Girls Who Code is hiring a

Senior Director, Partner Engagement

Girls Who Code is searching for a strategic, results oriented leader for  a team of 5 partner engagement managers. The Senior Director will report to the VP of Development and will ensure a stellar end-to-end experience for Girls Who Code partners across our program offerings.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead national strategy development and execution for partner engagement and fundraising in support of the organization’s financial goals, with a focus on year-over-year growth
  • Research and identify the types of organizations best aligned and equipped to support Girls Who Code in successful program expansion
  • Advise development team on opportunities for expansion and growth with new partners
  • Build out sales cycle strategy to optimize returning partner experience, understanding of our impact and renewal commitments
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders and funders to ensure sufficient resources, space and services to support program delivery 
  • Develop and manage best-in-class partner experience to ensure partner satisfaction at all touchpoints of the relationship
  • Lead and manage team of partner engagement professionals on a distributed team and provide coaching on sales and fundraising skill development
  • Support team in implementing infrastructure to automate systems, processes, and data management to support scale and management of national, regional and local partnerships including but not limited to Salesforce database
  • Work collaboratively and productively with relevant internal teams to ensure programmatic success and partner satisfaction
  • Work across GWC to compile data and communicate GWC’s outcomes to funders and other program stakeholders
  • Speak on behalf of Girls Who Code at meetings, panels, conferences, and other engagements as required
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business or related field required. Advanced degree in business a plus
  • 8+ years prior experience managing corporate partnerships in a corporate sales and/or nonprofit corporate partnerships role. 3-5 years corporate work experience required
  • A track record of effectively leading performance and outcome-based program and teams
  • Experience developing and operationalizing growth strategies 
  • Excellent management and coaching skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills,  with the ability to influence and negotiate
  • Strong sense of accountability to deadlines and fundraising goals
  • Proven ability to manage multiple, deadline-driven projects  with internal and external teams
  • Ability effectively prioritize and execute under pressure to meet tight deadlines and goals
  • Keen problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of and/or interest in computer science, technology, and/or education preferred  
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, maturity, positivity and confidence
  • Passion for our mission to close the gender gap in technology fields through a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion 

Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your interest in the position.

Girls Who Code is committed to building a truly diverse and inclusive organization with a focus on valuing, serving, and understanding our target constituents, while challenging all stakeholders to think inclusively for the betterment of our programs.

Girls Who Code is an equal opportunity employer committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, national origin, ethnicity, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis. Racial and ethnic minorities and men are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.  GWC is not able to sponsor employment visas.

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