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About Us

Engineering is a huge part of what powers a tech company, but let’s make one thing clear: the career possibilities in tech are varied and endless.

We give high school and college women access to real Advisors, exclusive events at top tech companies, and no-fluff resources to help them explore and land their first internship or job.

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Our Mission

Prepare young women everywhere to claim their place in the careers, industries, and roles they want - starting with the tech industry.

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Get Involved

Whether you’re building a fashion empire or innovating the next big tech idea, get the tangible tools and know-how to drive your success.

 
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WAVE: Advisor Program

Get connected 1:1 with boss professionals and build your own board of Advisors.
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Event Series and Meetups

Attend speed advising, tech deep dives, workshops, and panels across the country.
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College Ambassadors

Become or connect with a #BUILTBYGIRLS ambassador to be our voices on campus.
Learn more

 
 
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Connected Community

Kick it with us on social, in our private Slack group or at in-person events.
Join us

 
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Internship Boards

Find and apply to exclusive internship opportunities from partner companies.
Explore roles

 
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Career-Ready Resources

Articles, newsletters, and videos galore to drive you into action.
See here

 

Our Impact

 

Since February 2017

 
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6 official city hubs - and nationwide opportunities

We currently offer in-person programming for young women and professionals in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, and Austin. Not in one of these cities? We also offer remote programming via WAVE in all other USA zips. Want to bring #BUILTBYGIRLS to your neighborhood? Reach out in the chat below and let us know.

 
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The Team

 

The #BUILTBYGIRLS team is small but mighty. Our different backgrounds, industry experiences and perspectives help to build a product that we’re really proud of. Take a look around and say hello!

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Nisha Dua

Founder

 
 
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Tiana Kara

Executive Director

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Amanda Pena

Community

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Carol Chan

Brand and Content

 
 
 
 
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Corie Miller

Product Manager

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Ciara Bush

UX Insights and Design

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Veronica Li

Engineering

 
 
 
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Maggie Stamets

Content

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Allison Pinz

Social and Design Intern

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Andrew Rivera

Product Intern

 
 
 
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Join the Team 

Customer Service & Program Coordinator

New York, NY
Part time, 20-25 hours per week

We’re looking for a customer service & program coordinator to lead the charge in creating a seamless and engaging experience for our current users - both young women and high-profile professionals- and ultimately help build the largest connected community of young tech talent in the country. You’ll support the evolution of our WAVE program and directly impact the pipeline of young women + nonbinary talent in tech.

This person will support the small but mighty three-person product team in administering the WAVE program, providing direct customer support, as well as overseeing pilot programs and product prototypes such as managing our #BUILTBYGIRLS community internship board and Slack channels. The ideal candidate is excited to work directly with our community of students and professionals while providing hands-on support for new programs and product features.

This person has strong interpersonal skills, is fluent in teen-speak, is focused on providing top notch customer experiences, and leverages technology to simplify their day to day. This is the perfect opportunity for an organized people person, who wants to get some more experience in tech. This is a contractor position in Oath’s New York City office, with opportunity to work remotely.

Responsibilities include

  • Implement and scale an exceptional support experience for all our users

  • Work directly with users to troubleshoot issues via email, live chat

  • Synthesize and report on user pain points

  • Help product team with day to day administration of making and supporting Advisor/Advisee pairs in the WAVE program

  • Drive WAVE program completion and user retention

  • Engage our #BUILTBYGIRLS Slack community of almost 1,000 girls on a daily basis and our Advisor Slack of almost 700 employees

  • Manage the #BUILTBYGIRLS community internship board and maintain partner relationships

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or at least 1 year professional experience- customer support experience a plus

  • Comfortable writing professional messages to disgruntled and happy users alike

  • Data-driven decision maker

  • Detail-oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Highly motivated proactive self starter

  • Available to work 15 hours per week

  • Eligible to work in the U.S.

Bonus Skills

  • Previous customer support experience

  • Experience with email marketing tools (Intercom, etc)

  • SQL, or interest in learning


Social Media Manager*

We’re looking for a Social Media Manager to engage and grow our social community. This individual will have the exciting opportunity to lead content creation, planning, community management, and performance optimization across key social platforms to engage the #BUILTBYGIRLS audience. The ideal candidate is obsessed with social media, has a pulse on topics that matter to Gen Z, and an eye for quality design.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement a social media strategy. Manage the monthly content calendar and daily engagement with the community.

  • Manage and post to all #BUILTBYGIRLS social platform including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and more.

  • Develop post concepts and write all the captions in brand voice. Produce content across all channels (photos, GIFs, illustrations, videos, IG stories).

  • Keeping track of cultural moments, branded events, newsletter content to align content with timely moments.

  • Create detailed social media plans, including IG Stories, events, programs, influencer takeovers etc.

  • Analytics tracking + reporting (weekly, monthly, quarterly).

  • Foster and maintain relationships with internal and external organizations, brands, influencers for cross-promotion opportunities.

  • Capture real-time content at local #BUILTBYGIRLS events.

  • Test emerging formats and platforms as they arise.  

  • Experience with paid social across Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn is a plus.

Requirements:

  • 2-4 years of social media management experience.

  • Lives and breathes social media. Has a passion and instinct for keeping on top of the latest trends and platform changes.

  • Design / graphic experience with Photoshop and/or Illustrator is a huge plus.

  • Excellent writer and creative thinker. A good visual eye and ability to identify quality content.

  • Ability to understand the larger context and business objectives of your workstream.

  • Is self-directed and self-motivated, but collaborates well; is energized by the idea of cross-department collaboration.

  • Is agile; learns quickly, moves fast, and works well under pressure.

  • Thoughtful about maintaining a consistent brand identity across all social media channels.



Interested? Send an email with your resume and cover letter to Carol@builtbygirls.com

*This is a contractor role