Manager, Partner Engagement

New York City /
Development /
/ Hybrid
The Girls Who Code (GWC) Development Team is searching for a systems-minded stakeholder  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 experience managing stakeholders, clients, and/or volunteering initiatives, 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 improvement. 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.


    • Work directly with a portfolio of companies to help them maximize the impact of their partnership with GWC
    • Utilize strategic communications tools and team systems to manage all aspects of corporate partner relationships within assigned portfolio (Examples: Yesware, Salesforce)
    • Leverage existing data and tools to skillfully manage asks for increased support during renewal cycles
    • Own moves management for assigned portfolio, tracking key dates and driving progress on renewal action items
    • Collaborate cross-functionally to ensure a streamlined partner sponsorship activation experience (partnership benefits include everything from volunteer activations to social media mentions)
    • Assist team members in execution of various portfolio management tasks such as benefits execution, proposal development, internal briefing creation, and report drafting
    • Provide account management support, alongside team members, to team inbox serving partners
    • Become a content expert on GWC programs, acting as the informational bridge between internal teams and your portfolio partners
    • Serve as an internal advocate for partner objectives and strategic partnerships


    • At least 4 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
    • 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 sales tools such as Salesforce and Yesware, and comfort utilizing on a daily basis
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Knowledge of and/or interest in issues on gender equity, computer science, technology, the non-profit sector and/or education preferred
    • Commitment to the mission of Girls Who Code
    • For the safety and well-being of our community, Girls Who Code requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before physically accessing the workplace. This requirement is subject to exceptions, accommodations based on medical condition, and disability or religious belief.
Compensation transparency statement:
The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; certifications; and other business and organizational needs. At Girls Who Code, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case.

The salary range for this role is $65,000 - $83,000

Girls Who Code has been named one of the Best Non Profits to Work For and is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace environment that allows employees to be engaged, productive and successful.

At Girls Who Code, we value our team members and offer employees a broad range of benefits to round out our total compensation package. Our ambitious, high impact, and supportive culture allows people to do their best work every day. We offer policies and programs that encourage balance and support health and well-being, and we are always looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy, happy lives. Our competitive compensation and benefits package includes generous PTO, 3 medical insurance plans (including one fully funded by the org), vision, dental, 401(k) with match, hybrid work, virtual days, paid parental leave, medical flexible spending plans, life insurance, short and long term disability.

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.