Women and the Web Alliance Project Manager

About World Pulse

World Pulse is the leading global network that uses the power of digital communication to increase the voice and leadership of women worldwide, building a rising pulse of women's empowerment across the globe. Founded in 2003, World Pulse is a Portland, Oregon-based nonprofit social media enterprise with a global reach.

Women and the Web Alliance Project Manager

Reports to:  Director of programs

Works directly with: Community and Training Team, Content team, Technology team, and the WP Program Director, Director of Strategic Partnerships

Oversees:  Online community and training volunteers, World Pulse She Will Connect (SWC) Mentors

The Women and the Web Alliance (WWA) Project Manager is an ambassador for strong partnerships, and helping World Pulse grow and scale our reach and impact.  The WWA Project Manager will be responsible for the planning and implementation of the Women and the Web Alliance, ensuring timely execution of deliverables. They will contribute to the development and scaling of relevant World Pulse processes and programs in Kenya and Nigeria and community leadership model The Regional Engagement Project Manager holds responsibility for keeping the WWA project within scope of World Pulse deliverables, vision, and mission, through the design and execution of the program and within a collaborative and rapidly changing environment

Candidates should be passionate about World Pulse’s mission, possess strong partnership and project management skills, have  an outgoing and encouraging nature, be enthusiastic and effective in organizing and directing volunteers, have excellent communication and writing skills, and enjoy empowering others to actualize and vocalize their visions for a better world.  Preference will be given to candidates who are fluent in French or Spanish.


This is a full-time position and is subject to deductions for taxes and other withholdings as required by law and the policies of the organization. This is an exempt position. Salary is dependent on experience.


Women and the Web Alliance:  Project Management

  • Create and oversee annual Women and the Web Alliance project management plans
  • Drive impact measurement and evaluation of project for continuous learning
  • Oversee the Intel Practice Lab materials and engagement
  • Oversee recruitment and retention of Intel Practice Lab mentors
  • Work with Director of Strategic Partnerships to coordinate key communication with Intel and Nethope
  • Lead quarterly reporting and assist with potential proposals
  • Collaborate with Intel on Learning Platform development and Easy Steps curriculum changes or additions
  • Keep project within scope of World Pulse deliverables, vision, and mission
  • Field questions from World Pulse members regarding Women and the Web Alliance and assist participants to utilize and navigate our community
  • Participate on project related calls and be prepared to lead, if necessary
  • Assist in managing and creating a communications plan for the WWA project
  • Work with Online Training Lead to ensure online training program needs are scheduled and met for women joining World Pulse through Women and the Web Alliance.
  • Manage digital assets from project where appropriate (call recordings, photos, videos)

World Pulse Scalability

  • Collaborate with team to train and support World Pulse Women and the Web Alliance Easy Steps Master Trainers
  • Create strong connections with our members in Kenya and Nigeria to help them access opportunities through this project and our partnership
  • Collaborate with team in development of scaling processes (i.e. welcome program, listener program, and Community Champions) in service of the members joining from the Women and the Web Alliance.
  • Engage as an active member in the community and participate in conversations by providing supportive comments, asking and answering questions and sparking dialogue between training applicants, participants, and alumni groups.
  • Management of program-related volunteers and/or interns (occasional)

team responsibilities


  • Be an active presence in the World Pulse online community
  • Participate in events and represent World Pulse as needed
  • Participate in weekly team meetings
  • Actively participate in strategic planning sessions
  • Adhere to and understand role in safety and security guidelines

Work Environment

  • As a global organization, team members must be available occasionally to conduct work outside of PST office hours with prior notice
  • Actively contribute to a positive working environment that fosters honesty, professionalism, creativity and caring
  • Ensure the integration of programs with all other departments, capitalizing on areas for collaboration

Desired attributes

The key attributes for this position include:

  • International Development experience
  • Experience working on USAID projects
  • Online learning, training and outreach experience
  • Experience in developing countries
  • Knowledge in women’s empowerment and gender programing with a strong focus on how technology can accelerate the impact of such programs (ICT4D)
  • Online community experience
  • Knowledgeable around digital media
  • Attention to detail and deadlines
  • High level of professionalism and responsibility
  • Ability to deal with uncertainty and work under tight deadlines
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal office hours as needed
  • Ability to contribute individually and participate in cross-functional teams
  • Ability to be personable, humorous, humble, bold and encouraging in an online community
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • External representation and presentation skills.
  • Cross-culturally responsive


  • Foreign language
  • Experience in creating or maintaining websites/blogs
  • Travel or living experience in developing countries

World Pulse is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, medical condition or conditions, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions (ARC). Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise of special needs at the time of hire.


All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. E-mail pdfs of resume and cover letter addressing attributes listed in job description and salary requirements. Applications without all of these items included or in the format requested will not be considered. Please e-mail applications to info@worldpulse.com with the Women and the Web Alliance Project Manager title in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until August 31, 2015.