Building Bright Futures

Partnership Coordinator | Full Time

Category: Non-profit


About Building Bright Futures
Building Bright Futures (BBF) works to improve the well-being of Vermont children and families.
The Partnership Coordinator will join a collaborative team dedicated to strengthening and
aligning the BBF Network Infrastructure to achieve the goals, strategies, and objectives outlined
in Vermont’s Early Childhood Action Plan (VECAP). By strengthening partnerships, identifying
gaps and assets, promoting family leadership, and developing and implementing innovative
financing, health, and equity strategies, Vermont will improve policies, service provision, and
outcomes for children and families.

About the position
The Partnership Coordinator will work to support a robust infrastructure necessary to engage
early childhood system stakeholders in Vermont to monitor the needs of children and families.
The Partnership Coordinator will focus on systems improvement and policy development
utilizing BBF’s data, research, and network of regional and state public and private stakeholders.
They will support the planning, convening, and communication at all levels of the 450+ person
BBF Network: 12 Regional Councils, 7 VECAP Committees, and the State Advisory Council. This
individual will participate in meetings across the three levels of the BBF Network to document
priorities, needs, and progress at each level of the network and develop an automated,
functional, and manageable system to communicate this information across the three levels as
well as to funders, legislators, and statewide partners. The Partnership Coordinator will bring
organization and a creative use of technology and virtual convening tools to support BBF’s
ability to monitor and respond to emerging statewide needs using data and evidence to inform

The Partnership Coordinator position is full-time with a competitive salary and flexible work
schedule. Candidates would need to be available for regular meetings and events during the
workday and occasional evenings and weekends. While most BBF meetings are currently virtual,
when in-person meetings resume, they must be able to travel regularly to support the work
across Vermont. This is a home-based position with the option to work in BBF’s Williston
headquarters. The Partnership Coordinator receives supervision from the Deputy Director. This
is a grant-funded limited service position through 12/31/25.

Compensation and Benefits
Building Bright Futures statewide network:
Addison Building Bright Futures, Bennington Building Bright Futures, Caledonia and Southern Essex Building
Bright Futures, Central Vermont Building Bright Futures, Chittenden Building Bright Futures, Franklin Grand Isle
Building Bright Futures, Lamoille Valley Building Bright Futures, Northern Windsor and Orange Building Bright
Futures, Orleans and Northern Essex Building Bright Futures, Rutland Building Bright Futures, Southeast
Vermont Building Bright Futures, and Springfield Area Building Bright Futures

Salary range of $40,000-$43,500 annually. Benefits include generous paid time off, healthcare
insurance, dental insurance, and retirement.

Responsibilities Include:
● Supporting the development and implementation of a functional, manageable tech
system that promotes communication and utilization across the BBF Network
o Build a functional, manageable system to communicate what is happening
across the Network (manage a meeting calendar, catalog and share meeting
o Consistently update the website and invitation platforms (Zoom, Google, etc.) to
ensure accurate communication of meeting agendas, minutes, and materials
o Identify key needs to strengthen organization and communications across the
BBF Network
o Identify, test, and implement creative uses of technology to support BBF’s
mission and ability to hold high-quality, inclusive, and effective committee
o Maintain the BBF website,
● Developing communications that increase awareness of BBF’s mission, impact, and key
o Increase awareness of BBF’s mission and role within Vermont’s early childhood
community among target audiences (legislators, policy makers, State Advisory
Council, Regional Councils, other stakeholders and staff)
o Support the efficient flow of communications across the BBF Network (internal
and external)
o Work with BBF’s communications contractors to support writing and editing
creative content for communications including, but not limited to: emails,
meeting promotions, website, and social media channels (Youtube, Facebook,
Instagram, etc.)
o Use equity-based, accessible, and culturally responsive outreach and
communication tools and language
o Document outcomes and impacts and translate these into digestible
communication strategies
● Administration and operations
o Support leadership in the planning, implementation, and reporting for the
Preschool Development Grant
o Support the Office Manager with event planning and management
o Manage a portfolio of independent and team-based projects and initiatives

Desired Expertise
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills
● Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
● Experience with technology that supports collaborative and virtual work, including
Wordpress, Facebook, Constant Contact, Google Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, Slack, and
● Experience communicating to/with diverse stakeholders
● Commitment to improving child and family outcomes
● Bachelor’s degree in communications, information technology, business, community
development, public policy, or a related field preferred (or 5 years equivalent experience)
● Candidates should be very flexible and self-motivated, and be able to work
independently, take initiative, and exercise self-directed problem-solving.



To Apply:

To Apply
Please email a cover letter, resume and three references by February 23, 2023 at midnight.
Please send application materials as one PDF labeled: lastname_firstname_Partnership to: Position is open until filled.