Careers

Marketing and Customer Service Specialist

Company Description

Awesome Inc exists to help people pursue their definition of awesome. Our work supports entrepreneurs and startup companies, remote workers and freelancers, and aspiring software developers both young and old. This role is with the technology training group at Awesome Inc, known as Awesome Inc U. We help adults and youth learn to code through a series of in-person courses. Our learning community takes a high-touch, project-based approach. We’ve helped more than 50 adults start new careers in tech, and guided more than 1000 kids to go beyond consuming to start creating with technology.

Position Details

  • Entry to Mid-level
  • $40k+/yr
  • Downtown Lexington office / classroom location
  • 9am - 6pm typical schedule, with evening/weekend events on a monthly frequency

Skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Strong organization and desire to build systems instead of one-off solutions
  • Comfortable creating and updating spreadsheets (Google Sheets or Excel)
  • Comfortable sending concise, professional emails to customers
  • Comfortable with chat-based communication (Intercom, Slack, etc)
  • Familiar with CRM (Zoho, Salesforce, etc)

Goals

  • Potential students, parents, and partners are aware of Awesome Inc U’s learning opportunities
  • Current students are informed throughout the course lifecycle
  • Instructional team is informed with quantitative and qualitative student feedback to improve current courses and create new offerings
  • Management team is equipped for decision-making with course registration progress and customer feedback

Sample Tasks

  • Update records in CRM system (Zoho) for youth students following summer camp
  • Create Mailchimp campaign to promote upcoming Bootcamp course to email subscribers
  • Update website copy to reflect new fall course schedule
  • Welcome students arriving for new session of Intro to Web class
  • Respond to current and potential customer inquiries via Phone, Social Media, and Email
  • Work with graphic designer and web developer to simplify course registration experience for students

Questions? Email Brian Raney: careers@awesomeinc.org

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APAX Software Web Developer

APAX Software is looking to hire dependable web developers to work on some exciting projects! Full-time positions are available. Pay is competitive and you’ll be working from our downtown Lexington offices at Awesome Inc on Main Street. If you value a strong company culture, flexibility, and working for a company that gives back to the local technology community, then apply now.

Questions? Email Brian: brian@awesomeinc.org

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Awesome Inc Assistant Director

We are seeking an enthusiastic and self-driven member to join our team. At Awesome Inc, our purpose is to help others pursue their definition of awesome.

Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic about entrepreneurship, eager to learn, and most importantly, hungry to build a community that helps others reach their goals. The Assistant Director will work closely with the rest of the management team to execute on and help grow existing programs.

Desired qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience in fast-paced environments with a focus on business operations, project or program management
  • An attitude of personal and professional growth (ie. you can’t help but think of ways to improve yourself and your projects…even when you’re “not on the clock”.)
  • Strong interest in startups and entrepreneurship
  • Comfortable with a minimal amount of direction but high expectations
  • Experience in event planning and event logistics
  • Marketing and communication skills (ie. if we asked you to get 1,000 people to show up to an event, you could find a way to do it)
  • Ability to effectively run meetings
  • Strong Google Docs game
  • Fits the Awesome Inc Culture learn more here

Tasks Include

  • Planning and coordinating events
  • Networking and relationship building
  • Effectively running meetings
  • Onboarding new team members
  • Budget management, accounting (Quickbooks)
  • Marketing
  • Recruiting activities
  • Using Google Docs and Sheets
  • Writing reports on progress of entrepreneur community
  • Other administrative tasks associated with running an organization

Competitive pay and perks

Questions? Email Brian: careers@awesomeinc.org

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Coding Coach - Youth Courses

Coding Coaches are the foundation of our instructional team for our youth programs like the Academy, Coding Club, Coding League, and Week of Code summer camp. An ideal candidate for the Coding Coach, Youth courses role would be an experienced software developer who finds joy in sharing their knowledge with others. With a breadth of new languages, frameworks, and platforms arriving on the scene each year, we’re less concerned with the code you’ve already written than your ability to learn whatever our students need you to learn (and help them learn) next.

Questions? Email Nick: info@awesomeincu.com

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Team Alpha Intern

Join our internship team called Team Alpha and get the experience you need to pursue your definition of awesome! Learn more by clicking the Apply Here button.

Questions? Email Emily: emily@awesomeinc.org

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Awesome Inc Community Coordinator

We are seeking a Director to join our Awesome Inc team. At Awesome Inc, our purpose is to help others pursue their definition of awesome.

Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic about entrepreneurship, eager to learn, and most importantly, hungry to build a community that helps others reach their goals. The Community Coordinator will work closely with the rest of the management team to plan and execute on worthwhile improvements and events within the Awesome Inc space.

Desired qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in fast-paced environments with a focus on business operations, project or program management
  • An attitude of personal and professional growth (ie. you can’t help but think of ways to improve yourself and your projects…even when you’re “not on the clock.”)
  • Strong interest in startups and entrepreneurship
  • Comfortable with a minimal amount of direction but high expectations
  • Experience in event planning and event logistics
  • Ability to effectively run meetings
  • Strong Google Docs game
  • Marketing and communication skills (ie. if we asked you to get 1,000 people to show up to an event, you could find a way to do it)
  • Fits the Awesome Inc Culture learn more here

Tasks Include

  • Managing and improving Awesome Inc workspaces
  • Marketing, recruiting, and sales
  • Planning and coordinating events
  • Networking and relationship building
  • Effectively running meetings
  • Giving feedback to peers or subordinates
  • Budget management, accounting (Quickbooks)
  • Grant writing
  • Using Google Docs and Sheets
  • Other administrative tasks associated with running an organization

Competitive pay and perks

Questions? Email Brian: careers@awesomeinc.org

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Awesome Inc Director

We are seeking a Director to join our Awesome Inc team. At Awesome Inc, our purpose is to help others pursue their definition of awesome. Ideal candidates will be passionate about entrepreneurship, eager to learn, and most importantly, excited to help build a community that helps others reach their goals. The Director will work closely with the rest of the management team to launch new programs and grow existing programs. Desired qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in fast-paced environments with a focus on business operations, project or program management
  • An attitude of personal and professional growth (ie. you’re so motivated to win that we won’t ever have to ask you to work more on your projects…but we might occasionally have to ask you to work less)
  • Strong interest in startups and entrepreneurship
  • Comfortable with a minimal amount of direction but high expectations
  • Experience in event planning and event logistics
  • Marketing skills (ie. if we asked you to get 1,000 people to show up to an event, you could find a way to do it)
  • Ability to effectively run meetings
  • Strong Google Docs game
  • Fits the Awesome Inc Culture learn more here

Tasks Include

  • Marketing and recruiting
  • Planning and coordinating events
  • Networking and relationship building
  • Effectively running meetings
  • Giving feedback to peers or subordinates
  • Budget management, accounting (Quickbooks)
  • Grant writing
  • Using Google Docs and Sheets
  • Other administrative tasks associated with running an organization

Competitive pay and perks

Questions? Email Brian: careers@awesomeinc.org

Apply Here