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Administrative Assistant (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

Code.org is seeking an experienced Administrative Assistant to join our administrative team. This is a terrific opportunity for the right candidate, with a great deal of responsibility and visibility into the successful operation of an internationally ­recognized non­profit experiencing incredible growth.

High ­level responsibilities include:

  • Managing a variety of administrative tasks and projects
  • Increasing office productivity by overseeing smooth and efficient office administration
  • Supporting VP level staff
  • Event planning, coordinating, and logistics

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Handle routine administrative tasks and oversee office administration; primary point of contact for meeting staff needs
  • Coordinate travel and manage select Leadership Team individual calendars
  • Support discrete strategic and tactical projects with data entry, analysis, drafting communications, or logistics.
  • Troubleshoot basic technology issues (printers, videoconferencing system) Coordinate events (office, social, and corporate) and visitor logistics
  • Other duties, as assigned

Skills and Qualifications:

We are looking for an energetic, positive, collaborative professional to join our small, nimble administrative team. You should be a tech-savvy self starter experienced in using tools to solve problems, with a willingness to take ownership and get-it-done attitude. Experience in a start up environment and/or with events planning a plus.

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience learning and using modern tech tools
  • 2-5 years experience in administrative support, event planning, or office management preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

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

Controller (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

Code.org is looking for an experienced Controller to oversee all aspects of accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecast preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Monitoring all aspects of the company’s accounting and financial operations, ensuring quality control over financial transactions and reporting
  • Assisting in the preparation of the annual budget and periodic financial forecasts and performing variance analysis and trend reporting
  • Performing ad hoc analyses in the areas of cash flow, income planning, programmatic expenses, and metrics
  • Providing data modeling expertise to determine potential financial impact of organizational decisions
  • Supervising the month, quarter, and year-end close procedures, including review of journal entries, account reconciliations, and analysis of results
  • Analyzing complex account reconciliations for inventory, accruals, and allocations
  • Overseeing the preparation and distribution of timely internal financial statements
  • Preparing quarterly Board of Directors’ financial presentation
  • Supporting the external audit of the company’s financial statements, including preparation of audit schedules and responding to auditor questions and requests
  • Managing and complying with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Proactively identifying issues and areas for improvement with the close process and implementing process improvements
  • Developing and documenting finance and accounting processes and policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has at least a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or related field and possesses the following skills:

  • 5+ years experience in a finance and/or accounting management role
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting requirements as well as financial audits
  • Advanced experience in Quickbooks Online
  • Advanced or expert user of spreadsheets
  • Experience and aptitude for managing complex projects and reports
  • Advanced analytical, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Be highly comfortable working in a fast-paced, ambiguous, informal work environment
  • Non-profit accounting experience a plus
  • CPA preferred

Candidates must be extremely detail-oriented, possess exceptional written and interpersonal communication ability in English, and be tech-savvy. Must also be a self-starter, able to multi-task, excel under pressure. Proficiency in working with Microsoft Office and Google Docs a must.

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

Donor Relations Manager (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

The Donor Relations 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

Skills 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.

Marketing Associate (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

The Hour of Code initiative is a yearly campaign that encourages students to try computer science during Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 5-11). Since 2013, it has reached over 200M students worldwide in 180+ countries. Supporters of the campaign include President Obama, Sheryl Sandberg, Bill Gates, Susan Wojcicki, Ashton Kutcher and many more. Code.org is recruiting a temporary staff member to assist the Marketing team in the planning and execution of December’s Hour of Code campaign. The Marketing Associate will make essential contributions to a global and highly visible marketing effort, supporting social media and email outreach, live events, partnership cultivation, and more.

This is a full time, short term (July-December) staff position based in our Seattle office.

Duties of this role include:

  • Assisting overall marketing efforts for the Hour of Code campaign
  • Managing partner commitments
  • Helping plan special events and maintain a database of key Hour of Code events
  • Supporting our community and field questions about the Hour of Code in a timely manner
  • Tracking social media and press coverage related to the campaign
  • Spearheading special projects (perform research, prepare documentation, develop templates, etc.)

Skills and Qualifications:

We are looking for a self-starter, experienced in communications and event planning, who can multi-task, excel under pressure, and work independently with a geographically dispersed team. Must be extremely detail-oriented, tech-savvy, and able to swiftly prioritize duties as needed on multiple ongoing projects. Candidate should be flexible and willing to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment.

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Degree in Marketing, Journalism, Communications or related field
  • Excellent writing skills, with an interest in social media platforms and trends
  • Demonstrated experience with Google Drive (spreadsheets), Google Hangouts, Skype
  • Experience with customer service, administration, or event planning preferred
  • Passion for technology and inspiring new students to try computer science

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

Regional Manager - Northeast, Southeast locations (Boston, New York, Florida/Georgia)

Job Summary:

Code.org is looking for a Regional Manager to support Code.org’s education efforts through the development, implementation, and maintenance of Code.org’s partnership model with Professional Learning Partners. This position is highly on focused on developing relationships and building sustainability of Computer Science in a region.

Responsibilities of the position include:

Outreach

  • Recruit Professional Learning Partners to partner with Code.org and school districts to teach Computer Science in K-12 schools.
  • Present Code.org partnership model
  • Negotiate Code.org agreements
  • Track partnership status

Manage and support implementation for all partners in region at K-12 grade levels

  • Evaluate and support regional partners in becoming a sustainable CS Hub in their area
  • Implement partnership model
  • Assist regional partners in district, school, and teacher recruitment/selection/retention
  • Troubleshoot regional partnership issues
  • Work with Professional Learning & Community team to coordinate regional professional learning workshops for teachers

Market and support the program in the region

Represent Code.org and present the partnership model at conferences and other venues, as needed

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

Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has at least a Bachelor’s degree, experience collaborating with the K-12 public school system, and possesses the following skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to pitch the Code.org educational model to potential partners
  • Experience and aptitude for managing complex projects and relationships to realize successful project outcomes throughout the pitching and implementation life cycle
  • Advanced organizational 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

Candidates must be extremely detail-oriented, possess exceptional written and interpersonal communication ability in English, and be tech-savvy. Must also be a self-starter, able to multi-task, excel under pressure, and work independently with a geographically dispersed team. Proficiency in working with Microsoft Office and Google Docs a must.

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

Senior Backend Engineer / Infrastructure Lead (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

Code.org is transforming computer science education and changing the world. Working at Code.org, you’ll be playing an active role in getting computer science education into all schools for all students and building the competitive workforce of the future.

As Senior Backend Engineer / Infrastructure Lead, you’ll be responsible for building Code.org to scale for our tens millions of users in over 180 countries. You’ll ensure that our amazing annual Hour of Code event scales to nearly 100 million users worldwide. You’ll own infrastructure and related tools, write product code, and work to increase team-wide effectiveness. Someone successful in this role will be able to collaborate, but also work independently and drive infrastructure and scale work to completion.

Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Computer Science
  • 5-10 years as a software engineer
  • Experience in a fast growth start-up environment desired
  • Experience scaling web services
  • Experience building developer infrastructure
  • Expertise in some of these technologies preferred: Ruby / Rails, JavaScript, Sinatra, SQL/Databases/MySQL, React

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

Senior Software Engineer (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

Code.org is transforming computer science education and changing the world. Working at Code.org, you’ll be playing an active role in getting computer science education into all schools for all students and building the competitive workforce of the future.

As Senior Software Engineer at Code.org, you’ll be a key contributor in delivering features in Code Studio, used by tens of millions students and teachers in K-12 classrooms around the world. You’ll be part of an agile, fast-moving team where you get to deliver features to customers quickly and frequently. You’ll get to work on hard computer science problems and use some of the latest web technologies.

Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Passion for our mission of #CSForAll
  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Computer Science
  • 5+ years as a software engineer
  • Ability to make senior level engineering contributions including a high level of output, tackling the hardest problems, and being a guiding voice on the team
  • Experience shipping significant features in commercial software products
  • Expertise in some of these technologies preferred: JavaScript, React, Ruby / Rails, SQL/Databases/MySQL

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

Software Engineer (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

Code.org is transforming computer science education and changing the world. Working at Code.org, you’ll be playing an active role in getting computer science education into all schools for all students and building the competitive workforce of the future.

As Software Engineer at Code.org, you’ll be delivering features in Code Studio, used by tens of millions students and teachers in K-12 classrooms around the world. You’ll be part of an agile, fast-moving team where you get to deliver features to customers quickly and frequently. You’ll get to work on hard computer science problems and use some of the latest web technologies.

Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Passion for our mission of #CSForAll
  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Computer Science
  • 3+ years as a software engineer
  • Expertise in some of these technologies preferred: JavaScript, React, Ruby / Rails, SQL/Databases/MySQL

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

UX / Visual Designer (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

Code.org is looking for an experienced, creative designer with the drive to own end-to-end design of a product with major impact.
You will own visual design across our website, marketing materials and education tutorials. These currently reach millions of people around the world. We have over 8 million students today and 10,000 new accounts created every day.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • The website for Code.org and Hour of Code
  • Tutorials to teach elementary students to code (examples: learning to draw with code or making a story with code)
  • Tools and a development environment for middle school and high school students to learn computer science
  • Marketing materials and handouts that are used for schools, districts, and partnerships

You will also need to be able to successfully communicate conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale, both verbally and visually.

Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate has strong, flexible visual design skills and experience in app and/or web design. We are looking for a self-starter who is passionate about improving education.

The candidate should have:

  • Experience with responsive design
  • Graphic/print layout experience
  • Proven ability to own end-to-end design for product, including style guides and design guidelines

Additional desired skills include:

  • Interest in education
  • Basic knowledge of computer science (taken any computer science course at some point - no active coding skill necessary)
  • CSS/HTML skills
  • Interaction design
  • Designing sprites, animations, etc. for sample video game assets
  • Bachelor's degree in graphics design, interaction design, fine arts, or a related discipline.
  • At least two years of relevant experience

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

Training and Development Specialist (Seattle, WA)

Job Summary:

Code.org is looking for a Training and Development Specialist for our Professional Learning & Community team. The specialist will be the coach and mentor for Code.org’s 200+ K-12 facilitators, who provide online and in-person training to over 10,000 K-12 teachers each year. This is a full time, exempt position based in our Seattle office.

Duties of this role include:

  • Serve as the internal expert on facilitator development and train-the-trainer
  • Draft agendas and deliver content for the annual Facilitator Development summit (2.5 days in May)
  • Work closely with the Facilitator Program Manager to ensure facilitator program cohesiveness
  • Host weekly office hours (or on an as needed basis) by curriculum program for facilitators to attend
  • Serve as a role model for excellent instructional facilitation and develop those capabilities in others.
  • Plan ongoing facilitator development activities, online and in person, throughout the school year
  • Monitor the Code.org facilitator online community and forums
  • Ensure a high level of quality for all Code.org PD sessions led by our facilitators
  • Identify, intervene and troubleshoot with facilitators who are struggling with performance
  • Develop tactics on improving facilitator practice for adult learning
  • Track and recommend facilitator program content issues to the Teacher Experience Program Manager

Skills and Experience:

We are looking for a thought leader in the facilitation space who is highly respected by K-12 educators, and has expertise in coaching others to deliver high quality facilitation.

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Strong instructional design and facilitation skills, and ability to support and mentor others in these domains.
  • Experience developing training materials/programs
  • Experience coaching participants in a train-the-trainer program
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Some knowledge of Computer Science
  • Bachelors degree or higher in Education or related field preferred
  • 5-7 years related experience

Email resume, cover letter, 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