Canada Learning Code Careers

Communications Lead
Remote, Canada, Canada

Description

We are looking for a mission-driven, detail-oriented, inclusive individual to join our team as a Communications Lead. 

This is a full time, contract, salaried role.

Company

Canada Learning Code is Canada's leading national charity championing digital literacy education. Placing a special emphasis on women, transgender and beyond binary adults and youth, people with accessibility requirements, racialized people and new comers to Canada. Canada Learning Code is proud to work from coast to coast to make sure that all Canadians have access to the knowledge they need to prosper in our digital world. Originally founded as Ladies Learning Code in 2011, the organization has evolved to run programming for adults, youth and educators through programs Ladies, Girls, Kids, Teens and Teachers Learning Code. 
Though 2020 has certainly gone differently than we expected it to, at Canada Learning Code we remain focused on our mission. Today, we are delivering live-online learning experiences across the country for adults, youth and educators. To date, Canada Learning Code has reached over 600,000 learners through an in-person experience.

What Success Looks Like

  • We deliver an inspiring educational experience
  • We reach or exceed our learner goals across our programs
  • We develop unique local partnerships and build our community of educators and learners

Key Responsibilities

  • Administrative Tasks: 
  • Manage inbound requests for Code Mobile virtual visits in Salesforce and develop new leads for outbound outreach
  • Track registrant and attendee numbers in Salesforce experiences 
  • Execute and manage follow-ups, feedback surveys, and analysis for all events
  • Develop strategies to increase workshop registration and attendance, as well as post-experience survey response rates
  • Using Google Calendars, coordinate schedules for virtual Delivery Teams, ensuring a fully booked roster of workshops confirmed in advance
  • Ensure all Delivery Teams have the information required in advance of each workshop resulting in successful delivery every time
  • Create meeting links for virtual platforms such as Zoom, Google Meets, and Microsoft Teams
  • Launch public experiences and monitor event registration using Eventbrite
  • Communications & Partnerships:
  • Coordinate private, virtual workshops for adult, teacher, and youth programs in partnership with educators, group leaders, and community contacts
  • Work with community groups, schools, and districts to promote Canada Learning Code programs and initiatives 
  • Research and develop new opportunities for the Code Mobile to attend virtual events and conferences in partnership with other tech-based organizations and community groups
  • Increase access to computer science education through the coordination of our Laptop Lending program
  • Steward educator contacts on their journey to learning and teaching code, and develop a pipeline of Affiliate Partners who are committed to delivering Canada Learning Code lessons to youth learners
  • Represent Canada Learning Code at events, conferences and other opportunities as they arise
  • Internal Collaboration
  • When needed, support the Code Mobile Educator Leads with live-online workshops as a virtual Producer or Mentor
  • Work with Program Delivery team to develop special experiences and workshop series including youth Summer Camps
  • Work collaboratively with instructors to determine which content is best suited for which delivery partners
  • Support the development and execution of cross-functional events and projects by attending meetings, supporting on report development and sitting on project teams where applicable
  • Gather and share testimonials and magic moments directly from workshops or through post-workshop communications.


About You 

  • You are an excellent relationship builder and cultivator
  • You are focused on serving the needs of our learners and key stakeholders to ensure their success
  • You are empathetic with, and interested in the communities we strive to serve
  • You understand the value of proactive communication and create opportunities for consistent and highly-effective communication
  • You are a comfortable with ambiguity and can navigate change with positivity
  • You are confident in asking the right questions,  problem solving and finding the answers to your questions resourcefully
  • You are superbly organized (You are obsessed with list-making)
  • You love to use online tools and technology to help you be effective and efficient
  • You consider yourself tech-savvy and know your way around Google Tools such as Drive, Calendar and Hangouts
  • You have a 'no job is too big or too small' mentality
  • You take initiative and are excited to come up with creative ideas as part of your job every day
  • You can expect that this role will be both fun and challenging. You will help shape the role and what it takes for you to be successful
  • You are fluent in English and fluency in French is an asset
  • Must be able to provide a Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable sector screening.

Location

We are a remote-first team and our team members work remotely across Canada. With our hybrid model, our teams will have the option to continue to work remotely, work in our office from time to time, or work in the office every day (when it is safe to do so). Our office is located in Toronto near Queen and University (right around the corner from a subway station)!

This role may require some evening and weekend work. Some travel may be required if/when safe to do so. 

Reporting

This role reports to our Community Success Manager, Code Squad.

Compensation 

$50,000 annually + benefits 

Why Join Our Team?


We’re doing something big and we have huge goals. Canada Learning Code is a place where you will be surrounded and supported by some amazing people who are light on ego, high on curiosity, and flat out want to 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:

  • Being a  part of a growing team that is changing the computer science education industry in a big way
  • 15 days of vacation annually plus shut down during December (usually one week) for some rest and recharge time
  • Up to 10 Personal Leave days per calendar year that can be used as floater holidays for religious and traditional practices that don't match the standard holiday schedule or whatever else you might need
  • Group benefits including medical, dental and EAP
  • Pregnancy & Parental Leave Top Up Program  
  • Professional development and the opportunity to participate in part-time courses and workshops for free


Process

Step 1: Video Call with a member of our P&C Team 
Step 2: Meeting with Hiring Manager 
Step 3: Candidate Challenge with cross functional team members 
Step 4: Reference Check & Criminal Background Check
Step 5: Offer

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Our Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

Canada Learning Code is committed to building a transparent environment where everyone feels heard, welcomed and included. We believe Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging are fundamental in our vision to harness the power of technology to create a better and more inclusive future. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, Black people, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.

Our Commitment to Accessibility 

Canada Learning Code is committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process and work environment. Should you require any accommodation, please inform us and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any accessibility-related assistance, requests for information in accessible alternative formats or to report any accessibility problems, please contact us at people(@)canadalearningcode(dot)ca

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