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Available Positions

Position Summary

CWE envisions a world where women entrepreneurs of all backgrounds and ethnicities achieve their vision of economic success. They believe that when women succeed economically, they lead the way in driving sustained economic growth for their families and their communities, ultimately creating a more equitable world for us all. For thirty years, our client has provided training and technical assistance to help women start and grow their businesses. Moving forward, our client will continue to use data and research to improve outcomes but also use our knowledge, expertise, and the voice of our clients to dismantle the systemic barriers that women entrepreneurs face across our country.  

The Supplier Diversity Corporate Relations Manager – WBENC, New England reports to the VP of Strategic Partnerships, and is responsible for corporate relationship management and fundraising for New England, including northern Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. They will bring their knowledge of the landscape of Supplier Diversity to the role and will identify how to meet the needs of our current corporate partners and assist the VP of Strategic Partnerships in onboarding new corporate members by showing the value that WBENC (Women Business Enterprise National Council) certified businesses can bring to their organization. They will collaborate with the Director of Certification & WBE Services in implementing new programming to bring together certified Women Business Enterprises and Corporate Partners. This position involves travel around New England to amplify CWE’s presence in the New England Supplier Diversity sphere.

Responsibilities

Corporate Partner Management:

  • Manage departmental outreach for potential corporate members and potential community partner collaborations.
  • Develop online matchmaking protocol to regularly connect WBENC certified Women Business Enterprises to Corporate Partners.
  • Oversee and implement the annual WBE Corporate Mentorship program.
  • Provide concierge services to current Corporate Partners by maintaining a list of currently certified WBENC businesses and handling all procurement requests.
  • Host quarterly Corporate Council meetings.
  • Complete site visits (both virtual & in-person) as part of the WBENC Certification process.
  • Attend annual WBENC National trainings.

Development

  • Support VP of Strategic Partnerships in developing and implementing Corporate & WBE Giving Circle.

Outreach & Marketing

  • Launch and manage Corporate Partner involvement on a social media platform designed to provide networking and engagement for our partners and certified businesses.
  • Assists with planning and implementation of CWE’s annual Supplier Diversity Awards Breakfast and Matchmaking Event.
  • Host and perform regular speaking engagements with community partners.

Other CWE related tasks:

  • Cross-department program collaborations.
  • Provide general support to Director of Certification & WBE Services and VP of Strategic Partnerships.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficient in managing and training various stakeholders with a high level of professionalism, pragmatic optimism, and compassion including Fortune 100 company representatives for National Procurement Programs on an ongoing basis.
  • Previous experience in sales or fundraising with ambitious goals met or exceeded.
  • Practiced in program & event development.
  • Advanced understanding of office applications, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Communication/collaboration tools (MS Teams, Skype, Zoom etc.). Customer Relationship Management tools (CRMs)
  • Must have and maintain a valid Driver’s License.
  • Reside in Boston Area or Rhode Island
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Compensation and Benefits

We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by a competitive compensation of $51,500 to $64,000, depending on experience, and an extensive benefits package including:

  • Comprehensive health coverage: Medical, dental, and vision insurance provided
  • Financial security: Life and disability insurance for added protection
  • Flexible financial options: Health savings and flexible spending accounts offered
  • Well-being and work-life balance: Paid time off, flexible schedule, and remote work choices provided

Plus, we work to maintain the best environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where everyone feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture.  

We are an equal opportunity employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Please submit a thoughtful cover letter and resume to Kimberly Zouzoua, KZouzoua@CWEonline.org by Friday, March 1.