Volunteer Opportunities


Women in Localization is recruiting for several exciting volunteering 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.

Committee: Sponsorship
Title: Engagement Manager

Number of openings: 1
Location: EMEA or U.S.
Description: Women in Localization is looking an Engagement Manager for our Women in Localization Program.

This individual will provide support for our sponsors and outreach to the localization community around the world. Ideally, you will have experience working with strategic accounts in localization or tech. You will have excellent organizational, written and verbal skills and the ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and organize databases and information.

As we have to connect on regular calls with our team and sponsors, the preferred geographical locations would be within EMEA or North/South America.

Responsibilities:
•Works with program staff to ensure on-time submission of sponsorship packages
•Manage a defined portfolio of existing sponsors as well as prospects to ensure proper cultivation, maintenance, and solicitation: prepare strategy/research memos and draft meeting request/follow-up correspondence
•Coordinate with the sponsorship program and marketing and technology programs as well as sponsors and their marketing managers ensure that funds processing and sponsorship acknowledgments and PR content are completed in a timely and accurate manner
•Coordinates meetings with key program staff to advance sponsorship packages development efforts
•Handle prospect/participant complaints, provide appropriate solutions and alternatives within the time limits; follow up to ensure resolution
•Additional activities to support the sponsorship program as we are growing

Time Commitment: 6-8 hours per month

 

Committee: Technology
Title: Eventbrite Manager – Chapter Liaison

Number of openings: 1
Location: Anywhere
Description:

Own and manage our event management tool Eventbrite

  • Serve as a technology liaison with our US-based and international chapters
  • Monitor compliance, provide Eventbrite support to all global chapters, document processes.
  • Prerequisites: Attention to detail, ability to communicate with and coordinate with chapter managers across the whole globe, ability to implement our strategy across chapters
  • Participate in bi-weekly calls of Technology Program. Engage and collaborate on technology and cross-functional initiatives

Time Commitment: 5 hours per month

Committee: Marketing

Title: Content Creator

Location(s): 3 US, 3 Europe, 2 Asia

Volunteer Responsibilities

Our content is very important to us. It’s where we bring all of our chapters and members together through sharing blogs, press releases and chapter and industry events. Keeping the flow of communication fluid to our team and our 5,000+ worldwide members is critical and the Content Creators will be key members of the Marketing Committee.

 

Content Coordinators write marketing content including (but not limited to) blogs, articles, press releases and social media posts (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn). 

Skills

Required:

  • Ability to develop and suggest ideas for new content
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated and works well in a team environment, attention to detail, demonstrated follow-through 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Research and interviews are necessary to create the content

Nice to have:

  • Interest or experience with marketing, copywriting, journalism or content creation 
  • Interest or experience in researching topics and interviewing 
  • Basic understanding about social media and writing posts for different social media platforms

Commitment Expected

  • Delivery of 1 blog or article every 6 months (2 blogs/year)
  • Available for monthly Marketing All-Hands Meetings

Committee: Technology
Title: WordPress Manager + Marketing Liaison

Number of openings: 1
Location: EMEA or U.S.
Description:
The Technology Committee of Women in Localization 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/month. 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 the US-based and international 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 and 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

Committee: Mentoring and Education
Title: Mentoring Program Coordinator

Number of openings: 1
Location: U.S. preferable
Description: Women in Localization is looking for a volunteer to support Mentoring Matchmaking Program. The program is very popular and we need to expand our team to accommodate growing demand.

The Mentoring Program Coordinator will :

  • work closely with Mentoring Program Manager to co-ordinate various tasks
  • match mentors with mentees, initially under the guidance of Program Manager, later independently
  • check every 2-3 days if new mentors or mentees have signed up to the program
  • maintain the mentoring pool
  • communicate regularly with Mentoring Program Manager

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

  • organizational and analytical skills
  • solid writing skills
  • attention to detail
  • responsiveness and helpfulness
  • enthusiastic attitude

Commitment: 

  • Average 2 hours per week commitment
  • At least 1-year term, more if desired (starting ASAP)
  • Availability to attend this program on a regular basis
  • Ability/Availability  to respond in a timely and consistent manner