Job: apply now to be Product Coordinator at Code Your Future

Code Your Future is the UK’s first coding school for refugees and asylum seekers. We are looking for a Product Coordinator to grow the user-base for an exciting new project: a service directory for refugees and asylum seekers, built by refugees and asylum seekers.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, organised individual to join the Code Your Future team for four months as we look to onboard users before our nationwide launch next year.

You will be working alongside the Project Manager and developers to run the user testing, prioritise new features, reach out to potential partner organisations and bring the product to market.

Main responsibilities:

– Expand the service to at least two cities outside London
– Conduct outreach to refugee and migrant support organisations to expand the user base of the service directory to hundreds of active users
– Collate feedback from testers and users; define key problem areas and prioritise areas of improvement for the service directory
– Oversee the inputs from designers to ensure it is aligned with users’ expectations and needs
– Organise testing online and face-to-face sessions to identify new pain points of the service
– Reviewing app reviews & managing customer support emails

The successful candidate will be have an interest in software and a passion for ‘tech for good’ projects, with good attention to detail and strong communication skills. They will have the ability to work both in teams and on their own.

The successful candidate will be have an interest in software and a passion for ‘tech for good’ projects, with good attention to detail and strong communication skills. They will have the ability to work both in teams and on their own.

We would especially like to encourage people from minority, migrant and refugee backgrounds to apply.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Contract details: Fixed term four month contract
Salary & time commitment negotiable (minimum 3 days a week)
Reporting directly to Project Manager
Based in London

Required skills

-Management / coordination experience
-Organisational skills
-Interest in technology as a force for good
-A passion for refugee and migrant rights
-Strong verbal and written communication skills
-Willingness to follow leads over phone and email
-Proficient in web-based software services (Google Suite, Trello)

Desirable skills

-Experience working with refugees, asylum seekers or migrants
-Project management experience
-Some experience in web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)

ABOUT CODE YOUR FUTURE

Code Your Future are a non-profit organisation supporting refugees with the dream of becoming developers. With projects in London, Manchester and Glasgow, we are the UK’s first coding school for refugees.

Deadline: Monday October 29th 2018, 11.30pm

Salary: London Living Wage

HOW TO APPLY

Send your CV, along with a cover letter, to with the email title ‘Product Coordinator application’, to directoryapplicants@codeyourfuture.io

The successful applicant will have the chance to join the team at an exciting time, as we get ready to launch the product

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