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Partnerships and Community Coordinator

Stanford, CA

Job Type:

Full Time

About the Role

As the Partnerships and Community Coordinator, you will be responsible for all aspects of the community engagement for Stanford PACS’ signature events, assisting with fundraising efforts and leading our impact measurement tracking. In order to be successful in this role, you should be a self-motivated individual, who is highly organized, creative, and detail oriented. Under the guidance of the Director of Partnerships and Community, you will also help forge partnerships within and outside Stanford to further PACS’ mission. This role is a great opportunity for someone interested in frontline fundraising, development program management, and strategic communications when engaging philanthropists.


This is a 100% FTE, 2 year fixed-term exempt position. This position will be based on the Stanford campus and will be considered for an option of telecommuting (hybrid of working on-site and off-site), subject to operational need.


To be successful in this position you will bring:

Education & Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree and two years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to work independently to meet expected deadlines and schedules.

• Experience with managing projects.

• Knowledge of marketing across channels including digital and print.

• Familiar with market research and data analysis.

• Creative problem solver.

• Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.


In addition, preferred requirements include:

• Experience with Wordpress, Mailchimp, InDesign, and SalesForce.

• Must be well organized and detail oriented.

• Exceptional customer service skills with the ability to cultivate partnerships.

• Demonstrated high level of confidence in making strategic decisions, good judgment, and innovative and creative problem-solving skills.

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, knowledge of cloud applications such as Google Docs and Forms, databases.

• Ability to work with diverse stakeholders, including scholars, industry leaders, students and staff.

• Knowledge of and experience in the philanthropy/social sector.

• Experience marketing events on social media.

• Experience in a professional academic setting.


The expected pay range for this position is $65,000 to $91,000 per annum.


About the Company

The Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Stanford PACS) is a research center within the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University. Stanford PACS develops and shares knowledge to improve philanthropy, strengthen civil society, and effect social change. It supports eight major research initiatives: Civic Life of Cities Lab, Digital Civil Society Lab, Effective Philanthropy Learning Initiative, Global Innovation for Impact Lab, Global Civil Society & Sustainable Development Lab, Project on Democracy and the Internet, and Recording Civic Action in China. Stanford PACS also publishes the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR).


Why Stanford is for You

Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

● Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit courses. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.

● A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.

● A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.

● Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.

● Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!


Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.

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