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Partnerships Manager

The Phoenix - Sober Active Community
Pennsylvania, United States
$65,000.00 - $80,000.00
Closing date
Aug 25, 2021

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Position Type
Programs, Community Outreach, Program Administration and Management
Community Development, Other Fields
Employment Type
Full Time
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You have a talent for generating creative partnerships and bringing together multiple parties for mutual benefit. You enjoy traveling, have experience overseeing complex projects, and find fulfillment in both execution and big-picture thinking. You're passionate about recovery from substance use disorder and believe in the power of community. You've seen the challenges that stigma creates and want to help us fight them. If this sounds like you, keep reading.

This role will oversee a comprehensive partnerships strategy for treatment centers and other key recovery organizations, working collaboratively with local, regional, and national staff to ensure that implementation is effective, scalable, and adaptable. The ideal candidate will have existing connections with treatment centers, recovery organizations, and/or collegiate recovery programs. This role can be located anywhere with proximity to a major airport. Preference will be given to those with personal experience in recovery from alcohol or a substance use disorder. If you're excited about working in a dynamic, creative, and fast-paced environment that promotes personal and professional growth, we want to talk to you!



  • In collaboration with national and regional leadership, develop and execute a comprehensive partnerships strategy for treatment centers, recovery organizations, and collegiate recovery organizations to support the organization's key strategic objectives
  • Cultivate and maintain strong, long-lasting partnership relationships or facilitate transition of partnerships to regional teams
  • Manage agreements, timelines, projects, and deliverables
  • Identify and source partnership opportunities though inbound lead follow-up, outbound cold calls and networking to foster new partnership opportunities
  • Innovate processes to maximize efficiency, mutual benefit, and partner engagement
  • Develop staff resources, staff partnership development and management skills and develop key trainings
  • Analyze and report on partnership initiatives and metrics
  • Plan and oversee key partnership and networking events
  • Present on The Phoenix at large conferences and networking events
  • Activate events in local area to build awareness of The Phoenix
  • Travel as necessary



  • 3-5 years' experience in similar roles with an emphasis on strategic relationship building
  • High-level strategic and critical thinking, as well as a willingness to pivot quickly
  • Ability to spearhead multiple concurrent initiatives and create buy-in from cross-function teams
  • Ability to work effectively across teams, as both leader and significant contributor
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated writing, editing, and communications skills
  • Proficiency with technology
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to people from all walks of life
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, humility, and integrity
  • Ability to travel up to 40-50% of the time
  • Proximity to a major airport



  • Lived experience as a peer in recovery
  • Fluency in two or more languages
  • Bachelor's degree



  • 403(b) retirement plan with 4% match
  • Paid time off (vacation/sick days/skill enhancement days)
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans



The Phoenix's mission is to build a sober active community that fuels resilience and harnesses the transformational power of connection so that together we rise, recover, and live. Through activities such as CrossFit, climbing, hiking, yoga, boxing, and meditation, participants build confidence, self-respect, and community. The Phoenix offers free programs for anyone with 48 hours of sobriety, operating in 65 communities across 24 states and for people around the globe virtually. Since 2006, we have served 60,000 individuals.

At Phoenix, we welcome people from all backgrounds, and strive to create a healing-centered environment that allows everyone to bring their authentic selves to the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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