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Program Manager, Virtual and In-Person Business Competitions

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Published 11 days ago

Become Part of a Growing Education StartUp and Join SuitUp’s Programs Team!

Position: Program Manager

Location: New York City

Full-Time / Part-Time: Full-Time

Salary: Commensurate with experience, 50-60k

Start Date: September 8th, 2021

 

Overview of Suit Up

Founded in 2014, SuitUp is a 501c3 non-profit organization that increases college and career awareness with students from underserved communities. SuitUp organizes virtual and in-person student business competitions for corporate volunteers where employees help students solve a problem for a real company, like creating a new product for Nike or solving a community problem through Snapchat. Since inception, SuitUp has hosted over 300 competitions for companies like Goldman Sachs, NBCUniversal, Snap Inc., Louis Vuitton, and many others, organizing events for over 9,000 volunteers and impacting more than 10,000 students.

You can see our virtual program in action here: https://vimeo.com/428645541. You can see our in-person program in action here: https://vimeo.com/117056674

The Opportunity

With the extraordinary circumstances faced by the COVID-19 pandemic and the immediate need to address the economic inequity in our communities, SuitUp is seeking a Program Manager to facilitate both in-person and virtual business competitions with our students and corporate volunteers across the East Coast. This individual will be tasked with organizing and executing approximately 60 competitions with corporate partners and select school partners each year.


Program Managers are dynamic, organized, result-oriented, driven individuals that love “playing to a crowd” and can inspire both SuitUp volunteers and students to have amazing experiences with SuitUp’s entrepreneurship competitions.


This role would report directly to SuitUp’s Program Director and be one of 1-3 in the New York office.


Key Accountabilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·      Preparing competition materials and coordinating lunches and logistics with schools and companies

·      Leading and facilitating competitions in school, company, or virtual settings (60-100 people events)

·      Managing relationships with school and corporate partners year after year to ensure repeat competitions

·      Collecting and analyzing all survey data from events and creating company impact reports

·      Identifying key volunteers that can help support SuitUp growth and expansion

·      Assisting SuitUp in its fundraising efforts by attending out of work hour hours events approximately 5-10 times a year (i.e. happy hours, Push Up for SuitUp, and Suit Up for SuitUp)

·      While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to lift or move up to 30 pounds (SuitUp competition materials)

·      The employee frequently is required to stand, climb stairs, and move throughout buildings for up to 5 hours 

·      Ability to travel by air, train, or car domestically (do not need a car to apply). 10-20% of competitions may be outside of the New York area (CA, MA, TX, NJ, CT, etc.)

·      Taking on tasks outside of job description to support SuitUp in its growth and for the good of the organization.

 

Knowledge and Capabilities

·      Strong comfortability with virtual education platforms (i.e. Zoom, Salesforce, Bevy, Google Suite, etc.)

·      Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with corporate volunteers (ages 21 to 65) and middle/high school students (ages 12 to 18) in a client-facing role

·      Excellent public speaking, communication and presentation skills

·      Coaches, motivates, and inspires individuals (young and old)

·      Self-starter with the ability to take initiative and run with projects independently, working with discretion and under pressure as needed

·      Aligned to SuitUp company values – Passion, Perseverance, Integrity, and Innovation

·      Organized, energetic and positive with natural leadership qualities

·      A passion for education and increasing career awareness for students in underserved communities

·      Demonstrates an inspirational attitude that contributes to a positive team environment—even virtually!

·      Ability to build and maintain effective in-person and virtual working relationships along with a willingness to set and maintain high standards of performance

·      Ability to learn and adapt quickly in a fast-paced start-up culture

·      Excellent skills in operating computers and various software packages including Microsoft Office


Qualifications

·      College degree and experience in the fields of education, youth development, social work, sales, event planning or business administration. This is a perfect role for a former teacher or administrator.

·      Minimum 2-3+ years of work experience with schools/youth. This is the ideal role for a former teacher or youth development professional.

·      Driver’s license and comfortability driving 4-6 hours for competitions on East Coast 2-3 times a year


How to Apply

To apply, please send your resume to Executive Director, Lauren Reilly, lauren@volunteersuitup.org, and include a short paragraph to answer the following questions:

1)           Why you are interested in the Program Manager position and the organization as a whole?

2)         What skills could you bring to this position, specifically as it relates to running in-person and virtual events

3)        Are you comfortable joining a start-up organization with teammates in different states? Why?  

SuitUp is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, and political affiliation.

Become Part of a Growing Education StartUp and Join SuitUp’s Programs Team!

Position: Program Manager

Location: New York City

Full-Time / Part-Time: Full-Time

Salary: Commensurate with experience, 50-60k

Start Date: September 8th, 2021…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 8, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 16, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$50,000 - $60,000

Benefits

Perks/The Experience You’ll Have

·      Experience working (and leading) in a start-up organization in which everyone wears many different hats

·      Learn how to align the incentives of the corporate world and the world of urban education to drive academic and social/emotional impact for students

·      Opportunity to facilitate large scale events with professional development opportunities in public speaking

·      Network with our diverse client base, which includes thousands of volunteers from some of the largest companies in the world such as Snap Inc, Forbes, ViacomCBS, NBCUniversal, Goldman Sachs, and more

·      Join a talented team of driven professionals in a fast-paced start-up environment that increase career awareness and marketable skills for thousands of students in underserved communities

·      Flexible work schedule (around competitions), ability to work remotely as needed

·      Unlimited PTO, monthly transportation cash stipend provided, healthcare, and dental/vision coming in 2022/2023

Perks/The Experience You’ll Have

·      Experience working (and leading) in a start-up organization in which everyone wears many different hats

·      Learn how to align the incentives of the…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
25 Broadway, New York, NY 10004, United States
FL 12

How to Apply

How to Apply


To apply, please send your resume to Executive Director, Lauren Reilly, lauren@volunteersuitup.org, and include a short paragraph to answer the following questions:


1)           Why you are interested in the Program Manager position and the organization as a whole?

2)         What skills could you bring to this position, specifically as it relates to running in-person and virtual events

3)        Are you comfortable joining a start-up organization with teammates in different states? Why?  

SuitUp is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, and political affiliation.

How to Apply


To apply, please send your resume to Executive Director, Lauren Reilly, lauren@volunteersuitup.org, and include a short paragraph to answer the following questions:


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