Project Maestro

Boulder, Colorado
$14-&18/hour depending on experience + benefits
Apr 27, 2018
May 27, 2018
Focus Areas
Education, Employment
Position Type
Full Time

What we do:

Think about the first time someone recognized in you a spark, a talent you hadn’t yet seen in yourself. Remember the way your heart exploded when you felt the power of what you could do and be. At BeadforLife and Street Business School, we help women living in extreme poverty feel that feeling by turning their spark into a fire of purpose. Now we’re sharing our poverty-eradication, entrepreneurial training with other non-profits around the globe, so that they can deliver that same training to the people that they serve who are ready to lift themselves and their families out of poverty for good. And it all starts with a spark.


Who you are:

Do you get happy feet when you hear that a project is yours to own? Are you the organizer of every organization? Can you connect the dots between big picture strategy and tactical solutions through well-researched and succinct formats and communications, so that it all comes together right down to the perfect graph, punctuation and font? If you love Kaizen, are fun to hang with, are organized, diagnostic, an independent thinker but a team player, and are happy to pitch in with any project just for the asking, and… are looking to spend some time with Director-level positions (versus avoiding them…), we are looking for you.


What we’ll do for you:

  • You’ll be challenged, you’ll be inspired, and you’ll be proud to see your spark igniting the world
  • You’ll have plenty of opportunity to do really cool and meaningful work that will advance your skills
  • Your work will directly empower 1 million women to lift their families out of poverty
  • You may even get a chance to go to Uganda to see our programs in action
  • You’ll have full coverage benefits including health, dental, vision and life
  • You’ll have great time off benefits, including a paid, organization-wide closure over the holidays
  • You’ll receive an employer match when you contribute to the company sponsored Simple IRA


What you’ll do for us:

The Project Maestro is a critical role in our organization because s/he will be the glue that binds all of our projects into a nice tidy package through:

  • Management and oversight of Street Business School Immersion Workshop schedule/task timeline, supply/inventory, Operations manual maintenance, quarterly newsletter creation and distribution, research, logistics, and backup/support for Application Management processing and trainer certification processing
  • Management of donated product process for special events
  • Conducting assigned tasks related to new hire orientation and process, and exiting employee process
  • Provision of support to Director of Global Training for a variety of projects, such as, but not limited to Professional Business Women’s conference coordination, donated mileage project, etc.
  • Creation and editing of reports and communications
  • Records management and maintenance
  • Support to overall organization, via hands-on coverage in other departments as necessary
  • Management of vendor relationships, as requested
  • Troubleshooting and resolving problems with printers, server access, and other basic technical issues (probably not the highlight of your job, but somebody’s got to do it…)
  • General office supply oversight and ordering, and space oversight/expense coding
  • Promotion of positive environment of fun, trust, stakeholder appreciation, continuous improvement, high performance and accountability
  • Other duties as assigned


What you’ll need to be good at to do it:

  • 2-5 years relevant experience with positive results
  • Successful customer service experience
  • Unstoppable passion for doing the right thing and for getting the job done
  • Crazy good organization and people skills (yep, we need both, not just one)
  • Strong verbal and writing skills (used only for good, not drama)
  • Familiarity with, or willingness to learn, cutting edge communications and analytic or reporting tools
  • Experience using Salesforce, MailChimp, In-design, Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Ability to set and meet tight deadlines (without a tap, tap, tap on the shoulder)
  • Ability to multi-task and think critically
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Ability to make independent decisions and judgments
  • Team player and self-motivated
  • Background in non-profit or women’s empowerment program is helpful



This is a full-time position with a beginning salary range of $14-18/hour depending on experience. Benefits are great including health care, dental and vision benefits, participation in a retirement savings plan, paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, including an organization-wide holiday closure.