Job Opportunities

Leadership Development Program Associate

Position Summary:

The position works with the AVP Leadership Development to advance The Partnership’s overall strategies to build and accelerate diverse leadership pipelines. In this position, the Program Associate engages in all aspects related to implementation of leadership development program-related operations.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates all aspects of meeting & event operations required for conducting 32 Leadership Development sessions annually (Next Generation Executive, Fellows, Associates & BioDiversity Fellows Programs)
  • Provides meeting support & coordination of 6 Executive Council convenings
  • Coordinates, in conjunction with other colleagues, all aspects of special events and convenings, as required

Specific responsibilities include:

1. COMMUNICATIONS WITH PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS

  • Prepares NGE, Fellows & Associates online Program Books
  • Serves as key liaison to program participants, communicating program information (program books, calendars, pre-work materials, agendas, venue info & directions).
  • Schedules & tracks program meeting invites
  • Coordinates bulk email communiques utilizing MailChimp, SurveyMonkey, etc.
  • Coordinates & tracks participants’ post-program surveys
  • Manages program participants’ online class portal (Current Class page)

2. COMMUNICATIONS & LOGISTICS WITH HOST COMPANIES, VENUES & FACULTY

  • Provides participant information & headcount to hosting organizations
  • Coordinates & confirms all forum logistics with host organizations
  • Confirms all A/V & material requirements from faculty
  • Coordinate NGE housing requirements with hotel

3. LEADERSHIP PROGRAM EVENT STAFFING

  • Attends leadership development programs assisting with on-site event needs, room & AV set-up, meeting support
  • Supports faculty as needed during presentations

4. DATABASE MANAGEMENT

  • Maintains & manages Partnerships Alumni database
  • Maintain & manage program participant master class lists (Fellows, Associates, BioDiversity Fellows, NGE program), ensuring participant information accuracy
  • Maintains program information on Current Class page
  • Maintains BoardLink Program database

5. BOARDLINK PROGRAM SUPPORT

  • Prepare monthly BoardLink eNewsletters
  • Manage & disseminate monthly BoardLink eNewsletters with NGE Community
  • Collect, track, maintain BoardLink program information (individuals & NPO applicant)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant experience
  • 2-5 years professional experience
  • Proficiency in database management

Skills, Abilities, Competencies:

  • Solid self-initiative & time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple, simultaneous projects
  • Proven capacity to work well in a small-team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Computer skills utilizing Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to work under pressure, meeting tight deadlines
  • Ability to interact well with all stakeholders (program participants, corporate & executive clients)

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are asked to send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

Karen James
Assistant Vice President, Leadership Development
Email: kjames@thepartnershipinc.org