We are now hiring for a Partnerships Manager position. 

 

About the Organization:

Boston Partners in Education (Boston Partners) enhances the academic achievement and nurtures the personal growth of Boston’s public school students by providing them with focused, individualized, in-school support. Boston Partners recruits, trains, places and supports volunteers to work with students in grades K-12, one-on-one or in small groups, primarily during the school day. Boston Partners in Education is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Position Description:

The Partnerships Manager will ensure quality matches by recruiting, interviewing, matching, and providing support for volunteers in his/her assigned schools. S/he will also provide support around nomination, matching, and volunteer engagement to the principal, teachers, and school staff at the schools in his/her portfolio.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Programmatic:

  • Recruit, screen, and match academic mentors
  • Recruit, present to, and provide matches for teachers and other relevant school personnel
  • Provide support to mentors, teachers, families and students after the match is made
  • Build on and deepen existing relationships with schools and work to develop new school partnerships
  • Build on and deepen existing relationships with mentors to increase retention

Technical:

  • Collaborate with staff to improve the collection, tabulation, analysis, and reporting of student and volunteer outcome data
  • Use Salesforce.com proficiently for match support and reporting
  • Assist in ongoing efforts use evaluation results to improve program effectiveness

Strategic:

  • Work under the direction of the Senior Partnership Manager, Program Director and Director of Education to determine strategic vision for programs
  • Create and maintain priority list of schools to increase recruitment and retention
  • Coordinate with communications and match teams on the best platforms (including social media) to share stories about students’ successes/growth

Other duties:

  • Participate as a member of the Volunteer Support and Match Support teams
  • Participate as member of AMP! planning committee
  • Support annual volunteer fundraising drive and annual fundraising gala
  • Participate in program and organization-wide team building and strategic planning events.
  • Represent Boston Partners in Education at key partnership and recruitment events (may require some evening hours)

 

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • A minimum of an Associate degree or higher preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Familiarity with databases, particularly of salesforce.com, a plus
  • Highly organized, strong attention to details
  • Capable of meeting concurrent deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Strong public speaking skills a plus
  • Spanish-speaking preferred

 

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to bostonpartners@bostonpartners.org, with Partnerships Manager as the subject line.

Employment type: Full time
Professional level: Entry level
Salary: Low 30’s
Benefits: Generous benefits package

 

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