Director of Partnerships and Community Engagement - Milwaukee

Director of Partnerships and Community Engagement Center for Youth Engagement 

Who We Need

The Center for Youth Engagement is expanding its team focused on advancing the work of Beyond the Bell Milwaukee (BTBMKE). BTBMKE is a new initiative dedicated to improving the coordination and impact of programs and services for youth ages 13-18. As a facilitator of this initiative, partnership engagement is critical to achieving the goals and impact of this effort. We are seeking a full-time Director of Partnerships and Community Engagement. The Director of Partnerships and Community Engagement will be responsible for managing the engagement of individual and group stakeholders involved with BTBMKE. This position requires someone with demonstrated skills in planning, facilitation, media communications, and project management. This individual will also be responsible for managing the overall communication strategy for BTBMKE including online, print, digital, and earned media.

Core Responsibilities

Increase and support sustained engagement of BTBMKE stakeholders through ongoing outreach, facilitation, and follow-through.

Provide strategic guidance and support to BTBMKE working groups.Monitor local and national trends relevant to BTBMKE issue areas.

Work with partners to coordinate relevant activities and events.

Create and oversee tracking and monitoring systems to manage technical assistance requests and inquiries.

Serve as a liaison between CYE and BTBMKE partners.

Write, review, edit, and update print and digital content materials (brochures, website, social media content, publications, etc.)

Collaborate with the Executive Director to develop, implement, and maintain comprehensive databases and files related to the program.

Monitor and publish content for blogs, social media platforms, discussion boards and email lists.

Core Competencies

Demonstrated ability to facilitate group processes and engage diverse stakeholders.

Successful social media content production, editing, publishing, and reporting experience.

Demonstrated track record of developing and retaining high-performance team members, empowering them to elevate their level of responsibility, span of control and performance.

Ability to understand and effectively communicate information to a wide variety of audiences.

Willingness to work flexible hours, including some nights, weekends.

Demonstrated ability to multi-task priorities, meet deadlines, work independently, take initiative and maintain confidentiality.

Strong analytical skills and ability to assess information gathered from a variety of sources to formulate recommendations on issues of broad strategic impact within and external to the organization.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Strong commitment to advancing emotional intelligence in self and others.

Enthusiasm for the use of technology in the delivery of content and discussion about substantive issues.

Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the mission and goals of CYE and BTBMKE.Digital photography and video production experience (a plus).

Possess a demonstrated passion for effective execution with attention to detail, integrity, and timeliness.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in the area of education, leadership, social work, or other related field preferred.

To apply for this position please click on the following link:

All positions are open until filled. No Phone Calls Please.

CYE is an Equal Opportunity Employer