Local Partner Manager

Chicago, IL
Job Terms:
up to $72.61/hour
posted by:
Courtney Schaefer

Job Description:

As a Local Partner Manager in this assignment with Aquent's client, you will support the Community Engagement Manager in bringing economic opportunity programs to high priority cities in the United States. You will provide operational support to local partner organizations, ensuring they have the information and assets they need to promote and participate in client events and to deliver client programs.

You are a self-starter, multi-tasker, people person who is attentive to detail. And you are passionate about leveraging technology, platforms and programs to provide Americans with the opportunity to prepare for work, find a new job and grow their businesses.

Overall Responsibilities:
-Assist in the recruitment and cultivation of local partners that will promote client events and programs and deploy digital skills trainings in their cities.
-Provide key day-to-day support to local organizations, key businesses, schools and government leaders, and ensure local partners’ perspectives are reflected in client strategies.
-Distribute creative assets to partners, with keen attention to detail.
-Monitor, track, and report on partner activity.
-Communicate and collaborate across a wide range of internal stakeholders.

Required Skills:
-BA/BS in any field. In lieu of degree, 5+ years relevant experience in community outreach
-2-3 years of professional experience in non-profit management, community organizing, coalitions, field campaigns, advocacy, or social impact.
-Strong organizational and project management skills.
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Excited and passionate to travel and meet people, ready for to up to 20% domestic travel

Nice to have skills/Not required:
-Demonstrated proficiency with GSuite tools and social media.
-Ability to effectively operate with high energy and flexibility in a fast-paced environment.
-Ability to navigate ambiguity and produce results.
-Demonstrated experience working in/with historically undeserved communities.                                    

Client Description:

Aquent's client is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products.

WORKING WITH AQUENT: long-term assignments with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)





***Background check is required for this position.***

***Please ensure FULL LEGAL NAME is noted on resume along with a PORTFOLIO LINK if applicable.***

*** Start date is flexible.  Assignment will start when right candidate is identified.***