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Programming Assistant [Volunteer Position]

Mission of GeekGirlCon

GeekGirlCon celebrates and honors the legacy of women contributing to science and technology; comics, arts, and literature; and game play and game design by connecting geeky women worldwide and creating community to foster continued growth of women in geek culture through events. GeekGirlCon values being a Welcoming Community, Empowerment, Diversity and Inclusion.

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Directors of Programming

Positions Reporting To This One


Job Summary

The Programming Assistant supports the Programming Department and the Directors of Programming with administrative and clerical duties.


  • Co-managing communication through the email inbox;
  • Scheduling departmental and team meetings and phone calls;
  • Filing and organizing important departmental information and documents;
  • Maintaining internal communication systems and calendars;
  • Coordinating staff appreciation initiatives;
  • Additional administrative and clerical tasks, as determined by the Directors of Programming.

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work with efficiency and flexibility;
  • Excellent organization and time management skills;
  • Self-motivated and willing to jump in where necessary;
  • Capable of working successfully both independently and within a group;
  • Competency with G Suite tools.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Executive assistant experience;
  • Event/project management experience;
  • Competency with Basecamp.

What It Means to Volunteer as GeekGirlCon Staff

  • GeekGirlCon staff positions are all volunteer, non-paid positions.
  • Attendance in-person or remotely for staff and departmental meetings is required.
  • Must maintain prompt and professional correspondence.
  • Most work is conducted over email and with in-person meetings in the Seattle area.
  • Between 5-10 hours per week of work is required for this role (including meetings, etc).
  • The staff is a team of highly dedicated, geeky, and passionate volunteers; it’s a lot of hard work, but an amazing experience with lots of opportunity to help build GeekGirlCon for the future!


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