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Job Number:  30217
Manager, Leads
Job Posted: Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Closing Date: Sunday, 8 January 2017
(11 days ago)
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Full time
Location: Toronto Salary: (not entered)

WE is a movement that brings people together and gives them the tools to change the world. Our vision is to shift the world from “me” to “we.” Our mission is to empower all people to change the world, locally and globally, achieving transformative outcomes for themselves and others.
WE seeks a WE Schools Lead Manager to join our WE Schools Department which develops and implements unique programming to engage youth in learning about social issues and taking action to support WE’s sustainable community development work overseas as well as its local programming.
The WE Schools Lead Manager will manage a portfolio of educator and student leads who are interested in getting involved in the WE Are Canada initiative and the WE Schools program. The WE Schools Lead Manager will be the key point person for the  portfolio of educator/student leads and is responsible for ensuring their engagement, conversion and involvement in WE programming. This role is perfect for a highly motivated individual who is driven by big goals and surpassing expectations.
This individual must be passionate and committed to the core beliefs of the organization—the WE.org Philosophy.
The position is based out of WE’s office in Toronto (233 Carlton Street).

Your Impacts: 
Educational programming and retention:

  • Assist in developing strategies to drive engagement and conversion among schools, educator and student leads
  • Manage a portfolio of educator and student leads who are interested in the WE Schools programs
  • Encourage participation in activities with the WE Are Canada initiative and the WE Schools program
  • As required, serve as an advisor and liaison to students/educators and provide them with resources and support to implement the WE Are Canada initiative as well as WE Schools campaigns and fundraising activities
  • Whenever needed, represent WE on the frontlines
  • Analyze stakeholder behaviour for pain points and improvement opportunities within the lead generation and conversion strategy
  • Work with relevant WE and Me to WE departments to develop cross-organizational growth opportunities
  • Responsible for organization and distribution of WE Are Canada communications to active leads
  • Occasionally attend and contribute to the planning and organization of WE conferences, events and speaking engagements
  • Provide assistance to the Manager of Educational Programming and the Manager of Partnerships as required in the management of high-level relationships
  • Maintain a robust knowledge and expertise of WE Villages international development projects within the seven countries where communities are served

General and administrative:

  • Actively support the Associate Director of Educational Programming, Associate Director of Educational Partnerships and the Director of Educational Partnerships
  • Prepare and provide regular reports on the status of lead pool and activities
  • Follow-up on communication with educators and students with clerical duties which might include updating existing databases with the changes and the status of each contact, preparing packages

What you bring:

  • Bachelor degree preferred and some professional work experience
  • Background or professional experience in fundraising/marketing/sales is an asset
  • Passion and commitment to bringing local and global issues and the spirit of volunteerism to the classrooms
  • Strong analytical ability to leverage stakeholder insights and build effective strategies
  • Able to multi-task, work efficiently and effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Able to engage others with exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient use of MS Office programs and experience with database management system, preferably SalesForce
  • A self-starter with a high level of motivation and an ability to thrive with minimal supervision
  • Able to work well as part of a team by being open minded towards the ideas and views of others
  • Positive and professional attitude;
  • Driver’s License an asset (Ontario G Class or equivalent)

What makes us unique…

Social entrepreneurs Marc Kielburger and Craig Kielburger co-founded WE and WE Charity (formerly Free The Children) 20 years ago and have grown it into a family of organizations, including WE Day and ME to WE. WE Charity was among the first organizations in Canada to turn philanthropy on its head by creating a legally distinct social enterprise, ME to WE. Through the social enterprise, 50% of the profits support WE Charity, while the rest is reinvested in the social enterprise.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and welcomes all interested parties to apply. We sincerely thank all those who apply, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
PLEASE APPLY AT: https://www.we.org/about-we-charity/careers/careers-job-postings/?ccmsPage=1&itemid=8235609&cc=apply
Contact Details:
M5A 2L2
Toronto, ON, M5A 2L2
www:   https://www.we.org/about-we-charity/careers/careers-job-postings/?ccmsPage=1&itemid=8235609

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