Partnerships Manager

Boston, Massachusetts
Work Type: Full Time

Partnerships Manager


About the Organization:

Boston Partners in Education (Boston Partners) enhances academic achievement and nurtures the personal growth of Boston’s public school students by providing them with focused, individualized, in-school support. Boston Partners recruits, trains, places, and supports volunteers to work with students in grades K-12, one-on-one or in small groups, primarily during the school day. Boston Partners in Education is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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 once the match has been 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 in program and organization-wide team building and strategic planning events
  • Represent Boston Partners in Education at essential partnership and recruitment events (at times  requires some evening or weekend hours)
  • Opportunities for management of part-time staff and interns


  • 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 and for reporting within the organization and to school partners
  • Assist in ongoing efforts to use evaluation results to improve program effectiveness
  • Continue to grow knowledge of the Salesforce system through training and independent work with our Director of Data and Evaluation


  • Work with the Senior Partnerships Manager, Program Director, and Director of Data and Evaluation 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 drives and Gala


  • Minimum Associate degree or higher preferred
  • Proficient in Google Workspace, Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Familiarity with databases, notably Salesforce, is a plus
  • Highly organized, ability to manage time with strong attention to details
  • Capable of meeting concurrent deadlines
  • Willingness and ability to travel around the city
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team-oriented planning skills with the ability to work independently
  • Bilingual English as well as one of the following languages: Spanish/Chinese/Cape Verdean Creole, strongly preferred
  • Dedication to the mission and values of Boston Partners in Education

Work Setting: Hybrid on-site/remote; job duties may be done mostly remotely, but attendance at some in-person meetings, events, etc. in Boston is necessary.

Salary Range: $45,000 - $47,000

Equal Opportunity:

Boston Partners in Education provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. We serve and partner with a diverse population of schools, students and staff, and wish to build high-performing teams that mirror the communities we serve. Boston Partners in Education prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy:

In accordance with applicable law, Boston Partners in Education requires current and future employees, whether full-time or part-time, to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19.

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