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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.
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.
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.
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.
Strong coordination, organization, interpersonal, and communication skills are valued. Precise attention to detail and organizational skills are critical to success in this position.
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 kaboom.org/careers and select Coordinator, City Partnerships. Please make sure to include a thoughtful cover letter. This position will be based in our Washington, DC office.