Careers

Open Position: Remote Operations Director

Mobile Citizen, a Voqal initiative, actively advances social equity through access by providing low-cost wireless 4G internet exclusively to nonprofit organizations, educational entities, and social welfare agencies. Championed by a national collaboration of EBS (Educational Broadband Service) licensees, Mobile Citizen’s internet service is available nationwide. We believe that making the internet available at an affordable price contributes to an engaged public and ultimately a more equitable democracy.

Mobile Citizen is currently looking for a remote Operations Director to join our dynamic, growing team.

Responsibilities

The Mobile Citizen Operations Director is the right hand to the Mobile Citizen Chief Business Development Executive and together these two positions will develop Mobile Citizen business strategy.

The Operations Director will focus on ensuring that strategy is implemented, managed, and measured by leading and owning overall responsibility for people management and customer relationships. In addition, this role is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the business which requires effective planning, delegating, coordinating, staffing, organizing, and decision-making to attain the desired goals of the organization.

We are looking for a candidate with proven operations and project management skills and knowledge of business development, sales, marketing, contracting, and vendor management.

Competencies

  • Project Management
  • Building Teams
  • Strategic Agility
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Managing Systems
  • Initiative
  • Patience
  • Business Acumen

Compensation and Benefits

The salary for this position is $106K. Voqal also offers a very generous benefits package including partially paid medical coverage for employees and dependents, partially paid dental and vision, paid LTD, STD, and AD&D. Paid vacation, sick, holidays, and personal time. Retirement program including profit sharing and 401K plans and match.

About Voqal

Voqal is a national collaboration of EBS (Educational Broadband Service) licensees that work to advance social equity by creating an educated, empowered, and engaged public. Voqal makes grants and impact investments, expands internet access and digital equity, offers fellowships, and protects the public airwaves. Our efforts focus on the education and enrichment of all, not just those who are well-off socially, economically, and politically.

The Voqal office is physically located in beautiful Longmont (Boulder County), Colorado; however, this is a remote position that will manage a dispersed team that is currently working virtually.

We strongly encourage candidates from other more culturally diverse cities and states to apply. We welcome applications from people with authentic, lived experience within the communities we serve and the issues we work to address.

If you are passionate about a career that allows you to positively impact society, then join the Mobile Citizen team and be the call for change.

To Apply

Please email resumes to careers@voqal.org. No phone calls, please.

Voqal is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Voqal employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.