Community Partnerships & Outreach Manager
New York /
Girls Who Code is an international non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology. Through our free Summer Immersion Program, Self-Paced Program, and Clubs Program, we are leading the movement to inspire, educate, and equip young women with the skills to pursue careers in technology fields. Girls Who Code is searching for a dynamic, results-oriented Community Partnerships & Outreach Manager to develop and execute recruitment strategies to drive Girls Who Code programmatic expansion.
The Manager of Community Partnerships & Outreach cultivates and expands strategic partnerships with school districts, departments of education, library networks, and community based organizations within an assigned region of the country. In addition to supporting the full Community Partnerships & Outreach Team by building national expansion strategic initiatives, they will also lead the development and execution of the outreach strategy for their territory with the support of regional part-time team members. The Manager’s primary focus will be to recruit community partners and individual leads to launch Girls Who Code Clubs. Additionally, they will be responsible for driving the student recruitment process for Girls Who Code’s Summer Immersion Program and Self-Paced Program.
The ideal candidate has at least three (3) years of demonstrated experience cultivating, building and maintaining high-impact school and community partner relationships, and/or experience in large-scale outreach, admissions, talent recruitment, account management, business development, or community organizing. They bring experience working with diverse stakeholders of students, families, educators, and schools, and a passion for connecting girls with high quality, free, computer science opportunities. They thrive in a fast-paced innovative environment and are driven by meeting and exceeding regional expansion goals.
This is a full-time permanent salaried position to start as soon as possible.
- Develop and execute regional outreach strategies to meet and exceed goals for their assigned territory of 10-14 states, as well as supporting nationally for the full Community Partnerships & Outreach Team program expansion goals
- Cultivate a robust pipeline of potential community partners through continuous lead research and persistent targeted outreach to contacts at high yield organizations, including school districts, departments of education, local STEM and education organizations, after school programs, and online networks
- Conduct phone calls and email campaigns to individuals and organizations to build awareness for the Girls Who Code mission and programs
- Secure, cultivate, manage, and retain a regional portfolio of community partnerships
- Represent Girls Who Code at targeted virtual meetings, community events and conferences to increase brand recognition and increase applications to our Summer Immersion Program, Self-Paced Program, and Clubs Program
- Track and analyze program expansion outputs, progress, and outcomes by maintaining accurate Salesforce records and leveraging Salesforce reports and dashboards to drive data-informed recommendations for future outreach initiatives
- Collaborate with the overall Community Partnerships & Outreach team to improve the efficiency of team’s systems, processes, and outreach strategies as programs continue to scale
- Identify key areas of growth for program expansion in relation to a deep understanding of pivots in the education and nonprofit landscape
- Directly supervise 1-3 part-time remote team members to drive targeted Clubs Program expansion and summer program student recruitment
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
- 3+ years prior experience in recruitment, business development, partner management, or youth development
- Commitment to Girls Who Code’s mission and to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and comfort working with people from all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
- Demonstrated experience leading multiple projects and balancing competing priorities
- Excellent communication, presentation, and people skills with an ability to balance priorities, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
- Highly organized with an orientation towards customer service that prioritizes timely, clear, thoughtful, respectful responses to stakeholders from all backgrounds
- Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic, and innovative environment; comfortable working effectively under pressure to meet tight deadlines and goals
- Successful track record in setting priorities, shaping processes, and executing quickly and effectively
- Data-driven: the ability to track outcomes through set goals
- Desire to learn and grow; team player with a flexible, creative, and analytical approach to problem-solving
- Experience in effective people management to drive motivation for high impact
- Experience with Salesforce (preferred)
- Knowledge of and/or interest in computer science, technology, and/or education (preferred)
- Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, maturity, positivity, and confidence
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.