New England Venture Capital Association: Partnerships Manager, Hack.Diversity
535 Boylston
Boston, MA 02116

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The New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) seeks an entrepreneurial, detail-oriented, passionate leader to manage high-tech talent development for Hack.Diversity, a division of the NEVCA.

ABOUT HACK.DIVERSITY

Hack.Diversity, a division of the NEVCA, is tackling the underrepresentation of high-skilled minority employees in Boston’s innovation economy. Working with the city’s fastest growing companies, we recruit Black and Latinx computer science and engineering students into highly competitive, high-skill internships — and provide training, coaching and mentoring to both employer and employee throughout the experience. Hack.Diversity helps companies fill high-skill roles by empowering minority talent to access the high-tech economy.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Working closely with the Associate Director of Hack.Diversity, the Partnerships Manager, Hack.Diversityis responsible for corporate partner relationship success: managing the company hiring experience, diversity and inclusion development needs, and driving partnership renewal rates to advance the sustainable growth of the Hack.Diversity model.  The position reports to the Associate Director of Hack.Diversity.

STRATEGY

  • Identify metrics and KPI’s to track impact of program for Host Companies and Foundations
  • Identify and execute on unique opportunities for increasing program’s value to Host Companies 
  • Collaborate with Hack.Diversity team to identify and implement integrated programmatic processes
  • Inform Hack.Diversity Fellows’ curriculum based on Host Company feedback
  • Source potential resources and strategic partners to meet Hack.Diversity’s growth demands
  • Source, screen, and select engineers and mid-level and senior executives in Boston’s innovation ecosystem to mentor Hack.Diversity Fellows

OPERATIONS

  • Manage full-cycle execution of partnership contract renewals (i.e. contract release, negotiation, confirmation, implementation, and terms completion)
  • Manage program life-cycle experience of Hack.Diversity corporate partners
  • Update and execute standardized process for conducting and tracking monthly feedback with corporate partners
  • Weekly internal reporting on process and progress
  • Track growth metrics for report-out at NEVCA Board and Hack.Diversity Board of Advisors meetings
  • Track budget against programmatic expenses and recommend alternatives to cost

BRAND AND EVENTS

  • Lead logistics for execution of company-facing events, including Diversity and Inclusion Workshops, fundraisers, and multimedia requests to represent Hack.Diversity
  • Collaborate with Fellow Success Team on weekly and monthly newsletters to Hack.Diversity community
  • Contribute content toward growing the audience across Hack.Diversity social media platforms (i.e. Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Medium)
  • Identify cross-branding opportunities with all partners
  • Work with key players across the ecosystem to evangelize Hack.Diversity

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Effective, efficient, and detail-oriented project management skills
  • Proficiency with technical recruiting approaches and evaluation metrics used
  • Experienced knowledge about the tech and innovation job market and workforce development trends
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Experienced with budget management and data analytics
  • Highly organized, self-motivated and able to multitask in a dynamic organization

BONUS QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3-5 years of professional experience in corporate account management, business consulting, non-profit management, program management, and/or diversity and inclusion leadership
  • Knowledge around the relationship between employment policies and various work authorization categories 

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • $50K – $60K base salary commensurate with experience, plus eligible for significant year-end bonus
  • 15 vacation days, 17 paid Holidays
  • Comprehensive medical and dental insurance
  • Unparalleled access and connections to New England’s entrepreneurial, corporate, civic, academic, philanthropic and venture capital pillars

ABOUT THE NEW ENGLAND VENTURE CAPITAL ASSOCIATION

The New England Venture Capital Association (“NEVCA”) fosters a collaborative, inclusive, and prosperous innovation ecosystem. The NEVCA champions the community’s top emerging and proven venture-backed companies, builds sustainable solutions for a strong and diverse workforce, and advocates for innovation-friendly public policy. Its member firms manage more than $80B in capital. (www.newenglandvc.org)

To apply to this role, please submit your cover letter, resume and LinkedIn tohack.diversity@newenglandvc.org

This job description was posted on August 7, 2019. The ideal start date for this position is September 30, 2019.

Full-time