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Help us create a better future

At Free Geek we’re passionate about creating a better future by sustainably reusing technology, enabling digital access, and providing education to create a community that empowers people to realize their potential.

We do this by refurbishing and recycling used technology to provide computers and technology skills training to individuals in exchange for volunteer service. Free Geek also grants computers to schools, nonprofits, and charitable organizations.

What makes Free Geek different from other employers?

We’re giving back to the community

In 2016, Free Geek recycled 1,062,000 pounds of e-waste with the support of 45,000 volunteer hours. 42,330 technology products were returned to the community to be re-used.

Your professional development is important to us

We believe that career and personal development are essential for job satisfaction. That’s why our staff is encouraged to explore work areas outside of their normal job duties. Whether it’s taking an on-site class or attending a conference, we make sure that you have the training and education you need to do your job to the best of your abilities.

We take care of each other

We’re serious about letting our employees share in Free Geek’s successes. Our generous benefits package includes paid vacation, holiday and sick leave, health care, vision and dental benefits, and much more. But the benefits don’t stop there — we’ll keep you powered up at work with a constant stream of snacks, coffee, and tea. You’ll also receive a free laptop after 6 months of working with us — and two Free Geek t-shirts a year to show your pride!

We’re committed to diversity

At Free Geek, we embrace diversity and celebrate what everyone brings to the table, and that makes for a fun and innovative environment. We’re passionate about creating an accepting community and enabling meaningful opportunities for everyone in our workplace.

Current Openings

Title:  Business Development Coordinator

Department: Development

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: Manager of Development

Class: Non-Union

Salary: $37,000-$42,000 Annual Salary

Who We Are: 

At Free Geek we sustainably reuse technology, enable digital access and provide education to create a community that empowers people to realize their potential. We’re proud to be a leader in digital inclusion. None of this would be possible without hiring and developing the best employees. 

Free Geek  is a leading nonprofit technology refurbisher, founded in 2000, headquartered in Portland, Oregon with a national presence. Free Geek serves more than 35,000 Oregonians each year. To continue our growth, we are seeking a Business Development Coordinator  to help us in continuing toward our goal of including everyone in our digital future!

What Do We Need From This Position? 

This position is responsible for building meaningful partnerships with potential corporate donors and for working closely with internal stakeholders and externally at events. The primary focus of this role is increasing technology donations to meet the growing demand within the community by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties

  1. Reaches out to corporations, municipalities, agencies, organizations and other nonprofits to promote Free Geek’s services/mission – including data security commitments, efficient logistical preferences, benefits of working with a 501(c) 3, corporate, social and environmental impacts of reuse and recycle programs.
     
  2. Prospects new corporate partners and cultivates existing partnerships.
     
  3. Serves as the primary contact for corporate technology donations, fielding email/phone inquiries from both current and prospective partners across all business verticals.
     
  4.  Interfaces with corporate donors and is the key point person at events for corporate donations.

Expected hours for this position are 40/week. Please see the full job description for further responsibilities and requirements. This position is benefits eligible. 

What Do You Get? 

At Free Geek, we believe in curating a group of people passionate in creating options which provide the best benefit to our community. As an organization under union, we fundamentally believe that happy people put in good work. Considering this, we provide an extensive benefits package. Our benefits package includes Medical, Dental, a Retirement plan with employee matching,  Life Insurance, and Short and Long Term Disability coverage. We are also provided with kindly donated food every week for staff to grab at their disposal.  

How Do You Apply? 

People of color, women, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ candidates are encouraged to apply! 

This search is open to INTERNAL and EXTERNAL candidates. For best consideration, please apply by 6pm,  Friday February 5th.  To apply, send an email to jobs@freegeek.org with a cover letter, and resume.

Any person needing reasonable accommodation in the application process should contact Human Resources at hr@freegeek.org or 503-232-9350 x128.