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Lean In Programs Associate

The Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation
Palo Alto, California, United States
January 11, 2019


The Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation works to build a more equal and resilient world. We bring people together to support each other through two key initiatives: Leanin.Org and OptionB.Org. This role would focus on the work we do at LeanIn.Org to empower women to achieve their ambitions.

Lean In run programs that help women advance and companies create more equal workplaces. One of the key programs we offer is called Lean In Circles. The Lean In community currently consists of more than 40,000 Circles in over 160 countries.

In this role, your primary responsibility is to grow and support our Circles programs at companies and in local communities. In addition, you’ll help manage our relationships with partners and community leaders. This is an exciting opportunity to use your sales and relationship management experience to help us create a more gender equal world.

This is a full-time position based out of our office in Palo Alto, CA.


BA/BS degree

2+ years in account management, sales, program management, or partnerships role preferred

Strong business acumen and professionalism

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Ability to engage both senior corporate stakeholders as well as manage 1:1 community relationships

Quick learner and problem-solver who thrives in a fast-paced, startup environment

Strong attention to detail

Ability to adapt quickly and juggle many competing priorities

Results-oriented with the ability to maximize efficiency

Strong commitment to the mission of Lean In

Responsibilities (Programs/Partnerships Development):

Identify and pitch Lean In programs to new corporate partners

Manage and drive growth of Circles community across US

Support existing partners with scaling their Lean In programs

Develop program resources and educational materials to help scale Lean In programs

Help to shape LeanIn.Org’s strategy to support corporate partners

Identify new opportunities to drive awareness of Lean In Programs

Responsibilities (Relationship/Account Management):

Communicate extensively with partners and community members via email and phone

Find new and creative ways to work with and support our partners and Circle leaders at scale

If interested, please send us your resume and cover letter through Lever, found here:

As part of our dedication to diversity and inclusion on our team, the Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion.

We want people of all backgrounds to see themselves represented and included in our work, so we actively seek to diversify our team and bring more voices to the table. All applicants are welcome!