Partnership Manager (F/T) 

Please note: The application deadline for this position is January 21, 2020


MLPB (www.mlpboston.org) believes in the power of justice to advance health. We equip health and human services teams with problem-solving strategies that disrupt the evolution of a person's unmet social, economic or environmental need(s) from developing into legal – and health – crises. Through robust group training and individual technical assistance support, we help workforce partners understand their unique capacities to unlock access to a range of health-promoting benefits, services, and legal protections – thereby advancing health equity.

As part of its training and technical assistance, MLPB maintains an email-based ‘legal triage’ system, which welcomes a high-volume of requests for consultations from MLPB’s workforce colleagues (based at 20+ organizations in MA and RI) who serve individuals and families experiencing unmet health-related social needs (HRSN).

MLPB is a fiscally sponsored organization of TSNE (www.tsne.org).


Legal problem-solving technical assistance to workforce colleagues

  • Serving as first point of contact on MLPB’s email-based ‘legal triage’ system;
  • Assuring that responses are timely, empathetic, attentive to deadlines and key information needed, and effective in managing colleagues’ expectations re: next steps;
  • Effectively transitioning each consult to an MLPB Legal Advisor.

Quality Assurance and Improvement

  • Managing comprehensive, accurate and timely consult management documentation in a Salesforce platform;
  • Capturing data that help our team effectively communicate results and tell compelling stories;
  • Related periodic data cleaning in close partnership with MLPB’s Legal Advisors;
  • Preparing solid first drafts of reports for MLPB’s 20+ partners;
  • Contributing to research and evaluation activities.

Training/Interprofessional Education (IPE) Logistics Coordination

  • Managing training/IPE scheduling, materials/technology prep, continuing education processes, evaluation, and follow-up with partners;
  • Systematically inputting, synthesizing and analyzing pre-/post-training/IPE survey data;
  • Refining a cloud-based training/IPE database to better meet evolving goals.

General Organizational Support

  • Manage partner/stakeholder communication in connection with specific projects/initiatives;
  • Support planning and implementation of at least one major annual event;
  • Support development of a compelling Annual Report and related materials;
  • Miscellaneous / general non-profit “pitching in."


We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.

  • At least 2 years of professionally relevant experience;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including drafting and editing of stakeholder emails and reports
  • Strong task and project management skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Excel in particular), cloud-based document management systems (like Box) and case management platforms (like Salesforce).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in field relating to law, social work, community health, public health, or communications;
  • Experience with videoconferencing technology (like Zoom), marketing software (like Hubspot or MailChimp), with graphic design tools, and with presentation tools (like Prezi) – or willingness to learn.

NOTE: We are mindful that candidates may bring relevant knowledge, understanding and skills to the workforce through a range of combinations of education and/or experience. We welcome applications from candidates with an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.


Apply athttps://careers-tsne.icims.com/jobs/1517/partnership-manager

Please note: The application deadline for this position is January 21, 2020



Student interns are welcome to participate in experiential learning at MLPB (a fiscally sponsored program of TSNE MissonWorks). Please note that MLPB only partners with certain established internship programs at some regional colleges and universities in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. If you are interested in interning at MLPB, please contact your on-campus career services or internship office to find out about internship opportunities.

Depending on the needs of the organization and evolving project portfolio, intern opportunities may include:

  • Supporting development of training content and tools re: social determinants of health
  • Conducting legal research (as appropriate to one’s educational level)
  • Supporting policy analysis and related publication drafting
  • Supporting research and evaluation through data entry and analysis
  • Shadowing opportunities
  • Supporting MLPB engagement with community-based coalitions addressing health disparities and related inequities
  • Shadowing MLPB trainings, meetings, and events throughout the internship
  • Otherwise supporting MLPB infrastructure needs.

If you are a student and interested in interning at MLPB, please contact your on-campus career services or internship office to find out about specific intern/externship opportunities with MLPB. While an MLPB internship is not directly compensated, we can accommodate most opportunities for academic credit, grants and scholarships identified by qualified candidates.