, CO or Remote

National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is a non-profit community of nearly 1500 universities, companies, non-profits, and government organizations nationwide working to increase girls’ and women’s meaningful and influential participation in computing. NCWIT equips change leaders with resources and tools for taking action in recruiting, retaining, and advancing women from K–12 and higher education through tech industry and entrepreneurial careers.

Description of Work:

This NCWIT Research Associate position will work closely with NCWIT’s corporate team to help our industry members implement strategic approaches to creating inclusive cultures. In short, this position involves conducting research, applying that research in real-life industry settings, delivering presentations and developing practical resources and tools to help organizations implement research-based practices for creating inclusive cultures and for increasing the meaningful participation of women and girls in computing. This position will also involve working with the broader NCWIT social science team on research, evaluation, and other projects as needed.


The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. For more information, please see https://ncwit.org.

This position will be responsible for the following:

  • Advising NCWIT member organizations as they implement promising, research-based practices.
  • Advising and collaborating on new NCWIT research projects.
  • Identifying NCWIT industry member needs and existing gaps in NCWIT’s industry resources.
  • Reviewing research, synthesizing reliable findings and promising practices, and relating these to other relevant research.
  • Translating this research into new industry resources to meet NCWIT member organizations’ needs, taking into account the knowledge base already built within NCWIT resources.
  • Updating and repackaging existing resources as needed.
  • Collaborating with NCWIT Communications and other relevant staff to develop multi-media formats and other vehicles for sharing research-based practices and advice.
  • Disseminating resources and research findings to relevant audiences (e.g. at academic and industry conferences and other speaking venues, relevant publication outlets, NCWIT’s online repository).

Skills Required:

Minimum Requirements:

  • A Ph.D. in anthropology, communication, cultural studies, sociology, education, management, social psychology, industrial psychology, or related field.
  • Expertise in research related to diversity and computing fields (or education, organizations, and society more broadly), especially as relates to intersections among gender and gender expression, race, class, sexual orientation, ability, national origin, or immigration status.
  • Strong academic-literature review skills, writing skills, and demonstrated ability to “translate” and synthesize research articles into language and practical tools for lay audiences.

Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong presentation, speaking, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work within a complex, dynamic organization.
  • Demonstrated high-level critical thinking and organizational skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to set and keep deadlines independently while thriving in a distributed team environment.

For additional details and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/NCWIT-Research-Associate/40934

Aspirations in Computing (AiC) Recognitions Coordinator

(Consultant)

Location: Boulder, CO or Remote

National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is a non-profit community that convenes, equips, and unites change leader organizations to increase the meaningful participation of all women — at the intersections of race, ethnicity, class, age, sexual orientation, and disability status — in the influential fields of computing, particularly in terms of innovation and development. 

Project Description:

The NCWIT Aspirations in Computing (AiC) program changes what’s possible for women in technology from K-12 through career by offering the kind of encouragement that combats isolation, enables long-term persistence, opens doors, and changes lives. AiC uses program elements that spark interest in computing (AspireIT); recognizes and celebrates women’s technical aspirations and abilities, as well as the educators who support them (AiC Award Recognitions); and, provides an expansive, supportive network (AiC Community). This position will contribute significantly to the coordination of the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Award Recognitions programs. For more information, please see: https://aspirations.org

Description of Work:

The AiC Recognitions Coordinator Consultant will organize and implement outbound communications to program applicants, participants, influencers, and award recipients, with a heavy emphasis on outbound email marketing. This position will implement the annual email communications outreach to reach 4,000+ students and educators.

Specific activities include:

Recognitions Program External Communications

  • Build and maintain segmented audience lists for targeted communications to students, parents, and educators for email, voice and text marketing.
  • Design engaging messaging campaigns including copywriting, layout, and visuals.
  • Implement email communication plans to achieve program outreach goals.
  • Recommend and implement communication processes that increase efficiency and transparency for key stakeholders including team members, lead volunteers and internal departments.
  • Track and analyze delivery and effectiveness of outbound campaigns.

Recognitions Program Planning

  • Participate in regular program planning meetings to develop strong marketing and communications outreach plans.
  • Collaborate with the AiC Recognitions team in planning virtual and in-person events that recognize and celebrate AiC award recipients.
  • Contribute to award program strategy, applications, rubrics, and processes.

Skills Required:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with three years of program and/or program management experience, preferably in non-profit.
  • Graphic design experience in a layout program such as Canva or Illustrator.
  • Passion for NCWIT’s mission.
  • Experience or knowledge of the K12 computing education ecosystem.

Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong data analysis and management skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with marketing communications programs such as Mailchimp, Constant Contact, or similar.
  • Project management and project tracking experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, email, and database software programs.
  • Ability to work independently as well as on a team, excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities, often under time pressures.
  • Ability to multitask, change priorities when necessary, and follow through with all assignments.
  • Strong collaboration skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems and technology platforms and tools.
  • Experience with volunteer-run organizations.
  • Ability to work with and coordinate groups of people.
  • Familiarity with SuiteCRM or similar relationship management software.
 

Details About the Position:

  • 20 hours/week
  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • This is a contract position

To apply for this position, please send CV/Resume and References to: jobs@ncwit.org

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