Iridescent is looking for a part-time Program/Special Events Coordinator to help plan and organize logistics for Technovation’s World Pitch event. World Pitch brings teams of girls from around the world together in California for a week of community building, exploration, tech field trips and the chance to share their app ideas live to an audience of experts and supporters.

This position will help ensure the week of World Pitch – and the main event– run smoothly. During World Pitch week (August 12-16, 2019), expect hours outside of the usual 9-5 plus some evening work.

If you have experience in an office environment, event logistics and are looking for flexible hours please send your resume, cover letter, and screening task (guidelines are below) to [email protected]. We will only consider applicants who submit all documents.

Position Title: Program/Special Events Coordinator
Compensation: $20/hr
Time Commitment: 20 – 25 hours/week
Location: San Francisco Bay Area, partially remote (you will be expected to come into the office every day your first week and then at least twice a week. During World Pitch week, you would work full time, including potential overtime).


Event planning

  • Lead communication to teams which will include, but not limited to, responding to inquiries, drafting emails, and answering participant questions.
  • Lead outreach for in-kind donations
  • Organize and manage logistical needs such as compiling team bios, tracking receipts and invoices , organizing inventory, and print materials
  • Other responsibilities as needed

World Pitch Week

  • Assist with set up and clean up at events
  • Assist with registration during event
  • Assist our social media specialist during the week including assisting with interviews
  • Lead a poster board creation session
  • Make sure that all the supplies are restocked (pencils, papers, markers)
  • Help teams design their poster board and print materials

World Pitch Night

  • Assist with set up and clean up
  • Assist with volunteers
  • Escort teams to be interviewed by the media and/or videographer

This part-time position could lead to a full time program position based in the Bay area in the Fall of 2019.

Screening Tasks:

  • What tools and/or tricks do you use to stay organized?
  • Please tell us about a successful event you helped organize and execute in 1 paragraph.