Job Openings at Code.org

Launched in 2013, Code.org® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science. We believe computer science should be part of core curriculum, alongside other courses such as biology, chemistry or algebra. Join our team to help make this vision a reality.


Working at Code.org

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Don't see a good fit? Send a resume and drop us a line to let us know why you want to work for us and what you would bring to our team.

To apply, email resume, cover letter, portfolio, and/or LinkedIn profile to jobs@code.org.

Major Gifts Manager (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

The Major Gifts Manager plays an important role in increasing revenue for Code.org, with a focus on stewardship of existing Foundation and Corporate partnerships and grant writing activities. The candidate selected for this role will help establish and manage long-term partnerships and strengthen existing relationships with the corporate and foundation sector, as well as developing compelling proposals that will result in funding for the immediate and long-term goals of Code.org. Full-time, salaried.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Cultivating and growing support from existing Foundation and Corporate donors
  • Managing ongoing donor communications process
  • 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
  • Ensuring timely reporting on grant deliverables by managing the grants calendar
  • Collaborating with VP of Finance & Administration on budgeting and cash flow planning
  • Working with the Fundraising Associate on prospect research, maintaining grant files, CRM database, fundraising materials, and donor acknowledgements
  • Other duties, as assigned

Experience and Qualifications:

A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience is required.

  • Strong networking, presentation, and relationship building expertise
  • An incredible passion for our mission and an ability to inspire others to get involved
  • Strategic thinker, analytical, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and highly-organized
  • Posess a track record of securing six figure or larger gifts from corporate and foundation funders, including multi-year commitments
  • Demonstrated ability to develop funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner and have a proven track record of success in writing large foundation and/or corporate grants
  • 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. Proficiency in working with Microsoft Office and Google Docs a must.

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

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and/or LinkedIn profile to jobs@code.org.

Program Manager, Teacher Development (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

The Teacher Development Program Manager is an important lead role on Code.org’s Professional Learning & Community team. The PLC team is responsible for training over 30,000 K-12 teachers each year directly and via a network of highly-engaged facilitators and Professional Learning Partners. The Teacher Development PM will ensure that all of the activities and services we provide to teachers meet our mark of quality and effectiveness, and allow us to meet our goals for scale to ensure that every student in every US school has the opportunity to learn Computer Science.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Serve as primary project manager for all of the major events and activities that serve teachers, especially our 5-day summer TeacherCons and 1-2 day workshops during the school year; continuously track program development against vision, and make corrections where needed; set reasonable timelines and help team members meet them.
  • Work closely with Director of Research & Evaluation and other PLC leads to collect, analyze, and respond to data. Monitor success of our efforts and gaps in our offerings and work with team members to fill those gaps and improve quality.
  • Work with Professional Learning & Community team, Outreach team, and Product PMs to identify efficiencies in how we track teachers through our systems so we can quickly and effectively look at the full experience teachers have in working with us.
  • Lead internal communications so team members are continuously in the loop and able to continue moving forward. Ensure effective external communications so teachers always have the information they need to be successful.
  • Develop and implement a strategy to ensure that teachers nationwide feel that they are part of a community of excellent Computer Science educators focused on promoting equity and teaching high-quality courses.
  • Develop and run the teacher application process for all programs.

Experience and Qualifications:

We are looking for an experienced educator with a solid understanding of what teachers need to be successful in working with students, and a passion for ensuring equitable access to a high-quality education for all students. Candidate must be extremely detail-oriented, possess exceptional writing and communications ability, and be tech-savvy. Candidate should be flexible and willing to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment.

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Has a bachelor’s degree (Computer Science background/experience not required)
  • Minimum 4 years of experience as a teacher, teacher leader, or program manager in a school setting
  • Passion for Code.org’s mission
  • Ability to travel 10% time

To apply, email resume, cover letter, portfolio, and/or LinkedIn profile to jobs@code.org.

Program Coordinator (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary: Code.org is looking for an Program Coordinator to join Code.org’s Professional Learning & Community team. Our PLC team is responsible for the success of Code.org professional development across the U.S. This is a full time, exempt position based in our Seattle office.

Duties of this role may include:

  • Coordinating event logistics (dates, location, travel, accommodations, catering); acting as primary logistics point-of-contact
  • Drafting communications to stakeholders, responding to requests for information, distributing materials externally
  • Updating and managing event attendee lists
  • Utilizing our customer service system to respond to professional development questions from teachers in a timely manner
  • Attending and participating in meetings and recording notes/follow-up items, as appropriate
  • Special projects (perform research, prepare documentation, develop templates, etc.)

Experience and Qualifications:

We are looking for a self-starter, skilled in event planning, able to multi-task cheerfully, excel under pressure, and work independently with a geographically dispersed team. Must be extremely detail-oriented, possess exceptional writing and communications ability, and be tech-savvy. Candidate should be flexible and willing to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment.

The ideal candidate also has the following qualifications:

  • Has a bachelors degree (Computer Science background/experience not required)
  • Ability to travel 10% time

To apply, email resume, cover letter, portfolio, and/or LinkedIn profile to jobs@code.org.

Curriculum Team Intern (Seattle, WA)

Internship Summary:

We are looking for an intern to work with and support the goals of Code.org’s Curriculum team through the development of computer science curriculum. This person will work with a variety of program leaders across multiple projects, simultaneously performing a wide range of tasks. We need someone who has quick turnaround, is responsive, and can effectively organize their priorities and task list.

Responsibilities of the may position include:

  • Working closely with the Curriculum team to assist in designing, developing, and writing original curricular materials:lesson plans, formative/summative assessments, videos, answer keys, project exemplars
  • Using in-house content management tools to structure resources

Experience and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has experience in computer science and a background in education; has strong writing and communications skills; is a tech-savvy self-starter who is able to multi-task and excel under pressure.

The candidate should also:

  • Have basic to comprehensive knowledge of computer science (required)
  • Have some prior curriculum writing experience / activity design experience (required)
  • Proficiency in working with Microsoft Office and Google Docs (required)
  • Be working to obtain a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Education or Computer Science (preferred)

To apply, email resume, cover letter, portfolio, and/or LinkedIn profile to jobs@code.org.

State Policy Intern (Seattle, WA)

Internship Summary:

Code.org is looking for a State Policy Intern to support our state-by-state advocacy efforts to expand K-12 access to computer science education. The State Policy Intern will gain a deep understanding of state policy in our target states and will broaden her/his networks in education policy. This position reports to the Director of State Government Affairs.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Researching state education policy and synthesizing information for the government affairs team
  • Helping execute our state policy agenda.

Experience and Qualifications:

We are looking for a self-starter and multi-tasker, who excels under pressure and successfully works independently with a geographically dispersed team.

The candidate should also:

  • Be pursuing a degree in public policy, public administration, political science, or education (post-graduate preferred)
  • Have prior experience in education or public policy (preferred)

To apply, email resume, cover letter, portfolio, and/or LinkedIn profile to jobs@code.org.

Working at Code.org

Company Profile

Code.org is a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding participation in computer science by making it available in more schools, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science.

We believe computer science and computer programming should be part of the core curriculum in education, alongside other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses, such as biology, physics, chemistry and algebra.

Working for Code.org

We offer a comprehensive 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 time off: 3 weeks vacation annually, sick leave, and 'winter break' office closure the two weeks that include Christmas and New Years.
  • Medical, dental and vision premiums paid at 100% for FT positions and their dependents
  • Option to participate in 403b retirement savings plan
  • The opportunity to help students learn better and change the face of computer science

Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and be capable of passing a pre-employment background check

No relocation packages

Don't see a good fit? Drop us a line and a resume and let us know why you want to work for us and what you would bring to our team.

To apply, email resume, cover letter, portfolio, and/or LinkedIn profile to jobs@code.org.