Management Leadership For Tomorrow is hiring a

Primary Coach, Career Prep

Washington, United States
About Management Leadership For Tomorrow (MLT)
Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) is a national nonprofit that is transforming the most influential organizations in the U.S. by providing them with winning DEI strategies, standards, and tactics while equipping high-achieving Black, Hispanic / Latinx, and Native American talent with skills, coaching, and door-opening relationships to accelerate their paths to leadership.

About Career Prep (CP)
Career Prep is an 18-month leadership development program that equips undergraduates to gain career-accelerating skills not taught in classrooms, cultivate personal clarity and connect with top employers for potential internships and full-time roles. Traditionally, 90%+ of Career Prep Fellows secure full-time offers by graduation.

Key Program Goals and Objectives: 
-Elevate the career and economic trajectory of college juniors and seniors
-Help students to understand and exceed the bar for obtaining trajectory-enhancing internships and full-time roles upon graduation through skill building and leadership development
-Provide students with tools to navigate a path to senior leadership

The Opportunity
Primary Coaches are key members of the Career Prep team with primary responsibility for successfully guiding a cohort of Fellows through the Career Prep curriculum, contributing to the development of program curriculum and seminar content, understanding job opportunities available at corporate partner organizations, and monitoring fellow progression and outcomes.

Primary Coaches know and understand the qualities required for successful candidates to secure a top internship and career opportunities.  These coaches execute our proven playbook to ensure the program delivers highly qualified candidates for corporate partner organizations. To this end, Primary Coaches develop a keen understanding of the success profile expected in our target industries and have the ability to nurture and guide Fellows through their development of these skills and hold them accountable along the way

An ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of the college internship experience, demonstrate knowledge of corporate talent requirements, high emotional intelligence, ability to hold students accountable, and build rapport with BIPOC Fellows, corporate partners, and MLT Staff.  This is a remote role reporting to the Sector Director of one of four sectors (Software Engineering / Tech; Consulting; Financial Services; Corporate Management).

Key Responsibilities

  • Evaluate and coach a portfolio of Fellows - via 1:1 and group sessions - through our career development and leadership curriculum and personalized career roadmap
  • Obtain, record, track and manage Fellow outcomes, updates, and qualitative data in our database
  • Create and deliver content for Career Prep seminars and webinars, often in conjunction with corporate partners
  • Collaborate with internal teams and corporate partners to understand the career opportunities available to undergraduates and the success profile required
  • Advise, educate, and prepare Fellows for their best potential job opportunities based on the career roadmap, their skills, and their potential for growth
  • Assist the Career Prep team with fulfilling its growth strategy over the next several years by working with the recruitment and admissions team as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in a professional (corporate, professional services, financial institution, professional association) setting with a strong professional achievement profile
  • Demonstrated understanding of the bar for success in top private-sector organizations - and how to coach fellows to meet that bar
  • Demonstrated bias for action and ability to remain flexible in a growing organization
  • Effective interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build meaningful, quality relationships
  • Experience tracking and reporting data; experience using Salesforce preferred
  • Passion for and track record of coaching college students and / or professionals
  • Willingness and ability to travel at least two weekends a year to program seminars and events, hosted in various locations nationally

MLT is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace, and to modeling the highest degree of health standards for our Fellows, our Partners, and the communities we serve. We expect all MLT employees and contractors to be fully vaccinated - including the booster regimen - against the coronavirus (COVID-19), in accordance with ADA accommodations. Visitors to MLT’s office in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia (DMV) locations or remote work sites should also expect to comply with this requirement.

Please apply to a position with MLT ONLY if you are willing and able to prove that you are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, regardless of work location.

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