Volunteer Opportunities

Women in Localization is recruiting for several exciting volunteer positions! Join our team.

If you would like to apply for any of the opportunities listed below, please contact volunteer@womeninlocalization.com and include your contact information, position you would like to be considered, and your cv or LinkedIn profile link.

Program: Technology
Title: WordPress Manager + Marketing Liaison
Number of openings: 1
Location: EMEA or U.S.
Description: This Program is looking for volunteers who are interested in the technical aspects of managing a big global volunteer organization, are enthusiastic about women issues and contributing to localization industry, and would love to become a part of a big family of women across the world. This is a volunteer position for a minimum 1 year commitment for approx. 10 hrs/m. Overall duties of technology committee members:
– Assist with development of a technology strategy for WL online platforms
– Review current technology, operations and risks
– Identify Technology opportunities
– Oversee operational technology risks
– Support chapters from technology point of view
– Maintain policies and procedures of WL technology strategy

The candidate will be responsible for:
– Own our web platform WordPress (infrastructure, not content)
– Build membership sign-on page & process for membership sign-up
– Create an area with gated content accessible only to members
– Serve as a liaison with the Marketing team regarding website infrastructure
Prerequisites: Knowledge of website infrastructure, ability to coordinate technology with marketing strategy

The ideal candidate needs to meet the following criteria:
– Expertise in technology and desire to learn more
– Good interpersonal and communication skills
– Experience in creating processes and procedures
– Experience in database management and/or web development (desired)
– Some experience in evaluating technology opportunities
– Some experience in the implementation and support of virtual platforms
– Knowledgeable in technology and desire to learn more
– Desire to grow, work with women across the globe and be exposed to new situations and mentorship opportunities
Preferred background: Software localization engineering and/or computer science; database administration and/or security networks; web development

Program: Marketing
Title: Project Manager – Partnership
Number of openings: 1
Location: Anywhere

W.L. has several marketing commitments to fulfill as per our agreements with our partners. This role will maintain communication between the Strategic Partnership program regarding social media and content requirements (with the exception of landing pages and producing event marketing). The Project Manager will oversee all social media and digital commitments.

The ideal candidate needs to meet the following criteria:

– Relationship Management
– Experience with Trello, Hootsuite and WordPress preferred, but not required.
– People Management, Project Management

Commitment Expected: 2-4 hours/week

Program: Education
Title: Mentorship and Education Program Director – New Initiatives
Number of openings: 1
Location: US preferable

W.L. is looking for a volunteer to lead new intiatives within Mentorship and Education Program. Overall duties include:
– build the team that will work on several new initiatives within content creation, internships and education
– meet regularly with the team in 1-1 or team meetings
– attend Directors call once a month to give status update on the progress of the activities
– communicate regularly with Board Sponsor

The ideal candidate needs to meet the have the below experience and skillset:

– team management, leadership
– organizational and analytical skills
– content management and content creation experience
– responsiveness and helpfulness
– enthusiastic attitude

Commitment Expected:

– Average 2 hours per week commitment
– At least 1-year term, more if desired (starting ASAP)
– Availability to lead the team on a regular basis
– Ability/Availability to respond in a timely and consistent matter