Manager, Partner Engagement

New York /
Development /
Full-time
The Girls Who Code (GWC) Development Team is searching for a systems-minded client relationship manager to help our corporate partners thrive at scale. 

Reporting to the Director of Partner Engagement, the Manager will play a crucial part in helping the team meet its renewal fundraising goals through intentional partner communication and responsive account management. The manager will utilize tools and systems to renew partnerships and execute partner benefits through internal collaboration, ensuring that partners have a positive experience with GWC. 

The successful candidate has at least two years of stakeholder or client management experience, a strong commitment to using systems to work efficiently, and project management expertise. You thrive in a dynamic environment and are driven by collaboration and continuous learning. You can work independently across multiple projects without losing sight of the details. And you’re energized by and committed to our mission and the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

*This position is temporarily remote.

Responsibilities

    • Own moves management for assigned portfolio of corporate partners. Includes tracking key dates and driving progress on renewal cycle action items
    • Utilize strategic communications tools and team systems to manage all aspects of client relationships within assigned portfolio
    • Leverage existing data and tools to skillfully manage asks for increased support during renewal cycles
    • Execute partner renewal strategy for GWC flagship Summer Immersion Program using tools and systems in place
    • Collaborate internally to ensure partner sponsorship activation
    • Assist team members in execution of various portfolio management tasks such as benefits execution, proposal development, and report drafting
    • Provide account management support, alongside team members, to team inbox serving partners
    • Work with team stakeholders and Systems team to design, improve, and implement infrastructure solutions for managing partners at scale (Examples: Yesware, Salesforce)
    • Become a content expert on a program or initiative, acting as the informational bridge between Development and Program teams and informing decisions as needed
    • Serve as an internal advocate for partner objectives and strategic partnerships
    • Assist in coordination and implementation of departmental strategy and integration of those strategies to reflect priorities of GWC as an organization

Qualifications

    • At least 3-5 years of professional experience with 2 years of applicable experience focused on stakeholder management, which may include experience in the nonprofit development, corporate sales, customer care, or account management sectors
    • Strong sense of accountability to deadlines and fundraising goals
    • Proactive working style -- identifies growth areas quickly and proposes solutions for improvement
    • Be comfortable working and collaborating with in-person and remote team members 
    • Embrace challenges and adopt new responsibilities with creativity, initiative, and self-direction
    • Have strong project management skills, including tools to work with a distributed team
    • Demonstrate comfort with adjusting work to evolving priorities in a dynamic work environment
    • Proven ability to manage multiple, deadline-driven projects with both internal and external teams
    • Strong communication skills, with the ability to influence and negotiate
    • Proficiency or strong interest to learn Salesforce and comfort utilizing on a daily basis
    • Proficiency or strong interest to learn sales email software such as Yesware
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Knowledge of and/or interest in computer science, technology, the non-profit sector and/or education preferred  
Girls Who Code is committed to building a truly diverse and inclusive organization with a focus on valuing, serving, and understanding our target constituents, while challenging all stakeholders to think inclusively for the betterment of our programs.

Girls Who Code is an equal opportunity employer committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, national origin, ethnicity, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis. Racial and ethnic minorities and men are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.  GWC is not able to sponsor employment visas.