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The Partnership for New York City represents the city’s business leadership and its largest private sector employers.

We work with government, labor and the nonprofit sector to promote economic growth and maintain the city’s position as a global center of commerce and innovation. Through the Partnership Fund for New York City, the Partnership contributes directly to projects that create jobs, improve economically distressed communities and stimulate new business creation.


Research Associate

The Partnership for New York City, Inc. is a nonprofit membership organization comprised of CEOs from New York City’s top corporate, investment and entrepreneurial firms. The organization’s mission is to enhance the economy of the five boroughs of New York City and maintain the city’s position as the global center of commerce, culture and innovation. The Partnership pursues these aims by mobilizing business resources around the biggest challenges facing the city and advocating for policies that support sustained economic competitiveness and growth. The Partnership also promotes legislation and initiatives that will stimulate economic development throughout New York state and the surrounding region.

The Research Department acts as the chief resource within the Partnership for timely and authoritative research and analysis of a wide variety of economic and demographic trends and legislative issues. The department incorporates its research and analysis into reports, memoranda, letters to elected officials, speeches, and other Partnership documents. The Research team works closely with the Government Affairs and Communications departments to develop innovative—yet practical—solutions to policy issues that impact the economy of the five boroughs of New York City, New York state and the metropolitan region.

Responsibilities

  • Perform internet-based research on a diverse array of topics using multiple sources.
  • Track and analyze demographic and economic data.
  • Synthesize research and analysis into, and assist with composition, of reports, briefing materials, and publications.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with concentration in, or equivalent experience in, economics, public policy, statistics or related quantitative field.
  • Demonstrated quantitative and qualitative research skills.
  • Ability to communicate research findings and technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.
  • Ability to work under pressure while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks dealing with diverse topics.
  • Interest in New York City, state and federal public policy.
  • Interest in and commitment to New York City and the Partnership’s mission.
  • Experience working with government data sets preferred.

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to
Josephine Cullen, Director, HR
jobs@pfnyc.org

Date posted: December 5, 2019


Partnership Fund for New York City
Platform and Community Manager

The Partnership Fund for New York City is a mission-driven investment fund focused on creating jobs in New York City and growing the local economy. Our investments range broadly—from projects in inner city neighborhoods that help provide employment and better services to underserved populations to those that catalyze the growth of emerging tech sectors such as life sciences and digital manufacturing. We also operate the FinTech Innovation Lab to connect emerging fintech companies to large financial institutions. Recently we launched a new partnership with the MTA to identify new technologies for public transit.

The Partnership Fund was started in 1996 by Henry Kravis under the auspices of the Partnership for New York City, the city’s premier business organization. Our funding was provided by the private sector. We have invested over $170 million since inception.

The Platform and Community Manager has primary responsibility for engaging New York’s tech community and creating marketing content to maximize the impact of the FinTech Innovation Lab (FIL) and Transit Tech Lab (TTL). The Manager will also work with the Head of the FinTech Innovation Lab to ensure high quality execution of the FIL program, which includes recruitment of applicants and program-related events.  The Platform and Community Manager will also handle the day to day administration of the program.

Responsibilities

Marketing & Community

  • Work with the Communications and Labs teams to develop marketing strategy for the FinTech Innovation Lab and Transit Tech Lab including newsletters, blogs, reports and other digital content.
  • Develop and execute social media strategy to highlight FIL and TTL and drive greater engagement across social media channels (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Medium)
  • Work with the FIL, TTL and Communications team to create dynamic and engaging content by interviewing and drawing insights from our startups, partners and the Partnership Fund community and packaging them in compelling digital experiences and formats (long-form, blogs, videos, podcasts, etc.)
  • Support creation of FIL collateral including brochures, presentation materials and maintenance of the website.
  • Work in tangent with the Events, FIL and TTL teams to engage the community and build brand by planning regular events.
  • Work with the FIL team to increase alumni engagement and continue to drive value to our portfolio companies.

Program Related

  • Work with FIL and TTL teams to identify partnerships with key ecosystem players, influencers and event organizers in New York and other key cities to raise visibility for the Partnership Fund for New York City, FIL and TTL.
  • Research, identify and track relevant fintech and enterprise tech companies that might be a fit for FIL.
  • During the FIL program, work with Head of FIL on execution of FIL program, including monitoring of FIL winners progress and creating meeting materials.
  • Monitor FIL companies and relevant industry news for internal reporting purposes and to highlight online.
  • Support the development of the Future Fintech Leaders Program, focused on providing access to underrepresented technology talent in financial services.

Qualifications

  • Minimum two years’ work experience working in an entrepreneurial environment with experience in marketing and community engagement (fintech experience preferred but not required)
  • Familiarity with the latest technology – An established personal digital presence and a strong interest in new technology.
  • Fluent across social media platforms
  • Possessing hands-on proficiency with various online tools for managing social media interactions and event marketing
  • Digital marketing knowledge, including familiarity with web content management systems
  • Exemplary interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
  • A charismatic self-starter with a strong work ethic and ability to work in a goal-oriented environment. Will be responsible for translating top-level goals and executing effectively.
  • Attentive to detail and committed to excellence
  • Experience building and managing online and offline communities
  • Strong commitment to social impact and entrepreneurship and to the Fund’s double bottom line mission

If interested, please submit your resume to jobs@pfnyc.org and include links to your online presence and any examples of community engagement you have led.

Date posted: October 30, 2019


Partnership Fund for New York City
Associate (Pre-MBA, 2-year Position)

Start Date: February 2020

The Partnership Fund for New York City is a mission-driven investment fund focused on creating jobs in New York City and growing the local economy. Our investments range broadly—from projects in inner city neighborhoods that help provide employment and better services to underserved populations to those that catalyze the growth of emerging tech sectors such as life sciences and digital manufacturing. We also operate the FinTech Innovation Lab to connect emerging fintech companies to large financial institutions. Recently we launched a new partnership with the MTA to identify new technologies for public transit.

The Partnership Fund was started in 1996 by Henry Kravis under the auspices of the Partnership for New York City, the city’s premier business organization. Our funding was provided by the private sector. We have invested over $170 million since inception.

Responsibilities

Investment Review

  • Evaluate business plans and provide feedback to senior management
  • Assist senior management and a team of industry experts in conducting due diligence and analyzing investments, including vetting/building and sensitizing detailed financial models
  • Prepare investment memoranda for approval from the Partnership Fund board • Draft and execute deal documents with senior management and pro bono legal assistance

Portfolio Management

  • Monitor financial and qualitative performance of portfolio companies and keep Partnership Fund senior management informed
  • Update financial models and reports of portfolio companies

Advance Fund Mission

  • Contribute to building the organization. Help build, maintain and maximize the Fund network
  • Conduct research in support of the Fund’s initiatives • Perform organizational tasks to ensure success of the Fund

Qualifications

  • At least two years’ work experience involving in-depth financial modeling and corporate valuation (most commonly investment banking, but can be other roles with demonstrated financial experience)
  • Excellent financial modeling, analytical skills, and ability to understand business issues
  • Strong commitment to social impact and entrepreneurship and to the Fund’s double bottom line mission
  • Exemplary interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills

If interested, please submit your resume to jobs@pfnyc.org