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We at Opportunity@Work are a close knit group with a strong passion for re-wiring the labor market. We offer both a diverse and inclusive work environment and an opportunity to make a nationwide impact.  

Open positions are listed below.

Opportunity@Work is an equal opportunity employer and offers a generous and competitive benefits package.

OPEN POSITIONS

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Product & Engineering

Employer Solutions & Talent Alliance

Customer Success


VICE PRESIDENT OF PRODUCT

LOCATION: WASHINGTON D.C.

About Opportunity@Work

Opportunity@Work is a nonprofit social enterprise with a mission to expand access to career opportunities so that all Americans can work, learn, and earn to their full potential in a dynamic economy. Our work is anchored by three pillars: transforming hiring practices, expanding learning pathways, and pioneering talent financing. We build partnerships with employers, community organizations, civic leadership and job seekers to create pathways to meaningful jobs and fulfilling careers. 

Opportunity@Work’s flagship initiative, TechHire, is a place-based initiative that supports diverse job seekers in learning in-demand tech skills and starting great careers. TechHire is active in 72 communities across the country, and has already engaged 1k+ employers and 200+ training providers, resulting in job placements for 4000+ individuals. By 2025, Opportunity@Work will empower over 1 million Americans, creating $20+ billion per year of additional earnings.

About the role

As the Vice President of Product, you will develop the vision, architect the strategy, and lead the development of a cloud-based multi-sided labor marketplace designed to enable skills-based, inclusive hiring that reaches millions of Americans. With over 4,000 individuals already supported in landing well-paying jobs, the TechHire movement is demonstrating on the ground what an inclusive labor market can look like. A tech-enabled marketplace, with participation from employers, education providers, and individual job seekers, will enable our impact to scale to reach millions of individuals. 

Expanding access to career-path jobs within the innovation economy is not only a social imperative, but is now also a hot-button political issue attracting tremendous energy for action from high-profile players across sectors, including leading technology companies in Silicon Valley and beyond. Opportunity@Work is strongly positioned to the be the catalyst channeling this desire for action into a single scalable, tech-enabled solution.

As Opportunity@Work’s first VP Product, you will have a broad mandate to define the role of technology in our strategy, and the opportunity to leverage national partnerships to radically accelerate our progress towards our ambitious impact goals. 
Reporting directly to the President and Co-Founder, you will develop and grow the in-house product and engineering team and function to achieve Opportunity@Work’s mission. 

You will:

  • Align technology and product strategy to execute the organization's vision for a multi-sided labor marketplace designed for inclusive and skills-based hiring
  • Craft strategy for how we achieve that vision, including defining interfaces with a diverse array of relevant tools and players (e.g., job boards used by job seekers, applicant tracking systems used by employers)
  • Provide infrastructure decisions ensuring technical excellence, versatility and scalability of our engineering/architecting product solutions and managing delivery
  • Collaborate with teams across Opportunity@Work to further deepen our understanding of marketplace users – especially overlooked and underrepresented skill-seekers and job-seekers– and practice of user-centric design 
  • Define and execute the roadmap that will create first a marketplace MVP, and then chart the course from MVP to scale
  • Mentor our talented and passionate in-house product team to ensure personal and professional growth 
  • Manage and grow our product and engineering teams and conduct performance reviews
  • Manage business relationships with our partners and clients  
  • Review partners, platforms and tools to determine their relevance, usefulness and reliability  
  • Promote agile development, ensuring that product and engineering resources are effectively focused on high-impact, measurable experiments
  • Create and lead a technology advisory board for Opportunity@Work comprised of the best minds from the companies with most success in building multi-sided marketplace 

About you

You are passionate about using technology in service of the most pressing and complex social challenges. You  excel at translating ambitious goals into a product vision and defining and executing against product roadmaps. You are a seasoned leader with deep experience in leading agile product development teams, with a track record of building consumer products that reach and serve millions of users. 

You have a track record of demonstrating excellence across the following functions and skills:

  • Growing and leading product and engineering teams in high-growth environments, both in effectively bringing new products to market and driving it to scale
  • Leading strategically aligned and operationally efficient agile product development processes
  • Strategic smarts, including the ability to identify new opportunities, drive clarity, create focus, and make tough decisions in complex and dynamic contexts
  • Effectiveness in working closely with engineers to translate broad product vision into concrete technical needs
  • Technical proficiency to fully grok the engineering level-of-effort of different solutions and to find practical, efficient product development paths
  • User-driven approach demonstrated through past work on products users love, including effectively designing for users of diverse socio-economic and educational backgrounds
  • Strong communication, influence and cross-functional collaboration skills
  • Implement our technological vision throughout cross-functional teams
  • Develop and budget long-term technical roadmap
  • Communicate and implement our product and technology strategy
  • Develops the staff to meet the changing needs of the organization in regard to new projects and technologies.
  • Aligns technology and product objectives and programs with the organization's overall vision, strategies, and objectives.
  • Prepares and manages an annual operational budget.
  • Manages the process to prioritize and approve projects enabled by product and engineering Team.

In addition, you have experience in building multi-sided marketplaces and/or can rapidly articulate and execute a plan for how to engage senior leaders from the the most successful marketplaces in shaping our strategy.

You should also have:

Passion for our mission: You care deeply about workforce, social justice and inclusive training/hiring related issues.

Clear communication: You have good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to synthesize complex information into simple and engaging terms with your audience in mind.

People-centered approach: You enjoy engaging with people and have a talent for building and managing strong relationships that achieve outcomes. You are comfortable working in teams and can build rapport with people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives and use a human centered design approach to your work.

How to Apply:

Please submit a resume and short cover letter in PDF or Microsoft Word format. We value past demonstrations of skill above all else. If possible, include detailed samples of previous work (full descriptions of relevant past projects are also highly valued as demonstrations of experience). 

We will only review complete applications! In your cover letter, please include an answer to why you believe that you would be a good fit for this role in our organization (e.g., your strengths and major contributions that best describe your abilities). 

Applications will remain open until the position is filled.

Send your application as an email attachment with the words ‘VP of Product Application’ in the subject line to: JoinUs@opportunityatwork.org

You may also mail your application to:
Opportunity@Work, Inc.
1111 19th Street NW, Suite 1180
Washington, DC 20036
Attn: Senior Vice President

Opportunity@Work is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce at all levels of the organization. We value and encourage the contributions of our employees and strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and drive outstanding results. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

Accommodations: 
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.


Senior Software Developer

Location: Washington, D.C.

About Us:

Opportunity@Work is a nonprofit social enterprise with a mission to expand access to career opportunities so that all Americans can work, learn, and earn to their full potential in a dynamic economy. Our work is anchored by three pillars: transforming hiring practices, expanding learning pathways, and pioneering talent financing. Critical to the support and acceleration of this work, Opportunity@Work is building a platform utilizing assessments and volunteer coaches to help individuals showcase their skills so that employers committed to inclusion can find and hire talent. This multi-sided marketplace would bring together community organizations, civic leadership, and employers to support an individual at every point in their career journey from exploration to leveling up in a career.  

The platform complements the work of Opportunity@Work’s flagship initiative, TechHire, a place-based initiative that supports diverse job seekers in learning in-demand tech skills and starting great careers. TechHire is active in 72 communities across the country, and has already engaged 1k+ employers and 200+ training providers, resulting in job placements for 4,000+ individuals.

About the Role:

We are looking for an experienced developer who will work with our small in-house product and engineering team to realize a vision of this multi-sided labor marketplace designed to enable skills-based, inclusive hiring that reaches millions of Americans. You will also provide technical leadership and direction to the organization while mentoring and building out the engineering team.

You will:

  • Take on a leadership role in the organization and work with the executive team to identify opportunities and needs in technology and development capacity.

  • Collaborate with technical and nontechnical teammates across Opportunity@Work, providing technical feedback and mentorship around best practices

  • Inform technical trade-offs and possible product paths for development strategy

  • Mentor and guide junior members of the development team

  • Develop technical solutions according to specification

  • Help translate broader product vision into possible technological solutions

  • Help interpret feedback from user testing sessions into actionable advice

  • Help define interfaces with the diverse array of relevant tools and players (e.g., job boards used by job seekers, applicant tracking systems used by employers)

  • Help architect the technical course of the platform from MVP to reliable scale


About You:

You are passionate about using technology in service of the most pressing and complex social challenges. You are experienced in working and leading in agile product development teams. You have experience with and a track record of demonstrating excellence across the following skills and technologies:

  • Front-end web development (HTML, CSS, Bootstrap)
  • Back-end data architecture (API design)
  • Object-oriented programming and at least one modern web framework (we use Ruby on Rails)
  • Managing the software development lifecycle within a team; agile development
  • Making smart tradeoffs of efficiency/speed/reliability/maintainability
  • Following software development best practices (automated testing, code comments, etc)
  • Collaborating with nontechnical partners to effectively communicate technical outcomes
  • Taking a user-driven approach, finding effective solutions for users of diverse socioeconomic and educational backgrounds

You should also have:

Passion for our mission: You care deeply about workforce, social justice and inclusive training/hiring related issues.

Clear communication: You have good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to synthesize complex information into simple and engaging terms with your audience in mind.

People-centered approach: You enjoy engaging with people and have a talent for building and managing strong relationships that achieve outcomes. You are comfortable working in teams and can build rapport with people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives and use a human centered design approach to your work.

How to Apply:

Please submit a resume and short cover letter in PDF or Microsoft Word format by email to joinus@opportunityatwork.org. Subject Line should read “Senior Software Developer”. We value past demonstrations of skill above all else. If possible, include detailed samples of previous work, e.g. a GitHub profile or repository link. Full descriptions of relevant past projects are also highly valued as demonstrations of experience.

We will only review complete applications! In your cover letter, please include an answer to why you believe that you would be a good fit for this role in our organization (e.g., your strengths and major contributions that best describe your abilities).

You may also mail your application to:

Opportunity@Work, Inc.

1111 19th Street NW, Suite 1180

Washington, DC 20036

Attn: Senior Vice President

Accommodations:

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.


customer success manager - Platform

location: washington, D.c.

Customer Success Manager - Platform

 

About Opportunity@Work:

Opportunity@Work is a nonprofit social enterprise with a mission to expand access to career opportunities so that all Americans can work, learn, and earn to their full potential in a dynamic economy. Our work is anchored by three pillars: transforming hiring practices, expanding learning pathways, and pioneering talent financing.

Critical to the support and acceleration of this work, Opportunity@Work, as a part of its solutions, is building an online platform (TechHire.Careers) utilizing assessments and volunteer coaches to help individuals showcase their skills so that employers committed to inclusion can discover and hire talent.

About the Role:

The Customer Success team at Opportunity@Work is responsible for the customer journey and success for employers , job seekers, training providers and volunteers as they use Opportunity@Work solutions for skills-based hiring. As a key member, the Customer Success Manager will be instrumental in growing a new team at the intersection of customer onboarding, platform operations, learning management and service delivery. Success in the role will be measured by candidate and employer experience and placement success metrics.

Your responsibilities:

  • Support and manage development and implementation of Opportunity@Work’s success plans inclusive of customer objectives, stakeholders, milestones, risks and metrics needed to achieve them.
  • Drive new customer onboarding to the platform and implementation of end-to-end process as well as providing technical support
  • Structure and develop product implementation plans and respective timelines, in sync with both the internal development team and customers.
  • Work  with Product and Communications teams to create new or refine existing onboarding materials.
  • Surface customer needs/issues across teams and triage customer concerns.
  • Coordinate and prioritize tasks, manage and meet timelines and communicate customer status by tracking and maintaining progress
  • Drive customer references and case studies.
  • Support one-off needs for job seekers and employers in the job search and talent search process
  • Use data to track customer behavior and drive usage and expose new areas for growth

 

About you:

  • Experience in delivering product driven solutions based on customer needs
  • Experience in defining and tracking success metrics across a customer journey
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills coupled with the ability to provide quick resolution to problems
  • Experience managing a team (internal and external) to drive towards a shared goal - including developing work plans, aligning resources against the plan and overseeing the execution of the plan to successful completion and outcome
  • Working knowledge of CRMs (Salesforce), project management (Trello), communication and support (Intercom, Slack) tools
  • Creative and process-driven, with experience in setting up processes from the ground-up
  • Entrepreneurial: thrives in a fast-paced environment and can take initiative to push forward even when there is ambiguity
  • Operational: can explore new concepts and ideas and translate these into processes and plans to drive execution
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to synthesize complex information into simple and engaging terms

 

How to Apply:

Please submit a resume and short cover letter in PDF by email to joinus@opportunityatwork.org.  

  • In your cover letter, please include an answer to why you believe that you would be a good fit for this role in our organization (e.g., your strengths and major contributions that best describe your abilities).
  • Subject Line should read “Customer Success Manager - Platform”.
  • We value past demonstrations of skill above all else. If possible, include samples of previous work (full descriptions of relevant past projects are also highly valued as demonstrations of experience).

 

We will only review complete applications!

You may also mail your application to:
Opportunity@Work, Inc.
1111 19th Street NW, Suite 1180
Washington, DC 20036
Attn: Senior Vice President

Accommodations:
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.
 

Opportunity@Work is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce at all levels of the organization. We value and encourage the contributions of our employees and strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and drive outstanding results. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

Data Systems Architect

Location: Washington, D.C.

Data Systems Architect

About Opportunity@Work

Opportunity@Work is a nonprofit social enterprise with a mission to expand access to career opportunities so that all Americans can work, learn, and earn to their full potential in a dynamic economy. Our work is anchored by three pillars: transforming hiring practices, expanding learning pathways, and pioneering talent financing. Critical to the support and acceleration of this work, Opportunity@Work, as a part of its solutions, is building a platform utilizing assessments and volunteer coaches to help individuals showcase their skills so that employers committed to inclusion can find and hire talent. This multi-sided marketplace would bring together community organizations, civic leadership, and employers to support an individual at every point in their career journey from exploration to leveling up in a career.  

The platform complements the work of Opportunity@Work’s flagship initiative, TechHire, a place-based initiative that supports diverse job seekers in learning in-demand tech skills and starting great careers.

About the Role:

You will be on the ground floor of establishing a data system and building logic and business rules for data integration of Opportunity@Work’s business units and users/customers. You will be responsible for the ongoing support of data development as it relates to data requirements, data analysis, data testing, extract development and overall support of data integration, quality processes and automation initiatives for reporting data.  As part of supporting a small and growing team and company, you will aim to find meaning in the data we have, plus go out and get the data we don’t.
 

Your responsibilities include:

  • Set up a data system from the ground up, establishing business rules, use, and maintenance processes.
  • Execute data migrations and a data quality program focused on completeness, standardization, and deduplication
  • Develop reports, dashboards, and processes to continuously monitor data quality, integrity, validity and reliability
  • Proactively identify and implement data improvements, enhancements, and system customizations that meet business requirements
  • Retrieve and analyze data through database queries, using Salesforce.com, and other data management/BI systems
  • Identify and implement operational improvements, enhancements, and system customizations that meet business requirements.
  • Conduct hands on data entry, data mining and analysis to execute on projects
  • Support daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting and communication with Product, Customer Success and Partnership teams
  • Optimize data to be used for both quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Support data collection (e.g. by defining tracking codes, cross-channel tracking, etc.)
  • Conduct onboarding and training for team on how to use data systems and tools

About You:

  • Experience establishing data systems from the ground up
  • Excellent working knowledge of Salesforce.com and experience using Salesforce data tools
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal/written communication and data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams
  • Comfortable working with large-scale, complex, messy datasets
  • Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and initiate and follow-through on projects
  • Plus: Expertise in SQL and optimizing complex queries for optimum performance
  • Plus: Experience working on product teams and familiarity with agile and scrum methodologies
  • Plus: Experience optimizing data systems for both non-profits and for-profit companies

You should also have:

  • Passion for our mission: You care deeply about workforce, social/economic justice and inclusive training/hiring related issues.
  • Clear communication: You have good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to synthesize complex information into simple and engaging terms with your audience in mind.
  • People-centered approach: You enjoy engaging with people and have a talent for building and managing strong relationships that achieve outcomes. You are comfortable working in teams and can build rapport with people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

How to Apply:

Please submit a resume and short cover letter in PDF by email to joinus@opportunityatwork.org.  

  • In your cover letter, please include an answer to why you believe that you would be a good fit for this role in our organization (e.g., your strengths and major contributions that best describe your abilities).
  • Subject Line should read “Data Systems Architect”.
  • We value past demonstrations of skill above all else. If possible, include samples of previous work (full descriptions of relevant past projects are also highly valued as demonstrations of experience).

We will only review complete applications!

You may also mail your application to:
Opportunity@Work, Inc.
1111 19th Street NW, Suite 1180
Washington, DC 20036
Attn: Senior Vice President

Accommodations:
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.
 

Opportunity@Work is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce at all levels of the organization. We value and encourage the contributions of our employees and strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and drive outstanding results. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

salesforce consultant - Contractor

Location: Washington, D.C.

Salesforce Consultant - Contractor

About Opportunity@Work:

Opportunity@Work is a nonprofit social enterprise with a mission to expand access to career opportunities so that all Americans can work, learn, and earn to their full potential in a dynamic economy. Our work stands on three pillars: transforming hiring practices, expanding learning pathways, and pioneering talent financing. We build partnerships with employers, community organizations, civic leadership and job seekers to create pathways to meaningful jobs and fulfilling careers.

About the Role:

The Salesforce Consultant will be a Salesforce expert, with proven experience designing scalable frameworks and processes for managing and organizing information across multiple teams, and will have impeccable communication and organizational skills to accurately, effectively, and efficiently assess and fulfill the data needs of the organization.

This is a part-time (maximum 30 hours/week) contract role for at least 3-5 months. This is not a remote position.

Your responsibilities:

Phase 1 (month 1):

  • Conduct thorough needs assessment across the organization.
  • Engage internal stakeholders and elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, use cases and workflow analysis.
  • Address “quick fixes” in real time, which may involve implementing new configurations, trainings, policies, or processes.
  • Develop recommendations of policies, processes, and configurations of the Salesforce platform to address identified barriers to knowledge management, and enhance effective information sharing and access across the organization.   

Phase 2 (months 2-4):

  • Implement all policies, processes, and configurations necessary for effective information sharing, access, and use for strategic decision-making, project management, and progress monitoring.
  • Develop and deliver training, communications, and tutorials to train and provide administrative support to the organization on procedures, standards, and best practices.
  • Deliver training and ongoing support on how to maximize tool functionality to drive end-user adoption by internal team.

Phase 3 (months 5+)

  • Ensure policies, processes and configurations are meeting the organization’s current needs.
  • Test the robustness of the systems put in place and the ability of staff skills to meet changing needs going forward.

About You:

  • Experience in process planning, designing and implementing knowledge management processes with successful adoption.
  • Able to work effectively with senior management, cross-functional teams, internal customers, external partners and vendors, with a demonstrated track record of helping stakeholders drive toward consensus.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, proactively identifying and implementing improvements and building new processes and practices when necessary.
  • Structured problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and presentation skills, with the ability to synthesize complex information into simple and engaging terms with a non-expert audience in mind.
  • Working knowledge of other tools and their integration with Salesforce, including Intercom and G Suite.

You should also have:

  • Passion for our mission: You care deeply about workforce, social/economic justice and inclusive training/hiring related issues.

  • People-centered approach: You enjoy engaging with people and have a talent for building and managing strong relationships that achieve outcomes. You are comfortable working in teams and can build rapport with people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

How to Apply:

Please submit a resume and short cover letter in PDF by email to joinus@opportunityatwork.org.  

  • In your cover letter, please include an answer to the following:  Why do you believe you would be a good fit for this role in our organization (e.g., your strengths and major contributions that best describe your abilities)?

  • Subject Line should read “Salesforce Consultant”.

We will only review complete applications!

Accommodations:
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.

Opportunity@Work is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce at all levels of the organization. We value and encourage the contributions of our employees and strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and drive outstanding results. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

Program Associate - Company Prospecting

Location: Providence, Rhode Island

Program Associate: Company Prospecting (Rhode Island)

About Us:

Opportunity@Work is a nonprofit social enterprise with a mission to expand access to career opportunities so that all Americans can work, learn, and earn to their full potential in a dynamic economy. We’re building an inclusive hiring marketplace, an environment that makes it easier for job seekers to connect to regionally-based training and jobs that use their skills, for employers to consider and hire locally-sourced talent from pipelines such as accelerated or online training programs and for other ecosystem stakeholders to be better informed on the ways their services can benefit skill and job seekers.

Opportunity@Work’s first initiative, TechHire, is in 72 communities nationwide with TechHire Rhode Island (RI) serving as the national learning lab. Last fall TechHire RI became a RealJobs RI partner with the RI Department of Labor and training for expanding access to careers in tech. This role supports our Employer Solutions team in Rhode Island, recruiting companies across southern New England to hire overlooked tech talent in this inclusive hiring marketplace.

About the Role:

We are looking for a self-motivated, entry-level associate who can own outbound prospecting in an assigned geography to generate new leads, effectively follow up with prospects, and produce qualified leads for Account Managers. Key responsibilities for this role include:
 

Employer Prospecting

  • Identifying and researching potential New England employers who would be good candidates for TechHire Rhode Island partnerships.
  • Sourcing potential partners contacts by corresponding with Rhode Island community partners and sales prospecting tools.
  • Proactively scheduling calls with potential partners (including cold calling).

Leads Generation

  • Recruiting potential partners to attend live events, such as meetups and job fairs.
  • Working with the Account Manager to create customized plans for outreach to potential partners.
  • Helping design communications to keep potential partners engaged with TechHire Rhode Island.
  • Tracking potential partners interactions using Salesforce and other CRM tools
  • Maintain active engagement with new and existing leads through creative & compelling follow-ups

Process Management

  • Achieve individual and team weekly key performance indicators
  • Meet and exceed monthly goals of sourced qualified opportunities and customers

About You:
You are passionate about expanding opportunities for all Americans to work, learn and earn to their full potential, and see the value in using a technology platform in service of one of the most pressing and complex social problems of our day. You are a go-getter and are able to execute towards ambitious goals with little oversight. You have experience selling or fundraising for other organizations. You are process-oriented and are attentive to detail.  You are proficient in Salesforce and Microsoft Office tools (especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), and willing to learn other tools and resources quickly. You are an excellent communicator and negotiator and are comfortable building and maintaining relationships with senior-level partners. You are comfortable working in an ambiguous environment, and motivated to grow professionally.

How to Apply:

Please submit a resume and short cover letter in PDF by email to joinus@opportunityatwork.org.  

  • In your cover letter, please include an answer to the following:  Why do you believe you would be a good fit for this role in our organization (e.g., your strengths and major contributions that best describe your abilities)?

Subject Line should read “Program Associate - Company Prospecting”

You may also mail your application to:

Opportunity@Work, Inc.

1111 19th Street NW, Suite 1180

Washington, DC 20036

Attn: HR Admin Specialist

 

Accommodations:

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.

Opportunity@Work is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce at all levels of the organization. We value and encourage the contributions of our employees and strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and drive outstanding results. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.


Special Projects Manager

Location: Washington, D.C.

Special Projects Manager, Office of the CEO

 

About Opportunity@Work:

Opportunity@Work is a nonprofit social enterprise with a mission to expand access to career opportunities so that all Americans can work, learn, and earn to their full potential in a dynamic economy.  Our work has three interlocking elements: transforming hiring practices, expanding learning pathways, and pioneering talent financing. With these three pillars, Opportunity@Work and our partners will equip Americans currently overlooked by today’s labor market practices to build, to demonstrate, and to be hired based on their skills into well-paid, in-demand jobs and careers across the country. In a fast-paced and ever-changing economy, we are working to ensure that the labor market works for all Americans. We build partnerships with employers, community organizations, civic leadership to create pathways to meaningful jobs and fulfilling careers. We leverage technology-enabled models - e.g., multi-sided marketplaces, reputation engines, skills badging, open source solution development - to achieve mission impact at scale.

About the Role:

Opportunity@Work is looking to hire a highly motivated “do-er” who can manage multi-faceted projects and relationships at the intersection of social entrepreneurship, education and training, and workforce development. The Special Projects Manager will support Opportunity@Work’s CEO in initiating and shaping productive partnerships with leaders of iconic companies, leading philanthropies, and cutting-edge social enterprises committed to inclusive learning-to-earning.

The successful candidate will thrive in a fast paced, results–oriented, collaborative and changing environment.  The Special Projects Manager role is an excellent opportunity for individuals with exemplary organizational skills, responsiveness and customer service mindset, initiative, attention to detail, ability to manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines.  You should be comfortable both conducting thoughtful research and also acting quickly when needed.  The Special Projects Manager role is an excellent opportunity to use your professional skills to contribute to social impact at scale and bring methodical process to a team to execute on tough challenges. You will have visibility across a wide and growing landscape of education/training providers, forward-thinking employers, and civic organizations.  You will work on a variety of different projects, as well as daily administrative tasks.  

Your Responsibilities:

  • Support the management of structured problem solving with high level external partners and expert advisors with Opportunity@Work’s CEO and other senior leaders by:

    • Conducting background research on existing or potential partners, surfacing and refining hypotheses of “win-win” unique value propositions in advance of calls.

    • Ensure that Opportunity@Work CEO and other senior leaders enter discussions with senior executives of external partners well-briefed and well-prepared to put forward “win-win” proposals that advance our mission, and make most effective use of the exceptionally valuable time of board members and expert advisors.

    • Working with CEO’s Executive Assistant to track, organize, ensure excellent meeting logistics, to create conditions for successful collaborative partnerships  

    • Representing Opportunity@Work and its CEO in staff level problem solving with staffers of board members, external advisors and engaged/prospective partners.

  • Support effective and efficient translation from CEO-led collaborative problem solving and idea generation with board members, external advisors, and potential high-impact partners to executable work plans in Opportunity@Work’s operational teams:  

    • Provide general administrative and organizational support for a team, including knowledge management

    • Effectively use project and communication management tools including Trello and Salesforce

    • Take thorough and detailed notes and then synthesize the key points from those notes to inform strategy and execute action items

    • Correspond with external stakeholders and partners, including drafting written responses, general correspondence, and memos for senior leaders

    • Act as a liaison with other teams and external clients

    • Handle confidential and non-routine information

The successful candidate will thrive in a fast paced, results–oriented, collaborative, and mission-driven environment, and will be able to demonstrate the following skills and abilities:

  • A “do-er” and problem-solver: takes initiative, eager for new challenges, excited to take on increasing responsibility and solve problems

  • Exceptional attention to detail, organization skills, time management

  • Ability to prioritize competing obligations and consistently meet multiple deadlines

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Open, flexible, can-do and collaborative attitude

  • Comfort working in, forming, and orchestrating effective teams; experience building rapport with people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives

  • Intellectual curiosity, motivation and a desire to learn on the job, including an ability to learn, internalize and apply decision frameworks based in economics, public policy (e.g., “nudges and choice architecture”, marketplace/social/information business models, community-based collective impact, models of human learning (e.g., “growth mindset”))

  • Knowledge of project management, organization, and communication tools such as Trello and Salesforce a plus; commitment to learn these technologies is a must

  • High level of proficiency (or willingness and facility to learn) in using productivity software (e.g., Microsoft Office/360 Word, Excel, Powerpoint and/or Google Docs, Sheets, Slides)

 

How to Apply

Please submit (1) a cover letter, (2) your resume, and (3) a written plan you have personally created that demonstrates how you have or would plan and execute a project.  Candidates without all items in their submission will not be considered. Please submit your application with the subject line “Special Projects Manager, Office of the CEO” to joinus@opportunityatwork.org.

You may also mail your application to:

Opportunity@Work, Inc.

1111 19th Street NW, Suite 1180

Washington, DC 20036

 

Accommodations:

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.

 

Opportunity@Work is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce at all levels of the organization. We value and encourage the contributions of our employees and strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and drive outstanding results. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

Summer 2018 Internship - Paid

Location: Washington D.C.

Summer 2018 Internship - Paid

About Opportunity@Work

Opportunity@Work is a nonprofit social enterprise with a mission to expand access to career opportunities so that all Americans can work, learn, and earn to their full potential in a dynamic economy.  Our work is anchored by three pillars: transforming hiring practices, expanding learning pathways, and pioneering talent financing. With these three pillars, Opportunity@Work and our partners will equip Americans currently overlooked by today’s labor market practices to build, to demonstrate, and to be hired based on their skills into well-paid, in-demand jobs and careers across the country.

About the role:

Opportunity@Work is hiring for paid, full-time internships. In a lean startup environment, the intern should be confident in playing multiple roles as needed and exploring opportunities to add value. We are a small but rapidly growing team. As such, the intern will have access to and work alongside all members of the organization, from the most senior to most junior Team members. The intern will participate in key meetings and will have the opportunity to take on mini-projects of their own connected to larger team deliverables.

About You:

The intern will complete projects and special assignments by establishing objectives, determining priorities and monitoring progress. The intern should be confident, well organized, mature and bring a range of additional skills, from research and analysis, to writing and content management. A willingness to take initiative and a drive to learn would be especially advantageous.

You should also have:

  • Passion for our mission: You care deeply about work force, social justice and inclusive training/hiring related issues.
  • Comfort with a blank canvas: You feel you can thrive in an environment with ambiguity, and you are excited about the opportunity to build an initiative from scratch. You’re hard working, and bring grit and resolve to your work.
  • People-Centered Approach: You enjoy engaging with people and have a talent for building and managing strong relationships that achieve outcomes. You are an excellent listener who can build rapport with people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives and use a human-centered design approach to your work.
  • Clear Communication: You have exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to synthesize complex information into simple and engaging terms with your audience in mind.
  • Tech-Savvy and Organized: You are comfortable using digital tools like the Microsoft Office Suite, Twitter and Facebook. You are highly organized and can handle multiple and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience: You have proven experience in results-oriented relationship management, and demonstrated strong project management skills and ability to think critically and creatively, work independently, take initiative and problem solve.

Not required, but we would love to know if you also have any of the following skills:

  • Graphic Design
  • Media Arts
  • Website Design
  • Software Development
  • Database/Data Analysis

How to Apply

Please submit a resume and a cover letter in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. Feel free to attach letters of reference or any other information that you feel helps describe your experience and qualifications. Internships will take place at our office in Washington, DC. Send your application as an email attachment with the words ‘Summer 2018 Internship Application’ in the subject line to: JoinUs@opportunityatwork.org.

You can also apply by mail. Mail your application to:  

Opportunity@Work, Inc.

1111 19th St, NW - Ste. 1180

Washington, DC 20036

Attn: HR Admin Specialist

 

Accommodations:

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  

Opportunity@Work is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce at all levels of the organization. We value and encourage the contributions of our employees and strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and drive outstanding results. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.


Business Project Manager

Location: Washington D.C.

Business Project Manager

About Opportunity@Work:

Opportunity@Work is a nonprofit social enterprise with a mission to expand access to career opportunities so that all Americans can work, learn, and earn to their full potential in a dynamic economy.  Our work is anchored by three pillars: transforming hiring practices, expanding learning pathways, and pioneering talent financing. With these three pillars, Opportunity@Work and our partners will equip Americans currently overlooked by today’s labor market practices to build, to demonstrate, and to be hired based on their skills into well-paid, in-demand jobs and careers across the country. In a fast-paced and ever-changing world, we are working to ensure that the labor market works for all Americans. We build partnerships with employers, community organizations, civic leadership to create pathways to meaningful jobs and fulfilling careers.

About the Role:

Opportunity@Work is looking to hire an outstanding professional with strong interest in the intersection of social entrepreneurship, finance, education and training, and workforce development. The successful candidate will thrive in a fast paced, results-oriented, collaborative environment and support and work closely with Opportunity@Work’s Leadership Team. The Business Project Manager role is an excellent opportunity for individuals with strong problem-solving skills, initiative, attention to detail, ability to manage multiple tasks and the desire to use his or her professional skills to contribute to social impact at scale.

We are building an inclusive hiring marketplace, an environment that will make it easier for job seekers to connect to training and to jobs that use their skills; for employers to consider and hire nontraditional talent; and for other ecosystem stakeholders to scale their services to benefit job seekers. The Business Project Manager will initiate and develop relationships with people across companies (including in tech, finance, and other sectors), institutions. and other nonprofit organizations to contribute to our inclusive hiring marketplace and create access to career-path jobs for all Americans. This position will report to the VP of Hiring Solutions.

As part of our inclusive hiring marketplace, Opportunity@Work is working to transform the way training and education are financed in America. The Business Project Manager will have a unique opportunity to build and develop partnerships with financial companies and institutions to pioneer and scale new talent financing mechanisms.

The Business Project Manager role is an excellent opportunity for an individual with strong partnership building capabilities, communication, analytic and creative abilities and a strong desire to use his/her professional skills to contribute to an organization seeking to shift the nature of workforce development. This individual will have visibility across a wide and growing landscape of education and training providers, forward-thinking employers, and civic organizations. The individual will have the opportunity to develop deep sector knowledge and build relationships with organizations working across labor market issues and innovation in higher education and workforce development.

Primary responsibilities include the following:

Strategic Vision:

  • Conduct research, interviews, and analyses (including financial, industry, policy, and business model analyses) proactively on the landscape of potential partnerships, including but not limited to financial companies; prepare reports to present key takeaways.
  • Gather and synthesize key learnings from partnerships to inform future partnership development, creating the case for the partnership and including analyses necessary to make the case.
  • Work with Communications teams to develop clear, compelling materials to ensure stakeholder alignment and buy-in.

Account Management:

  • Perform due diligence on prospect companies, and define preliminary opportunities to collaborate with employer partners to build an inclusive hiring marketplace.
  • Develop and manage strategic partnerships with financial and other companies, serving as a main point of contact to drive outcomes for partners and Opportunity@Work.
  • Prioritize and assess a range of innovative partnership models to manage and drive an incoming pipeline of proposals from companies.
  • Work with internal partners in Product, Technology, Talent Equity, and Customer Success to ensure that company partnerships deliver on expectations and commitments.

Solutions and Innovation Development and Support:

  • Represent voice of current and potential financial partners in working with O@W team to design and implement innovative financing mechanisms that allow low income and underrepresented talent to acquire skills and get placed into middle-class, career-path jobs.

 

A successful candidate will exhibit the competencies for and excitement about working on a fast-paced team to develop strategy and partnerships that allow Opportunity@Work to execute on its strategic vision. This includes:

  • Ability to work collaboratively, in a fast-paced, high-volume, results-oriented environment.
  • Talent for building and managing strong relationships that achieve outcomes, and enjoy engaging with people.
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and creatively, work independently, take initiative and solve problems.
  • Deep interest and investment in the Opportunity@Work mission.

 

How to Apply

We look for evidence of your ability to communicate complex ideas in straightforward, intuitive ways, so please include at least one writing sample, presentation, or example of any other previous work that may be relevant to this position. Submit (1) a cover letter, (2) your resume, and (3) one writing sample or presentation you have created. Candidates without all three items in their submission will not be considered. Please submit your application with the subject line “Business Project Manager” to joinus@opportunityatwork.org.

You may also mail your application to:
Opportunity@Work, Inc.
1111 19th Street NW, Suite 1180
Washington, DC 20036
Attn: HR Generalist

Accommodations:
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.

Opportunity@Work is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce at all levels of the organization. We value and encourage the contributions of our employees and strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and drive outstanding results. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination

Customer success associate

location: Washington D.C.

Customer Success Associate

About Opportunity@Work:

Opportunity@Work is a nonprofit social enterprise with a mission to expand access to career opportunities so that all Americans can work, learn, and earn to their full potential in a dynamic economy. Our work is anchored by three pillars: transforming hiring practices, expanding learning pathways, and pioneering talent financing.

Critical to the support and acceleration of this work, Opportunity@Work, as a part of its solutions, is building an online platform (TechHire.Careers) utilizing assessments and volunteer coaches to help individuals showcase their skills so that employers committed to inclusion can discover  and hire talent.

About the Role:

The Customer Success team at Opportunity@Work is responsible for the customer journey and success for employers , job seekers, training providers and volunteers as they use Opportunity@Work solutions for skills-based hiring. The Customer Success Associate will support job seekers and employers navigate and use the platform to be successfully hired/hire.

Your responsibilities:

  • Via email and in-app communication, respond to customer inquiries and help surface issues
  • Capture and share customer feedback & feature requests to the Product team
  • Work  with Product and Communications teams to create new or refine existing onboarding materials.
  • Advocate customer needs/issues across teams and triage customer concerns.
  • Coordinate and prioritize tasks, manage and meet timelines and communicate customer status by always tracking and maintaining progress
  • Support needs for job seekers and employers in the job search and talent search process

About you:

  • Good technical and problem solving skills coupled with the ability to provide quick resolution to problems
  • Entrepreneurial: thrives in a fast-paced environment and can take initiative to push forward even when there is ambiguity,
  • Operational: can explore new concepts and ideas and translate these into operations to drive execution
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to identify customer needs and propose next step solutions when appropriate.
  • Proactive attitude: constantly searching for ways to improve, inspire others, and add value

Nice to have:

  • Working knowledge of CRMs (Salesforce), project management (Trello), communication and support (Intercom, Slack) tools

How to Apply:

Please submit a resume and short cover letter in PDF by email to joinus@opportunityatwork.org.  

  • In your cover letter, please include an answer to why you believe that you would be a good fit for this role in our organization (e.g., your strengths and major contributions that best describe your abilities).
  • Subject Line should read “Customer Success Associate”.
  • We value past demonstrations of skill above all else. If possible, include samples of previous work (full descriptions of relevant past projects are also highly valued as demonstrations of experience).

We will only review complete applications!

You may also mail your application to:
Opportunity@Work, Inc.
1111 19th Street NW, Suite 1180
Washington, DC 20036
Attn: HR Generalist

Accommodations:
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.
 

Opportunity@Work is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce at all levels of the organization. We value and encourage the contributions of our employees and strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and drive outstanding results. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

Customer Success Manager - Student Success

Location: Washington D.C.

Customer Success Manager - Student Success

 

About Opportunity@Work:

Opportunity@Work is a nonprofit social enterprise with a mission to expand access to career opportunities so that all Americans can work, learn, and earn to their full potential in a dynamic economy. Our work is anchored by three pillars: transforming hiring practices, expanding learning pathways, and pioneering talent financing.

About the Role:

The Customer Success team at Opportunity@Work is responsible for the customer journey and success for employers, job seekers, training providers and volunteers as they use Opportunity@Work solutions for skills-based hiring. As a key member of this team, the Customer Success Manager - Student Success will own the success of individuals served by training solutions from Opportunity@Work partners and innovative financing mechanisms enabling talent to acquire skills on the path of getting placed into career-path jobs. Success in the role will be measured by candidate experience and graduation & placement success metrics.

Your responsibilities:

  • Support students throughout their learning experience and post-graduation to ensure each and every student meets their goals of 1) completion of training & 2) employment
  • Embrace strategic relationships with students to encourage proactive feedback and sculpt an outstanding customer experience translating feedback to drive students hitting learning goals
  • Develop and implement data driven systems to identify "at risk" students, associated intervention strategies, and methods for continuous assessment and improvement of support systems/strategies/resources
  • Coordinate delivery of support services to students and graduates during learning, job search, and post-placement
  • Work with candidates to identify the best job match and manage priorities efficiently
  • Work with employers to identify best candidate match
  • Develop resources for candidates on offer analysis, negotiating techniques, and successfully navigating career transitions

About you:

  • Results driven mindset and an outstanding track record in customer success supporting programs geared toward adult students. Experience with accelerated learning pathways (e.g. coding bootcamps) are preferred
  • Experienced in defining and tracking success metrics across a customer journey
  • Good technical and problem solving skills coupled with the ability to provide quick resolution to problems
  • Creative and process-driven, with experience in setting up processes from the ground-up
  • Entrepreneurial: thrives in a fast-paced environment and can take initiative to push forward even when there is ambiguity,
  • Operational: can explore new concepts and ideas and translate these into operations to drive execution
  • Experience managing a team (internal and external) to drive towards a shared goal - including developing work plans, aligning resources against the plan and overseeing the execution of the plan to successful completion and outcome
  • Working knowledge of CRMs (Salesforce), project management, and communication and support (Intercom, Slack) tools
  • Can own new projects, work across multiple teams, and manage yourself efficiently.

How to Apply:

Please submit a resume and short cover letter in PDF by email to joinus@opportunityatwork.org.  

  • In your cover letter, please include an answer to why you believe that you would be a good fit for this role in our organization (e.g., your strengths and major contributions that best describe your abilities).
  • Subject Line should read “Customer Success Manager - Student Success”.
  • We value past demonstrations of skill above all else. If possible, include samples of previous work (full descriptions of relevant past projects are also highly valued as demonstrations of experience).

 

We will only review complete applications!

You may also mail your application to:
Opportunity@Work, Inc.
1111 19th Street NW, Suite 1180
Washington, DC 20036
Attn: HR Generalist

 

Accommodations:
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.
 

Opportunity@Work is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce at all levels of the organization. We value and encourage the contributions of our employees and strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and drive outstanding results. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

Senior project manager - nonprofits

location: Washington, D.c.

Senior Project Manager - Nonprofits

About Opportunity@Work:

Opportunity@Work is a nonprofit social enterprise with a mission to expand access to career opportunities so that all Americans can work, learn, and earn to their full potential in a dynamic economy.  Our work is anchored by three pillars: transforming hiring practices, expanding learning pathways, and pioneering talent financing. With these three pillars, Opportunity@Work and our partners will equip Americans currently overlooked by today’s labor market practices to build, to demonstrate, and to be hired based on their skills into well-paid, in-demand jobs and careers across the country.

In a fast-paced and ever-changing world, we are working to ensure that the labor market works for all Americans. We build partnerships with employers, community organizations, civic leadership to create pathways to meaningful jobs and fulfilling careers.

About the Role:

Opportunity@Work is looking to hire an outstanding professional with strong interest in the intersection of social entrepreneurship, nonprofits, education and training, and workforce development. The successful candidate will thrive in a fast paced, results–oriented, collaborative environment and support and work closely with Opportunity@Work’s Leadership Team.  The Project Manager role is an excellent opportunity for individuals with strong problem-solving skills, initiative, attention to detail, ability to manage multiple tasks and the desire to use his or her professional skills to contribute to social impact at scale.

We are building an inclusive hiring marketplace, an environment that makes it easier for job seekers to connect to training and to jobs that use their skills, for employers to consider and hire nontraditional talent, and for other ecosystem stakeholders to scale their services to benefit skill and job seekers. The role of the Project Manager (Nonprofits) is to build on positive relationships with leading nonprofit organizations to develop catalytic partnerships that allow us all to collectively achieve greater impact and contribute to building an inclusive hiring marketplace that creates access to career-path jobs for all Americans. This position will report to the CEO.

This role is an excellent opportunity for an individual with strong partnership building capabilities, communication, analytic and creative abilities and a strong desire to use his/her professional skills to contribute to an organization seeking to shift the nature of workforce development. You will have visibility across a wide and growing landscape of education and  and training providers, forward-thinking employers, and civic organizations. You will have the opportunity to develop deep sector knowledge and build relationships with organizations working across labor market issues and innovation in higher education and workforce development.

Primary responsibilities include:

Strategic Vision:

  • Understand and communicate a vision to participate in, and build together, an inclusive hiring marketplace that can drive scalable solutions to a network of companies to bring millions of overlooked and underrepresented individuals in the United States into the labor market. These solutions may include a coaching network of volunteers committed to the success of ready job candidates, technology solutions that make it easier for candidates to be considered by companies, and solutions that make it easier for community partners to provide services to candidates.
  • Create compelling partnership proposals to drive greater impact for each nonprofit to  participate, contribute to and gain value from an inclusive hiring marketplace.

Partnership  Development

  • Conduct research, interviews, and analyses proactively on the landscape of nonprofits working with our target populations and on solutions critical to O@W’s mission and vision;
  • Creating the case for the partnership around the inclusive hiring marketplace and include analyses necessary to make the case
  • Work with Communications teams to develop clear, compelling materials to ensure stakeholder alignment and buy in
  • Develop a system to prioritize and assess potential partnerships to manage and drive an incoming pipeline of proposals from nonprofits

Account Management:

  • Serve as main point of contact for nonprofit partners, responsible for building and developing partnerships and ensuring successful partnership implementation
  • Perform due diligence on prospect partners, and define preliminary opportunities to collaborate with partners to contribute to an inclusive hiring marketplace
  • Help to define and execute an affect account management strategy for nonprofits.
  • Work with internal partners in Product, Technology and Customer Success to ensure that nonprofit partnerships deliver on expectations and commitments
  • Develop systems and processes for nonprofit partners to collectively share data, learnings, outcomes, and best practices

Skills and Experience Required:

A successful candidate will exhibit the competencies for and excitement about working on a fast-paced team to develop strategy and partnerships that allow Opportunity@Work to execute on its strategic vision. This includes:

  • Experience working in or partnering with national nonprofits, especially nonprofits focused on economic mobility and access to jobs, training, and/or education
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast paced, high volume, results-oriented environment
  • Deep interest and investment in the Opportunity@Work mission
  • A passion for creative and innovative solutions to have social impact at scale
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and creatively, work independently, take initiative and solve problems
  • Talent for building and managing strong relationships that achieve outcomes

Nice to haves:

  • Exceptional attention to detail, organization skills, and time management, with ability to prioritize competing obligations and consistently meet multiple deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize competing obligations and consistently meet multiple deadlines
  • Open, flexible, and can-do attitude
  • Intellectual curiosity, motivation and a desire to learn on the job

How to Apply

We look for evidence of your ability to communicate complex ideas in straightforward, intuitive ways, so please include at least one writing sample, presentation or example of any other previous work that may be relevant to this position. Submit (1) a cover letter, (2) your resume, and (3) one writing sample or presentation you have created. Candidates without all three items in their submission will not be considered. Please submit your application with the subject line “Senior Project Manager - Nonprofits” to joinus@opportunityatwork.org.

You may also mail your application to:
Opportunity@Work, Inc.
1111 19th Street NW, Suite 1180
Washington, DC 20036
Attn: HR Generalist

Accommodations:
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.
 

Opportunity@Work is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce at all levels of the organization. We value and encourage the contributions of our employees and strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and drive outstanding results. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.