ABOUT THE POSITION
The program specialist works as part of the program team to coordinate, develop and deliver high-quality peer learning and program partnership opportunities for the GEO community. The program specialist is a strong project owner who values relationships, process and results as critical components of any project, keeps up with and incorporates new ideas from the field, is excited by the opportunity to connect with members, understand their questions/challenges and connect them to other members, partners, resources, has experience with public speaking, facilitation and engaging groups of different sizes, and brings a collaborative and learning mindset to the work.
They are committed to relationship building, both with external stakeholders (such as GEO members, other grantmakers and partners) as well as GEO staff. As a key owner of specific projects, the program specialist supports work with multiple stakeholders to strengthen and execute impactful offerings. This position reports to the Director of Programs. This position involves up to 12% travel.
*Note that GEO staff are currently not traveling due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
HOW TO APPLY
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Interested applicants should apply on our jobs page at https://www.geofunders.org/about-us/jobs; a resume and cover letter must be included with your application.
We will accept applications until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received by February 15th.
In your cover letter, please share the following:
- Why are you a good fit for this position?
- Tell us about your experience developing and delivering programming in different formats (webinar, virtual workshop, multi-day training).
- A specific example of when you built programming with a partner organization or built a long-lasting collaboration.
- What appeals to you about working at GEO?