Graduate Partnerships Coordinator (2021-22)

Penn Leads The Vote, Penn’s nonpartisan, student-led voter engagement and education organization housed in the Netter Center in partnership with the Office of Government and Community Affairs, seeks a qualified candidate to join the PLTV team as Graduate Partnerships Coordinator

Responsibilities would include:

  • Manage communications between PLTV and graduate partner organizations 
  • Develop relationships with graduate organizations and schools
  • Explore opportunities for partnership development and organizational collaboration 
  • Facilitate event opportunities for graduate student outreach (ie Grad Fair)
  • Develop coordinated graduate student outreach plan
  • Assist with other duties as they arise within the organization 
  • Assist in logistics and staffing at PLTV events 
  • Collaborate with other PLTV team members on joint initiatives 

We are looking for someone who possesses the following:

  • Enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program at Penn
  • Strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills 
  • Interest in voter and civic engagement
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, team, and organizational skills
  • Ability to complete high priority tasks on a tight deadline
  • Robust problem solving skills 
  • Demonstrated experience with grant-writing and fundraising is a plus
  • Free for meetings on Thursday between 6:30 and 7:30pm EST 

If interested, please send the following in one email: your resume and a cover letter highlighting how you would contribute to PLTV’s goals and engage graduate students hfeinman@sas.upenn.edu and evagonz@sas.upenn.edu. This is a paid position, work-study preferred.