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Position: Training and Partnership Development Coordinator – NJ
Responsible To: Director of Programs and Community Engagement
Position Summary:  This is a new and exciting position designed to lead our Statewide Training and Partnerships in New Jersey. In the fall of 2021, Girls Inc., supported by the NJ Department of Children and Families, will launch the New Jersey Partners in Action Advocacy Coalition (NJPAAC). NJPAAC is a Community of Practice that connects, supports and coaches youth serving organizations on how to develop girl-led and informed leadership/advocacy initiatives within their respective communities. More information about NJPAAC can be viewed here.

The Coordinator of Trainings and Partnership Development:

  • Serves as lead and the primary Girls Inc. liaison for the NJPAAC initiative, building community and public support and developing meaningful partnerships.
  • Develops and implements Girls’ Leadership Symposia.
  • Develops/facilitates Leadership & Advocacy implementation trainings, and quarterly meetings to partners.

To Apply, please send cover letter and resume to: Natasha Andrews, Director of Programming and Community Engagement NAndrews@girlsincapa-nj.org

Organization Description: Girls Inc. of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (Girls Inc.) is committed to providing opportunities to empower girls and support women by advancing their rights and opportunities through education and advocacy. Our mission is to inspire all girls and young women to be strong, smart, and bold. Reducing the barriers they face and reforming systems that impede their success is fundamental to our mission. In partnership with schools and at our Girls Inc. center, we focus on the development of the whole girl. We approach this work with an equity lens, focusing on the needs from girls from low-income communities and girls of color, who face multiple, intersectional challenges. We are committed to girl-centered advocacy, informed by the lived experiences of girls in our network, and girl-led advocacy that lifts the voices and empowers them to be change agents in their communities and beyond. The combination of long-lasting mentoring relationships, a pro-girl environment, and research-based programming equips girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers, and grow up healthy, educated, and independent. Girls Inc. serves over 3,000 girls annually.

Responsibilities

Partnership Development & Outreach

  • Researches partners, identifies key sectors and industry leaders, and generates interest in NJPAAC, trainings, and annual symposia.
  • Creates a systematic, process-driven approach to partner outreach and relationship management.
  • Initiates new community partnerships and maintains relationships to help reach identified goals for NJPAAC initiative.

Program Development

  • Responsible for working collaboratively to develop, facilitate, and implement all phases of the recruitment process.
  • Works with the marketing and program staff to prepare marketing and public relations materials for recruitment.
  • Acts as a point of contact and builds relationships with community partners to support engagement efforts.
  • Maintains and prepares appropriate records of membership, demographics, and participation.

Training and Technical Support

  • Works closely with community organizations, local leaders, and other stakeholders to identify local needs and promote opportunities for collaboration.
  • Maps out training plans and schedules, designing and developing training programs.
  • Develops and implements Leadership & Advocacy best practices trainings for NJ Partners.
  • Creates trainings and resources which support and advance the girls’ leadership programs with a focus on Mentorship, Leadership & Advocacy.
  • Responsible for gathering and collecting program partner data.
  • Creates an evaluation system and metrics to measure the success of programs, trainings, and partnership experience.

Qualifications

  • Passionate about the mission and vision of Girls Inc.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with diverse populations
  • Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills and time management skills
  • Proven experience in one or more of the following: partnership development and management, program development, and training and implementation
  • Proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email, and Web Searches
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • At least 4 years of experience in Program and Partnership development
  • Bachelors degree in Psycho/Social Sciences, Education, Business Administration, Communications, or other related field
  • Superior project management skills, including organization and detail orientation and the ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks efficiently
  • Knowledge of New Jersey counties, communities, organizations, and resources

This is a full-time position with a competitive benefits package.
Salary Range: $45,000 – $59,000 based on experience.

To Apply, please send cover letter and resume to: Natasha Andrews, Director of Programming and Community Engagement NAndrews@girlsincapa-nj.org

July 16, 2021