Program Coordinator

IGNITE Worldwide (Inspiring Girls Now In Technology Evolution)

Published 14 days ago

March 8, 2021
March 1, 2021
$22 - $25per hour

We are looking for someone based in the greater Puget Sound region. This role is remote now and after COVID.

IGNITE Worldwide (Inspiring Girls Now In Technology Evolution) is on a mission to ensure all girls and non-binary youth are educated about their career choices in STEM and are inspired to pursue financial independence in their futures. 

Our mission-driven nonprofit is looking for a collaborative and detail-oriented full-time Program Coordinator. This position is responsible for ensuring the success of IGNITE Worldwide programs for girls and non-binary students, such as company field trips, career panels, STEM workshops and more. Currently, all IGNITE events are being held online. In the future, events will resume in person. Key responsibilities include timely and professional communications, using Google Suite applications to organize and utilize information, creating blog posts and managing event registration on IGNITE Worldwide’s Wordpress website, and being a warm and welcoming organizational representative. The ideal candidate will be a highly-organized doer who is an enthusiastic collaborator as well as an independent worker. 

To be successful in this role, you will bring excellent communication, administrative, and technical skills as well as the ability to interface professionally with partners at technology companies, volunteers, and local educators. This position will work with and report to the Program Manager and Executive Director.

We encourage candidates to review the qualifications and key responsibilities below. Please submit a resume and cover letter describing your experience and qualifications and why you are motivated to support our mission.


  • Creating event blog posts in Wordpress following a standard procedure and template
  • Data and file management in Google Drive
  • Managing event registration information in Wordpress and updating event management spreadsheets in Google Drive
  • Sending timely communications about event logistics to volunteers, companies and teachers
  • Writing and scheduling email blasts for teachers and volunteers in Constant Contact 
  • Volunteer recruitment and management
  • Collaborating with Program staff to ensure the success of IGNITE events
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent technology skills - including Google Suite, Wordpress, and Constant Contact
  • Strong organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups, including STEM professionals, teachers, volunteers and students
  • Maturity and professional judgement
  • Resourceful and flexible, with the ability to anticipate challenges and act on opportunities
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Motivated to learn and master new technology platforms
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • A positive and empathetic attitude
  • Commitment to cultivating and growing a community of women in STEM 

BIPOC are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. 

About IGNITE Worldwide:

IGNITE Worldwide is the answer to achieving gender equity in STEM. We work directly with teachers during the school day to provide programming that promotes STEM education and career advancement for girls and non-binary youth from historically marginalized communities. Through hands-on events that connect students with role models who live and work in their communities, students recognize new possibilities for their futures.

We envision a world where every girl has IGNITE Worldwide at her school. All girls deserve equal access to STEM education during their school day, so they are aware of STEM opportunities and have the social and cultural capital to secure and thrive in a STEM career. IGNITE Worldwide promotes economic equality and workforce development by cultivating a diverse pipeline of talent and supporting a sustainable future for girls and their families. 

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We are looking for someone based in the greater Puget Sound region. This role is remote now and after COVID.

IGNITE Worldwide (Inspiring Girls Now In Technology Evolution) is on a mission to ensure all girls and non-binary youth are educated…

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Work may be performed anywhere in United States

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