KaBOOM!
  • 16-Mar-2018 to 15-May-2018 (EST)
  • City Initiatives
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

Position Name: Coordinator, City Partnerships

Department: City Partnerships

Reports To:  Vice President, City Partnerships

Classification: Non-exempt

Brief Summary of Position:

The Coordinator, City Partnerships is an integral member of the City Partnerships Team and is responsible for providing general administrative support to the Vice President and the entire team, assisting with external customer service for city leaders, and working on other projects as assigned. The Coordinator assists team members with all aspects of day-to-day operations, relationship development, and program implementation.  The City Partnerships team plays a critical role in supporting the mission of KaBOOM! by fostering strong partnerships with city governments, local elected officials, and community leaders.

KaBOOM! is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity. People of color, women, and LGBTQ+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports the City Partnerships team in all KaBOOM!-related city engagement efforts to ensure high quality, efficient, and effective interactions with city officials, community leaders, and philanthropic partners; serves as the central point of contact for the City Partnerships team; and contributes to the achievement of our organizational strategic priorities
  • Provides scheduling and calendar support to the Vice President and other team members; responds to inquiries from city leaders; and serves as a note-taker in meetings both internally and with city agencies
  • Processes expense reimbursements and invoices and handles completion of all internal reporting requirements in a timely manner
  • Supports the quality execution and on-time delivery of projects that require the coordination of multiple teams within KaBOOM!, including working with External Affairs on planning for events or media related to city partnerships
  • Actively contributes to our inclusive work environment by valuing other people regardless of differences and takes an active role in promoting practices that support diversity, inclusion, and cultural competence

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma is required
  • Must possess at least one year of experience involving interactions with external customers; prior administrative experience a plus
  • Superior attention to detail and willingness to actively participate in a fast-paced work environment
  • Outstanding time management and prioritization skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills
  • Collaborative, team-oriented work style with self-motivation and drive to get the job done
  • Excitement for an environment that balances fun and professionalism

An exceptional candidate will have:

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience using a Content Management System (knowledge of Salesforce a plus)

Other Skills, Abilities and Attributes

 To ensure successful job performance, candidate must:

  • Possess the skills necessary to prioritize, multi-task and thrive in a culture of rapid change (learn quickly from multiple sources; possess well-developed analytical, planning, organization, and problem solving skills)
  • Model the behaviors that demonstrate commitment to KaBOOM! vision, mission, culture and values
  • Be committed to accomplish objectives through the skills of persuasion, influence and negotiation
  • Be an effective team player who can argue like they're always right and listen like they're always wrong
  • Possess a high level of self-confidence and be willing to challenge conventional wisdom and the status-quo
  • Possess the orientation and ability necessary to collaborate and work effectively as a member of a diverse, high-performing, and inclusive team
  • Possess effective communication skills (listening, oral, written and presentation)
  • Possess and excellent customer service orientation.

Essential Functions of Job:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

The employee must have the ability to maintain acceptable standards of office conduct and work cooperatively as an effective team member of a diverse workforce.  The employee typically sits or moves about to coordinate work along with using a computer and other office equipment.   

This job description does not constitute an employee agreement between the employer and the employee; this description is subject to change by the employer as the needs and requirements of the job change.

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