At Karam Evi, we are committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

About Karam House

Karam House is a forward-thinking after-school education program aimed at empowering Syrian and Turkish youth in Reyhanli and Istanbul, Turkey. Our program provides access to technology, makerspaces, mentorship, and a design-based curriculum, enabling young minds to realize their potential.

About The Role

We are searching for a dynamic and communicative Outreach Associate to join our team, based in Reyhanli, Hatay, Turkey. This role plays a crucial part in engaging with students, encouraging their enrollment in studios, and fostering a welcoming environment in our spaces.

If you are enthusiastic about engaging with students, promoting our programs, and fostering a sense of community, and you meet the language requirements, we would love to hear from you. This role is essential in creating a positive experience for our youth participants.

This is a location-based job in Reyhanli, Hatay, Turkey, with a duration of one year, and the selected candidates may have the opportunity to apply for a renewal.

Responsibilities

  • Act as the primary point of contact for students, responding to inquiries, and providing information about our programs.
  • Reach out to students routinely to promote studio enrollment and participation.
  • Greet students in our physical spaces, creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
  • Collaborate with the Student Management & Outreach team to facilitate student engagement.
  • Assist in organizing and promoting events and activities that enhance the student experience.
  • Gather feedback from students and provide valuable insights to improve our programs.
  • Maintain strong relationships with students, fostering a sense of belonging and community.

About You

To excel in this role, we believe you will need the following:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in Turkish and Arabic, English is a plus.
  • The ability to engage with students and encourage their participation.
  • A friendly and approachable demeanor.
  • Strong organizational and event coordination skills.
  • Passion for creating a welcoming and inclusive environment.
  • The ability to listen to student feedback and contribute to program enhancement.

Qualifications

  • Turkish Citizenship is required.
  • At least one years experience working in a non-profit setting.
  • A Bachelor’s in communications, marketing, public relations, international relations, a related social science field,  or a combination of experience and training will be considered.
  • Excellent ability to organize and prioritize work and driven to meet deadlines
  • Effective communication and people skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Google Suite (especially Google Sheets, Google Forms and Google Docs), Asana, Whatsapp Business and other social media platforms
  • Ability to develop and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company
  • Strong ethics and reliability
  • Excellent command of Arabic and Turkish is required, English is a plus.

 

All applications must include a cover letter which also describes why the candidate wishes to join the Karam Evi team.