Build, Learn, Celebrate.

Cambridge-based STEM learning facility looking for full time manager.

Work at our brand new 10K sf facility welcoming builders of all ages to make, learn, and celebrate!

About Us
Based in Cambridge, MA Boston Tech Initiative (BTI) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization serving Massachusetts youth with STEM enrichment programs. We are the program delivery partner for the FIRST Tech Challenge in Massachusetts.

Together, our staff and volunteers combine decades of experience in the world of robotics, with a commitment to providing youth with an enjoyable and engaging robotics experience. We specialize in providing hands-on learning, mentor-based robotics experiences, technological skills, and preparation for jobs of the future. This fall, BTI is excited to provide robotics workshops for after school programming, host local events, and create a welcoming space for community members interested in science and technology.

We are seeking to hire a program manager to join our hard-working, resourceful, and passionate team. BTI is committed to a culture of inclusivity, mutual support, and celebration of our accomplishments. We invite interested candidates to apply and help us deliver a fun and educational experience to participating youth.

Our Mission
To inspire young people through science and technology to become world-class leaders, citizens, and creators of a better world. Our Robotics Workshops is an in-house Lego robotics program that helps youth develop skills with design and Word Block coding. The goal of our program is to educate 4th–8th grade children about basic and advanced robotics concepts. We provide both direct instruction, experiential learning, and a variety of engaging challenges.

In the fall of 2023, BTI will expand our programmatic offerings to deliver MIT’s Beaver Works curriculum. This course is aimed at the secondary-school level and will focus on operating and racing a robotic car using the Python coding language.

Job Description
BTI is seeking to hire a full-time Event Manager to support the development of our community offerings. This role will focus on the development of our STEM community center through designing and leading community events. Applicants for this job should be prepared to manage and prioritize a diverse range of tasks on a daily basis. These tasks will center around developing and delivering event ideas, marketing and outreach, preparing event spaces, and communicating with customers and community partners.

The Event Manager role will work closely with both the Workshop Director and Director of Operations. Successful Event Managers will be responsible, well-organized, and enthusiastic about providing an excellent experience for students and community members.

Core Responsibilities
Event Managers should be prepared to:
Design and execute STEM community events including guest speakers, parent socials, and entertainment.
Develop, advertise, and support a program for children’s birthday parties.
Support the Director of Operations and the Workshop Director with logistical tasks. This includes but is not limited to event set up, email management, and outreach work.

Event Managers are expected to:

  • Work 40 hours each week and communicate absences in advance.
  • Complete all company training.
  • Engage sincerely in feedback cycles regarding strengths and areas of improvement.

Employment will be on a full time basis. Compensation is negotiable and varies based on experience and fit.


  • Five or more years of work experience is preferred.
  • Preference will be given to Event Managers who are experienced working with youth.
  • All applicants must pass a SCORI/CORI background check.

Application Steps
Send your resume and 2 references.
References should be non-family members who can speak to your character and preparedness for the role.
Applicants can expect to hear back from BTI within 2 weeks of interview.

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