Iridescent is a global engineering and technology education non-profit. We support low-income communities to engage in engineering and technology projects. We have been running for 12 years and have supported 100,000+ underserved children and parents across 100 countries.

We offer two programs at Iridescent:

  • Technovation is the world’s largest global tech program for girls ages 10 to 18. Through Technovation, girls learn how to identify a problem in their community, develop a mobile app to solve it, and launch a business. Over the past 8 years, more than 10,000 girls from 100 countries have participated in the program to solve local problems.
  • Curiosity Machine engages underserved children and parents to develop problem-solving skills through STEM project-based family design challenges. Through Curiosity Machine trainings and support, organizations around the world have helped ~80,000 children and parents develop their creativity, curiosity and perseverance.

We’re seeking a passionate, creative, self-motivated individual with marketing and communications experience to develop, implement and execute strategic marketing plans for Iridescent, assist with promoting major annual events and programs, and join a small but mighty marketing team to tell Iridescent’s story and inspire more people to join this movement.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a marketing strategy for the organization and its two flagship programs
  • Work closely with marketing team to identify target markets and determine how best to reach them
  • Work closely with creative team in development of creative marketing campaigns and assets
  • Support fundraising team with communicating the success of our programs and building a stronger brand
  • Liaise with communication teams at corporate partners media organizations and advertising agencies; advocate for Iridescent’s interests
  • Lead market research efforts to determine the viability of current and existing products/services
  • Coordinate meetings between external PR Firms and CEO. Manage agendas, facilitate conversations, follow-up on action items throughout week
  • Hire and manage external SEO consultant to optimize all websites

Key characteristics of a team member who thrives at Iridescent are:

  • Passion for improving educational experiences and outcomes for underserved youth around the world
  • Seeks opportunities to continuously learn and adapt
  • Exceptional communication and organization skills for sharing and transferring information effectively across a remote team
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Ability to work in a very fast-paced, remote and dynamic environment
  • Analytical; comfort with managing data and identifying trends
  • Ability to work with diverse people and perspectives, organizations, communities, and cultures
  • Organized, detail oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Exceptional  writing skills
  • Self-motivated and dependable
  • Able to balance important daily tasks alongside high level decision making responsibilities

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5-10 years experience in marketing and communication

Skills Preferred:

  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively
  • Budget-management skills and proficiency
  • Skilled in building reach and engagement with online communities and large corporations
  • Analytical skills to forecast and identify trends and challenges
  • Familiarity with the latest trends, technologies and methodologies in marketing, including grass roots and guerilla marketing

To Apply:

  • Review our websites and social media to learn more about our AI Family Challenge program.
  • Develop a strategy to recruit 10,000 CuriosityMachine.org participants for the AI Family Challenge – over the course of three months. Use our impact reports to understand what we have tried in the past to do to recruit and retain online users.
  • Provide details on how Iridescent would execute on this strategy with targeted groups and continue to foster relationships.

Submit all materials in a combined PDF to [email protected]