Job ID :
750
Company :
DC Government
Location :
washington, DC
Type :
Contract
Duration :
6 Months
Status :
Active
Openings :
1
Posted :
6 years ago
Job Seekers, Please send resumes to resumes@hireitpeople.com or Call: (202) 719-0200 Ext: 127

 Complete Description:

The Coordinator will:

•Collaborate with individuals and organizations, primarily in underserved areas, to promote solutions to bridging the digital divide. These include, but are not limited to the following: 1) providing access to high-speed broadband Internet, 2) providing access to affordable computers, and 3) providing access to computer training programs.

•Identify “digital gaps” in access and training and work to raise awareness of the District’s Digital Inclusion program.

•Solicit feedback from residents and community anchors about their experiences with Digital Inclusion programs.

•Proactive outreach to the stakeholders, such as community anchor institutions, District government agencies, businesses, and residents

•Promote participation in the deployment of digital divide solutions (i.e., computer/Internet access and training)

•This individual will also be responsible for developing and managing the District's sub-grant program; providing required technical assistance to prospective sub-grant recipients; and working across District agencies to develop and drive policy changes which will strategically support a better understanding of the issues impeding wider broadband adoption.

The candidate should expect to spend a significant amount of time traveling for outreach events and will be periodically required to work in the evening and on the weekends to attend and coordinate community events.

The candidate will be periodically required to work in the evening and on the weekends to attend and coordinate community events.

Behavior Characteristics:

•Displays leadership qualities and the ability to manage a "start-up" organization; great team leader, excellent task manager and organizer

•Responsible/self-motivated individual with strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills

Skills:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills Required 5 Years 3 - Expert

Experience creating press releases Required 5 Years 2 - Proficient

Experience with MS Office Suite Required 4 Years 2 - Proficient

Experience working with traditional and social media in a professional capacity Required 5 Years 2 - Proficient

In-depth knowledge of the District of Columbia's neighborhoods and the populations going to be served Required 2 Years 2 - Proficient

Knowledge of broadband,wireless technology, and the digital divide Required 4 Years 2 - Proficient

Market research, forecasting and analysis of social media trends Required 4 Years 3 - Expert

Valid Driver's License Required

Experience creating a documentary Highly desired 2 Years 2 - Proficient

Entrepreneurial experience Desired 4 Years 2 - Proficient

Experience shooting and editing video Desired 4 Years 2 - Proficient

Experience using Sharepoint Desired 4 Years 2 - Proficient

Experience with MS Project Desired 4 Years 2 - Proficient

Experience with Visio Desired 3 Years 2 - Proficient

Extensive experience in both the public/private sector Desired 4 Years 2 - Proficient