Careers

Thank you for your interest in working at the Nellie Mae Education Foundation. Headquartered in Quincy, MA, our team is comprised of mission-driven professionals who share a commitment to putting youth and communities at the forefront, operating with a racial equity lens, building collaborative relationships, supporting community-driven change, and continuing to learn, adapt, and improve.

Current Openings

Communications ManagerThe Communications Manager will partner closely with the Chief Communications Officer and staff throughout the organization to deliver on a powerful and forward-thinking communications strategy. They will play an influential role in developing and implementing our communications strategy and outreach across various platforms designed to engage and empower community-based audiences, young people, educators, funders, opinion leaders, policymakers, grantees, and staff.  

Program OfficerThe Program Officer will be an important part of a dynamic grantmaking team charged with the design and implementation of new and existing grant funds. Additionally, they will be responsible for a diverse portfolio of grantees whose work and goals they will support. The Program Officer will serve as an internal leader, bringing perspectives and knowledge of current trends around education and racial equity from the field, and as an external representative of NMEF’s mission, vision, and values.

Senior Manager of Partnerships and Advocacy: The Senior Manager of Partnerships and Advocacy is a new role, designed to help us create and implement our vision for engagement and partnerships at the local, state, regional, and national levels. As we move forward with our new organizational mission, vision, values, and grantmaking strategy, our growing engagement, partnerships, and advocacy portfolio reflects our increased focus on taking a community-centered stance and using our position to amplify work that is being done to advance racial equity in education.

Administrative/Program Associate: The Administrative/Program Associate provides programmatic and administrative support to various aspects of the NMEF’s work, partnering closely with the Grantmaking/Programs team and the Vice President of Finance and Administration. Reporting to the Director of Grantmaking, they will act as an essential resource and central conduit for coordinating program logistics, supporting internal communications and responding to external inquiries and requests, and supporting the overall execution of NMEF’s activities.