TechGirls is a U.S. Department of State initiative and exchange program designed to inspire young women from Central Asia and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to pursue higher education and careers in technology through hands-on skills development. It is administered by Legacy International in partnership with Virginia Tech University's Center for Enhancement of Engineering Diversity.
Work as part of the TechGirls team to create a safe, secure, and rich learning environment. Primary responsibilities include: Designing and managing the quality and presentation of information on social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Whats App) and fulfilling the TechGirls development and communications goals. Oversee photo-documentation; collaborate with the team to get valuable content and assist with any press related matters. As part of the team you will identify and assist girls who may be delivering public presentations and or social media messages. You will work with each country group to provide content for the US Embassy in their country. On high profile days such as the Capstone event you will collaborate with events management and Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Department of State.
NOTE: This position requires some regional travel and residing with the participants (dorm or hotels) during the youths’ US exchange program, but it is primarily based in the Washington, DC area. In addition, all staff serve as a resident advisors for participants, assisting individual girls to meet the demands of the program. The team also provides general program support. This may include: event/meeting set-up, communications with program providers, assisting with logistics (procuring supplies, getting food, getting laundry done, errands).
Other Tech Girls openings include:
Send cover letter and resume by March 20 with “TechGirls Social Media” in the subject line to Hayley Pottle, [email protected]
Additional summer jobs with international youths and young adults posted at: https://www.legacyintl.org/get-involved/employment/
Legacy International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks qualified applicants to represent diverse geographical, ethnic, religious, and economic backgrounds. Our goal is to select the most qualified leaders for each program. The competitive standards are set by each group of applicants.
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