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Coaching Program Delivery Manager

Are you

  • A personal growth junkie with an obsessive desire to make the world a better place?
  • A born leader who thrives in bringing out the best in yourself, your employees, and your clients?
  • Exhilarated by the idea of working with inspiring change leaders in the coaching and training industry?
  • Excited to support heart-centered entrepreneurs in their personal growth and business development while simultaneously working toward your own personal and professional goals?
  • Ready to join an awesome team of big-hearted, dedicated, conscious, playful professionals who will regularly appreciate and celebrate you?

If you said yes, yes yes, yes and a full-body YES, then keep reading!

Bill Baren Coaching is a global authority for coaching and training entrepreneurs with a mission that positively impacts people’s lives. We are ambitiously committed to unleashing the full potential of humanity by working with tens of thousands of entrepreneurs who desire to do the same.

If you’re passionate about delivering high-leverage coaching and training programs and events that transform businesses and lives, then Bill Baren Coaching is for you.

We are looking for extraordinary people who are driven by excellence, innovation and customer responsiveness to contribute to providing powerful training for aspirational business owners driven to create a ripple effect of change in the world. At Bill Baren Coaching, you will be part of a high-performing team with opportunities for professional growth and development.

The Opportunity

Ready to make an impact? You will directly contribute to training received by 1000’s of entrepreneurs every year.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate with a proven track record of managing and delivering educational/coaching-related programs in both online and live environments.

As the Coaching Program Delivery Manager you will support and lead a specialized team in providing the effective and coordinated delivery of multiple coaching-related business and personal growth programs across our organization and managing the daily operations of the Program Delivery Unit. You will oversee all program-related areas, including content development, client success, communication, budgets, resource allocation, and reporting.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Driving program management, project plans, execution and tracking of initiatives
  • Supporting executive leaders with overall strategic planning, budget management and risk management
  • Creating and implementing strategic and operational systems and processes
  • New program planning and implementation
  • Performance reporting and management
  • Designing and implementing visual training, tutorials and guides
  • Ensuring program standards are met
  • Enrolling and re-enrolling clients into the program
  • Managing Program Coordinators, Program Support and Coaching Supervisor

Essential Requirements

As the successful candidate you are:

  • A highly collaborative individual, driven to excellence and able to analyze situations effectively and produce results from a complex picture
  • Able to create success exercising sound judgment and working independently within a dynamic and fun environment
  • Flexible and adaptable, able to flourish in an environment of rapid change and implementation
  • Able to display a high degree of resilience and emotional intelligence, which you will need in order to get the best from your team and be successful in this role
  • Reporting to the VP of Operations and Culture, this key leadership role will provide the right candidate with a huge degree of satisfaction in the delivery of coaching and training programs that have significant and positive global impact.

Additionally, your experience includes:

  • Prior program delivery experience: 2-5 years in working within a small business (less than $25MM in revenue) environment as a Program Manager, Program Delivery Business Unit Lead or Project Manager
  • Project management: Experience conceptualizing, planning, implementing and managing project plans and teams
  • Content management: Experience creating and maintaining a resource library of organized content
  • Curriculum development: Experience in developing and delivering educational/coaching program curricula
  • Reporting & metrics: Experience developing and implementing custom management reporting and dashboards
  • Financial acumen: Experience with risk-management and making sound decisions that have significant financial impact
  • Enrollment skills: Ability to enroll clients and direct reports into a particular course of action
  • Leadership acuity: Experience both in leading others to success and nurturing leadership qualities in others
  • “Do What It Takes” Attitude: Including the ability to work outside normal working hours on occasion
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Business, Public Relations, Instructional Design or related communicationsvfield
  • Additional education: Credentialed coach with experience in coaching clients in both 1:1 and group environments preferred, marketing education a plus
  • Personal growth industry: Prior experience working within the personal growth, marketing or events industry a plus
  • Entrepreneurial culture: Prior experience working with an owner-operator entrepreneur a plus

Please note: The successful candidate may need to undertake background and criminal record checks.

What we offer you

We offer rewarding careers for outstanding professionals, competitive salary and benefits, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative and inclusive culture, and flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people’s well-being to drive innovation and entrepreneurship. We also believe that our business plays a distinct and vital role in helping create positive and lasting impact for our clients and the clients and customers they serve.

We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our employees, our clients and communities.

How to apply

TO APPLY, please perform the following steps:
(It’s important to follow the directions EXACTLY.)

  1. Please visit www.billbaren.com to learn more about our business, then:
  2. Write a thoughtful cover letter (no longer than two pages) which includes:
    1. Your full name, complete mailing address, phone number, and email address
    2. A summary of your job-related qualifications and why you think you’d be great for this position
    3. Why you want to be a part of our team
    4. Describe how you have successfully lead a delivery team to deliver a new, complex, technology-enabled program.
    5. How have you successfully balanced the business change needs in a timeframe constrained program?
    6. Any specific training, experience, or skill sets that may set you apart from other applicants
  3. Send us an email with the subject line: Coaching Program Delivery Business Unit Lead – [YOUR FULL NAME]
  4. Attach your cover letter and a resume as PDF documents to the email
  5. Send your email to careers@billbaren.com

If after reviewing your cover letter and resume we think you might be a good fit for the position, we will contact you for an interview.


 

Office Manager

Bill Baren Coaching is a small Emeryville-based company looking for an Office Manager who is highly motivated, detail-oriented, and wants to make an impact and difference in the world. Are you looking for a challenging, exciting opportunity where your hard work is rewarded?
Our growing company has an excellent job opportunity available; we are filling this position very soon, so please contact us today if you are a good fit.

About us:

Bill Baren Coaching is a company that serves intelligent and conscious entrepreneurs who find that time, money or energy is missing from their work/life mix. We help business owners create a business that is financially successful and that makes a positive impact in the world. Since 2001, we have coached hundreds of entrepreneurs, business owners and executives to success and prosperity.

Let’s talk about you:
Do you care about making a positive difference in the world?
Are you committed to growing personally?
Are you looking for a positive working environment with an organization on mission?

If you said YES to the questions above, then you’re probably a good fit to join our team – which is made up of good-hearted, inspiring, talented, and caring people, who have united to help business owners become successful and make their own mark in the world.

If you want to be a part of our team, here’s who you need to be:

  • You are deeply passionate about making a powerfully positive difference in the world
  • You are hungry to support the founders with their mission
  • You are super-detail oriented and motivated to get a lot done in a day (because that feels good to you)
  • You are completely open (and excited) to learn new skills, be bold, and explore new territories
  • You can pull all the necessary and concrete details out of our fast moving, creative team and turn them into tangible steps and structure.

Let’s check in……You still with us?

Then let’s get into the mission at hand:

We are the premier global authority for teaching entrepreneurs with a message, mission, or service how to grow their business and get their message out to the world. Last year, our company doubled in size. This year, we’re on track to continue growing. We’re moving fast (and making a huge impact in the process).

We need someone who can step in and be the right hand person to our two founders. Calling you an Office Manager doesn’t really do you justice, because it’s much more fun, significant, and important than that.

Specifically, this means you would be:

  • Maintaining calendars and schedules of the 2 founders
  • Maintaining a content pipeline
  • Tracking and driving completion of key deliverables for CEO and CMO
  • Serving as the concierge for our Mover and Shaker clients
  • Making arrangements for transportation, travel and meetings & preparing comprehensive travel itineraries
  • Providing general clerical support including filing, archiving and organizing
  • Doing research and coming back with your clear recommendations
  • Troubleshooting computers and technological issues (Mac proficiency a plus)
  • Continuing to “show up”, no matter what, even when you don’t know what to do next or haven’t met one of your goals

Our ideal team member is:

  • Interested in personal development and entrepreneurship
  • Demonstrate the highest degree of reliability and integrity
  • Possesses strong writing, researching, organizational skills
  • Creative, self-motivated, and detail-oriented
  • Ready to learn quickly and independently
  • Familiar and proficient with technology
  • Strong with inter-personal skills and the ability to communicate effectively
  • Committed to enhancing one’s skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Mac platform
  • Prior experience as an office manager
  • Be able to commute in-person to our Emeryville location near the MacArthur BART station

Hours & Compensation:

  • 40 hours per week
  • Compensation depending on your qualifications and experience

TO APPLY, please perform the following steps EXACTLY:

  1. Please visit www.billbaren.com and www.bigshiftexperience.com to learn more about our business, then:
  2. Email a thoughtful cover letter in the body of the email to careers@billbaren.com
    1. Briefly summarize your qualifications and why you think you’d be great for this position
    2. Why you want to be a part of our team
    3. Any specific training, experience or skill sets you have that you think would be extra valuable for this position
    4. In the beginning of the email, please include your full name, your complete mailing address, your phone number and email address.
  3. The subject line of your email application should read: Office Manager – your full name
  4. Attach your resume as a pdf document

 

We will review submissions and schedule a time for follow up with applicants we wish to interview.


 

Training Content & Curriculum Writer

SUMMARY

Are you:

  • An amazing writer who yearns to make a difference in the world with your writing?
  • Someone who has dedicated your life to mastery of your writing craft?
  • Exhilarated by the idea of working with world-changing entrepreneurs?
  • Ready to join an awesome team of big-hearted, dedicated, conscious, fun-loving and talented professionals?

If you are nodding your head with an enthusiastic yes, read on!

We’re looking for someone to help us create world-class training content, designed to help world-changing entrepreneurs and change agents to expand their businesses and create a greater positive impact in the world.

If you want to apply your content writing and curriculum creation skills to make a difference in the world – this could be a great opportunity for you.

Bill Baren Coaching is seeking a skilled content and curriculum writer to research, write, proofread, edit and organize highly valuable content and curriculum that is authentic and on brand for our company.

The ideal candidate has a passion for the world of business and a passion for writing. Loves producing written training content, and is a creative thinker and self-starter, who understands coaching and curriculum design and development. Also, the ideal candidate is comfortable operating in a fast-paced, startup-like environment, can learn and adapt, share ideas and give options, and enjoys working collaboratively in a team environment.  Are you up for the challenge?

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write, proofread and edit content and curriculum for training program modules, business coaching content library, videos, ebooks, short promotional courses and engaging emails
  • Drive collaborative process with other stakeholders to create content
  • Ensure that all work meets established content guidelines and standards
  • Collaborate and communicate with members of the marketing team and subject-matter experts to brainstorm interesting content and curriculum ideas
  • Interface with graphic designers on slides, handouts and other collateral
  • Work cross functionally to develop clever and effective curriculum for coaching programs, ebook and other branded materials
  • Create and manage to a detailed content production schedule
  • Mine content library for gems to repurpose
  • Evaluate quality and productivity of existing content and make recommendation revision strategies
  • Develop content creation formulas and frameworks
  • Recommend changes in organization of content to enhance clarity and focus
  • Research, interpret and communicate market and competing product information
  • Coordinate development of ancillary products to assure consistency with core product

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Has a passion for writing, and loves to organize, craft and hone written materials into a compelling whole
  • Minimum of 3 years of writing and editing experience with an emphasis in business or coaching skills, personal development or related areas preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of instructional design, learning design or curriculum design
  • Minimum 2 years of project management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Exceptional writing, including the ability to learn and embrace company voice
  • Skilled at authoring creative, concise content under tight deadlines
  • Ability to turn raw notes, ideas and material into finely crafted pieces of content
  • Obsessive attention to detail to the point where errors and typos make your skin crawl
  • Ability to work cross-functionally in complex creative collaborations
  • Interviewing skills and ability to work with an interview style of curriculum development
  • Highly competent and comfortable executing both individual, self-guided tasks and complex, cross-functional team tasks
  • Knowledge of business and coaching skills content in our space
  • Good judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects with varying deadlines
  • Outstanding verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Content Management and Content Strategy
  • Bonus for experience with: Facebook ad copy, sales letters, event session design
  • Sample work products and job assessments are required

ABOUT US

Bill Baren Coaching is a global authority for coaching and training entrepreneurs with a mission that positively impacts people’s lives. We are ambitiously committed to unleashing the full potential of humanity by working with tens of thousands of entrepreneurs who desire to do the same.

If you’re passionate about creating high-leverage training programs, events and coaching that transform businesses and lives, then Bill Baren Coaching is for you.

We are looking for extraordinary people who are driven by excellence, innovation and customer responsiveness to contribute to providing powerful training for aspirational business owners driven to create a ripple effect of change in the world. At Bill Baren Coaching, you will be part of a high-performing team with opportunities for professional growth and development.

COMPENSATION

This is a part time role. Hourly pay commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY, please perform the following steps EXACTLY:

  1. Please visit www.billbaren.com and www.bigshiftexperience.com to learn more about our business, then:
  2. Email a thoughtful cover letter in the body of the email to careers@billbaren.com
    1. Briefly summarize your qualifications and why you think you’d be great for this position
    2. Why you want to be a part of our team
    3. Any specific training, experience or skill sets you have that you think would be extra valuable for this position
    4. In the beginning of the email, please include your full name, your complete mailing address, your phone number and email address.
  3. The subject line of your email application should read: Content Writer – your full name
  4. Attach your resume as a pdf document

Optional addition to this application: Include a link to a short online video you answering one of the above questions so we can get to know you a little better.

We will review submissions and schedule a time for follow up with applicants we wish to interview.


 

Salesperson for Business Training Programs

 

  • Are you a rockstar salesperson with strong experience cultivating relationships and closing sales?
  • Are you a caring, service-oriented person who thrives on connecting with others?
  • Are you results-focused with the drive it takes to get things started and see things through to reach your goals?
  • Do you have a smile that you can feel through the telephone?

ABOUT THE POSITION

Enroll our current and prospective clients, via telephone or through our in-person events, into Bill Baren Coaching business training programs. Our company is looking for an experienced salesperson who will help us sell our highly successful coaching programs to entrepreneurs wanting to expand their business. Our clients are business owners who want to change the world with their work… and we have the tools to help them grow! So we’re looking for someone with excellent sales skills to help us expand our sales results.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Build strong relationships with our cherished community members
  • Hold successful sales conversations via telephone with current and potential clients
  • Support our in-person events (currently 4 per year) in a variety of roles, including contacting guests to confirm their attendance before our events, holding sales/enrollment conversations at our events, and gathering their feedback and offering solutions after our events
  • Manage sales-related projects, as well as other department and company projects, as needed
  • Provide exceptional customer service by accurately and efficiently responding to client inquiries and requests, especially during high-volume, peak times

ABOUT YOU

Basic Requirements:

  • 2 years minimum of successful experience selling services
  • 2 years minimum of direct client care experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Strong technical aptitude (computer systems savvy)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, Mac platform, and Google Docs/Sheets
  • Experience successfully managing projects on time and within budget
  • Able to work extra hours for special projects, launches, and live events

Additional Requirements:

  • Experienced sales and client care professional who LOVES sales conversations an to be in service
  • Playfully competitive
  • Heart-centered, service-oriented person who thrives on connecting with others
  • Great with follow-through skills – you like to take things all the way to completion
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator
  • Lightning-fast learner
  • Able to manage multiple tasks with competing priorities that change rapidly
  • Absolute rock star professional who takes pride and ownership of their specialties/projects
  • Proactive and able to work independently, as well as part of team
  • Passionate about personal growth and attending live transformational events
  • Positive with a “do whatever it takes” attitude and a GREAT sense of humor!
  • PROVEN problem-solver who is not afraid to dig in and find the answer
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Able to follow processes that increase performance/results

ABOUT US

Bill Baren Coaching, is a small (but MIGHTY!) company in the San Francisco bay area (Emeryville, California) on a mission to help all of humanity unleash their full potential! Our mighty awesome company offers business education programs and serves a fantastic community of heart-centered entrepreneurs by helping them learn how to fulfill their dreams of creating financially successful businesses that allow them to share their gifts, talents, and passions with the world. We help our clients help more of their clients, and so on. The ripple effect in full force!

We are passionate about making a positive difference in the world, committed to personal and professional growth, and provide a positive work environment. We are an exceptional team of professionals who work together to create tremendous success while cultivating a culture of individual leadership across the company.

Hours & Compensation:

  • Typical work hours are Monday – Friday, 11:30 am-8:30pm, with additional hours required during events and launch periods.
  • This is a commissioned position with a base salary to cover the administrative aspects of the job. Compensation will depend on your qualifications and experience.

TO APPLY, please perform the following steps:

  1. Visit http://billbaren.com to learn more about our business, then:
  2. Make a 3-minute video of yourself speaking and tell us:
    1. Why you want to be a part of our team
    2. What makes you the perfect fit for this position
    3. Why we should hire you over other qualified applicants
  3. Send us an email and include:
    1. Your full name, complete mailing address, phone number, and email address
    2. Your resume (which clearly displays all of the qualifications for the position)
    3. The Youtube link to your video
    4. Enter the subject line of your email as: Salesperson for Business Training Programs – [YOUR FULL NAME]
  4. Send your email to careers@billbaren.com


 

Customer Service Representative

 

ABOUT THE ROLE…

The chosen Customer Service Representative will be passionate about providing stellar customer care, motivated by supporting others, and excited to learn new skills.

Your Day May Include:

  • Assisting clients via telephone, our message tracking system, and social media
  • Troubleshooting client-reported issues
  • Building strong relationships with our cherished community members
  • Connecting with guests during our inspirational LIVE events!
  • Supporting our clients in getting results from our training programs and adhering to their payment plans
  • Proofreading/QA written communications and program materials

If you enjoy variety and growth, you will definitely enjoy working with us! We help our team members stretch and evolve beyond their current skills and to capitalize on their strengths. Bill Baren is a fast-growing company, and there is room grow with us!

ABOUT YOU…

Basic Requirements:

  • Direct client care experience
  • Fluent in English – written and verbal
  • Strong technical aptitude (computer systems savvy)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, Mac platform, and Google Docs/Sheets
  • Able to work extra hours for special projects, launches, and live events
  • Live within daily commuting distance to our offices in Emeryville, CA

Additional Requirements:

  • Detail oriented and conscientious
  • Caring, empathetic communicator with the ability to hold strong boundaries
  • Lightning-fast learner
  • Able to manage multiple tasks with competing priorities that change rapidly
  • Absolute rock star professional who takes pride and ownership of their specialties/projects
  • Motivated to get a lot done in a day
  • Skilled in interpersonal relationships and emotional intelligence
  • Proactive and able to work independently, as well as part of team
  • Positive with a “do whatever it takes” attitude and a GREAT sense of humor!
  • PROVEN problem-solver who is not afraid to dig in and find the answer
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Able to follow processes that increase performance/results

ABOUT US…

Bill Baren Coaching offers business education programs and serves a fantastic community of heart-centered entrepreneurs by helping them learn how to fulfill their dreams of creating financially successful businesses that allow them to share their gifts and talents.

We are passionate about making a positive difference in the world, committed to personal and professional growth, and provide a positive work environment. We are an exceptional team of professionals who work together to create tremendous success while cultivating a culture of individual leadership across the company.

Hours & Compensation:

  • Typical work hours are Monday – Friday, 9am-6pm, with additional hours required during events and launch periods
  • Compensation will depend on your qualifications and experience
  • Company pays 50% of health insurance premium for company plans
  • 3 weeks of paid time off per year (one of those weeks reserved for the week between Christmas and New years)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Discounted tickets on local events

TO APPLY, please perform the following steps EXACTLY:

  1. Please visit www.billbaren.com to learn more about our business, then:
  2. Write a thoughtful cover letter including:
    1. Your full name, complete mailing address, phone number, and email address
    2. A summary of your job-related qualifications and why you think you’d be great for this position
    3. Why you want to be a part of our team
    4. Any specific training, experience, or skills that may set you apart from other applicants
  3. Send us an email with the subject line: Customer Service Representative – [YOUR FULL NAME]
  4. Attach your cover letter and a resume as PDF documents to the email
  5. Send your email to careers@billbaren.com
  6.  

    If after reviewing your cover letter and resume we think you might be a good fit for the position, we will contact you for an interview.