Search and Selection Associate

New York, New York, United States · Programs

Description

ABOUT THE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM: Echoing Green’s Fellowship Program will offer more than $3.8 million in seed-stage funding and support this year to emerging leaders working to bring about positive social change.  From thousands of applicants, only about 1.5 percent are ultimately awarded a Fellowship.


ABOUT THE POSITION: The Associate is responsible for managing every aspect of the annual selection process that aims to identify approximately 40 dynamic social entrepreneurs each year.  Using a high level of emotional intelligence, s/he will strategize, build and manage relationships with a network of search partners.  The Associate will design and execute a detailed work plan, improve upon systems, and manage cross departmental activities to ensure a successful search and selection process.

IDEAL CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate will be a highly organized problem-solver who is passionate about developing and managing complex systems to ensure seamless programming toward the satisfaction of all the program’s stakeholders.  S/he will have outstanding project management skills and strong critical thinking abilities.  S/he is relationship-focused as well as process-oriented with entrepreneurial flair, and is someone who enjoys and thrives working independently and as part of a team.


The Associate’s core responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

External Relationship Management

 

Project Management

Requirements

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

 

A Plus:

Echoing Green is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, cultural heritage, ancestry, political belief, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability or veteran status.

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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