Global Nomads Group (GNG) is preparing a generation of global citizens who are empathetic, aware, and taking action to solve some of the world’s most pressing issues. GNG is a nonprofit that leverages technology to give young people the opportunity to connect with peers from around the world – with the ultimate goal of equipping them with the skills they’ll need to successfully navigate across distance and difference. Since 1998, Global Nomads Group has reached over 1 million young people on all 7 continents.
To learn more, visit us at www.gng.org.
Join us! Through our programs, we are preparing the next generation of youth to be engaged global citizens capable of both professionally and socially navigating an increasingly interconnected world. GNG is currently embarking on a three-year growth strategy that includes developing and launching an online teen community space for meaningful, cross-cultural dialogue outside of more formal classroom settings.
As Program Coordinator, you will play an important role in the Pulse program department. Pulse program topics and events are relevant, timely, and responsive to contemporary youth interests. They utilize emerging communication and storytelling technologies to engage youth from around the world in meaningful, topic-based dialogue. Your main responsibilities will center around the development of a new online community for teens. Additionally, this position will support an ongoing Pulse program partnership and also contribute to the implementation of our signature Campfire program. You will play an integral role in curating content, developing systems and strategies, and designing a youth-focused virtual experience. You will work closely with GNG team members in the New York and Amman offices, and with educators and youth around the world.
Other tasks as necessary.
You are interested in cross-cultural connections, and may even have personal experiences that draw you to our mission. You enjoy collaborating with diverse groups of people in local and international settings, and are a pro at balancing the varying needs of multiple parties. You’ve worked with youth in either formal or informal education settings. You’ve used dialogue, facilitation, or mediation in educational settings and have experience training or guiding groups to use new tools. You understand working in an international office requires flexibility in work hours to accommodate time zone differences. In your work, you are organized, but also leave room for adaptability, as you know things don’t always turn out as planned. You have 1-3 years of work experience and/or a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. You are a global nomad.
This is a full-time exempt position based in New York City. International and domestic travel required 20% of the time. Salary and benefits will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Global Nomads Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We are a multicultural organization made up of individuals from varied backgrounds. We value the diverse perspectives of our colleagues and are inclusive of all members of our team in producing the best work product. We welcome applicants who will contribute to our goal of building a strong, diverse, and thriving organization that is capable of producing outstanding results as it grows.
To apply, please send your cover letter and resume as a single PDF file, subject line “Program Coordinator.” All applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will remain open until filled. The priority deadline is June 22, 2018.
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