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Manager, Employer Partnerships

Company: Per Scholas Inc.
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: Manager of Employer Partnerships (referred to internally as Business Solutions) LOCATION: Newark, NJ REPORTS TO: Director of Business Solutions, Newark WHO WE ARE Our mission at Per Scholas is to advance economic equity through rigorous training for technology careers and to connect skilled talent to leading businesses. WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR: Per Scholas seeks a Manager of Employer Partnerships (known internally as Manager, Business Solutions) to ensure our students successfully attain entry to mid-level technology jobs. The Business Solutions team collaborates with Per Scholas local and national resources to develop corporate partnerships, expanding opportunities for our graduates. The role is a unique opportunity to raise awareness in the business community about Per Scholas and to build sustainable talent pipelines between employers and our graduates. WHAT YOULL DO :

  • Implement an enterprise-level business development strategy in partnership with the Director, Business Solutions, and other internal and external stakeholders
  • Cross-sell other options for engagement with Per Scholas.
  • Stay abreast of the evolving needs of tech employers in the local market
  • Identify needs, provide resources, and develop individualized plans to prepare students for entry- to mid-level opportunities in technology
  • Connect graduates with the resources necessary to not only maintain employment but to advance in their careers
  • Maintain student placement data in Salesforce, reporting and presenting on outcomes as needed
  • Additional tasks and projects assigned by the Director, Business Solutions WHAT YOULL BRING TO US: Professional Qualifications
  • A bachelors degree (or equivalent relevant experience)
  • 3-5 years of sales, career placement, or business development experience
  • Ability to generate new and leverage existing employer relationships in the Newark area
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of workforce development trends and challenges
  • Familiarity with Salesforce or other CRM platforms Personal Characteristics
  • You thrive in a creative, inventive, fast-paced startup environment with people who are passionate about their work and mission
  • You are data-driven, result-oriented, and a forward-looking catalyst for social change
  • You have a collaborative and flexible work style, excited to work cross-functionally, with other departments, and independently
  • You are an effective communicator with excellent presentation and public speaking skills
  • You are highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects with consistent follow-through
  • You are self-directed, analytical, and comfortable making decisions to adapt strategy and processes based on current conditions
  • You are tech-savvy and enjoy keeping current on trends
  • You stand behind our mission, believing that individuals from any community should have access to well-paying career positions, and that talent should be recognized and recruited from many diverse sources. WHY WORK HERE? We believe our staff is the heart and soul of the organization. Our workplace culture is challenging, supportive, collaborative and mission-driven. We take a genuine interest in career paths and work-life balance, and welcome contributing ideas from staff at all levels. Working at Per Scholas means working somewhere full of engaging, savvy, diverse people who care deeply about pushing our work forward. Youll enjoy a welcoming and casual professional environment, self-development opportunities, innovative technology, and benefits like health care and a 401K match. If you want to work in a progressive organization, where you can build something meaningful and have fun while doing it, we would love to hear from you. ABOUT PER SCHOLAS: Per Scholas is a national organization that has been advancing economic mobility for 25 years. Through rigorous training, professional development and robust employer connections, we prepare individuals traditionally underrepresented in technology for high-growth careers in the industry. We partner with leading employers to build more diverse talent pools, directly connecting our graduates to new career opportunities with leading employers, from Fortune 500 companies to innovative startups. With campuses in 17 cities, Per Scholas has trained more than 14,000 individuals in tech skills, building bridges to careers in technology. Learn more at perscholas.org . Equal Employment Opportunity We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. See our full EEO statement here (https://perscholas.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/NON-DISCRIMINATIONPOLICY-10212020.pdf) Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Per Scholas Inc., Newark , Manager, Employer Partnerships, Executive , Newark, New Jersey

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