We are seeking a passionate and talented Communications Specialist who will work closely with our Director of Strategic Partnerships and Development to focus primarily on: building content, upkeeping social media, supporting execution of events and communcations, and provide general support to maximize development team success.
Ada Developers Academy (ADA) (www.adadevelopersacademy.org), located in downtown Seattle, provides an intensive software developer training program for women and gender non-binary students with little or no prior software development experience. In one year, students are taught programming techniques and best practices to enable them to become junior developers. The program consists of two distinct parts - six months in the Ada classroom, and five months of internship at local sponsor companies where students refine their skills working on real-world code.
CULTURE AT ADA: You will be joining a collaborative and growing team at our entrepreneurial nonprofit. We are proud to be celebrating our 5thanniversary and 350th graduates this year. We are a creative group, working to determine how Ada can continue to grow our impact. We are:
OUR VISION: Ada Developers Academy is designed to increase the number of underrepresented skilled software developers while redefining and reinventing the way we prepare individuals to be successful in information technology careers. With an intensive, inclusive, and positive learning community, we aim to directly address both the information technology labor shortage in Washington and the lack of diverse experience, thought, and background in the software industry.
OUR MISSION: Ada Developers Academy’s mission is to diversify Tech by providing women and gender diverse people the skills, experience, and community support to become professional software developers who contribute to changing the world with software
ADA is a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE MissionWorks (www.tsne.org).
Social Media and Marketing- 50%
Support Development Director- 10%
We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.
ADA/TSNE envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.
As an EOE/AA employer, ADA/TSNE will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.