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05 Oct 2022

Director of Outreach & Education Position

Send us your résumé, cover letter or a video intro, scheduling availability & three professional references via email ([email protected]). Title the email with your name and the position you applying for.


We're looking for candidates with experience in:

   -sex education

   -community outreach

   -office administration & business management


Multilingual a plus.

Rate of pay: $17/hr

We will make a decision and you will hear from us by Monday October 31.

Submit your materials by Friday, October14th at 8pm MT.

Email: [email protected]


Job Description:

Reports to: Owner & Management Team

Status: Part-time position (12-16 hours)

Organizational Intent:

Recruit and attract new store customers by engaging local community members through in-person and online outreach activities and efforts. As well as, provide resources for the community to learn about & explore sex-ed topics in a comfortable & compassionate setting both in person & online.

Position Summary:

This position fills the role of scheduling, producing and promoting educational and community events at and by Self Serve. We also support community events and partnerships that align with our beliefs and values of sex positivity and body positivity. The Director of Outreach and Education is responsible for building relationships locally and nationally with educators and organizations to offer well-rounded and inclusive sex education. The DOE collects all the necessary content to post and promote classes in the store and online & gathers data on how classes are performing to inform future decisions. The DOE is an essential part of the ss team and community and in order to be in touch with what our customers want and need the person hired for this position is required to do one short shift in the store a week and ideally be available to cover shifts that come up.

Essential Outreach Functions:

  • Respond to email inquiries from potential partnerships
  • Schedule presentations and educational trainings in the community
  • Inform staff and owner of the outreach events we’re involved in
  • Staff or find staffing for outreach opportunities
  • Maintain packing list for outreach events.
  • Oversee the Medical Outreach Project
  • Apply to vend/present at events in the sex education industry & beyond
  • Build cross-promotion opportunities on social media & email marketing platforms
  • Plan and host meet and greet events
  • Promote our services to the community (medical trainings, university & school speaking gigs etc.)
  • Meet monthly with marketing team about promotional content needs
  • Make updates to resource guides or have staff update

Essential Education Functions: 

  • Foster team building and energy for instructors who teach with us
  • Model accountability with instructors, staff and class attendees
  • Do outreach to find new teachers
  • Evaluation of new class ideas and support for new educators
  • Work with teachers and help develop their class to best fit the structure of Self Serve’s educational mission
  • Schedule and staff in-person classes
  • Schedule and record content for online classes
  • Edit and publish content for online classes
  • Schedule and promote new classes and instructors
  • Add all the class information to the Google Calendar, spreadsheet and Lightspeed e-commerce platform
  • Create & maintain a system for tracking progress via the profit/loss spreadsheet
  • Read feedback forms from classes
  • Work proactively with the management team to build an annual calendar for events, promotions, and new classes.
  • Assemble an end-of-year presentation for owner, staff & instructors on how classes did the previous year
  • Perform other class duties as assigned by the owner

Future responsibilities: (if job becomes full-time)

  • Work proactively with the management team to build an annual calendar for events, promotions, and new classes.
  • Create monthly email newsletter with that month’s classes
  • Check & maintain earlybird tickets on ecommerce platform
  • Do outreach with national instructors and try to bring at 2-4 new instructors to teach each year. 
  • Create content for blog, website & social media platforms
  • Plan and host support groups
  • Help produce promotional content such as radio ads, videos etc.
  • Create email campaigns twice per month

Knowledge & Skills Needed:

  • Enjoys and has experience with public speaking 
  • Competency in teaching inclusive sex education 
  • Can effectively host events and create a safer space for people to socialize
  • Is open to receiving and offering feedback 
  • In-person & online social networking skills
  • Ability to navigate a broad social network to find instructors and promote services
  • Understanding of Self Serve’s core mission of equality & justice, creating affirming spaces and language and how to help instructors meet those goals
  • Media skills such as writing content, taking pictures and/or recording videos for promotional needs

Technical Skills Needed:

  • Proficient with Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Docs
  • Experience or willingness to learn Apple programs
  • Proficiency with Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube
  • Canva (if possible)
  • Internet navigation & outreach
  • Professional email correspondence with instructors, staff & customers
  • Ability to learn how to independently use Lightspeed Retail & Ecommerce

About Self Serve:

Self Serve is a sex-positive, health- and education-focused adult shop and resource center. We believe that sex is healthy and pleasure is good for you. Everyone on staff at Self Serve is a trained sex educator, and we strive to create a welcoming, inclusive, and nonjudgmental space where our customers can learn about sex. We carefully select our products to ensure that everything on our shelves is body-safe and the best quality available on the market.

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