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Volunteering with Women in Localization

2018 Openings

Women in Localization is recruiting for several exciting volunteering positions! Come and be part of our team, we have the following openings. If you would like to apply for any of the opportunities listed below, please contact womeninl10n@gmail.com and include your contact information, position you would like to be considered, and your cv or LinkedIn profile link.

Senior Director, Metrics

Committee: Office of the Chair
Title: Senior Director, Metrics
Location: Anywhere
Collect, analyze, and track data pertaining to membership and social media. Spot trends that will help to foster our mission. Partner with the various committees to look for necessary data that will help to attract new members, sponsors, and strategic partnerships.

Senior Director, Membership

Committee: Office of the Chair
Title: Senior Director, Membership
Location: Anywhere
Description: Maintain membership outreach. Manage membership database. Develop and implement strategies to attract new members.

Chief Legal Counsel: 

Committee: Office of the Chair
Title: Chief Legal Counsel
Location: US or Europe
Preparation of legal documents. Advise on contractual agreements, disclaimers, and non-profit guidelines. Knowledge of GDPR.

Senior Director, Operations:

Committee: Office of the Chair
Title: Director, Operations
Location: US
Works tightly with the Chair. Oversee and insure that activities and processes run smoothly. Organize meetings with board members. Maintain distribution lists.

Committee: Events
Title: Events coordinator
Location: Bay Area
Women in Localization is looking for a volunteer reporting to our Senior Director of Events as part of the “Events Committee”. This candidate will work closely with key partners such as Localization World, Localization Institute, Common Sense Advisory, and GALA to offer the best possible presence and representation for Women in Localization’s members. 

Prerequisites: Member of Women in Localization, Localization Conference Attendee, Event Coordination. You are detail-oriented, articulate, have great communication and organizational skills. You will help plan events happening in the US where Women in Localization will be present, and already have a minimum of 3-5 years in the Localization industry. You are also flexible and willing to support our Sr. Director of Events for occasional calls with Europe and APAC to plan events abroad.

Committee: Strategic Partnerships
Title: Partnerships Manager (1-2 positions available)
Location: Preferably candidates are based in North America
The Strategic Partnership Committee of Women in Localization is seeking 1-2 new committee members to join our efforts in meeting our 2018 Strategic Goals & Initiatives. This is a volunteer position with a commitment of 1 year for 10-15 hours/month.

Overall responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate & align across W.L. Committees to meet our strategic partner’s expectations
  • Assist with building solid and repeatable processes to strengthen existing partnerships
  • Identify and operationalize key steps involved in onboarding new partners
  • Liaise with our partners and assist in the coordination of strategic partner events such as webinars, speaker panels, etc. across W.L. committees; including the soon to be formed Events Committee.

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Strong Project Management Experience is highly desirable
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to engage with external partners and build successful relationships
  • Proactive mindset and driven to meet given deadlines and requirements with little supervision
  • Experience in creating solid and repeatable processes and procedures
  • Attention to detail and ability to communicate and coordinate with chapters across the globe
  • Desire to grow, work with women internationally and be exposed to new situations and mentorship opportunities


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