Manager, Partnerships

Remote or Hybrid /
Partnerships & Programs /
The Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation (SGFF) works to build a more equal and resilient world. We bring people together to support each other through three key initiatives: LeanIn.Org, OptionB.Org, and the Dave Goldberg Scholarship Program

We are seeking a Manager, Partnerships to drive the adoption of Lean In’s programs (Lean In Circles, 50 Ways to Fight Bias, and Allyship at Work) by developing high-impact partner relationships with organizations who support our mission - with a particular focus on reaching diverse audiences. In particular, this individual will help drive the growth and engagement of our Lean In Circles, a volunteer-driven community currently consisting of more than 69,000 Circles in over 188 countries.

What You Will Do

    • Support the SGFF Partnerships Team in executing an end-to-end partner strategy
    • Identify, develop, and maintain high-impact partner relationships that drive the growth of Lean In and Option B’s key programs
    • Develop and manage complex strategic partnerships, high-impact distribution partnerships, and relationships with leading research organizations
    • Work cross-functionally with our teams that oversee marketing, product, communications, and programs to ensure partnerships are executed at the highest quality
    • Make sure the processes that support partnerships run smoothly and at scale, from fielding, assessing, and responding to incoming partnership requests to making sure partnership information is archived correctly
    • Create meaningful partnerships that help Lean In programs and materials reach underrepresented groups and new audiences

What You Will Bring

    • Shared appreciation for and commitment to the mission and work of Lean In, Option B, and the Dave Goldberg Scholarship Program
    • Commitment to being a strong advocate for equity, inclusion, and uplifting marginalized voices
    • At least 4 years of experience in sales, business development, and account/relationship management
    • Experience driving toward more intersectional and inclusive product or marketing outcomes
    • Proven track record of developing strong relationships to build customer loyalty and partnerships over time
    • Ability to effectively communicate the value proposition of Lean In’s programs to senior-level stakeholders, in order to inspire companies and individuals to take action 
    • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to lead multiple time-sensitive projects on a deadline
    • Technical savvy including experience working in a Google Suite environment, tracking projects in Asana or a similar software, and scheduling and running meetings in Zoom
    • Deep appreciation of cross-cultural differences and commonalities (Highly desired!)

Important Information

    • This is a full-time, individual contributor role with a schedule that would require availability to work Pacific Time zone hours
    • This remote position includes the option of working a hybrid schedule for individuals based in the San Francisco Bay Area (Our office is located in Palo Alto, California)
    • Occasional travel is required to attend organization-wide offsites and events
    • The selected individual must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
    • We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis starting September 16, 2022, and highly encourage you to apply in advance
The Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard to age, race, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. It’s important to us that people of all identities and backgrounds see themselves represented and included in our work, so we actively encourage people of all identities and backgrounds to apply.