Job Opportunity for Manager, Social Innovation at Teach for India in Multiple Locations

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The Senior Manager of Regional Partnerships will be the custodian of the collective vision for our region. Their role is pivotal in driving both large-scale projects and key proof points in small geographies over a 2-3 year time frame with an intention to change the status quo for children in the region. They will directly report to the City Director and manage a team of 2-3 individuals to lead this challenging and inspiring mission for the city.

Project Management [45%]

  • Design and independently execute new initiatives that will alleviate barriers for the regional vision
  • Source formal opportunities to collaborate with the State Govt. and oversee project implementation towards building a strong long-term partnership
  • Design and curate high-leverage opportunities for regional Alumni to learn and act collectively towards transforming the lives of 1 in 10 children in the region
  • Nurture the growth of and collaboration between Alumni organizations in the region

Team Management [35%]

  • Directly manage the Government Relations and Partnerships portfolios in the city. Engage with organizations that serve children from low-income communities in the region, by providing opportunities for them to interact with and hire from our Fellows & Alumni
  • Support the Program vertical in identifying relevant capacities & co-designing the experiences required for our graduating cohorts to transition into prioritized roles in the education sector and in the region
  • Liaise with the Regional Communications Lead to plan creative campaigns, podcasts, reports, websites etc. that spread the regional movement

Stakeholder Management [20%]


  • Act as a thought partner to the City Director and to select Vertical Heads (Govt. Relations, Alumni Impact, Communications) on strategy, annual goals, and new initiatives etc.
  • Hold an integrated view of the verticals at a city level and play an active role in decision-making, facilitating team spaces as a City Leadership Team member
  • Ensure regional vision alignment, aid cross-functional collaboration and hold all key external partnerships in the city to accelerate progress


  • Establish and leverage the Regional board, in partnership with the City Director
  • Cultivate strong relationships with key Alumni, donors and Govt. stakeholders
  • Actively influence our partners to advocate and act for educational equity

Minimum Qualifications, Experiences and Expectations

  • Graduate/Postgraduate in any field
  • 5-8+ years of relevant work experience in external-facing roles (e.g. public relations, government relations, management consulting, business development)
  • Experience in managing, executing, and taking complete ownership of multiple projects at the same time
  • Ability to work independently and make strategic decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience of having built strong relationships and having influenced others without authority
  • Ability to motivate a team and develop individuals over time

Locations: Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Ahmedabad

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