Join Our Team: Strategic Partnerships Manager Wanted

Walker’s Legacy is seeking a mission-driven and dynamic Strategic Partnerships Manager to join the team.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Founder & CEO, the Manager will aid in overall strategic relationships and management for Walker’s Legacy its programs, expansion, team and execution of its mission. S/he will be responsible for developing deep knowledge of core programs, operations, and business plans.

Sponsorship and Partnership

  • Expand national revenue-generating and sponsorship activities to support existing program operations and regional expansion
  • Deepen and refine all aspects of communications—from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand in conjunction with public relations team
  • Use external presence and relationships to garner new strategic partnerships and alliances for the organization both monetary and non-monetary
  • In conjunction with CEO, liaise with federal, state and local political and business leaders to champion the advancement of women of color in business.
  • Establish relationships with international, national and local organizations on behalf of Walker’s Legacy 
  • Lead in developing key strategic partnerships with organizations in key states and regions
  • Present at national conferences and engage other complementary training efforts;
  • Represent the organization at partnership and fundraising meetings and media outlets, as applicable.

Planning & New Business:

  • In conjunction with Founder & CEO, design the national expansion and complete the strategic business planning process for organizational expansion into new markets with a focus on partnerships and alliances by market
  • Begin to build partnerships in new markets, establishing relationships with the corporations, funders, and political and community leaders at each expansion location  
  • Be an external local and national presence that publishes and communicates the organizational mission and results with an emphasis on the successes of the local programming as a model for regional and national replication, where applicable and requested
  • Assisting with securing partnerships necessary to produce innovative programming, outreach strategies, and leadership development initiatives

Qualifications:

The Manager will be thoroughly committed to the mission of Walker’s Legacy. Viable candidates should have proven leadership, entrepreneurial, and relationship management experience.

Concrete experience and other qualifications include:

  • Commitment and passion for advancing the cause of women and girls of color in business and economic equity
  • Experience with effectively leading and regionally and/or nationally scaling a performance- and outcomes-based start-up organization and team; ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth
  • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget
  • Past success working with strategic partnerships and external stakeholders existing board member relationships
  • Strong marketing, public relations, and partnership experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills
  • An action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed

Compensation – $65,000 maximum base salary.  This role is commission eligible 

Location Washington, DC.

Job Type: Fulltime

Start Date: February 16, 2021

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Walker's Legacy

Walker’s Legacy is a digital platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman and exists to inspire, equip, and engage through thought-provoking content, educational programming, and a global community.

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