Partnerships Manager

Boston Partners in Education

Job Description

Position Description:
The Partnerships Manager will ensure quality matches between mentors and students by recruiting, interviewing, matching, and providing support for volunteer mentors in their assigned schools. They will also provide support around the nomination, matching, and volunteer mentor engagement to the principal, teachers, school staff, and BPS families at the schools in their portfolio. 
Duties & Responsibilities:

Partnerships Management
  • Recruit, screen, and match academic mentors for schools in their portfolio
  • Recruit, present to, and provide volunteer mentor/student matches for teachers and other relevant school personnel
  • Provide support to volunteer mentors, teachers, families, and students after the match is made
  • Build on and deepen existing relationships with schools and work to develop new school partnerships as well as maintain existing partnerships
  • Build on and deepen existing relationships with mentors to increase retention through newsletters, mentor development sessions, and emails
  • Participate as a member of team meetings and programmatic events
  • Participate as a key member of the AMP! planning committee
  • Participate in program and organization-wide team building and strategic planning events
  • Represent Boston Partners in Education at key partnership and recruitment events (may require some evening hours)
  • Management of part-time staff, such as Site Coordinators

  • Collaborate with staff to improve the collection, tabulation, analysis, and reporting of student and volunteer outcome data
  • Use proficiently for matching volunteer mentors with students as well as for reporting
  • Assist in ongoing efforts to use evaluation results to improve program effectiveness

  • Work with the Senior Partnerships Manager, Program Director and Data and Evaluation Director to determine the strategic vision for programs
  • Create and maintain a priority list of BPS schools to increase recruitment and retention of volunteer mentors and student matches
  • Coordinate with marketing and partnership team to share stories about students’ successes/growth
  • Support annual volunteer fundraising drive and annual fundraising Gala
  • Minimum Associate degree or higher preferred
  • Proficient in Google Workspace, Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Familiarity with databases, particularly Salesforce, is a plus
  • Highly organized, ability to manage time with strong attention to details
  • Capable of meeting concurrent deadlines
  • Willingness to travel around the city
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team-oriented planning skills with the ability to work independently
  • Bilingual Spanish/English strongly preferred
  • Dedication to the mission and values of Boston Partners in Education