Outreach Coordinator (Full-time)


Who We Are:

Strive is a non-profit organization dedicated to character-driven leadership development. With a focus on high school and collegiate athletes and their coaches, Strive sharpens teams’ power and impact by teaching winning leadership and culture-building strategies that extend into life.

Strive offers a research-based, customizable curriculum that begins with self-knowledge, moves into culture creation, and ultimately instills the habit of rigorous leadership practice in its program participants. Through a robust scholarship program, Strive leads the way in developing character leaders in underserved communities. Strive is based in Wilmington, DE, and serves schools and communities across the U.S.


Job Description:

Outreach Coordinator (Full-time)

The Outreach Coordinator plays an integral role in furthering the growth of Strive through developing new and supporting existing client relationships.  Embracing and demonstrating the organization’s Core Values is key to our work culture.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Execute outreach strategic plan in support of reaching annual business development goals
  • Cultivate and strengthen client relationships through consistent contact and timely follow through
  • Cultivate new customer relationships: schools, community organizations, local athletic leagues
  • Source leads and build contact lists
  • Attend networking events
  • Successfully manage and demonstrate ownership of all aspects of each assigned client
  • Responsible for the following aspects of engagement: needs assessment, proposal writing, client post-program surveys, and follow up                              
  • Facilitate workshops and events for clients as needed


Qualifications & Requirements:

We seek to hire individuals who are passionate about leadership and the power of athletics as a source of change and good in a community.

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Experience in sales, recruitment, outreach and/or program management
  • Demonstrated effective and collaborative interpersonal and professional relationship-building skills
  • Demonstrated autonomy and organization
  • Ability to multi-task and take initiative
  • Self-motivated team player with the ability to meet deadlines, remain flexible, and adjust to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • An enthusiastic leader with a zest for learning and a strong commitment to positively impacting others
  • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills; ability to conduct engaging presentations in person and remotely and with both small and large groups
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Platform (Docs, Sheets, Gmail), Eventbrite, Crowdrise
  • Experience with HubSpot, Salesforce and Adobe creative suite a plus
  • Ability to expand business with existing clients
  • Strong passion for exceeding client expectations
  • Please be prepared to use your personal laptop


Our Core Values & Principles

Strive upholds the following core values, and expects all employees to do the same.

  • Know Thyself - By first practicing self-awareness, we prepare ourselves to be the best possible teammates.

  • Fill Tanks - We demonstrate extraordinary passion and unwavering support of teammates.

  • Brush It Off and Grow - We foster a culture in which individuals seek out challenges, view mistakes as opportunities to improve and bounce back from setbacks.

  • Be Fair and Honest - We do the right thing.

  • Choose Laughter - We believe in the value of laughing and having fun. We take our work seriously, but we do not take ourselves too seriously.

  • Stick With It - We expect all who are involved with Strive to put in their best effort, particularly knowing that effort lies within our circle of control.

  • Find the Best in Yourself so that you can Inspire the Best in Others - In all that we undertake we strive for individual and collective greatness.

Work Calendar:

  • Full-time, 40 hours per week
  • Temporary, April thru December

How to Apply & Other Specifics:

Send resume, cover letter and a reference (we request a character reference from a professor or job supervisor -- please include their name, relationship, phone number and email) to krista@striveleadership.org by April 7th, 2019.  This position will be filled on a rolling basis and may be filled before this deadline. An offer to interview will be extended to qualified candidates.



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