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NPI Director of Projects and Partnerships (Full Time, Remote)

Accelerate Change

Accelerate Change

Sales & Business Development
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Opportunity: Director of Projects and Partnerships

Organization: Noticias para Inmigrantes (NPI)

Reports to: Executive Director

Location: Full-time, 100% remote position (from home or co-working space) with occasional travel once every 2-3 months

COVID-19: We take Covid-19 safety very seriously. Employees must follow our Covid safety protocols and be fully vaccinated and boostered. Accommodations are provided to the extent required by law. For employees based in the states of Florida and Texas, the COVID-19 vaccine is encouraged but not required due to Florida and Texas state laws.

About Noticias para Inmigrantes

Noticias para Inmigrantes is among the fastest growing nonprofit digital media ventures in the country reaching over 6 million Spanish-speaking immigrants living in the U.S. In 2020, we created Noticias para Inmigrantes as a response to the growing need for reliable, trustworthy news about policies and resources for immigrants. Since then, we have built a base of 6 million Spanish-speaking immigrants on various social and digital platforms like Instagram, TikTok, Facebook Messenger, and YouTube. Our ability to deliver trusted information and resources and mobilize our subscribers for civic engagement has made our organization a standout earning us an Anthem award in 2024.

Noticias para Inmigrantes uses lean startup methodologies and other audience-centered strategies to scale our digital media relationships, civic engagement, advocacy impact and revenue. Here’s some more information on those strategies:

  • Functional Organizing: Our model is based on the idea that membership organizations can experience explosive, financially sustainable growth when they provide a robust set of benefits and services that have an outstanding value to the people they seek to organize (“functional organizing”). Learn more about our model for scalable citizen organizing in the article, “The Secret of Scale” from the Stanford Social Innovation Review.

  • Lean startup methodologies: Our approach is centered on identifying challenges and unmet needs in people’s lives. We use lean startup methodologies to rigorously test ideas for services and benefits that could help address those pain points and provide real value in people’s everyday lives. Read more about our approach to experimentation in the article, “The Promise of Lean Experimentation” from the Stanford Social Innovation Review.

We are immigrants and children of immigrants who are passionate about leveraging digital media to place the power of information directly into our communities. We have a mighty growing team that brings a diverse mix of skills and experiences in media, technology, social impact, marketing, immigrant services, advocacy, education, and civic engagement.

About the Position:

Noticias para Inmigrantes is seeking a dynamic and experienced Director of Projects and Partnerships to serve as the key liaison and project lead for our collaborative initiatives with external partners and clients. This role will oversee project planning, execution, and delivery, ensuring seamless workflow within the organization and successful outcomes for all stakeholders. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills, exceptional project management capabilities, outstanding communication abilities and a proven track record in building and growing new strategic partnerships. This individual will play a crucial role in driving organizational goals, fostering team collaboration, and contributing to our long-term strategic growth and sustainability initiatives.

Key Areas of Responsibilities:

Lead and Manage External Projects and Clients:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for external partners, clients and stakeholders.

  • Oversee project planning, execution, and delivery, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and partner/client expectations.

  • Coordinate project timelines, budgets, and resources to ensure successful project completion from start to finish.

Facilitate Internal Workflow:

  • Act as a central liaison to streamline communication and collaboration across content, products, advertising and growth departments.

  • Develop and implement efficient workflow processes to ensure productivity and project outcomes.

  • Monitor project progress and provide regular updates to senior leadership and relevant teams and staff.

Partnership Development:

  • Identify, pursue and secure new partnership opportunities to advance organizational growth and sustainability goals.

  • Develop and refine organizational marketing materials, including media kits, case studies, and presentation decks.

  • Identify and recommend networking events and industry conferences for key team members to strengthen the brand presence and equity of Noticias para Inmigrantes.

Leadership and Strategic Planning:

  • Foster a cross-functional and high-performance team culture focused on achieving organizational goals.

  • Collaborate with senior leadership and Executive Director to advise the organization's strategic direction and ensure alignment across departments.

  • Develop and implement strategic initiatives that align with the organization's long-term vision and objectives.


Experience and Expertise

  • 7+ years of experience in project management, partnership development, or a related role/ position

  • Proven track record of successfully managing projects of all scales and partnerships

  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with an ability to engage effectively with diverse stakeholders

  • Knowledge of Latino marketing and Latino digital media landscape

  • Spanish-speaking and written proficiency required; native-Spanish speaking preferred


Work Style and Team Culture:

  • Comfortable working independently and as part of a team. Known for taking initiative and getting things done, whether tasks are creative or technical.

  • Comfortable working remotely with team members nationwide, with strong time management skills.

  • Track record of prioritizing multiple projects, thrives in a fast-paced environment, meets multiple deadlines, and maintains attention to detail.

Digital Media and Data/Insights Analysis:

  • Strong understanding of digital marketing, social media, and emerging media platforms.

  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with a strong emphasis on translating insights, product information, and data into client value, while also being capable of engaging and influencing high-level stakeholders effectively.

  • Proficient in how several of the following platforms and tools work and can contribute to the success of the project: social media platforms (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok), Chatfuel, Wordpress, Canva, Mailchimp, TextIt/SMS, Google Analytics, Google Adwords and/or Google AdSense.

  • Proficiency in data analysis and extracting actionable insights from data.

Commitment to Social Justice:

  • Noticias para Inmigrantes is a mission-driven organization focused on immigrant justice—including centering immigrant communities in our work.

  • Demonstrated commitment to immigrants, social justice and social change through your work and/or volunteer experiences, and you want to be part of a team of people who share this commitment.

  • Everyone on our team has an understanding of the immigrant experience and/or state and local resources & immigration processes.


  • $90,000 - $104,000 salary range, with exact salary depending on experience and new staff rarely starting at the top of the range.

  • Flexibility for work and life: Unlike a lot of places, we actually believe that people should only work 40 hours each week, except for occasional sprints that require more time in a week. We also trust everyone to make a schedule that works for them, as long as you’re able to join all necessary meetings. Want to work more one day and less the next? Fine by us. Work better in the middle of the night than during the afternoon? Go for it. Need to shift your hours to be able to pick up your kid from school? All good.

  • Health care after 3 months, with individual premiums fully covered and cost-share for dependents. Vision and dental plans are available at-cost to the individual.

  • 15 paid vacation days, 6 paid holidays, 3 paid floating holidays each year and 7.5 paid sick days each year

  • Professional development funds, with renewal of funds each fiscal year

  • Cell phone and internet reimbursement (or co-working reimbursement): We acknowledge that working from home requires using your own internet and phone for work purposes so we offer a set reimbursement amount for cell phone and internet usage. If working home isn’t for you, we also have the option for folks to rent a co-working space and get reimbursed for their monthly costs.

  • Need-based educational loan assistance after 3 months

  • 401(k) plan after one year, with 100% employer match on the first 3% and 50% employer match on the next 2%

  • Annual office closure during the last week in December


To apply, please upload your resume and tell us more about your experience on the application on our website. The application deadline for this role is June 30, 2024.

Noticias para Inmigrantes is incubated by Accelerate Change; Accelerate Change is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, and LGBTQIA+ people must be centered in the work we do. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.

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