Partnerships Manager Job Description

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 their assigned schools. They 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:

Partnerships Management

  • 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
  • Grow the Committed Partnerships model with school partners

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 to use evaluation results to improve program effectiveness

Strategic

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

Other duties

  • Participate as a member of the Partnership Support and Match Support teams
  • Participate as a member of Partnership event planning committees for events such as workshops, training, social events, community ambassadors, etc
  • 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)
  • Management of part-time staff, such as Site Coordinators
  • Perform other duties as requested

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 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
  • Willingness to travel around the city
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Strong public speaking skills a plus
  • Multilingual preferred
  • Dedication to the mission and values of Boston Partners in Education

How To Apply

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

Salary/Benefits

At least $35,000  and generous benefits packet
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