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Global Partnerships Associate Job Description


Social Enterprise @ Goizueta (SEG) is seeking to hire a Global Partnerships Associate for the Entrepreneurship Database Program (EDP).



The Entrepreneurship Database Program has collected and analyzed data from thousands of early-stage entrepreneurs that applied to more than 200 accelerator programs around the world. The EDP is using these data to produce sector reports, support academic research, and work through accelerator partners to improve the efficacy of accelerator programs. The EDP is housed within Social Enterprise @ Goizueta and is a proud partner of the Global Accelerator Learning Initiative (GALI) - a collaboration between the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) and Emory University. With our partners, we are working to stimulate more positive entrepreneurial outcomes in socially-oriented sectors and in developing regions around the world.     


Job Description: 

The Global Partnerships Associate will work directly with the Global Partnerships Manager and Program Director to maintain and coordinate the collection of data from accelerator partners across the world and develop and deliver tools to support these partners’ data collection and impact evaluation efforts.


This is a time-limited role for a period of 12-18 months and can be used to accelerate entry into the next stage of your career.

This role is based out of Goizueta Business School at Emory University in Atlanta. Minimal travel may be required but will not exceed 10% of the role.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support week-to-week interactions with existing partners, ensuring that their application processes efficiently and effectively produce data

  • Ensuring partner compliance with data collection requirements

  • Implement an annual follow-up survey process with research participants

  • Manage communication, scheduling and record keeping for accelerator partner meetings

  • Track status of partner accounts on a timely basis by accurately entering required internal CRM data

  • Work with Global Partnerships Manager to develop quarterly forecasts for data collection by country/region

  • Develop and execute individual and teamwork plans to meet these forecasts

  • Assist with the execution of special projects; e.g., reports, website development, communications, process upgrades, workshops etc.

  • Prepare and update materials that support program marketing efforts



  • At least one year of professional experience, preferably in a programmatic role

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Previous experience and familiarization with entrepreneurship, acceleration, social enterprise or impact investing communities and concepts are preferred.

  • Comfortable interacting with and influencing people at all levels of an organization

  • Ability to build relationships and foster an environment of trust at all levels of the organization.

  • Self-motivated, ability to work independently and to take initiative

  • A basic understanding of one or more of the following foreign languages would be viewed favorably: Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, or Russian.


Desired Skills and Experiences:

Based on the varied nature of the role, the Program Associate should have familiarity with:


  • Data analysis and interpretation (top-notch Excel skills a plus)

  • Basic business principles

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Project management, including balancing multiple projects/varying timelines, prioritization, and attention to detail

  • Willingness to engage with a globally diverse network of partners

  • Patience and long-term perspective

  • Curiosity and persistence in identifying issues

  • Interest in learning and gaining skills in all functions

Application Instructions:
1. Complete brief application questionnaire at:

2. Visit Emory HR’s job site to provide additional information and upload cover letter and resume.

Please visit http://www.hr.emory.edu/careers/ select ‘Staff Jobs’, and search for ‘33632’.

The Global Partnerships Associate would ideally start sometime between April 1st – May 15th, 2019.