Senior Manager, Developer Relations

CodePath - Remote - Full time

CodePath is a national non-profit that is reprogramming higher education to create the most diverse generation of software engineers, CTOs, and founders. We deliver industry-vetted courses and career support centered on the needs of Black, Latino/a, Indigenous, and low-income students. Our students train with senior engineers, intern at top companies, and rise together to become the tech leaders of tomorrow.

Founded in 2017, CodePath has taught over 20,000 students and delivered courses across over 85 universities. We are supported by some of the largest and most well-respected organizations, including Andreessen Horowitz, Blue Meridian Partners, Cognizant Foundation, Comcast, Google, Meta, Salesforce, Walmart, and Workday, among others.

We are currently targeted to serve 10,000+ students a year nationwide as of 2023, and are planning to scale up to ~100,000 students a year by 2030.

** We will never ask for bank information or for you to download any programs as part of our job application process and initial communications to applicants will be sent directly from our HR department.

About the Role

Location: Remote, travel up to 25% for speaking engagements, events, and partner meetings

Duration: FTE

Reporting to: Director of Partner Marketing

Compensation: $100,000 to $125,000 per year

Professional volunteer support is a critical part of CodePath’s student experience and operations. As CodePath tracks to serve 100,000+ students nationwide by 2030, we want to grow our engineering volunteers by 10X and reach a 50%+ volunteer return rate with our first developer relations hire.

The Senior Manager, Developer Relations is responsible for elevating CodePath’s brand awareness in engineering communities and scaling the number of engineering volunteers through education, outreach, community engagement, and strategic partnerships.

Reporting to the Director of Partner Marketing, you’ll lead individual and corporate outreach to build and nurture relationships with technical teams and grow volunteer applications exponentially. You’ll partner closely with our Career Center, marketing, and GTM teams to develop dynamic content that educates and drives action from technical audiences. More importantly, you will pilot different experiments and initiatives to increase CodePath’s brand awareness in technical communities and create a growing ecosystem of engineering volunteers and evangelists.

Key Activities

  • Complete an in-depth analysis of our volunteer audience and define our target audience for individual and corporate volunteer outreach
  • Develop, execute, and optimize individual and corporate outreach and nurture programs to 10X our volunteer applications and served volunteers by EOY 2024
  • Create compelling messaging and content, including but not limited to blogs, videos, newsletters, etc., to drive awareness, interest, and volunteer signups from technical audiences
  • Represent CodePath at virtual and in-person technical events to meet, educate, and nurture prospective volunteers and corporate partners
  • Lead data-driven experiments and new initiatives to improve metrics across the volunteer funnel, increasing volunteer return rates by 2.5X
  • Work closely with Career Center, Marketing, and GTM teams to establish and expand relationships with corporate volunteer partners

Qualifications

Must-Haves

  • A strong technical foundation and 4+ years of working experience as a developer advocate, software engineer, solutions engineer, or equivalent, ideally in a fast-paced, startup environment
  • Extensive experience building, launching, and managing developer outreach and engagement programs from scratch
  • Extensive experience with corporate outreach and strategic partnership development
  • Extensive experience creating content for technical audiences independently
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% for speaking engagements, events, and partner meetings

Nice-to-Haves

  • A track record of speaking to, presenting, and teaching technical audiences
  • Established relationships and personal brand within the engineering community
  • Experience with email, web, and social media marketing
  • Experience with community event planning and management
  • Ability to self-initiate and balance competing priorities to deliver the greatest impact
  • Past volunteer experience
  • Passionate about creating the most diverse generation of software engineers, founders, and CTOs

Pay range $100,000—$125,000 USD

Benefits

We are committed to professional growth and fulfillment at work. Benefits include:

  • Medical insurance with dental and vision
  • Generous time off with a flexible workplace and work schedule
  • A commitment to developing leaders from within the organization
  • Frequent opportunities to connect with students, universities, and communities we serve
  • Opportunities to engage, collaborate and partner with top technology companies, venture capitalists, and engineering leaders

About the Current Team

We are individuals from a multitude of backgrounds, experiences, and unlikely stories, all connected by a single dream: a world in which regardless of background, socioeconomic status, gender, or race all people have pathways to reach their full potential.

With a staff and board that cares deeply about diversity and equity, we believe that diverse perspectives and backgrounds create a richer work environment and enhance our ability to pursue our mission.

Note: Research suggests that women and BIPOC individuals may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive at CodePath to apply for this role.

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CodePath is a national non-profit that is reprogramming higher education to create the most diverse generation of software engineers, CTOs, and founders. Our students train with senior engineers, intern at top companies, and rise together to become the tech leaders of tomorrow.
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