Partnerships Associate

Social Hackers Academy is a Non-Profit organisation that offers free tech education classes to refugees and vulnerable groups that leads to employment. The Partnerships Associate position is key to achieving our mission as he/she is responsible for creating partnerships with tech companies in order to hire our graduates.

The Partnerships Associate is tasked with identifying and generating partnership opportunities through both inbound and outbound  activities. The right candidate will be one who works well under pressure, thinks out-of-the-box, easily initiates relaxed but informative two-way phone conversations with prospects, and is highly self-motivated. The right candidate will also understand how to assess a company’s needs and cater the outreach to each prospect specifically.


  • Follow-up on inbound leads and identify qualified opportunities
  • Be responsible for educating and developing prospects leading to hand-off to the Account Executive
  • Create target prospects lists and penetrate key accounts
  • Cold call / email into prospects generated by variety of outside sources
  • Drive attendance for webinars and live seminars, set meetings for conferences
  • Collaborate with marketing team members on strategic sales approach
  • Ensure successful follow through of sales cycle by maintaining accurate activity and lead qualification information in CRM application



  • 1+ year of successful experience in a partnerships, SDR or  inbound / outbound marketing role
  • Exceptional communication skills (English), both oral and written, coupled with excellent listening skills and a positive and energetic phone presence
  • Demonstrated success in prospecting
  • Extremely self-motivated with a diligent work ethic
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Adept computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Experience with CRM applications preferred
  • Understanding of the tech industry is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree is not needed. We hire based on people not papers

What you get from us:

  • Opportunity to work in a fast paced impact driven start-up
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • Competitive salary
  • Work Remotely from anywhere
  • Be part of something great
  • Unlimited holidays

In order to apply you need to:

Create a video (3 min. max) that you mention:

  1. A bit about yourself
  2. Showcase your experience in partnerships, sales or marketing
  3. Email the url to damian {at}