We’re Hiring: Program Coordinator (Education)


Games for Change seeks an organized, proactive, and team-oriented Program Coordinator to provide support for the G4C Student Challenge. This person will report to the Director of Programs and Operations and the Program Manager. This is a full-time entry level position operating remotely currently but may eventually transition to working in the NYC office.

  • Database management – Create and maintain databases for various audiences (Teachers, community groups, coding organizations, etc.). Track communications, participation numbers, and key program milestones
  • Writing and communication – Compose copy for overview documents, concept decks, emails, website copy, blog posts, and provide stakeholder communication support. Oversee Student Challenge email account
  • Event management – Support virtual events (Teacher PD, game jams, office hours/workshops, award ceremony)
  • Competition management – Support the tracking and review of submissions and general competition management. Develop an outreach plan for the National G4C Student Challenge and conduct outreach for the program
  • Research – Research CTLE certification and certification policies and procedures in states across the US, research schools across the U.S. (possibly internationally), gather information about other scholarships + competitions. Perform other research as needed
  • Outreach – Developing outreach plans and leading on conducting general outreach for the program. Assist with In-Kind donation outreach and organization
  • Miscellaneous – Note taking during internal and external meetings. Support program with various tasks as needed

Key Qualifications:

  • Excellent grammar, writing, communication skills, and attention to detail
  • A track record of keeping organized filing systems online and offline
  • Familiar with Google Drive apps and Dropbox
  • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Experience and/or interest in educational programming
  • Experience with Mailchimp a plus
  • Very reliable, self-motivated, punctual, proactive and responsive over email
  • Proven ability to multitask and prioritize competing responsibilities
  • Desire to share Games for Change‚Äôs mission

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About Games for Change
Founded in 2004, Games for Change empowers game creators and social innovators to drive real-world change using games that help people to learn, improve their communities, and contribute to make the world a better place. We convene stakeholders through our annual G4C Festival and foster the exchange of ideas and resources through workshops and consulting projects. We inspire youth to explore civic issues and learn 21st-century and STEM skills through our Student Challenge and train educators to run game design classes on impact games. We incubate projects through our game design challenges and executive production expertise in coalition building. We act as an amplifier by curating and evangelizing games for change to the public through our games arcades and awards.