Senior Partnerships Coordinator

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Position: Senior Partnerships Coordinator

Reports to: Senior Partnerships Manager

Status: Full-Time Exempt

Start Date: Winter 2021

Location: This opportunity is mostly remote. Candidates should live in/near NYC to carry out on-site responsibilities when it is safe.

The Opportunity

The Opportunity Network (OppNet) seeks a mission-driven, equity, and racial justice-focused individual to join its collaborative OppNet Partnerships team. OppNet’s Career Fluency® Partnerships program provides immersive community-centered, capacity-building partnerships for institutions committed to supporting the post-secondary success and career development of their students. This position offers the exciting opportunity to optimize the partner experience through streamlining team processes and enhancing project management systems. In addition, this position will play an essential role in facilitating trainings, developing content, and liaising with partner organizations. Current Career Fluency® Partners include the New York City Department of Education, the “I Have a Dream” Foundation, College Track, and John Jay College of Criminal Justice. The Senior Partnerships Coordinator will report to the Senior Partnerships Manager and be part of a team expanding an innovative program model that will impact thousands of students across the country.

The Organization

Since 2003, OppNet has ignited the drive, curiosity, and agency of historically and systematically underrepresented students on their paths to and through college and into thriving careers, powered by our commitment to access and community. This year, OppNet will reach more than 10,000 students of color across the nation to support them in achieving their college and career goals.

  • OppNet’s founding Fellows program works with 1,000+ students over the course of six years, from 11th grade through to college graduation, to provide college guidance, five summers of paid internships, career exposure and skills-training, and support in growing personal and professional networks.
  • OppNet’s Career Fluency® Partnerships Program works with 35+ schools and youth-serving nonprofits across 20+ cities to build their capacity to amplify college and career outcomes for their own students.
  • Through Opportunity Ignited, we provide advisory services to corporations seeking to embed values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in their businesses.
  • UninterruptedED, launched in 2020, is OppNet’s free, open-access learning portal for students and educators offering flexible courses spanning our proprietary Career Fluency® curriculum.

All of the work OppNet leads is in service of realizing our vision of a nation connected through vibrant communities and networks actively in pursuit of social justice and educational equity – a nation where all young people can freely create their own path to enduring success that honors their passions, ambitions, and full identities.

The Person

The ideal candidate will personally connect to the important work we do and value diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) across the organization. The candidate will demonstrate DE&I values by actively participating in all organization-wide learning sessions and self-reflection, as well as working with others to enact changes that contribute to meeting the organization’s DE&I goals. The candidate should possess outstanding organization and attention to detail, energy and initiative, the ability to prioritize and complete a variety of tasks on time, and a willingness to work on a wide range of assignments.


Partner Training and Technical Assistance - 50%

  • Facilitate interactive trainings for Partner staff designated to deliver Career Fluency® curriculum
  • Schedule and attend Partner trainings, meetings, site visits, and check-in calls
  • Coordinate the production of training tools that increase the team’s efficiency and effectiveness (i.e. training videos)
  • Adapt Career Fluency® curriculum to meet the needs of OppNet Partnerships’ in-person and virtual programming

Project Management - 40%

  • Codify and update templates and standardize best practices within the Partnerships Team’s workflow streams
  • Support with the offboarding and onboarding of two interns each spring, which includes:
  • Scheduling introductory check-ins with the team
  • Training interns on the team’s processes
  • Creating presentation materials, data tools, and reports during transitions
  • Assist with the development of marketing and outreach materials, which includes producing event-related promotional copy and new sample materials for prospects
  • Support with researching, contacting, and securing new, value-aligned Partners
  • Provide support to Partnerships Team as necessary

Data Management - 10%

  • Coordinate the timely execution of data collection and reporting
  • Manage the collection and recording of data from all Partners in Salesforce
  • Support with the creation of end-of-year reports and other internal reports as needed
  • Provide data collection and analysis support as needed


  • Exceptional project management skills, with 2-4 years of demonstrated project management experience
  • Demonstrated alignment with OppNet’s core values in diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Supportive of team-based, collaborative decision-making that is based on open, transparent, continual communication and information sharing
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong skills using Google Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Previous experience with Salesforce
  • Experience with virtual and in-person curriculum development and facilitation
  • Knowledge of innovative training methods for building inclusive workplaces
  • Adaptable, solutions-oriented, and driven in innovative spaces
  • Marketing experience and/or basic design skills are a plus


Commensurate with experience; plus full medical benefits, generous paid time off policy, and retirement plan.

Application Instructions

Please send your resume and cover letter, including any salary requirements, to with the subject line “Senior Partnerships Coordinator.”

Position: Senior Partnerships Coordinator

Reports to: Senior Partnerships Manager

Status: Full-Time Exempt

Start Date: Winter 2021

Location: This opportunity is mostly remote. Candidates should live in/near NYC to carry out on-site…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule


Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
85 Broad St, New York, NY 10004, USA

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