Careers

We attract courageous, passionate, results-oriented professionals and provide exceptional opportunities for personal and professional development, in addition to competitive compensation. If you’re interested in exploring a career with us, we invite you to learn more about what we believe, our model, and our people.

Global Glimpse is an equal opportunity employer, and we strive for our staff to reflect the diverse communities we serve. Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Open Positions:
Sales & Outreach Specialist
Chicago Program Associate (Part-Time)
Western Mass Program Associate (Part-Time)


Sales & Outreach Specialist

Do you have a passion for global education and international exchange? Are you looking to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with talented people who share a global vision?

Global Glimpse is a visionary nonprofit that inspires America’s next generation to become responsible global citizens through after school workshops and 16-day immersion programs in Latin America. Started in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2007, Global Glimpse has grown to partner with 80 high schools and serve 1,000 students annually across the Bay Area, Chicago, New York, and Western Massachusetts. We run programs in 15 international sites across Latin America. Through a sliding fee model, Global Glimpse works to make experiential global education accessible to students from all socioeconomic backgrounds; the majority of our students come from low-income families and underserved communities. Our mission is to give all youth an opportunity to gain a broader perspective of the world and develop the motivation, skills, and confidence to tackle challenges in their local and global communities.

Position Summary
Global Glimpse is seeking a motivated, driven, and ambitious Sales & Outreach Specialist to help lead the next phase of growth for the organization. The S & O Specialist will help identify and shepherd through our pipeline the next cohort of Global Glimpse Leaders and School Partners. This position will work closely with our Executive Director, Chief Growth Officer and Program Staff, and collaboratively with members of the fundraising team to help meet the organization’s ambitious growth goals. This is a full-time position based in Global Glimpse’s Berkeley, CA headquarters (although we will consider strong candidates in remote locations with a history of remote work) and an opportunity for an ambitious and proven sales leader to deepen their sales experience in a fast-paced, highly successful, growing international non-profit organization. This role requires flexibility in order to travel to new and existing regions with little notice and the ability to function well on the road.

Principal Responsibilities

Lead Management

  • Source, research and prospect (over the phone, email and in person) potential schools and teacher-leaders to develop and expand a strong school pipeline
  • Support the full lifecycle of signing schools on as partners, including but not limited to, researching and cold calling schools, visiting schools and pitching admin and teachers in person,  follow up via email and phone on application deadlines, writing and submitting proposals for conferences and school districts, representing Global Glimpse at conferences and educational workshops
  • Create and maintain an up-to-date CRM repository with complete details of lead history and progress in the sales process

Sales Outreach

  • Research and steward all lead lists and target schools through diligent use of CRM tool, conference attendance and in-person outreach
  • Support Chief Growth Officer and Senior Director of US Programs to design and implement recruitment campaigns and steward all program staff to reach group size goals at new schools
  • Track sales metrics weekly and monthly to help develop strong digital marketing strategies to drive a high number of leads and increase conversion
  • Support with tracking all referrals from outbound campaigns, inbounds and leveraging the networks of the regional Rising Leaders Councils, Global Leadership Council, and national Board of Directors

Sales Operations

  • Ensure schools and teachers are accurately listed in all collateral, organizational material, CRM and on the website
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date lead records in CRM, including close date, anticipated group size and detailed communication logs
  • Generate all reports, queries, and data analyses to track sales efforts against growth goals
  • Support with year-end analysis and annual appreciation campaigns in collaboration with donor outreach team
  • Support with conferences, outreach and training events
  • Maintain and support Global Glimpse’s presence in industry groups and online spaces

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of work experience with demonstrated success in individual contributor sales, preference given to candidates who have sold to teachers or schools
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in relevant fields
  • Excellent writing, communication, and strong research skills
  • High level of professionalism with preference for candidates with experience in frontline roles with a history of travel to visit customers
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and to work under time constraints and meet deadlines while on the road
  • Self-starter, strong work ethic, results-oriented and deadline driven
  • Skilled in Google Apps, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Salesforce or similar database

Reports to: Chief Growth Officer

Salary: Starting salary $55K or commensurate with experience + bonus based on performance, health benefits, Unlimited PTO, cell phone reimbursement & professional development.
Location(s): Berkeley, CA or remote considered with demonstrated sales experience
Start Date: August 2018
Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

To Apply
Please send resume and cover letter detailing your reasons for wanting to work for Global Glimpse and qualifications for the position to [email protected] Please have “Sales & Outreach Specialist – Your Name” in the subject line of the email. In your cover letter, please provide 3 references who can specifically speak to your sales experience. Attention to detail is important to this role – to demonstrate that you you have read the full job description, please also include a funny joke somewhere in your application. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.


Chicago Program Associate (Part-Time)

Do you have a passion for global education and international exchange? Are you looking to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment with talented, results-oriented people who share a global vision?

Global Glimpse is a visionary nonprofit that inspires America’s next generation to become responsible global citizens through after school workshops and a 16-day summer immersion program in Latin America. Started in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2007, Global Glimpse has grown to serve 1000 high school students annually. Global Glimpse works to make global education accessible to all; our program delivers true socioeconomic, ethnic and experiential diversity. The majority of Global Glimpse students receive significant scholarships to participate in the program. Global Glimpse gives youth an opportunity to gain a broader perspective on the world and develop the motivation, resiliency, and confidence to tackle challenges in their communities and in their lives.

Position Summary
The Chicago Program Associate is a 9-month part-time position that will work closely with our Chicago Regional Manager to support the administrative and logistical aspects of our Chicago program. This role will also support events that include, but are not limited to, GG Leader educator trainings, parent sessions at our partner schools, Alumni Ambassador Summits and annual fundraising events. This is an opportunity to get hands-on experience in a fast-paced, educational and international non-profit organization.

Principal Responsibilities

Program Support: 70-80% of role

Core duties of role will focus on the following items. Due to our program cycle, specific types of activities listed below will ebb and flow based on the academic program calendar.

  • Process student applications
  • Cross check tax documents and approve scholarship allocation
  • Process student deposits & student payments
  • Support GG Leader trainings and Alumni Ambassador summits (weekend program events) by tracking RSVPs, managing food vendors, ordering and organizing materials
  • Manage processing of GG Leader background checks
  • Prep materials for GGL trainings, student recruitment presentations, Alumni Ambassador Summits and parent sessions
  • Present at GG Leader trainings, Alumni Ambassador summits and parent sessions
  • Prepare and send general program communications (using Mailchimp platform)
  • Post regional event photos or news to Global Glimpse’s social media outlets with additional support from marketing team at Bay Area head office.
  • General office organization and filings

Event Support: 20-30% of role

With event support, there will be occasional nights and weekends required for this position.

  • Attend and support event logistics for 3 weekend GG Leader educator trainings
  • Attend and support event logistics for 5 weekend Alumni Ambassador Summits
  • Attend and support event logistics for 1-2 regional fundraising events
  • Manage logistical communication and RSVPs to promote attendance
  • Prepare event materials
  • Research / outreach to event venues and vendors
  • Help coordinate event space logistics (catering, A/V, venue confirmation)
  • Capture photography / marketing opportunities of Global Glimpse events

Qualifications

  • Passion for international education and youth development
  • Completed a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, international relations, international education or related field
  • Photography skills a plus
  • Self-motivated and adaptable – can work successfully in an independent environment, as well as in a small team environment
  • Experience in the non-profit sector preferred, but not required
  • Experience working with youth preferred, but not required
  • Experience living and working in the developing world a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with diverse students, teachers, and families
  • Ability to engage professionally with parents, educators, and other external stakeholders
  • Highly organized, strong time management skills, ability to multitask
  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • Experience with admin tasks like payment tracking, accounting, and budget management preferred, but not required
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Salesforce, Mailchimp

Reports to: Chicago Regional Manager

Part-Time Position: An average of 12 hours a week (with seasonal increases of up to 20 hours), $15 an hour minimum (Sept 1st – May 31st), with occasional evenings and 8 weekend dates throughout the academic year. The ideal candidate would be able to increase their availability to work in December and January.
Location: Chicago, IL
Start date: Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

To apply
Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]. In your cover letter, please indicate how you learned of the opening and provide contact information for 3 references.


Western Mass Program Associate (Part-time)

Do you have a passion for global education and international exchange?  Are you looking to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with talented people who share a global vision?

Global Glimpse is a visionary nonprofit that inspires America’s next generation to become responsible global citizens through after school workshops and 16-day immersion programs in Latin America.  Started in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2007, Global Glimpse has grown to partner with 65 high schools and serve 1,000 students annually across the Bay Area, Chicago, New York, and Western Massachusetts.  We run programs in 15 international sites across Latin America. Through a sliding fee model, Global Glimpse works to make experiential global education accessible to students from all socioeconomic backgrounds; the majority of our students come from low-income families and underserved communities.  Our mission is to give all youth an opportunity to gain a broader perspective of the world and develop the motivation, skills, and confidence to tackle challenges in their local and global communities.

Position Summary
The Western Mass Part-Time Program Associate position will be responsible for all administrative and logistical aspects of the Western Massachusetts partner school program. This role will be in charge of hitting student recruitment and revenue goals at four partner high schools in Western Massachusetts as well as facilitating GG Leader trainings and running the alumni ambassador program. This is an opportunity to get hands-on experience in a fast-paced, highly successful, growing international non-profit organization.

Principal Responsibilities      

Program Management

  • Support all aspects of the regional Partner School Program and be responsible for full program lifecycle including Global Glimpse Leader (GGL) recruitment and training, student recruitment, payment administration, after school workshops, and preparing the students and GGLs for summer programs in Latin America
  • Recruit independent trip leaders to support the Global Glimpse program if necessary.
  • Manage all background checks and school regulations          
  • Lead volunteer trainings, student recruitment presentations, and parent orientations
  • Support program expansion to new schools in the Western Massachusetts region
  • Run the Alumni Ambassador Program (for high school seniors) including facilitating 5 Saturday Summits that empower students to support the program at their schools and help them to continue to develop as young leaders.

Administrative Duties

This role will manage these duties for the Western Mass program and support administrative tasks for programs in New York.

  • Process student applications
  • Cross check tax documents and approve scholarship allocation
  • Process student deposits & student payments
  • Prep materials for GGL trainings, student recruitment presentations, and parent orientations
  • Prepare and send general program communications and respond to student/parent/teacher questions

Qualifications

  • Passion for international education and youth development
  • Knowledge of the regional education system, strong network in the region
  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations, international education or related field
  • Self-motivated and adaptable – can work successfully in an independent environment, as well as in a small team environment
  • Experience in the non-profit sector preferred, but not required
  • Experience working with youth preferred, but not required
  • Experience living and working in the developing world
  • Strong public speaking and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with diverse students, teachers, and families
  • Ability to engage professionally with parents, educators, and other external stakeholders
  • Highly organized, strong time management skills, ability to multitask
  • Experience with payment tracking, accounting, and budget management preferred, but not required
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Salesforce, Mailchimp

Reports to: New York Regional Programs Manager

Part-Time Position: An average of 10-20 hours per week, $20/hour
Recruitment Season (October-mid December) and Pre-Trip Preparation (mid April-mid June) require more hours than other times of year.
Location: Western Massachusetts
Start date: Monday, September 10th, 2018
Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

To apply
Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Please have “Western Mass Program Associate – Your Name” in the subject line of the email.  In your cover letter, please indicate how you learned of the opening and provide contact information for 3 references.