Careers at Thinkful

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Why work at Thinkful

At Thinkful, relationships drive learning. We believe that with a will to learn anyone can become a great programmer. With a team of 340+ mentors from around the world, we deliver world-class, 1-on-1 technical education that’s flexible, affordable, and fun. Learning new skills often involves struggle, but that struggle doesn't have to happen alone. If you are passionate about personal development and the future of education we’d love to hear from you.

Benefits for full time employees include

  1. Competitive salaries
  2. Health insurance
  3. Significant equity
  4. Paid parental leave
  5. Catered lunch
  6. Learn to code with Thinkful courses and a Mentor
  7. Unlimited vacation policy

Education Advisor- East Coast, USA (Full-time)

Thinkful is growing our east coast sales team, and seeking an education advisor to hold calls with prospective students to guide them towards the right program. You will communicate the value of Thinkful, help students navigate options, and work with them over email to sign up for courses. We help students learn the skills they need to take the next step in their career and a crucial part of their decision is a conversation they’ll have with you. All calls will be scheduled automatically for you with students already interested in Thinkful.

This is an ideal opportunity for a candidate looking to start a career in sales at a high-growth startup. You’ll join a team passionate about online education. You will be responsible for providing an exceptional user experience for prospective students and guide them to sign up by educating them on how our courses help them achieve their goals.

Responsibilities

  • Help prospective students understand Thinkful and how it fits into their career goals
  • Speak on the phone or email with 20-30 prospective students per day
  • Become an expert in coding bootcamps to help students understand the advantages of each

Requirements

  • 0-1 years sales experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Basic technical fluency and desire to learn more about software development
  • Passion for education, programming & enthusiasm for Thinkful’s mission

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive base salary and equity
  • Healthcare, Dental, and Vision are 100% covered for individual

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume and a short cover letter to edadvisor@thinkful.com

Program Manager - Phoenix, AZ and San Diego, CA (Full-time)

Every student who joins Thinkful’s Flexible Web Dev Bootcamp should graduate and find a job as a web developer. To achieve this, the Bootcamp Program Manager determines the student’s success in completing the program and becoming a competitive candidate. Successful students graduate with an exceptional portfolio, strong project management skills, and the confidence to network and interview.

Each student makes a serious commitment and life choice by joining this program. As Program Manager, you’ll act as an advisor, counselor, cheerleader, occasional instructor and a lot more. You’ll engage students daily over chat, email, and video calls to set expectations, evaluate their work throughout the program, and resolve any issues they may encounter on their way to graduation. Design knowledge, programming skills, and product sensibilities are invaluable to helping students scope each project into a manageable product build.

The job has a lot of variability day-to-day with an emphasis on both hard and soft skills. You must be able to stay organized across a range of responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to conceive and pilot new features for the student experience, contribute to curriculum improvements, and train technical mentors to succeed with their students. You’ll also need a lot of energy and positivity to work with a wide variety of student personalities as well as the awesome team here at Thinkful.

Responsibilities

  • Drive student success through any means necessary, including onboarding calls, 1-on-1 and group mentor sessions, as well as design and code reviews
  • Evaluate student progress and work to tailor the experience for each of your students
  • Lead a team of remote mentors
  • Keep your students engaged and motivated
  • Identify and resolve student issues
  • Anything and everything possible to drive successful outcomes for your students

Requirements

  • 1+ years software engineering experience and a passion for building
  • Proficient in Javascript a must; UX/Design experience can supplement
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication
  • Creativity and flexibility in day to day problem solving
  • You enjoy working with people, not just putting your head down and programming
  • Teaching or counseling experience is a strong plus

Compensation and benefits

  • Competitive base salary and equity
  • Healthcare, Dental, and Vision insurance are 100% covered for individual

If you are interested in this position please email your resume and a short cover letter to instructors@thinkful.com