BetaNYC is a civic organization dedicated to improving lives in New York through civic design, technology, and data. We envision an informed and empowered public that can leverage tools to hold government accountable, and improve their economic opportunity.
Thanks to a small grant, we are exploring expansion opportunities and future civic innovation events. As a team member, you will help BetaNYC identify educational and civic innovation opportunities in New York City. Primarily, you will be researching agencies/organizations, individuals, venues, and civic tech or open data projects. You will be responsible for coordinating outreach, meetings, and a shared team calendar. At the end of an intensive three months, help you will help the BetaNYC team solicit a new project plan.
Provide project management and risk management by coordinating internal resources and third parties for the flawless execution of project.
Assist in the coordination of project related meetings.
Support the team and the project partners as needed.
Craft messages, documents, and surveys for external review.
Participate in the research of agencies/organizations, individuals, venues, and civic tech / open data projects.
Advise and outline all the items for a successful planning, interviewing, and budgeting of selected individuals or organizations.
Assist in the outlining of two activity reports.
Advise and outline all the items for a successful weekend civic innovation (i.e. hackathon / data jam) event plan, budget, and scope.
Advise in the development of a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress.
Development of potential partners.
Produce event templates to review: Pre-event timeline, event objectives, detailed challenges, budget template, run of show / event tick-tock, equipment list and materials, event agenda, event map, volunteer schedule, call list, event sponsor template, participant survey, event budget.
When necessary, hold follow up meetings or phone calls to ensure events are fully conceived.
Provide event venue requirements and scout out locations.
Event planning and coordination
Work with the team to outline event execution strategy, secure workshop venues, procure equipment and event catering.
Provide advice in promotion, media, and event strategy.
Please check out the attached PDF for skills and requirements, hours, and compensation.