ABOUT EDUCATION OPENS DOORS:
Education Opens Doors (EOD) is an innovative education non-profit committed to empowering historically underrepresented students to purposefully navigate through high school to college. Nationally, 95% of underserved middle school students aspire to go to college, yet only 8% attain their Bachelor’s degree within 6 years. EOD fills a unique niche by implementing the Roadmap to Success Program in the middle school grades to increase students’ college knowledge and attainability.
Since our inception in 2012, EOD has grown from two to nine team members, established more than 75 partnerships with schools and nonprofits, and empowered over 23,500 students across Texas.
MANAGER OF PARTNERSHIPS POSITION SUMMARY
The Education Opens Doors team is seeking a Manager of Partnerships to join our highly motivated and collaborative Dallas-based team.
As a member of the Impact Manager team, you will be a key leader in planning, organizing, and executing regional and state partnership expansion for the Roadmap to Success program. The Manager of Partnerships will build relationships with decision makers, represent and promote the Roadmap to Success program to the community at large, and cultivate new partnerships.
In the first year of the position, the Manager of Partnerships will fulfill the duties of an Impact Manager and manage 5-6 established partnerships in order to understand the program and increase effectiveness in partnership procurement. Impact Managers serve as the lead contact to partners and are responsible for supervising the effective implementation of the Roadmap to Success Program. Following the first year in the position, the Manager of Partnerships will evolve into a full-time partnership role with the opportunity for advancement to Director of Strategic Partnerships, which will require occasional work-related travel.
In addition, you will advise the Curriculum team on marketing trends, competitive developments, and product improvement opportunities in the field. The Manager of Partnerships will report to the Director of Programs as well as collaborate with the Executive Director on strategic partnerships.
Plan, organize, and prioritize partnership strategies to achieve established partnership targets
Represent and promote program to all prospective partners to achieve and/or exceed established goals
Manage partnership communications and reporting
Supervise the effective implementation of the Roadmap to Success Program
Collaborate with the Impact Manager team to grow the impact of the program and organization
QUALIFICATIONS & MINDSETS
BENEFITS AND SALARY
Salary for the position is competitive and depends on prior experience. Interested and qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé, and a minimum of two references to one of the following:
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Your Name and Job Title.
Education Opens Doors, Employment Search
P.O. Box 601971
Dallas, Texas 75360
Attn: Jayda Batchelder, Founding Executive Director
DEADLINE TO APPLY: May 7th, 2017