TechSoup Europe is the European division of TechSoup, headquartered in San Francisco and led by Fundacja TechSoup, an independent Polish Foundation.
In the last 33 years, TechSoup has connected over 1.2 million nonprofits and delivered more than US$13.5 billion in technology tools and philanthropic services from over 100 corporate and foundation partners all over the world.
TechSoup Europe together with over 40 partner organizations representing many different areas : capacity building, media literacy, civic engagement, social innovation, or digital inclusion, helps nonprofits including grassroots, small, local organizations in 53 European countries and territories build their capacity.
We equip changemakers with transformative technology products, knowledge, and services so they may benefit from technology and focus on their mission.
The ideal candidate for the Training Coordinator position should have the ability and experience in building and sustaining international communities online and offline, developing interaction, dialogue and action around subjects relevant to TechSoup Community Program : civic technology, information and media literacy, social campaigning, open data, transparency and accountability, open society, social and digital inclusion and other.
This role requires experience in communication, adult education, training, facilitation and event organizing. This is a horizontal role across TechSoup Europe Program projects, which requires close cooperation with the team and project managers.
This position requires flexibility and travel in Europe and internationally as well.
Contributing to developing innovative approaches to community engagement across Europe
Travelling to project sites and attending events of interest for further development of partnerships
Taking an active part in supporting the strategic directions development and new project opportunities
Working closely with different Program team members to connect impact of diverse projects; advising project managers and implementing requirements set forth by project managers
Facilitating workshops and trainings offline and online
Helping build and maintain education resources, guides, and toolkits related to various programs and communities
Contributing to development of training curricula, in cooperation with partners and subcontractors
Recruitment, and management of local training partners (NGOs, trainers, and experts) to support participants'™ recruitment and local training organization
Accountability for pool of trainers creation, curation, evaluation in cooperation with Training and Education Manager
Trainings organization and logistics - preparation of timetable of trainings, trainer bookings, agreements coordination and singing, participants confirmation, hotel and travels coordination, venue and catering booking, training materials preparation.
Coordination information and promotion of local trainings, promotion in social media and via local partner's channels.
Coordination of training evaluation process (collection of evaluation forms, analysis of results of evaluation, evaluation reports)
Organizing webinars and other online education formats alone or in partnership with project managers.
Trainings financial management, settlements with trainers and subcontractors.
Education and experience :
At least 5 years of experience in coordinating civic tech and / or civic engagement projects in nonprofit sector
Knowledge and experience in civic technology
Familiarity with key stakeholders in Europe in the area of media literacy, technology for social good and civic technologies
International work experience
BA or other advanced degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field strongly preferred
Cultural awareness and ability to work and negotiate across different cultures and languages
Excellent command of English
Excellent writing skills and social media experience
Sound understanding of political developments across Europe
Sound understanding of civil society organizations in Europe as well as understanding of CSOs' technology needs and challenges in implementing technology solutions
For your contribution and passion we can offer :
An attractive international working environment where you can meet many new, inspiring people from all across the world
Possibility to gain experience in the social enterprise at a global scale
Employment contract and benefits package (medical and life insurance package included)
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