Position: Program Manager at The Learning Agency
Location: Remote/home office anywhere in the United States (Willing to work ET hours)
The Learning Agency is hiring a Program Manager to support team members across the organization with program management. As a part of the role, the individual will advise on strategy, manage timelines and logistics, track progress to goals, draft client-facing communications, and support grant reporting, across a wide range of projects.
Ideal candidates will be extremely organized, have a keen attention to detail, are comfortable working quickly, and possess a desire to learn new skills. The position will provide the individual with significant exposure to trends in the education and technology fields and has high potential for career growth.
About The Learning Agency:
The Learning Agency is a consultancy firm that helps organizations harness the power of learning. The organization works with a variety of organizations (like foundations, universities, non-profits) to develop and publicize high-quality research, programs, and products.
The team is fully remote. The founder is based in Washington, DC. To learn more about the organization, please visit www.the-learning-agency.com.
About our team culture:
At the Learning Agency, we’re a small team working on diverse projects. We look for individuals who are eager to apply their expertise to support different projects. An ideal Program Manager is highly adaptable, independent, entrepreneurial, ultra-organized, and curious.
Our work is fast-paced and we work remotely across different time zones. We’re more about getting it done than clocking in and clocking out. That means we’re problem-solvers who rely on clear deadlines, strong follow-through, and proactive communication to keep our projects moving.
Mindsets, Duties, and Responsibilities:
The Program Manager will engage in diverse needs across the organization. The following section describes desired mindsets, skills and responsibilities you’d hold in the role.
Project design and execution:
We run programs including events, fellowships, research projects and others. You see the value in engaging stakeholders to advance goals and are able to get up to speed quickly on new programs. In this role, you’ll:
- Support program leads to design projects by guiding the development of goals and metrics, identifying resource needs, and brainstorming tactics.
- Develop key documentation materials (project memos, event agendas, logistics plans) and align team members on responsibilities and goals.
- Understand our organization’s unique program and event audiences and develop processes and best practices to support team-members in managing projects and navigating new platforms or tools.
- Build program and event recruitment and speaker lists to maximize the impact of the intended goals.
- Design and execute all technical elements of events, managing operations and speakers. Many of these events will be in-person, when it is safe to travel.
You know how to keep the team on track. You’re great with spreadsheets and juggling projects and have a keen eye to catch the little errors. In this role, you’ll:
- Develop and guide detailed timelines.
- Track progress toward deadlines and goals, communicating needs and reporting out to project leads and clients.
- Coordinate with external stakeholders such as contractors (graphic designer, web developer, etc.) and client partners for key deliverables.
Marketing & Communication:
You can write for different audiences, and are excited to develop compelling materials to grow our program reach. In this role, you’ll:
- Draft clear logistical communications to excite our community and ensure program participants and event speakers have timely, detailed information to engage.
- Develop public facing collateral and promotional materials (e.g., one-pagers, decks, talking points).
- Identify ways to maintain and boost engagement, and leverage our audiences across different initiatives.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, knowledge, and skills:
- Bachelor’s degree
- At least 3+ years of professional work experience
- Experience with virtual or in-person event logistics is a plus.
- Exceptional organizational skills and keen attention to detail
- Comfort communicating with and adapting content for diverse stakeholders
- Exemplary follow-through and flexibility, especially in the face of unexpected challenges
- Experiences with Microsoft and Google Drive platforms
- Experience drafting and editing effective, error-free content
- Interest in the education field and passion for educational equity
Salary is commensurate with experience.
The Learning Agency offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time salaried employees, including health benefits, a 401(k) program, and generous leave policies.
To Apply: You can apply for the Program Manager role, here.