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Code Mobile Communications Lead - Toronto

Rate$450000 annual per project
Location Toronto, ON Canada (On-site)
Type of project General support, IT & Software Party / Event planning, Programming
Duration Contract 14 months
Education required Some college/University
Years of experience
Area of Specialization Computer Sciences
2018-01-17 Workhoppers Toronto ON
We are looking for an energetic, mission-driven person to join our team as Code Mobile Communications Lead

About the Role Our Code Mobile Communications Lead will deliver inspiring educational experiences with our Code Mobile and that we reach or exceed our learner goals across all of our programs. If we develop unique local partnerships and build our community of educators and learners across the region, our Code Mobile Communications Lead will have done their job well.

Key Responsibilities

Plan regional trips for the Code Mobile (GTA)
Be the main point of contact for each event partner and ensure that the team knows where they need to go, what the needs of the event are so that execution is flawless
Participate in the delivery of workshops and events as a mentor and lead instructor
Support event partners in promoting their events, as needed. This might be helping with registration efforts, finding venues and more
Coordinate pop-ups at events such as street festivals, tech faires, parking lot promotional events and more!
Coordinate local media coverage, participate in interviews
Execute and manage follow-ups, feedback surveys and analysis for all events
Manage parent communication for all events as needed
Promote events and activity through Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and blogging
Capture the events and the trip activities in photographs and videos
Manage volunteer recruitment, as needed
Collaborate with Chapters to ensure that Code Mobile is leveraging our broader team
Step into all team member roles, whether that is driving the truck, leading a workshop or managing inventory!
Greet all kids when they arrive and ensure they are set up for success
Ensure youth are learning and enjoying our programs
Support mentors in their roles. Deliver training and orientations to mentors, as needed
Ultimately, this role will be shaped by the person who fills it -- you will help determine what strategies and efforts are required to get the job done. The position will require you to be personable, self-directed, creative, and flexible. We are looking for someone who has displayed strong interpersonal skills and organizational capabilities throughout their career to date, and who has brought an entrepreneurial flair to every endeavour that they have undertaken.

About You

You have a G Class Drivers License. This is an absolute must
You have experience in leadership roles with youth - mentoring, teaching, coaching, ideally teaching in camp and/or classroom environments
You have strong interpersonal communication skills and love the social side of work
You have strong customer service skills and telephone etiquette
You have impeccable time-management, planning and organizing skills
It would be great if you have experience with providing support to educators
You might have some brand ambassador experience
It would help you if you have event coordination experience
You have demonstrated comfort in high-paced situations
You enjoy interacting with kids and are passionate about inspiring and teaching them
You are passionate about learning environments
You are a flexible team player and confident in asking the right questions and being engaged to find positive solutions
You are incredibly self-directed and need little supervision
You are superbly organized (You are obsessed with list*making)
You are known for your ability to plan, organize, and multitask with minimal supervision
You love to use online tools and technology to help you be effective and efficient
You consider yourself tech-savvy. You know your way around Google Tools such as Drive, Calendar and Hangouts
You have a basic understanding of HTML, CSS and Web Design
You can manage multiple events, people and deadlines
You have a driven personality to see projects and tasks through to completion
You have a 'no job is too big or too small' mentality
You are reliable, honest, and trustworthy and have strong integrity
You take initiative and are excited to come up with creative ideas as part of your job every day
You have first aid training and child and infant CPR (if you don’t have it already, it will be required that you get it prior to your start date)
You can expect that these role will be both fun and challenging. You will help shape the role and what it takes for you to be successful
Not technical? No problem. The first little while in this role will be a technical “crash course”, getting you trained on basic coding, on computational thinking principles, and on tools like Scratch.

Work Hours and Environment This is a full-time position with hours that vary week-to-week and day-to-day, relating the programming schedule (which you create and manage!). This role will work primarily from our HQ office space and one the Code Mobile but our organization has a flexible workplace policy. Our working environment is an alternative, open concept workspace.

Not from Toronto but still interested in this opportunity? We are open to positioning our Code Mobile somewhere else! Apply to start the conversation!

Some evening and weekend work will be required. Some travel will be required.

This role reports to our Code Mobile Program Delivery Manager!

Contract Length This is a contract that begins as soon as possible and ends March 31st, 2019, with the potential for extension!

Salary Range The salary range for this position is $40,000-$45,000 annually.

Why Join Our Team?

We’re doing something big and we have huge goals. You will be surrounded and supported by some amazing people who are light on ego, high on curiosity, and flat out want make a difference. We are always looking for talented individuals who bring strong skill sets that complement and add to our existing teams along with innovative thinking, team attitude and an ability to show results.

All positions at our organization include the following perks & benefits:

15 days of vacation annually
Up to 10 Personal Emergency Leave days per calendar year
Lieu Days for additional days worked, such as attending weekend and evening events or meetings
Extra time off (usually one week) during Organization downtime in December
Group benefits including medical and dental
A very progressive pregnancy & parental leave policy
The opportunity to participate in part-time courses and workshops for free
Enjoy our cool office and modern classroom space at Queen & Spadina (we have 5,000 square feet!)
Access to our Privacy Room (a private room with locking door for breastfeeding, pumping, prayer, yoga, etc.)
Be part of a growing team that is changing the digital literacy education industry in a big way
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