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Project Managers Needed – Pro Bono Technology Projects

Project Managers Needed – Pro Bono Technology Projects

Job Description

The Taproot Foundation is a volunteer organization that builds teams of marketing and creative services, strategy management, human resources, and information technology professionals to work on projects for local nonprofits. Oversee a team of highly skilled professionals who are doing pro bono work to help a local nonprofit increase its impact while gaining visibility in the nonprofit sector.

As a Taproot Foundation volunteer, you will have the chance to work with a local nonprofit organization specializing in one of the following issue areas:

  • Education
  • Health
  • Environment
  • Social Services
  • Arts

    Taproot lets you 'give what you know' so that you can make the strongest impact on your local community while networking and growing professionally. We are currently looking for seasoned marketing executives to join our award-winning pool of professional volunteers.

    Job Requirements

    Technology Project Managers Needed
    The Taproot Foundation is currently recruiting Project Managers for our Salesforce Database and Website projects:

    • The Project Manager on our Salesforce Database projects has experience overseeing the work of software developers and should feel comfortable discussing data migration concepts on a technical level with the specialists. They are the primary point of contact with the nonprofit client during the course of the project and they are responsible for the overall success of the project. The Project Manager owns the schedule and coordinates all the communication for the team. A successful Project Manager volunteer has three or more years of experience leading technical teams in database projects and strategic marketing and creative teams to deliver branding, print, and/or website projects.  It is highly desirable for the Project Manager to have direct experience with Salesforce.

    • The Project Manager on our Website projects has experience managing cross functional teams including copywriters, graphic designers and web developers, and should be able to discuss technical concepts with the specialists.  They should have experience working with a variety of design tools (Joomla, Drupal, Wordpress, etc.), and general CMS experience. Project managers are the primary point of contact with the nonprofit client during the course of the project and they are responsible for the overall success of the project; they own the schedules and coordinate all communications for their teams. A successful Project Manager volunteer has two or more years of experience leading cross-functional teams to create a website.

      Each Taproot Foundation project lasts 5 - 6 months with volunteers committing 3 - 5 hours of their time each week, often virtually. This opportunity is flexible enough to work around the schedule of your full-time job.  Questions about becoming a pro bono consultant? Visit our new FAQ page: http://www.taprootfoundation.org/volunteering/faq.php

      If you are interested in learning more about these two positions, and fill out an online profile, please feel free to visit us at http://www.taprootfoundation.org/volunteering.


      Job Snapshot

      Other Pay Volunteer
      Employment Type Contractor
      Job Type Information Technology, Other
      Education Not Specified
      Experience Not Specified
      Manages Others Yes
      Industry Consulting, Internet - ECommerce, Not for Profit - Charitable
      Required Travel Not Specified
      Job ID SG-JB71H9680F7C0TRN004
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      Project Managers Needed – Pro Bono Technology Projects


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