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Django Girls Communications Officer
at Django Girls [Closed]

(6 months, 3 weeks ago)

Django Girls is recruiting for two roles (which could be filled by one person if appropriate). Each role will be an initial 6-month contract, with the potential to renew this on a rolling basis (dependent on funding available). All contractors receive a rate of £20 per hour. The successful candidate will need to be registered as self-employed and be able to invoice Django Girls monthly.

The roles will be advertised until filled, so please apply early.

We pay contractor invoices on receipt (honestly, we actually do!).

Django Girls is a non-profit organization and a community that empowers and helps women to organize free, one-day programming workshops by providing tools, resources and support. We are a volunteer run organization with hundreds of people contributing to bring more amazing women into the world of technology. We are making technology more approachable by creating resources designed with empathy.

During each of our events, 30-60 women build their first web application using HTML, CSS, Python and Django.

Communications Officer

This is a paid, remote position, working a max of 16 hours a month (this may change in the future) handling all the day-to-day communication of the organisation.


  • Communicate Django Girls impact to the world by managing the organisation's newsletter and Social Media presence.
  • Ensuring all communications for Django Girls are consistent in terms of voice, branding, message and frequency of posting across all digital channels
  • Monitoring and engaging with Django Girls' social media accounts (currently Facebook, Twitter, & LinkedIn)
  • Managing and contributing to the Django Girls blog (Tumblr)
  • Writing our monthly newsletter
  • Assist the Fundraising Coordinator with delivering effective campaigns

Skills, knowledge and experience required (for both posts):

  • Excellent written English communication skills (Essential)
  • Ability to work on own initiative and manage own workload (Essential)
  • Good organisational skills (Essential)
  • Experience in working with charities (Desirable)
  • Experience in working with people internationally (Desirable)
  • Experience in working with marginalised groups (Desirable)

In order to apply for this one or both positions please include a covering letter* with your resume explaining how you would be suitable for the position(s). If you have any examples of relevant work done previously, please include these with your application (attachments or links are fine).

For more information please contact

*covering letters can be sent in audio/video format if preferred

Desired skills:

django, communication


Manchester, England, United Kingdom, Remote (Remote OK)