Jumpstart - Talent Management Coordinator


About the organization

Jumpstart envisions the day when every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. A national early education organization with operations in 15 states plus Washington, DC, Jumpstart drives outcomes for young children in three critical ways. Jumpstart provides language, literacy, and social-emotional direct service programming utilizing an evidence-backed curriculum for preschool children from underserved communities, workforce programming to expand the pipeline of qualified, diverse talent pursuing careers in early education, and policy advocacy to support the early childhood field and promote high-quality early learning for all. By leveraging over 25 years of experience serving over 133,000 children with the support of more than 58,000 college students and community volunteers, Jumpstart executes these three objectives to improve the quality of the early education workforce and increase opportunity for young children to succeed across America. Learn more www.jstart.org


This is an outstanding career opportunity for an individual with previous high-level experience in an administrative assistant or coordinator role to provide support to Jumpstart’s Chief People Officer and the Talent Management Department.
The ideal candidate will have experience in exercising discretion, sound judgment, confidentiality and a degree of autonomy. They will leverage a broad range of skills to perform a variety of responsibilities with a high degree of professionalism, with initiative, and in collaboration with others. The individual in this role must be detail-oriented and have strong organizational skills to effectively manage multiple, sometimes competing, priorities, while working independently. The Talent Management Coordinator must also quickly and proactively build organizational knowledge and relationships and be able to think critically and creatively in order to offer solutions that support problem solving.
This full-time position reports to the Chief People Officer.


• A minimum of five years of office work experience
• Exceptional organizational skills with keen attention to detail
• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills; strong ability to inform and engage through written communications
• Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills
• Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information, act with discretion and use sound judgment
• Willingness and commitment to receive feedback on performance of self and give feedback on performance of others
• Experience with or commitment to working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and communities across a variety of interfaces, including vendors, employment candidates, regional staff, corporate partners, community volunteers, directors and advisors
• Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office 2010 software, with excellent Outlook management skills; calendaring and email in particular
• Demonstrated comfort and curiosity in using a variety of technology platforms in fulfillment of responsibilities, including the ability to organize and facilitate conference calls and virtual meetings (e.g., using TEAMS, Zoom, etc.)
• Demonstrated ability to produce results quickly and to meet deadlines
• Demonstrated problem-solving skills and resourcefulness
• Commitment to follow-through and communication regarding workflow
• Demonstrated ability to shift focus and priorities, as needed
• Commitment to Jumpstart’s mission and values of learning, community, social justice



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please complete an online application at https://www.jstart.org/about/careers/. Both a cover letter and resume are required to complete your application. Applications without a cover letter may not be considered. Candidates will be reviewed on an on-going basis. Please upload/attach your resume to your applicant profile as well as your cover letter.

Jumpstart for Young Children, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital or parental status, amnesty, political affiliation, veteran status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws with respect to employment opportunities. Please visit our website at www.jstart.org.

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