ASSISTANT MANAGER, CAREER AND ALUMNI SERVICES
ABOUT THE FOUNDATION
The T. Howard Foundation (THF) is a mission-driven organization dedicated to increasing diversity in the media industry. Since 1993, the Foundation’s Internship Program has placed more than 1,100 diverse college students into paid internship opportunities in the media and entertainment industry. Over the past seven years, the number of THF alumni who have secured full-time, post-grad positions exceeds 950, including nearly 400 promotions, in the media, entertainment, advertising, and tech industries.
CAREER AND ALUMNI SERVICES
The Career and Alumni Services team provides career guidance and professional development resources to alumni of the Foundation’s Internship Program, and members of its Talent Development Program, as well as assistance and support with securing full-time employment, across multiple disciplines and industries. The team also partners with companies interested in connecting with THF candidates who qualify for their full-time hiring needs.
We are looking for a well-versed, motivated, and results-oriented Assistant Manager to join our team and play a key role in the growth and development of our Career and Alumni Services programs and events.
The Assistant Manager, Career and Alumni Services will support the planning, coordination, and implementation of relevant programs, services, and events, under the direction of the Senior Manager, Career and Alumni Services. They will manage the Talent Development Program, including (but not limited to) member processing and engagement, program marketing and recruitment, and professional development activities.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to function independently with a high level of accountability and take the initiative on developing creative and innovative methods to achieve program goals. They will also possess a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality; the ability to mentor others; and have a strong commitment to fostering diversity and equal opportunity.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Salary commensurate with experience. THF offers excellent benefits including 100% employer-paid healthcare, long and short-term disability, and life insurance for employees, transit/parking subsidy, access to FSA and 403b plans, most federal holidays, 2 weeks’ vacation, and paid holiday break between Christmas and New Year's.