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We are hiring a Part-Time Programs Manager

The WIT Network has doubled in the last 12 months, and we are looking to grow our Team with a part-time contract Programs Manager to help us with the orchestration of our many programs. We are looking for someone who can provide approximately 20 hours per week towards this role. There is an opportunity that this could expand into a full-time role in the future.

The Programs Manager is a key member of the leadership team at The WIT Network. She is responsible for working with the Leadership Team on program management, logistics, engagement and measurement of success with our participants.  The WIT Network is building out a robust plan for the following:

  • We‘ve Got WIT Webinars: We host 2 webinars every month with a variety of incredible speakers and panelists
  • Leadership Training: Working with key partners, we will offer 6 cohorts available to our members of exclusive training
  • Tech Track Certifications: We offer technical certification training thru partners 2-3 times a year
  • WIT WISE: Working with our sponsor for the women in software engineering community for their 4-6 webinars a year along with the coding coaching program.
  • International Women‘s Day Conference (March 8th 2022): We host an incredible conference each year. You will be part of a dynamic team to help pull this together

We are looking for a woman who is passionate about gender equality and the intersectionality of race, color, visible and invisible abilities, LGBTQ+, all in support of women‘s career journeys. She is highly organized and energetic to be able to work with our team of volunteers and the Leadership Team for program execution to deliver membership value. She loves to work in a team environment and the idea of multitasking across the many initiatives excites her to drive The WIT Network‘s mission and mandate to make a difference in women‘s professional and personal lives.

** We would like to hire with intention for this role and therefore will offer preference to women of color who apply to this position.

 GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES 

  1. Program Project Management – Once a new program and delivery partner has been identified, work collaboratively with our marketing team and Executive Director for scheduling, registration management and overall accountability for program logistics.

  1. Monthly Webinar Support – Work closely with the Leadership Team on identifying diverse speakers, act as speaker liaison with the presenter, and ensure all logistics are set up to execute events flawlessly.

  1. Event Platform Production – The WIT Network uses Teams, Go To Webinar, Zoom and Remo. Don‘t worry if you don‘t know how to use all of these. This is a great opportunity to learn new skills and we will train you.

  1. Large Event Support – International Women‘s Day is our largest event of the year and you will be an integral part of the event team. You may be required to recruit and manage additional resources to augment the team.  It‘s an opportunity to learn, be inspired, make new connections, and inspire women around the globe.

The successful candidate would ideally have many of the following skill sets.  However, we know that women only apply when they have checked 100% of the boxes. If you believe you have what it takes to be a part of our team and you have done, experienced or have the transferable skills to those below, raise your hand and go for it. If you have done event planning before of any kind and you enjoy it, this may be the role for you.

  • Strong project management skills, you have a love of organization and keeping track of things in an efficient manner
  • Working in a remote environment that provides flexibility, autonomy, and better work-life balance
  • Great written and oral communication skills.  Ability to effectively communicate the organization‘s mission to sponsors, volunteers and the overall community
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff and volunteer networks
  • A wonderful work ethic with a high degree of energy
  • Strong proficiency of Microsoft products – PowerPoint Presentations, Word, Excel, Teams
  • A few years working within the not profit sector is a nice to have

This is a part-time contract position of approximately 20 hours per week at $40/hour. This is a fully remote working opportunity with the ideal candidate being within 1-2 hours of EST time zone.

If this sounds like the perfect position for you, please send the following to people@thewitnetwork.com:

  • In your email, please express why you would like to be considered for this role.
  • Share how your past and current experiences, would be incredible for The WIT Network.
  • Tell us your strengths and areas where you want to develop so we can help you with your career journey too.
  • You are welcome to provide your resume and link to your LinkedIn profile.
  • Please share three references who will tell us the wonderful success you have had working with them.

If you have questions, please send them to people@thewitnetwork.com and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 

We are always looking for fabulous volunteers

The WIT Network is a growing not-for-profit organization who is grateful and relies on our many volunteers around the globe. It is a true team with a common mission to inspire, empower and support women in the technology sector. If you are interested in giving back, whether you have 1 hour or 5 to spare, we have opportunities all the time. Here are just a few that you could consider:

  • Local Community Leaders (Co-Leaders) - Being part of a local community in your city is so rewarding. Even though we are virtual due to covid, our leaders are still planning network events to support our local members. 
  • Writers and Bloggers - We are always looking for great people who would like to contribute to writing HERstories, blogs or articles in support of The WIT Network's mission and mandate. Let us know if you are interested in being part of our storytelling team.
  • Initiative or Program Owners - We have so much going on, it is much better to have a team to work with. Whether it is one of our events or ongoing programs, it is a great opportunity to meet other fabulous women and make a difference in people's lives, including your own.

If you are interested in being a volunteer, please reach out to our team at people@thewitnetwork.com.