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Director, Communications & Partnership Alliances



Marketing & Communications, Sales & Business Development
Posted on Thursday, July 6, 2023

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Communications Director, Alliances — Marketing

Working Configuration: Hybrid and/or remote

Locations Available: Cambridge, MA, New York City, NY, Washington, D.C. area

Reports To: VP, Marketing

Who We Are - About NewGlobe

NewGlobe works with visionary governments around the world to dramatically improve the quality of basic education. Founded in 2007, we partner with governments to provide integrated school management, teacher professional development, instructional design innovation, technological system support, child-centered classroom practice, and parent engagement -- all grounded in learning science -- to ensure each teacher is empowered to engage children in transformational learning, Our data-driven approach has been validated by a Nobel-winning researcher and recognition by international leaders in Education. We imagine a world where all children can access an education that unlocks their full potential.

NewGlobe’s work is all encompassing and will challenge you to use your full mind, and heart, each day. We need bright minds who want to be part of building a new globe -- a more equitable globe -- to join us. More information: newglobe.education

About the Role

NewGlobe’s marketing team’s mission is to identify those partners, to engage and educate them, and amplify both our and our partners’ stories—both qualitatively and quantitatively— of that impact and change.

The role of Communications Director, Alliances in that broader mission is to build messaging arcs, personal relationships, and communications programs that engage influencers, reporters, and officials at non-governmental organizations, that align to our goals of scalably improving education outcomes for public schools globally.

In this leadership role, you will work closely within NewGlobe’s marketing and communications team, and be supported by field, creative, and digital teams and resources.

What You Will Do

  • Build and own the plan to generate meaningful conversations and mutually beneficial content and/or campaigns with education and government focused non governmental organizations
  • Identify and engage key reporters and global media outlets—both virtually and in person— relevant to NewGlobe’s mission and solution to generate coverage
  • Work closely with NewGlobe’s policy and partnership team to help engage key funders and stakeholders for new and existing government partnerships
  • Identify gaps in our ability to share meaningful stories and results with advocates and influencers, and work with marketing, academics, and policy teams to fill them
  • Dampen the impact of net detractors through proactive outreach, and build a plan to identify which may be open to change in sentiment

What You Should Have

  • Experience working at, or building and maintaining relationships with communications and policy professionals within governments and non governmental, and development organizations
  • Knowledge of how to, and a proven record of, generating broadsheet media coverage
  • Experience working in a matrixed global organization
  • A strong desire to network, and connect that network to NewGlobe’s broader mission and strategies
  • Knowledge of the primary education space—who are the players, where is the funding, what are the most pressing issues, and to whom are they important
  • Direct experience at or with organizations or funds like USAID, World Bank, Education Cannot Wait is a big plus

What We Offer

  • The opportunity to make a difference for children every day at a proven, internationally recognized, mission-driven company.
  • Flexible hybrid working or remote arrangement
  • {{VERIFY by market}} Health insurance
  • XX number of paid leave days

Values of Successful Employees at NewGlobe

We are looking for new joiners who are energized by our mission and share our values.

Detailed doers, creative problem-solvers, relentless advocates, malleable learners, data-driven decision-makers and curious investigators do well at NewGlobe. Learn more about our values and how to succeed as a job-seeker at NewGlobe // Bridge on our LinkedIn page.

What to Expect from the Interview Process

We have a rigorous, merit based hiring process. The process is designed to simulate the essential parts of the job and introduce you to your role in the business should you join our team. Apply via our website.

A screening interview with XX from the TA teamA functional interview with YY from the hiring team A brainstorming/ideation session with the hiring manager intended to showcase your workAn onsite final interview