Partnership Associate

The Partnerships Associate will support and steward Global Citizen Year’s external partnerships with educators, including: our nominator program for high schools, our partnerships with public school districts and educational organizations, and our growing list of college and university partners. The Associate will help expand these educator partnerships and ensure that they are mobilizing high quality applicants to Global Citizen Year.

Position Responsibilties

The Partnerships Associate will be responsible for:

  • Research and develop outreach strategies for new potential partner colleges, including through engaging Global Citizen Year alumni
  • Onboard new college partners and manage relationships with existing college partners
  • Manage and execute outreach to educators at high schools to mobilize them as Global Citizen Year nominators
  • Research and develop outreach strategies for new potential partners (groups of schools, groups of teachers), and account manage these relationships once established
  • Support our established district partners in DC and Chicago throughout the Fellow nomination and selection process
  • Manage and track dashboards for college partnerships and for the educator nominator program; lead on regular reporting of growth metrics
  • Develop communications and outreach materials for both college partners and high school partners
  • Liaison to Admissions team to help steward qualified applicants coming in through college and school district partnerships

Candidate Profile

We seek candidates with the following skills and attributes:

The following skills are required:

  • Demonstrated skills in project management (internal) and account management (external)
  • Organized and thorough, with consistent follow-through and attention to detail
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent people skills – ability to connect, empathize, build trust, establish credibility
  • Full competency in Microsoft Office suite including Powerpoint and Excel; comfortable learning and navigating new database systems
  • Preferably some work experience in the education sector

Attributes we are looking for:

  • Strong commitment to and connection to Global Citizen Year’s mission
  • Open-minded and adaptable, with a high EQ and a can-do attitude
  • Quick learner who thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Enterprising--someone who sees opportunity and goes after it
  • Results-oriented and data driven
  • Self-directed, with a bias toward action AND good instincts on when input is needed


Position Details

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience; comprehensive benefits package

Location: Oakland, California

Ideal Start Date: November 1, 2019

Application Details

To apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter on our website. In your cover letter, please indicate how you learned of the opening and provide 3 professional references, your salary requirement, your current location, and the date you would be available to begin full-time work in Oakland.

Deadline: We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. The review will continue until the position is filled.

Global Citizen Year is an equal opportunity employer. We know a diverse team produces the best results and we believe our team should reflect the diversity of leadership we aim to inspire. Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

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