Job Openings at Code.org

Grant Writer and Relationships Manager

Job Summary:

The Grant Writer and Relationship Manager plays an important role in increasing revenue for Code.org, with a focus on grant writing, and stewardship of existing Foundation and Corporate partnerships. The candidate selected for this role will develop compelling proposals that will result in funding for the immediate and long-term goals of Code.org, and also help establish long-term partnerships and strengthen existing relationships with the corporate and foundation sector. Full-time, salaried. Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Developing and writing letters of inquiry, grant proposals and reports to foundations, corporations, and other grant-making organizations, persuasively communicating the organization’s mission and programs to potential funders
  • Cultivating and growing support from existing Foundation and corporate donors, including managing the Code.org Employee Engagement program to build corporate pipeline
  • Managing ongoing donor communications, working with marketing team, and overseeing donor stewardship and recognition efforts
  • Working with Director of Finance & Administration, ensure timely reporting on grant deliverables by managing grants calendar
  • Working with the Fundraising & Marketing Associate on prospect research, maintaining grant files, database, fundraising materials, donor acknowledgement
  • Coordinating Code.org fundraising events
  • Other duties, as assigned

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience are required
  • Demonstrated ability to develop funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner and have a proven track record of success in writing six and seven figure foundation and/or corporate grants
  • An incredible passion for our mission and an ability to inspire others to get involved
  • Strategic thinker, analytical and proactive
  • Candidates must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and highly-organized to succeed in a demanding, impact-focused environment
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptive in a growing organization; be able to work alongside a diverse group of people
  • Thrive in a collaborative, team environment and also work independently
  • Outstanding communication and highly developed interpersonal skills with ability to be persuasive in both written and verbal communications
  • Strong and thoughtful customer service orientation
  • Experience using online databases (Foundation Center and others) and other sources to conduct research on potential funding prospects
  • A solid understanding of budgets as they relate to proposals and grants is required

A high level of computer literacy is required; experience in fundraising for educational programs strongly preferred.

Please DO NOT apply for this position if you do not have experience in writing successful non-profit grant proposals.

Email resumes or LinkedIn profiles to jobs@code.org.

Regional Program Manager (Los Angeles, NYC, Ft. Lauderdale/Miami area)

Job Summary:

Code.org is recruiting for Regional Program Managers in Los Angeles, New York City, and Ft. Lauderdale/Miami areas to support Code.org’s Education team through the development, implementation, and maintenance of Code.org’s partnership model with school districts. Responsibilities of the position include recruiting school districts for potential Code.org educational partnerships, managing all partnership implementation activities with district personnel, and marketing and supporting Code.org's program in the region. Full-time, salaried.

Qualifications:

  • At least a Bachelor's degree, preferably in Education or Computer Science
  • Demonstrated ability to pitch the Code.org educational model to individuals across the full school district spectrum (superintendent to teacher) and close the agreement
  • Experience and aptitude for managing complex projects and relationships to realize successful project outcomes throughout the pitching and implementation life cycle
  • Advanced organization and problem solving skills
  • Understanding of and passion for equity in computer science and K-12 education

Additional desired strengths include:

  • Experience working with school districts in a project implementation capacity
  • Recent computer science teaching experience in a K-12 school setting
  • Strong existing connections to the computer science community

Must be a self-starter, multi-tasker, excel under pressure, and work independently with a geographically dispersed team. Proficiency in working with Microsoft Office and Google Docs a must.

Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% of the time is required.

Email resumes or LinkedIn profiles to jobs@code.org.

Operations Program Coordinator (Seattle)

Job Summary:

Code.org is recruiting for an experienced Program Coordinator, an event planning expert, to join our Operations team. Responsibilities of the position include coordinating event logistics for teacher workshops on a national basis (dates, location, travel, accommodations, and catering), managing event participant lists, drafting communications to stakeholders, responding to requests for information and distributing materials externally. Full-time, salaried. Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Coordinate event logistics (dates, location, travel, accommodations, catering); act as primary logistics point-of-contact
  • Update and manage event participant lists
  • Draft communications to stakeholders; use mark-up to create e-mail communications
  • Utilize customer service system to respond to questions in a timely manner
  • Analyze survey results and report findings to Operations Manager
  • Attend and participate in meetings and record notes/follow-up items, as appropriate
  • Respond to requests for information, distribute materials externally
  • Special projects (perform research, prepare documentation, develop templates, etc.)

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience as an event planner
  • Demonstrates interest and aptitude for utilizing technology to automate routine functions and has strong administrative and event planning skills
  • Excellent customer service attitude
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented, possess exceptional writing and communications ability in English, and be tech-savvy (computer science background/experience not required)
  • Candidate should be flexible and willing to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment
  • Proficiency in working with Google Docs and Microsoft Office a must

Minimal travel (0-5% of the time) is required.

Email cover letter and resume to jobs@code.org.

Operations/Developer (Seattle)

Job Summary:

Code.org is recruiting for an operations-focused Ruby developer to run and enhance our continuous integration system. Day-to-day tasks include monitoring, upgrading, and scaling our AWS instances and infrastructure (e.g. EC2, RDS, S3, DNS, etc.); managing integrations between our CI system and the services we use (e.g. GitHub, NewRelic, HoneyBadger, HipChat, BrowserStack, etc.); and stability and feature work within the CI system using Ruby (e.g. building out our automated test platform, monitoring and reporting scripts, installation scripts, etc.). Full-time, salaried.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as an operations focused developer
  • Ideally: deep expertise in Ruby, build systems, and Amazon Web Services
  • Ideally: has experienced startup culture

Email resumes or LinkedIn profiles to jobs@code.org.

Software Engineer (Seattle)

Job Summary:

Code.org is building interactive tutorials for computer science courses starting as early as Kindergarten through 12th grade. You can see our latest tutorials at http://learn.code.org. With tens of millions of students using our tutorials in over 20 languages and in 170 countries, this is an opportunity to redefine how computer science is taught, not only in the USA but worldwide.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree or greater in Computer Science
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a software engineer working on Web sites or services
  • Ideally: deep expertise in either JavaScript or Ruby
  • Ideally: has experienced startup culture

Email resumes or LinkedIn profiles to jobs@code.org.

Benefits

Code.org offers a competitive employee benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Technology subsidy consistent with our Bring Your Own Device environment
  • Flexible, engaging working environment
  • Monthly unlimited ORCA pass or equal value transit subsidy; located near public transit hub in Seattle, WA
  • Paid vacation (3 weeks annually) and sick leave
  • Medical, dental and vision premiums paid at 100% for FT positions
  • Option to participate in 403b retirement savings plan

No relocation packages.