Senior Associate, Black Male Achievement Fellowship

New York, New York, United States · Programs

Description

OVERVIEW

Echoing Green seeks a passionate and detail-oriented project manager and relationship builder with 7+ years of relevant experience and a demonstrated passion for supporting black men and boys in the United States.  The Senior Associate, BMA Fellowship, will serve on the team that manages the search, selection, and support of an incredible group of promising social entrepreneurs. 

 

ABOUT THE POSITION 

Every year, Echoing Green identifies approximately 40 incredible, ambitious, exciting potential leaders and then offers them two years of funding and support.  Several Senior Associates are the direct liaisons to a portfolio of Echoing Green Fellows.  Each Senior Associate also helps lead on team-wide priorities including our annual application process, regular conferences, etc.  The team is supported by two Program Assistants. 

 

In 2011, Echoing Green and the Open Society Foundations launched an innovative new fellowship program to support game-changing social entrepreneurs in the field of Black Male Achievement.  BMA Fellows live and work in their home region, working to launch their innovative new organization.  They receive a $70,000 stipend to support their work, as well as an intensive 18-months of professional development conferences and access to the broader Echoing Green and Open Society Foundations communities.  (See: www.echoinggreen.org/bma

 

The ideal candidate, then, is eager to operate and execute, and also impassioned about generating new ideas to align fellow programs with Echoing Green’s broader social change agenda. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Direct Fellow Support

 

External Relationship Management

 

Project Management

Requirements

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

The ideal candidate has a bachelor’s degree + seven (7) years experience, or graduate degree and equivalent.  This is a full-time position based in New York City. Start date is August 2014.

Benefits

Echoing Green has a generous benefits package that includes major medical, dental, a matching
403(b) plan, paid time off, and other benefits.

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