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Program Coordinator, Women in Tech

Job Description

The Canadian Women's Network is looking for a full time contractor to oversee the coordination of our upcoming startup cohort. We'd love to hear from you and anyone that you think would be a great fit!

The PROGRAM Coordinator will support:

The Canadian Women's Network is designed to support Canadian female founders and women in tech grow their business and drive economic value back to Canada. Our cohort program invites female led startups from all sectors under $1M in revenue and from all regions across Canada to join us for a week of programming, mentorship and connections in the Valley.

We will offer our 3rd cohort the week of June 17th and are looking for a full time contractor to act as program lead through July with the opportunity of this turning into a full time position.

You will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing the coordination of all aspects of the program (we have a framework already established)

  • Website updates and creation of online application (Squarespace and Google forms so not complicated :-)

  • Invite and confirm 30 investors and mentors for our one-on-one mentorship component, (you will leverage the network we have in place but also reach out to new potential contacts)

  • Create content that we will use to promote the application period and work with our marketing team to keep content fresh in our newsletter and on social media platforms

  • Help manage the selection process -- confirm selection committee members and communicate final list of applications for view

  • Establish regular communication with the companies that have been selected into the program

  • Coordinate logistics for our welcome dinner as well as our public panel event

  • Secure speakers for our workshops and public events

This a great fit if you are:

  • Interested in building a network in the Silicon Valley tech ecosystem

  • Experienced in managing a program or project from start to finish

  • Excited about offering your ideas to enhance the experience for the startups

  • Passionate about supporting women in tech

  • Interested (and thrive) in a fast pace environment

  • Equally good at working in teams as you are on your own

Our Values

  • We believe in being courageous, even though it's often really hard

  • We encourage each other to ask for help, and offer it at every turn

  • We treat everyone with equal respect and act as if we're the CEO and the janitor

  • While we are always aspiring for greatness, we never forget our roots

  • We believe that one + one = eleven, so working in collaboration is our only approach

  • We love what we do and we do what it takes to get the job done, ideally right

  • But we also believe done is better than perfect

If this sounds like something you would like to be involved with, we're excited to hear from you!

Application Details

Applications can be sent to jfedeyko@connectionsiliconvalley.com.

Compensation

This role is based in San Francisco.

Full-time, Contract

Salary: $20.00 to $25.00 /hour 

Why You Should Work With Us

Connection Silicon Valley (CSV) is immersed in the heart of Silicon Valley technology and innovation. Our clients range across multiple sectors and are looking for ways to understand today's emerging technologies. We get connected into many startups and have the opportunity to learn about them and their technologies before they are in the headlines. We connect large corporate enterprise into technologies, influencers and innovation peers. At the end of the day, we have the pleasure to connect smart people and interesting technologies with potential customers, partners and investors. And that is pretty cool.