We’ve been around for a few years and have laid the ground work for and launched several successful programs. Our leadership team is looking to expand to help our organization continue to grow and better serve the needs of the Kansas City community. If you’re interested in taking a more active role in our organization, our available positions are listed below. If you’re interested in applying, please email your resume and a short description of why you’d make a great fit for the role to jennifer.wadella@kcwomenintech.org. View all leadership roles and org chart.

 

Kansas City Women in Technology Board Roles:

 

Marketing Director:

The marketing chair is responsible for overseeing the marketing team in marketing and promoting the organization to attendees, mentors, volunteers, and sponsors. Management skills encouraged, graphic design skills desired. Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing creating & designing of annual report
  • Overseeing social media strategy and efforts
  • Overseeing monthly newsletter campaigns
  • Overseeing public relations efforts
  • Overseeing designing promotional materials and white papers based on KCWiT data and success stories
  • Ensure all design work + social media matches organizational brand guidelines

 

Public Relations Chair:

The public relations chair is responsible for marketing Kansas City Women in Technology to news sources and assisting in responding to press requests, and writing press releases. Responsibilities include:

  • Reaching out to local papers/magazines/news sources to write about/promote KCWiT programs
  • Writing and distributing press releases – leadership speaking at conferences
  • Research local awards and submit KCWiT programs, leaders, and members for awards

 

Diversity & Inclusion Chair:

The Diversity & Inclusion chair is responsible for executing on the D&I vision of the organization. This role will not only consult on the internal operations of organization efforts to improve D&I, but act as a community liaison to ensure KCWiT leadership, speakers, members, and attendees better reflect that of the Kansas City community as a whole . This is an administrative/networking role. Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting quarterly surveys across  programs to track D&I goals
  • Soliciting community feedback on areas of improvement for D&I
  • Suggesting and aiding in program improvement in regards to D&I
  • Acting as community liaison for D&I within technology
  • Coordinating with partnership & community outreach chairs as prudent
  • Assisting in managing contact sheet of D&I partners and programs
  • Attending relevant community D&I meetings on KCWiT’s behalf

 

Fundraising Coordinator Chair:

The fundraising coordinator chair is responsible for securing sponsorships for KCWiT. Responsibilities include:

  • Responding to sponsorship requests
  • Soliciting new sponsors
  • Ensuring sponsorship terms are followed and websites are updated accordingly
  • Providing promotional materials & whitepapers to past, present, and future sponsors
  • Managing KCWiT profiles on non-profit sites like Guidestar
  • Pursuing community grants
  • Coordinating with local partners to assist in joint grant efforts

 

 

CoderDojoKC Leadership Roles:

 

Marketing Director

The marketing director is responsible for marketing the program both to attendees and potential mentors/volunteers through identifying and understanding target markets and planning, developing, and implementing marketing strategies that align with the programs goals. Responsibilities include:

  • Export previous attendee information from Eventbrite and import to mailchimp
  • Sending monthly micro-newsletters to attendees
  • Schedule monthly social media posts to promote event
  • Post/schedule weekly engagement posts
  • Post eventbrite events with tracking links to calendars including:
    • KCWiT website
    • Facebook
    • Meetup
    • KC STEM Alliance
    • KC Sourcelink
  • Post program mentor/volunteer/leader bios to KCWiT blog

Site A 

Program Co-Director

The program co-director is responsible for assisting in coordinating, managing, and running the CoderDojoKC program. This is a more administrative role. Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in running sessions
  • Coordinating with Venue for space usage
  • Ensuring volunteer reminder calendar events/emails go out
  • Responding to email questions in 48 hours
  • Managing Eventbrite orders/cancellations/waitlist
  • Updating the website with Eventbrite button, and other various requests
  • Creating/managing ticket types for community partners (BBBS, etc.)

 

Site B 

Program Director

The program director is responsible for coordinating, managing, and running the CoderDojoKC program. This is a technical/speaking/public facing role. Responsibilities include:

  • Running sessions
  • Bringing session materials: worksheets, photo permission slips, stickers, water
  • Checking out and bringing laptops, hotspots, and other tech from KCWiT registry
  • Overseeing or delegating promotion and marketing of program
  • Recruiting/onboarding volunteers, mentors, & new leadership

 

Program Co-Director

The program co-director is responsible for assisting in coordinating, managing, and running the CoderDojoKC program. This is a more administrative role. Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in running sessions
  • Coordinating with Venue for space usage
  • Coordinating with community partners
  • Ensuring volunteer reminder calendar events/emails go out
  • Responding to email questions in 48 hours
  • Managing Eventbrite check in

 

Coding & Cupcakes Leadership Roles:

 

Program Director

The program director is responsible for coordinating, managing, and running Coding & Cupcakes program. This is a technical/speaking/public facing role. Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and GitHub is required. Responsibilities include:

  • Running sessions
  • Bringing session materials: worksheets, photo permission slips, stickers, cupcakes, water
  • Checking out and bringing laptops, hotspots, and other tech from KCWiT registry
  • Overseeing or delegating promotion and marketing of program
  • Recruiting/onboarding volunteers
  • Modifying curriculum as needed/integrate hardware tech(LittleBits, Jewelbots)

 

Mentor Director

The mentor director is responsible for recruiting, communicating with, and managing adult and junior mentors. Responsibilities include:

  • Sending monthly reminder emails to mentor mailing list
  • Onboard new mentors
  • Track mentor attendance
  • Oversee junior mentor program
  • Report mentor statistics to Program Mentor Coordinator

 

Marketing Director

The marketing director is responsible for marketing the program both to attendees and potential mentors/volunteers through identifying and understanding target markets and planning, developing, and implementing marketing strategies that align with the programs goals. Responsibilities include:

  • Export previous attendee information from Eventbrite and import to mailchimp
  • Sending monthly micro-newsletters to attendees
  • Schedule monthly social media posts to promote event
  • Post/schedule weekly engagement posts
  • Post eventbrite events with tracking links to calendars including:
    • KCWiT website
    • Facebook
    • Meetup
    • KC STEM Alliance
    • KC Sourcelink
  • Post program mentor/volunteer/leader bios to KCWiT blog
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