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DATE ADDED: Tue 16/10/2018

Business Development Manager/ Strategic Partnership

Menlo Park, USA


Job Description


Our company is seeking an experienced professional to provide technical assistance and project planning and execution to the 5 Community Leadership Program leaders in 5 different regions all over world.


We are seeing firsthand how technology is empowering leaders around the world to take action and bring their communities closer together. This work comes with unique challenges and requires a blend of vision, care, dedication and empathy. But finding the resources and having the leadership skills to increase impact is a constant challenge for community leaders, and we want to address that need. We started the Community Leadership Program (FCLP) to address the needs identified by community leaders. This global initiative gives 115 participants from around the world the support, tools, funding and the belief in themselves that they need to best lead their communities. Five of these participants are called Residents and will receive up to (USD)1M to support for their offline community building activities. This role will provide strategy support to the five residents directly, in person and virtually.




-support regional teams as they are the main company point of contact for Residents

-provides hands on customized strategy support to work with Residents to take their ideas and turn them into achievable and actionable plans

document and communicate about lessons learned, challenges, etc.

-troubleshoot and anticipate challenges

-identify and connect to internal and external supports

-develop tight partnership with regional policy and communications

-support regional team to customize "in resident" experiences in local offices to support project execution

-monitors milestones throughout project and support regional team to trigger next payment

-support completion of recommendation forms

-manage partnerships with external network/mentors/consultants to provide support to leaders or amplify broader message on communities

bi-weekly calls with all regional teams

-travel required- 50%


This role is extended to candidates bases in California, New York, and London as well.

Strategic planning


-Experience working in cross functional roles

-Experience working in fast paced environments

-Strong execution orientation and project management skills (Self-starter, organized and proactive)

-Ability to identify trends and inefficiencies to enhance processes and drive improvements

-Ability to rapidly assess, analyze and resolve complicated issues with little initial information or direction and with varying degrees of ambiguity.

Education: BA preferred
Language: English, French and Portuguese

Role: Business Development Manager/ Strategic Partnership
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Location: Menlo Park,

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