This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
We’re looking for a driven Partner Relations Manager to join our team. We fully believe in AsylumConnect's ability to create meaningful, positive change in the lives of LGBTQ asylum seekers - but we can't do it alone. AsylumConnect proudly collaborates with a network of exceptional individuals and organizations to achieve our mission. We’re looking for a personable, organized, and hard-working individual to connect with our local partners in Seattle as our Partner Relations Manager (Seattle). In this role, you will work closely with the Director of Partnerships to cultivate local partnerships in Seattle that will greatly aid local catalog operations in the Seattle area.
Report (and work closely with) the Director of Partnerships.
Lead the effort to identify and recruit new potential partners (local service providers, key stakeholders, local community members, governmental offices, national organizations, etc.) in the Seattle area.
Assist in our effort to maximize the number of in-person referrals from local service providers in Seattle.
Help us to optimize our online presence by increasing our number of online referral links. Reach out to local service providers and organizations in Seattle to link to/feature the AsylumConnect catalog.
Update and keep track of signed memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with local service providers.
Serve as the primary contact for our local partners in Seattle.
Respond to the special needs and requests of local partners in a timely manner.
Compile, write, and send monthly email updates of AsylumConnect's progress to local partners.
Brainstorm creative ways to utilize our local partners' expertise and resources.
Currently, living in the Seattle, Washington area.
Interest/background in one or more of the following area(s): partner relations, capacity building, public relations, business administration, project management, proposals development.
Ability to clearly articulate the mission and significance of AsylumConnect and the AsylumConnect catalog to prospective partners.
Excellent interpersonal, research and communication skills.
Exemplary professionalism, administrative skills, and follow-through.