Coordinator, City Partnerships

  • KaBOOM!
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Mar 16, 2018
Full time Non-profit-Social Services Admin-Clerical

Job Description

  • Are you passionate about making a positive impact in low-income communities?
  • Do you have a keen eye for detail and stellar organizational skills?
  • Are you a true team player who is incredibly self-motivated?

Come play with us!

KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids – especially those living in poverty – the childhood they deserve through great, safe places to play. KaBOOM! inspires communities to make play the easy choice and works to drive the national discussion about the importance of PLAYces. KaBOOM! has collaborated with partners to build or restore more than 17,000 playspaces, engaged more than 1.5 million volunteers and served over 9 million kids.

The Coordinator, City Partnerships is an integral member of the City Partnerships Team and is responsible for providing general administrative support to the Vice President and the entire team, assisting with external customer service for city leaders, and working on other projects as assigned. The Coordinator assists team members with all aspects of day-to-day operations, relationship development, and program implementation.  The City Partnerships team plays a critical role in supporting the mission of KaBOOM! by fostering strong partnerships with city governments, local elected officials, and community leaders.

KaBOOM! is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity – women, people of color, and LGBTQ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports the City Partnerships team in all KaBOOM!-related city engagement efforts to ensure high quality, efficient, and effective interactions with city officials, community leaders, and philanthropic partners; serves as the central point of contact for the City Partnerships team; and contributes to the achievement of our organizational strategic priorities
  • Provides scheduling and calendar support to the Vice President and other team members; responds to inquiries from city leaders; and serves as a note-taker in meetings both internally and with city agencies
  • Supports the quality execution and on-time delivery of projects that require the coordination of multiple teams within KaBOOM!, including working with External Affairs on planning for events or media related to city partnerships


 Can Do!

Candidates should have the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at the same time. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to effectively shift course when faced with changing circumstances, rising to the challenge of unfamiliar tasks or issues.

Will Do!

Candidates should be willing to take on new tasks and responsibilities as they grow in their position and in the organization. They should possess the ability to manage competing deadlines.

Team Fit!

The ideal candidate should be self-motivated, a team player, flexible and able to bring a high level of energy to everything they do. Candidates should be quick to respond to team needs while maintaining excellence in the quality of their work.

Damn Quick!

Strong coordination, organization, interpersonal, and communication skills are valued. Precise attention to detail and organizational skills are critical to success in this position. 

Damn Smart!

A high school diploma is required, along with at least one year of experience interacting with external customers. Prior administrative experience is a plus.

We have a fun and dynamic work atmosphere filled with talented and passionate Boomers who want to make a difference in kids’ lives.  Individuals interested in applying for this position are encouraged to go to  and select Coordinator, City Partnerships.  Please make sure to include a thoughtful cover letter. This position will be based in our Washington, DC office.