Manager, Community Liaison

Partnerships · Boston, Massachusetts
Department Partnerships
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation Approx. Low to mid $60,000

Manager, Community Liaison - New York and Boston

Start Date: January 2021
Positions Available: 2 NYC and Boston

City/Location(s): Boston & New York City

Peer Health Exchange (PHE) is a national non-profit organization that empowers young people with the knowledge, skills, and resources to make healthy decisions. We do this by training college students to teach a robust skills-based health curriculum in under-resourced high schools across the country. Since our founding in 2003, we have trained more than 15,000 college student volunteers to deliver effective health education to almost 150,000 public high school students in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Washington, DC. In 2016, PHE launched a five-year strategic plan to focus on growing our effective model while partnering with health and education systems, as well as communities to build a more integrated, sustainable model for health education. You will be joining an incredibly passionate, collaborative, and committed team working together towards our vision of advancing health equity.


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As the Manager, Community Liaison - Boston or New York you will develop and implement the roadmap for local expansion in New York or Boston, in partnership with the Director, Strategic Growth, Northeast. Additionally, You will secure new and renewing partnerships with districts, high schools, and community-based organizations to reach 6,500 young people, while building key relationships within the New York or Boston to advance health equity work and coalition-building in service of our vision and mission. You will report directly to the Director, Strategic Growth, Northeast.


Do you aspire to show up for young people and your community each day? Are you a bold thinker and inclusive collaborator? Does authentic communication and honest feedback help you continuously learn and grow? Do you find the joy in both the journey and the results?

Yes? Here’s what you should know:

This is a full-time, salaried position ideally located in the New York or Boston office, though we are currently working remotely until further notice, given the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Here’s what you will do as part of our team:

70% Strategic Growth & Partnership Maintenance

  • Secure partnerships with new and renewing districts, high schools, and community organizations to reach 6,500 or more young people with PHE’s virtual and affiliate models
  • Collaborate with National Sites team on program implementation, as well as with Marketing & Communications on branding and marketing opportunities to support growth
  • Set and meet shared cost revenue goals related to individual high schools, districts and charter management organizations, and where applicable for FY22 college partners involved in college affiliate models with the support of the Director, Strategic Growth - Northeast
  • Create and execute stakeholder management plans for all new and returning partners and manage all asynchronous partnerships for the area
  • Diligently document and use strategic growth data systems and contribute to the team’s overall goal for reaching as many young people as possible


30% Community Engagement

  • Meet with and grow partnerships with local health resources (e.g., School Based Health Centers, other local health centers, and youth-serving organizations throughout the area) to foster collaboration and ensure these resources are accurately reflected in PHE programming and materials
  • Meet with and join relevant coalitions in the area to help advance health equity work and health outcomes for high school students in the area
  • Create and implement events and programs to engage volunteers, high school students, families, and communities more deeply with our work


What you'll bring to the table:

Minimum qualifications:

  • Demonstrate a strong passion for PHE’s mission to empower young people with the knowledge, skills, and resources to make healthy decisions; strong alignment with PHE’s core values of Health, Equity, Agency, Communication and Impact
  • 1-2 years of work experience preferred
  • Experience publicly representing and pitching an organization
  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage complex relationships and work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a high volume of pipeline and constituents
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Strong research skills and organization systems
  • Involvement and understanding of the communities PHE New York or Boston serves
  • Excellent communications skills (written and oral)

Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiarity with New York or Boston public education landscape strongly preferred
  • Experience using Salesforce or another CRM strongly preferred
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of work experience preferred

Your turn! We’d like to learn about you.

Please submit your resume and cover letter telling us why you are interested in our team and this role!


At Peer Health Exchange, we celebrate difference and are committed to providing equitable opportunities, addressing the effects of power and privilege. PHE is proud to be an equal employment opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, physical disability, veteran status or length of time spent unemployed. We want to empower people to change lives!

Note: Peer Health Exchange reserves the right to add additional duties, as needed. All Peer Health Exchange employees are encouraged to be flexible and responsive to changes in scope of duties.



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  • Location
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    Approx. Low to mid $60,000