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Baltimore is more than a city of ideas; it is a city of action. Already home to many of the nation's greatest social innovators, we believe Baltimore's renaissance is just beginning. To answer the call of this moment, we are always looking for driven individuals to work with us in creating a better Baltimore.

 

Employer Engagement Manager

Organizational Overview

Baltimore Corps enlists talent to accelerate social innovation in Baltimore and advance a citywide agenda for equity and racial justice. By matching talent to opportunity, Baltimore Corps works to empower the social entrepreneurs, community leaders, and public sector innovators tackling some of the city’s most pressing challenges and building a stronger Baltimore every day. Baltimore Corps is a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment that values initiative, hard work, and a teachable nature. We are building a team that shares the company’s values, work ethic, and vision for the future.

Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Employer Engagement, the Employer Engagement Manager will support Baltimore Corps in building and strengthening connections to employer partners with  a shared commitment to growing leaders in Baltimore’s social sector with diverse pathways and experiences. In an effort to accelerate change in Baltimore’s social impact sector, the Employer Engagement Manager will generate, maintain, and consult with potential partner organizations (social impact employers) for Baltimore Corps’ Fellowship and Public Allies Maryland programs, as well as support the Place for Purpose service.

By identifying and securing partnerships with Baltimore’s private and public agencies, the Employer Engagement Manager will enable employers to meet their staffing needs. The Employer Engagement Manager will provide ongoing support and communication with employers from initial information sharing to consultation and talent matching, always with the highest quality customer service.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

DEVELOP AND STRENGTHEN PARTNERSHIPS WITH EMPLOYERS (60%)

  • Develop and secure placement opportunities for Baltimore Corps Fellows, Public Allies Maryland, and Place for Purpose candidates.

    • Secure employer partners by identifying leading Baltimore employers through direct and indirect solicitation approaches that include attending networking events, following up on referrals, and conducting written and verbal outreach

    • Plan and execute partner outreach events and activities, such as information sessions, conference presentations, and partner meetings

    • Track progress toward defined employer recruitment goals for the Fellowship, Public Allies, and Place for Purpose

  • Develop, nurture, and maintain relationships with current and prospective employer partners  by understanding their needs and identifying Fellowship, Public Allies, and Place for Purpose opportunities

    • Identify creative and effective approaches to outreach and relationship-building with community stakeholders and partnering organizations

    • Provide consistent and timely follow-through, ensuring that employers have what they need for a successful relationship with Baltimore Corps

    • Nurture and oversee a portfolio of employer partners throughout the placement process

    • Provide excellent customer service to employer partners throughout the employer/employee matching process and beyond

  • Represent Baltimore Corps at networking events and conferences, and during meetings with partner organizations

LIAISE WITH TEAM (25%)

  • Liaise with Baltimore Corps teams to streamline communication and enhance collaboration across departments

  • Communicate employer partners’ needs across teams  to inform candidate recruitment and coordinate a successful matching process

  • Coordinate and support colleagues throughout program cycle around such things as recruitment, selection, matching, placement, and alumni support

  • Collaborate across teams to maximize outreach efforts, strategically engage partners, and improve and inform employer application and matching systems

  • Provide support in reviewing legal documents, including contracts for talent placement with employer partners

  • Take learnings from external engagement back to the Baltimore Corps team to learn and adapt processes and procedures

  • Contribute to the development of high-level strategy and goals for employer partner outreach, keeping an equity and racial justice lens at forefront

  • Work with Director of Employer Engagement to inform the team on employer partner outreach milestones

RESEARCH AND LEARNING (10%)

  • Lead both small and extensive research projects to stay abreast of industry trends in the workforce and social impact industries, as well as the Baltimore community

  • Conduct ongoing and thoughtful research on potential partners to share with the team for recruitment efforts

  • Assist in collecting, evaluating, and reflecting on feedback from partners regarding the effectiveness of various cultivation strategies for the Fellowship, Public Allies, and Place for Purpose employer processes

SPECIAL PROJECTS (5%)

  • Support Baltimore Corps events, as needed

  • Other duties, as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • At least three years of work experience in business development and / or sales

  • Strong comfort working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with ability to be flexible while continuing to meet deadlines and recruitment deliverables

  • Creative problem-solver with an asset-based mindset, superior interpersonal skills, and a relationship-building orientation

  • Relevant experience in business development and / or sales

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic; eager to learn and engage with complex systems and processes

  • Ability and desire to work with data-driven systems, with strong analytical skills

  • High level of detail orientation and follow-through, with a passion for precision and system management

  • Alignment with the mission and values of Baltimore Corps

  • Salesforce experience and familiarity with Google systems a plus

  • Knowledge of Baltimore landscape a plus

TIMELINE AND COMPENSATION

The Employer Engagement Manager is a salaried position, ranging from $50,000-55,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition to health and dental benefits, Baltimore Corps is proud to offer additional benefits for our employees including, but not limited to, generous vacation time, wellness policies, volunteer opportunities, and flexible work hours. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Baltimore Corps seeks to fill this position no later than July 2019.  


Web Development Intern

Company Overview

Baltimore Corps enlists talent to accelerate social innovation in Baltimore and advance a citywide agenda for equity and racial justice. By matching talent to opportunity, Baltimore Corps works to empower the social entrepreneurs, community leaders, and public sector innovators tackling some of the city’s most pressing challenges and building a stronger Baltimore every day. Baltimore Corps is a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment that values initiative, hard work, and a teachable nature. We are building a team that shares the company’s values, work ethic, and vision for the future.

Job Description

Baltimore Corps is seeking a part-time Web Development Intern to build and maintain a web application that facilitates the application and matching process for Baltimore Corps’ programs and services. Reporting to the Director of Data, Technology, and Evaluation, the Web Development Intern is responsible for helping gather user needs, translating them into feature requirements and specifications, implementing these specifications, and maintaining the resulting features. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Engineering (50%)

  • Design, develop, and maintain the user interface for Baltimore Corps’ custom-built web application (React)

  • Design, implement, and consume APIs to facilitate the exchange of data between the application data store (PostgreSQL), the application user interface, and Baltimore Corps’ Salesforce instance

  • Create and maintain software documentation for all custom development

  • Write tests to ensure both the functionality and maintainability of the frontend and backend code base

  • Update the frontend and backend code base with new technologies as needed

User Research & Design (20%)

  • Conduct exploratory user interviews to inform the prioritization and design of changes to Baltimore Corps’ web application

  • Work with fellow data and technology staff to discuss and refine feature requirements based on user research

  • Develop wireframes and non-coded prototypes to test user experience flows with prospective users before committing the designs to code

  • Conduct user tests throughout the development process to validate the importance and usability of features being added or modified

Project Management & Training (15%)

  • Coordinate between internal and external stakeholders to manage expectations around the scope and timeline of feature development

  • Guide the team in agile methodologies and practices, such as organizing development into sprints, leading regular standups, etc.

  • Support the Director of Data, Technology, and Evaluation in managing external contractors hired to provide additional development capacity

  • Cross-train other data and technology staff to maintain and update the code base

Development Operations (10%)

  • Administer the technical platforms necessary for deploying and hosting code (GitHub, Heroku, etc.)

  • Manage application monitoring and logging tools to ensure that the application has a high rate of availability

  • Routinely analyze application performance to identify opportunities for optimization

Special Projects (5%)

  • Engage in special projects as they arise – fellow reviews, event management, etc

  • Other duties as required by the program or requested by senior leadership

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • SQL (or other relational database / language)

    • Required

    • Intermediate

  • Git (or other version control system)

    • Required

    • Entry Level

  • Heroku (or other deployment platform)

    • Required

    • Entry Level

  • HTML/CSS

    • Required

    • Entry Level

  • JavaScript

    • Required

    • Intermediate

  • React

    • Preferred

    • Entry Level

  • Python

    • Strongly Preferred

    • Entry Level

  • Flask

    • Preferred

    • Entry Level

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Strong grasp of security principles

  • Hands on experience with both building and consuming APIs

  • Desire to continue learning

  • Experience with Scrum and Agile Methodologies

  • Team focused

  • Independent problem solver

TIMELINE AND COMPENSATION

The Web Development Intern is a paid internship, compensated a rate between $20 and $25 per hour,  commensurate with qualifications and experience, for up to 15 hours per week. The internship will begin as early as July 15 and run through December 13, with the opportunity to renew for the Winter/Spring term pending successful completion of the role.



Communications Intern - Writing

Company Overview

Baltimore Corps enlists talent to accelerate social innovation in Baltimore and advance a citywide agenda for equity and racial justice. By matching talent to opportunity, Baltimore Corps works to empower the social entrepreneurs, community leaders, and public sector innovators tackling some of the city’s most pressing challenges and building a stronger Baltimore every day. Baltimore Corps is a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment that values initiative, hard work, and a teachable nature. We are building a team that shares the company’s values, work ethic, and vision for the future.

Job Description

Reporting to the Vice President of Programs, the Communication Writing Intern will be a vital team member on the Communications team that helps bring life into the vision we have to make Baltimore the best place in the world for social good. The Communication Writing Intern will contribute ideas for a variety of programs and projects—flexing all the creativity you have. 

The Communications Intern will have the opportunity to learn about nonprofit marketing, media relations, and content creation across all communications channels, including email, print, digital, and social media. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic storyteller looking to gain experience in the nonprofit sector and contribute to an organization focused on equity and racial justice. He/She will have the ability to distill complex information into a simple and compelling message for maximum clarity, understanding and impact. Presents our work using examples that are relevant to community priorities and aspirations and resonate with our stakeholders.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

CONTENT CREATION AND WRITING (45%)

  • Internally collaborate with multiple departments to develop and communicate compelling messages

  • Assist in the writing original content for the website, press releases, external memos, blog posts and articles; develop and maintain a consistent format, tone and voice for your content. 

  • Participate in the planning, production, scheduling, and publishing of social media and web content

  • Work with the Communications team to generate story ideas, draft and edit content to produce high-quality written materials, including

  • Assist in the development of weekly and daily newsletters.

  • Assist with drafting email communications

  • Coordinate with key stakeholders both internally and externally to aggregate narrative opportunities

  • Support speaking opportunities for our subject matter experts and executives by editing speeches, talking points etc.

COPY EDITING (45%)

  • Review and edit content written by other team members

  • Assist with social media and public relations efforts

  • Ensure branding standards are consistent and maintained across writing assignments

  • Create, review and edit business documents

  • Provide quality assurance support to written projects

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES (10%)

  • Participate in selected departmental and cross-departmental meetings

  • Attend Communications teams meetings, remote attendance is possible.

  • Weekly check in with VP of Programs 

  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Interns must be enrolled in a desired fields of study during the internship or a recent graduate: marketing, communications, journalism and design majors

  • Effective and engaging communicator and storyteller 

  • Ability to generate story ideas.

  • Exceptional written communications skills. Writes clearly and concisely

  • Active Listener – is open to new ideas and diverse opinions.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Knowledgeable with social media, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

  • Strong project-planning and execution skills

  • Willingness to work 15 hours per week

  • Knowledge of Salesforce and/or a willingness to learn

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships internally and externally

  • Mission-driven spirit and alignment with the values of Baltimore Corps

TIMELINE AND COMPENSATION:

The Communications Writing Intern is an hourly position, ranging from $15 - $17 per hour, commensurate with qualifications and experience.