Option B Partnerships Lead job – LeanIn.Org – Palo Alto, CA

Option B Partnerships Lead


Palo Alto, CA

The Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation, the nonprofit organization that runs LeanIn.Org and OptionB.Org, is looking for a Partnerships Lead for OptionB.Org programs. The mission of OptionB.Org is to help people build resilience and find meaning in the face of adversity.

This position will be responsible for overseeing the full lifecycle of partnerships for OptionB.Org, including sourcing nonprofit and academic partners who are leading experts in resilience and adversity (such as loss, illness, etc), creating programming, and maintaining engagement. This is a full-time position based in Palo Alto.


  • Become an expert on the resilience landscape, compiling research on collaboration opportunities for new partnerships with OptionB.Org
  • Build compelling partnership structures that provide value for both OptionB.Org and the partner
  • Develop lightweight materials to support partners
  • Be a primary point of contact with OptionB.Org partners and work with internal cross-functional teams to build high impact programs
  • Organize all partner activity and contacts in one centralized relationship management database


  • 2+ years experience in program management, relationship management, account management and/or project management; experience managing nonprofit partners a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about partner needs, leading to thoughtful recommendations and action plans
  • Ability to work effectively and manage relationships with all levels of management, both internally and externally
  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to lead multiple time-sensitive projects on deadline; highly organized and process-driven
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Ability to learn rapidly and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • History of strong professional performance

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, The Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation is proud to be committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. All applicants are welcome!

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • program management: 3 years

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LeanIn.Org is the nonprofit organization founded by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg to empower all women to achieve their ambitions. LeanIn.Org…

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