First Code Academy
Country : Taiwan
  • Full-time

Taiwan Operations Manager

First Code Academy is empowering Asia’s next generation to become creators of technology by teaching kids age 4 to 18 about programming, design and entrepreneurship. Since 2013, we have taught thousands of students in various Asian cities and are continuing to expand our global presence.

Responsibilities

If you are an entrepreneurial and social person with a love for technology, and if you want to make a meaningful impact on the next generation’s education, this is the position for you.

About First Code

First Code Academy is empowering Asia’s next generation to become creators of technology by teaching kids age 4 to 18 about programming, design and entrepreneurship. Since 2013, we have taught 10,000+ students in various Asian cities and are continuing to expand our global presence. We believe that it takes a team to build something big; if you have a love for technology and want to make a meaningful impact in next generation’s education, join us now!

 

About The Role

  • The Operations Manager (OM) role at First Code Academy Taiwan is one of the most challenging and dynamic positions we have to offer. As First Code's leader in Taiwan, the OM is responsible for the development and growth of our business locally.
  • This role requires a high level of creativity and long-range planning. It is about wearing multiple hats as needed to propel the operations forward. Successful OMs excel in both sales & marketing strategy and, operational excellence. Firstly, OM drives effective outreach to new students and extends the First Code brand. Secondly, thorough understanding and solid network in local market is crucial in coming up with city-specific strategies and partnerships.
  • Brand and partnership building, parent liaison and relationship management, and team recruitment fall under OM’s responsibilities.

 

Your Responsibilities

  • Lead the city team to develop and expand First Code’s business, including manage sales & marketing of First Code’s offerings;
  • Own the city P&L and marketing budget to ensure cost effectiveness and maintain drive the sustainable reach growth targets of the city;
  • Develop and execute different local marketing strategies to recruit new students to First Code’s programs;
  • Liaise regularly with headquarter to define the direction and strategy of the city;
  • Develop strategic partnership with stakeholders, and foster relationships with parents;
  • Ensure smooth operation and expand First Code’s student reach.

Benefits

  • Join the rocket ship: It's still early days, join us to educate the next generation of creators!
  • Make a difference in our next generation: At the intersection of education and technology, we are building something that empowers young minds.
  • Access to a wide community: Regular dialog and open communication with local and Silicon Valley based advisors, mentors and investors.
  • Be a part of a compassionate, driven team that treats you like family and emphasizes open communication.
  • Be part of the fun - our Summer 2016 video :) https://youtu.be/6PJUnLfQffg
  • Participate in our CSR initiatives such as the Google CS First program, where we link up with local community and teach underprivileged or ethnic minority kids coding.
  • Join our monthly TGIFCS (Thank God It’s First Code Saturday) and mingle with our friends in the coding education community.
  • Get involved in large scale events such as AppJamming Summit (http://appjammingsummit.org/), a regional app competition for kids from age 8 to 16 to showcase their app creation. We host Semi-Finals around Asia and a Final in Hong Kong with students joining us from all over Asia.
  • Take part in our Ninjas Coding Series where we get together and talk about coding and work on exercises to brush up our coding skills.

Requirements

Requirements

  • Experience - Minimum 3-5 years of Sales, Marketing, and Management experience.
  • Leadership - OM's combine their vision, acumen and team building. And because they continually strive for excellence in everything they do, they motivate and stretch the rest of the team to achieve.
  • Hunger and humility - First Code moves fast, and runs lean. Our OM's are entrepreneurs who build new businesses and possess an almost unstoppable, driving ambition to see those businesses grow. They’re never satisfied with the status quo, and have zero qualms about getting their hands dirty.
  • Analytical ability - First Code OM’s takes a data-driven approach in running the city’s operations. They think strategically about a market, and enjoy the process of constantly iterating on data - generating insights from it, as well as turning around and executing on those insights in order to optimize a given part of the business.
  • Creative instincts - OM’s have strong local instinct of what makes the locales tick, have and continuously develop a thriving supportive network of do-ers and creative partners to get things done. They set a vision for the city, and generate creative ideas to market to specific groups of customers in the right ways.
  • Passionate about technology and education - OM’s are the biggest advocate of First Code’s programs. They live and breathe technology and creativity, are energetic and excited about combining education and technology.
  • Language - The ability to speak, read and write English and Mandarin fluently
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