Manager, Global Partnerships

  • Nonprofit Full Time
  • New York
  • City: New York

Website Echoing Green

Manager, Global Partnerships

New York, New York

About Echoing Green

Echoing Green identifies tomorrow’s transformational leaders today. Through the Echoing Green Fellowships and other innovative leadership initiatives, Echoing Green spots emerging leaders and invests deeply in their success to accelerate their impact.

For more than 30 years, Echoing Green has been on the front lines of solving the world’s biggest problems, supporting visionary leaders willing to speak truth to power and challenge the status quo. Since its founding, Echoing Green has provided more than $45 million to over 800 Fellows working in 86 countries on issues such as race and gender equity, environmental justice, economic development and more.

They’ve established a global community of leaders who have launched Teach For America, City Year, One Acre Fund, SKS Microfinance, Last Mile Health, Hot Bread Kitchen, Public Allies, and hundreds of others. These organizations have leveraged Echoing Green’s seed investment to raise more than $5 billion in funding for the public good. Echoing Green unleashes long-lasting change at the intersection of social justice and social innovation by finding the best and the brightest leaders, bringing them together, and launching them on their path to success.

Those who work at Echoing Green have a front row seat to the brightest leaders with the most innovative ideas driving social progress across the world. They are fired up to be their partners, their advocates, and their biggest champion.

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Position Overview

The Manager, Global Partnerships will help us identify the next generation of promising social entrepreneurs, while providing mentorship and support to current Fellows. In this role you will develop programmatic policies and procedures, centering racial equity through human-centered design to build, implement and deliver programmatic partnerships that will support the work of Fellows.


This is an amazing opportunity for anyone who enjoys working in a dynamic and complex environment; and who will bring both personal and professional perspectives and experiences in racial equity, anti-colonialism, and anti-otherism in a global context. This Manager will support initiatives dedicated to improving the life outcomes of systemically disadvantaged people around the world.




External Relationship Management and Stakeholder Engagement

Develop and build a strong program strategy, ensuring that racial equity, anti-colonialism, and anti-otherism are centered in every aspect of the development of current Fellows and recruitment of new emerging leaders to Echoing Green.
Identify and develop organizational partnerships (including peer organizations, academic institutions, professional service firms, or other nonprofits) that would be of benefit to Fellows in an advisory capacity.
Maintain and build relationships with key stakeholders within the social innovation and philanthropy sector to elevate Echoing Green’s presence and voice in of centering racial equity.
Work collaboratively with the Development team on fundraising proposals and funder reports as needed.
Project Management

Participate in an in‐depth, multi‐month search and selection process for future Fellows; actively building the Fellows pipeline.
Complete and finalize all aspects of the mentorship program including timeline, developing a central repository of guidebooks, developing a plan for ongoing feedback, etc.
Keep track of the Fellows’ progress and support interventions, and manage a large volume of information related to all activities concerning Fellows.
Work within broader program strategy and parameters to design, develop, and test
curriculum, webinars, workshops, etc to provide educational and inspirational Fellow-to-Fellow content

Participate in the development of overall individual Fellow support strategy/goal- setting; conduct research to support program design within associated budget

A minimum of 5 years of experience with an academic and experiential background in community organizing, civic engagement and/or demonstrated experience engaging and building partnerships on behalf of communities impacted by inequity and inequalities in a global context.
Coaching experience highly desired
Passion for Echoing Green’s mission and for the work of social entrepreneurs to improve life outcomes for individuals impacted by systematic inequalities.
Strong ability to work independently, but also desire for and experience with working in
high‐performing teams; ability to build relationships with stakeholders at all levels

Demonstrated knowledge of issues and trends in the social innovation and global racial equity space.
Deep appetite for networking, relationship building, and public speaking.
Comfort working in a fast‐paced, dynamic environment and committed to meeting deadlines and creating and improving processes
Excellent project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple responsibilities
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Strong facility with MS Office required;, preferred
Additional Information

Base Salary is $70,000 annually.

Echoing Green offers a full benefits package including medical, dental, vision insurance, life insurance, and a 403(b)-retirement savings plan with an employer match.

As an equal opportunity employer, Echoing Green encourages applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital status, physical ability or any other legally protected basis.


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