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(Remote) Program Coordinator — G4C Student Challenge

Games for Change


Games for Change empower 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.

The Role:

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.

Program Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • 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’s mission

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