Location: CHICAGO, IL
Type: Full Time
Min. Experience: Entry Level
Description: Future Founders is excited to announce a new role that will support the execution of its youth entrepreneurship programming: Partnerships Coordinator. The Partnerships Coordinator will work across our two divisions: “elementary to high school” and “college” to expand the scope and impact of our work. The Coordinator’s primary focus will be expanding the communities in Chicago that are connected to the growing entrepreneurial and tech scenes. The Coordinator will have two main roles:
PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: The Coordinator will work with our college division to create and leverage partnerships with local and national universities, as well as organizations that support entrepreneurship. The Coordinator will also oversee our own campus entrepreneurship workshops and annual EntrepreneurshipU programming and awards.
STUDENT RECRUITMENT: The Coordinator will oversee efforts to recruit youth from Chicago to participate in our Startup Spring Break Camp for middle school girls and our “Be Your Own Boss” Summer Entrepreneurship Camp for high school students. The Coordinator will also recruit millennials to participate in our Chicago Cohort, National Fellowship, and National U.Pitch College Elevator Pitch Competition.
The Partnerships Coordinator should expect an equal focus on relationship building and data management/tracking. Organization skills and the ability to manage many projects are essential for success. In addition, the Partnerships Coordinator will assist with:
Reports to: Chief of Staff & Senior Director, Startups
Type of Employment: Full Time Position
Start Date: November 1, 2017
Location: Future Founders is headquartered at 1871 (222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1212, Chicago, IL 60654). The role includes flexibility, with the Partnerships Coordinator working at 1871, in the community and remotely.
Desired Background, Skills, and Abilities
APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 4, 2017 AT 5:00 PM CST
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