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Outreach & Partnership Coordinator

Tech Kids Unlimited

Summary

The Outreach & Partnership Coordinator will play a pivotal role in expanding Tech Kids Unlimited’s reach and impact within the community by fostering meaningful partnerships to support program growth and sustainability. This position requires strong communication skills, attention to detail, initiative, and the ability to multitask effectively. This role requires someone with marketing experience, ideally in the education or nonprofit sectors,  who will cold-call and visit schools and other community-based organizations to pitch TKU programs. The position also requires self-initiation and self-motivation with confidence in public speaking. The person filling this role should be interested in and committed to TKU’s mission of helping neurodiverse students succeed. This person will join a team with 6 full-time staff members, 3 part-time staff members, and 15 teaching artists.

About Tech Kids Unlimited

Tech Kids Unlimited (TKU) uses technology tools, computer science thinking, and social-emotional learning to ignite unlimited futures for neurodiverse students. Students who learn and think differently explore the creative power of tech, practice work readiness skills, and build confidence through online and in-person programs in a fun and supportive community. By addressing gaps in access to tech, TKU strives to change the paradigm for education & employment for neurodiverse students ages 10-24.

Qualifications

Must Haves – 
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and persuasive communication skills, including public speaking abilities.
  • Sales, outreach, and/or marketing experience and track record of closing sales and/or securing revenue.
  • Proven ability to network and build partnerships that support program growth and expansion, both locally and virtually.
  • 2-4 years of experience in partnership roles, social impact sales, or similar experiences. 
  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience or education. 
  • Demonstrated ability to represent an organization to a wide range of stakeholders and constituencies (parents, educators, community partners). 
  • Strong organizational abilities to manage, track, and coordinate efficiently.
  • Ability to independently produce high-quality work, delegate, and problem-solve.
  • Adaptive, flexible, and highly focused, demonstrating a readiness to support organizational growth.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues to achieve shared goals and contribute to a positive work environment.
  • Adaptability to work in a dynamic and adjust priorities as needed to meet evolving organizational needs.
  • A  passion for promoting neurodiversity and inclusive education is essential.
  • Willingness to travel occasionally and participate in evening and weekend networking events.
  • Availability for hybrid work, with 2 set days per week in downtown Brooklyn.
  • On-site work is required 5 days a week during summer programs which run from July to mid-August.
Nice to Haves – 
  • Knowledge of the educational and workforce landscape, particularly in New York City.
  • Candidates with relevant experience in nonprofit management, community outreach, partnership development, and event coordination will be strongly preferred. 
  • Experience in event planning and coordination, including logistical arrangements, setup, and execution of special events.

Duties

Responsibilities:
External Communications (20%)
  • Update and organize mailing lists including national outreach 
  • Monitor inquiry email account 
  • Respond to general telephone and email inquiries related to program offerings and route to appropriate team member
Community Outreach (20%)
  • Communicate with external stakeholders to discuss program partnerships and assist in development and implementation
  • Process and act as a point of contact for parent payment systems (ie: ACCES-VR, Medicaid, self-direction, etc) with Education Program Associate and Executive Director
  • Represent TKU in fairs, conferences, and other public-facing events
Partnerships (20%)
  • Develop a pipeline of fee-for-service partnerships, including schools and other organizations, where TKU can deliver workshops and programs
  • Bring in at least 6-8 new partnerships for the current fiscal year
  • Project income and partnerships for the next fiscal year
  • Develop new virtual partnerships outside of New York City aligned with the organization’s growth strategies (some travel may be required)
  • Maintain relationships with partners: seek feedback, be a resource, and communicate new offerings
Program Registrar (15%)
  • Guide the registration process for online offerings, ensuring that individual students are matched to the appropriate program with Education Director
  • Set up program and participant registration on Enrollsy per semester on the website 
  • Make financial aid codes, monitor the financial aid questionnaire, send out codes to families
  • Run student data/enrollment reports for grants
  • Update in-person NYU guest lists 
  • Provide insight about registration patterns to the Education Director along with the Operation Director 
Program Partnership Support (15%)
  • Identify enrollment goals with the education team per program 
  • Oversee strategies for outreach to new audiences to ensure enrollment goals are met (talk to school reps, talk with Operation Director about ads, host an event, attend an event, network, etc.)
  • Present and represent program offerings in a variety of settings for parents, participants, and educators (sped fairs, community events, schools)
  • Review enrollment records to identify trends in enrollment and inform the program team
  • Review program registration form for improvements
  • Support partnerships necessary to run effective programming, such as the identification of work site partners or potential teachers to direct to the Education team
Event Coordination (10%):
  • Assist with set up and preparation for special events (hackathons, friendraisers and fundraisers, board special events)

How to Apply

To Apply

Send resume and cover letter highlighting why you are the best person for this position to hiring@techkidsunlimited.org; indicate the Job Title in the subject line. We will be contacting and interviewing qualified candidates. No phone calls.

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  • Date Posted

    February 29, 2024

  • Salary

    $68,000 to $72,000 depending on experience.

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