25 East 21st Street
Location: New York, New York
Compensation: Competitive with experience; benefits upon full-time hiring
The Financial Women’s Association of New York (FWA), one of the nation’s leading financial industry organizations focused on advancing women, is seeking an Educational Programs Manager who is dedicated to preparing the next generation of young women professionals to succeed in leadership roles in the financial services and related industries to provide proactive strategic leadership and tactical support for several financial education programs funded through a grant from one of the FWA’s largest corporate sponsors. These programs include:
- High School Mentoring Program at the High School of Economics and Finance.
- Undergraduate Scholarship Programs for High School Mentoring Program Graduates and Undergraduate Students at Baruch College in Manhattan and the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University in New Jersey.
- Study Abroad Programs for Undergraduate Scholarship recipients.
- Leadership Conferences in Boston and Maryland for Undergraduate Mentees.
- Pre-college Summer Programs for High School Mentees.
- Internship Programs for Undergraduate Scholarship Recipients.
- The Wall Street Exchange Program, a summer career development program for rising college seniors.
The Educational Programs Manager will be responsible for handling general administration of all program-related matters, and will:
- Coordinate on-campus and off-campus events, activities and programs with volunteer Committee Co-Chairs for Program participant, e.g., professional development and leadership programs and annual holiday events and reunions.
- Develop and maintain a comprehensive database of all past and current FWA Program participants and provide dedicated, coordinated outreach to Program participants on LinkedIn, Twitter and other social media.
- Prepare impact reports for corporate sponsors, marketing collateral and provide metrics and other periodic reports.
- Assist in preparing a budget and financials for all Educational Programs and manage Program expenses to the budget.
- Assist with writing grant proposals and receipt and disbursement of grant funds.
- Assist in maintaining relationships with key FWA Educational Program stakeholder groups, as well as the FWA’s current partnerships with major financial institutions.
- Assist in the expansion of existing programs and the evolution of new programs to advance the FWA’s mission and meet the evolving needs of Program participants.
The Educational Programs Manager reports directly to the FWA Executive Director and works closely with FWA volunteer leaders, including the Co-chairs of each program committee.
The Educational Programs Manager will have a very visible role within the FWA and with its President’s Circle corporate sponsors. The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:
- At least two years’ experience in developing and managing education programs and/or curriculum in the nonprofit or related sectors.
- Polished, professional presence and confident written and verbal communication style
- Demonstrated ability to set and achieve goals.
- Experience in project management, grant writing, partnership management and/or education are a plus.
- Strong technical and online skills, including proficiency with PowerPoint and excel; database management/CRM and online research, and familiarity with social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, etc.).
- Interest in financial empowerment/education and/or the financial industry.
Other skills and personal attributes required:
- Highly organized and detail-oriented.
- A self-starter capable of multi-tasking, working in a fast-paced environment, prioritizing multiple initiatives and tasks and meeting strict deadlines.
- Flexible and capable of taking direction from several individuals simultaneously.
- Demonstrated strong customer focus.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related degree preferred.
The FWA pays for 80% of an employee's healthcare benefits upon full-time hiring. Employee pays for benefits for family members.
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