Program Manager

Safe Bars

Full time

Mar 27

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Safe Bars' mission is to prevent sexual harassment in nightlife by teaching innovative bystander intervention and empowerment self-defense techniques, ultimately changing industry culture. The organization is hiring its first Program Manager (a remote position).

Working closely with the executive director and other members of the Safe Bars team, the job of the program manager is to handle (mostly substantive) tasks that help Safe Bars grow and serve the hospitality industry establishments and the communities they’re in. This includes building partnerships, and nurturing existing relationships with establishments and Safe Bars teams around the country.

Here are some examples of the things you’ll be responsible for:

-Help design, produce, and distribute Safe Bars swag

-Implement and coordinate production of Safe Bars instructional videos

-Create a group of trained teams so they can all talk to and support each other

-Update website as needed

-Assist with Board of Directors needs

-Deal with government requirements (such as getting approved as a provider of trainings)

-Help the team stay updated on latest research

-Attend conferences on behalf of Safe Bars


Research funding sources (foundations, public sources, beverage industry, etc.)

Help draft grant applications as needed

-Work with social media/marketing team member to develop effective outreach strategies and ensure implementation

-Assist executive director in developing relationships with potential partners



-3+ years experience in project management or similar field

-Hospitality experience

-Nonprofit or corporate experience

-Skills: experience in/comfort with Google Suite, MS Office, CRMs, and social media platforms

-Ability to work independently and as part of a team

A plus:

-Spanish speaking

-Within 3 hours of the East Coast is helpful; in the DC area a plus.

-Pay and benefits

This employee position is 15 hours a week with the possibility to expand as the organization grows.

The pay is $20-$25 per hour plus benefits (paid time off, sick leave, contribution toward health insurance).

BIPOC, people with disabilities, and trans and nonbinary people encouraged to apply.

To apply, send a resume and a cover letter or paragraph on why you want to work with Safe Bars to by Feb. 19.

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