THE GIRLS IN TECH IMPACT
We are a non-profit. Girls in Tech is the world’s largest women in tech organization with more than 62,000 members in 32 countries, six continents and over 1 million total followers on social media. Since our founding in 2007, over 10,000 women have attended our Catalyst Conference. We have funded, mentored and supported over 5,000 entrepreneurs through AMPLIFY, our startup pitch competition. Our coding, design, and startup Bootcamps have garnered over 65,000 participants. Our online learning platform, the Global Classroom has taught over 25,000 students how to develop websites and print in 3D. And lastly, our Hackathon series has attracted 125,000 participants to solve local and global problems. We’re always innovating and creating new programs to respond to the local and global needs of our Girls in Tech members.
BENEFITS OF BEING OUR NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
If you’re interested in turning your passion for supporting women in technology into an opportunity to enact tangible change in your community, this is the role for you. With the support of a global network, you will enhance your career through event planning, project management, development, recruitment, and much more. You will receive exclusive invitations to Girls in Tech events around the world and join a community that makes a real impact every day. If you are excited about diversity and inclusion, gender equality, and driving change, then opening a chapter is for you! Overall, becoming an Executive Director is a great way to give back and gain valuable management experience at the same time, Girls in Tech invites you to join the movement.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR?
Below is an overview of the Executive Director role and responsibilities (gender neutral – all can apply!):
- The Executive Director is a pro-bono leadership position, responsible for serving as the chapter second in command. S/he will report directly to the Irish chapter MD.
- Responsible for the leadership of the chapter, as well as recruiting and managing its Advisory Board (typically 7-12 team-members that support running the chapter with the MD). The time commitment varies per chapter, but a good rule of thumb is about 5-7 hours a week.
- Organizes quarterly events and programs for the chapter.
- Shares responsibilities with MD for providing Global with annual reporting on the following: (1) membership and attendance metrics for all program events, (2) schedule of upcoming programs, (3) accounting details and status, (4) sponsorship and partnerships secured.
- Meet with your Advisory Board for team gatherings and attends biweekly evening team conference calls.
- Maintains a level of professionalism as a representative of our global organization within your respective community.
What we will priotize: Experience in organising/managing events; Running past non-profit/association organisations; UI/UX design skills; social media/content marketing skills
If you are interested, please send your application to [email protected] + detail the following:
- Mark the subject line with the position you are applying for.
- Attach a current CV – and include your Linkedin URL
- Tell us “why you want to be the new ED”; “what you will bring to the table”; “What do you hope to gain”
- Take this personality test (takes 10min) and share the link to your result.
*please highlight any current and past volunteering and entrepreneurial experience.
Can’t wait to see you onboard!
Girls in Tech Dublin