A national nonprofit founded by teachers, TNTP believes our nation’s public schools can offer all children an excellent education. Today they are a diverse team from a wide range of fields, united by a fierce commitment to helping school systems end educational inequality. They work at every level of the public education system to attract and train talented teachers and school leaders, ensure rigorous and engaging classrooms, and create environments that prioritize great teaching and accelerate student learning.
TNTP’s Internal Communications team is charged with:
TNTP seeks a full-time Partner, Internal Communications to reimagine how we communicate with our talented workforce of over 700 individuals in full-time, temporary, and seasonal roles. This position reports to the Chief of Staff, is based in a home office anywhere in the U.S., and is available immediately. Occasional travel is required (approximately 15-20%) contingent upon organizational/state/federal regulations).
As the Partner, Internal Communications, you will be responsible for leading TNTP’s internal communications efforts. As the senior leader on the Internal Communications team, you will help grow and lead a talented team and develop innovative and nuanced communications tools designed to help staff better understand our strategic direction, meet TNTP’s ambitious goals, and serve the clients and communities with whom we partner.
The Partner, Internal Communications’ primary responsibilities will be to:
They expect the Partner, Internal Communications to:
Drive strategy and innovation. You are a strategy setter who can generate innovative and nuanced solutions to complex challenges, provide strategic vision, anticipate challenges, and assess the effectiveness of our work.
Have a strong track record of leadership on internal communications and diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. Throughout your career, you have successfully guided teams and organizations through complex change management processes using a listen-first, people-centered approach. You value diversity of ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender, religion, language, ability, and experience, and have developed and executed strategies that have improved diversity and inclusion and driven equity.
Motivate and influence others to act. We are counting on your ability to clearly communicate complex information in a compelling way to multiple audiences. You are as comfortable advising members of our Leadership and Management Teams as you are working with your team. You authentically collaborate, develop, and manage high-level relationships that build investment in our internal communications strategy and deliver results.
Lead thriving teams. One of your greatest responsibilities and privileges will be to manage TNTP’s people. You are an inclusive leader who honors diverse perspectives and makes the most of your team’s and individual’s unique strengths. You will lead your team to success by leveraging and developing talent to maximize our impact.
Model cross-cultural agility. Authentic self-reflection, self-awareness, and high emotional intelligence are central to who you are as a leader, and you utilize these skills to shape a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. You have an adept cultural understanding of yourself and use your understanding of yourself and others to build trusting relationships with colleagues and clients.
Support sustainability and growth. You understand and consider external conditions that affect the organization’s work and the intersection of change management, communications, and organizational culture. You can quickly build a strong understanding of TNTP’s strategic direction and business model and can translate that to strategies that support maximizing the staff experience. You build and maintain a strong external network and are viewed as a leader within the larger field.
The ideal Partner, Internal Communications candidate will have the following:
TNTP offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience in a similar position with the potential for an annual performance-based bonus. The salary range for this position is $112,000 - $168,000. New hires are typically brought into the organization at a salary between the range minimum and the salary range midpoint depending on qualifications, internal equity, and the budgeted amount for the role. They offer a comprehensive benefits plan, covering the majority of the employee premium for the base medical plan and subsidizing the majority of costs for a spouse/domestic partner and children. Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, parenting benefits, flexible spending account options, generous vacation time, commuter benefits, referral bonuses, professional development, and a 403(b) plan with employer matching. They also offer an inclusive environment where staff are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work every day. TNTP may offer a relocation stipend to defray the cost of moving for this role, if applicable.
A national nonprofit founded by teachers, TNTP believes our nation’s public schools can offer all children an excellent education. Today they are a diverse team from a wide range of fields, united by a fierce commitment to helping school…