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“Empower Schools is a place where we are constantly looking for innovations that can help our most underserved students.”

Erika Giampietro, Senior Advisor, Higher Education

Opportunities with Empower Schools

Position: Senior Manager Communications | Location: Flexible, (TX or MA preferred)
Application Deadline: Our preferred application deadline is November 17, 2022. Please note that we do not guarantee review of applications received after this date.
 
 

 

Position Summary:

At an exciting inflection point, Empower Schools is seeking a Senior Manager, Communications. This role is our first communications-focused position and a reflection of our investment in and commitment to a robust communications function as a key enabler of our organizational success. 

As a Senior Manager, you will lead the development and execution of Empower’s emerging communications strategy in close partnership with Empower’s leadership team. More specifically, your work will include amplifying educator and system leader voices to make a direct impact in the communities we serve and sharing and promoting innovative approaches and exceptional student outcomes that can inspire district, state, and community leaders across the country to transform how school systems operate to better meet student needs. 

As part of this role, you will receive coaching, mentorship, and guidance from experienced leaders inside and outside of our organization and work with members of Empower’s dedicated team, across the country.

 

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Position: Growth Associate | Location: Flexible, preferred locations: Austin TX, Denver CO, Boston MA, Baltimore MD
 

Application Deadline: Our preferred application deadline is October 26, 2022. Please note that we do not guarantee review of applications received after this date.

Position Summary:

As the Growth Associate at Empower Schools, you will work closely with your teammates to identify and support opportunities to sustain Empower’s work of designing and launching innovative solutions that can better meet the needs of students.

More specifically, your work will include (1) supporting our growth both regionally and nationally, (2) advancing our development and fundraising priorities and (3) advancing systemic growth priorities by measuring, tracking and reporting on our progress and success. Empower provides strategic support to partners and state education agencies around the country as they navigate an historic opportunity to catalyze structural change that endures beyond recovery. Your leadership in driving our growth will create opportunities for more students, especially those least well served by the current system, to access a high quality education. As part of this role, you will receive coaching, mentorship, and guidance from experienced leaders inside and outside of our organization.

The location for this position is flexible and currently remote, but our preference is Austin, TX, Denver, CO, Boston, MA, or Baltimore, MD where we have staff on the ground. Applicants should be willing to travel up to 30% of the time.

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Position: Events Coordinator | Location: Flexible, preferred locations: Austin TX, Denver CO, Boston MA, Baltimore MD
 

Application Deadline: The preferred application deadline is December 19, 2022 Please note that we do not guarantee review of applications after this date.

Location: Flexible; Austin TX, Dallas-Fort Worth TX, Boston MA, (preferred)  Candidates interested in full or part time work will be considered.

Position Summary:

As the Events Coordinator for Empower Schools, you will work closely with program teams across the organization to plan and coordinate learning events, site visits, and conferences in support of Empower’s work of partnering with communities to design and launch innovative solutions to better meet the needs of students. The location for this position is flexible and currently remote, with a preference for Austin, TX, Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, Boston, MA, Denver, CO, or Indiana, where we have staff on the ground. If public health conditions make travel possible, applicants must be willing to travel up to 40% of the time..

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We are always looking for talented people to join our team. Please contact us to learn more about working at Empower Schools.

Opportunities with our partners

Grow Our Own Action Network Coordinator, Education Partnership of the Permian Basin

The Grow Our Own Action Network (GO2) Coordinator is responsible for managing all work pertaining to the Grow Our Own Action Network and its goal of increasing college-going and career entry in the Permian Basin.

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Our Partners are always looking for talented leaders. Please contact us to learn more about opportunities with our Partner organizations.