National Program Director

Suit Up

Job Description


Become Part of a Growing Education Non-profit and Join SuitUp’s Team!

Position: National Program Director
Location: Remote / U.S. Available (Hybrid - virtual with in-person opportunities)
Full-Time / Part-Time: Full-Time (40+ hours)
Salary: Commensurate with experience, $65,000-$80,000
Start Date: January 2024

Overview of SuitUp
Founded in 2014, SuitUp is a 501c3 non-profit organization that increases college and career awareness among students from underserved communities. SuitUp organizes virtual and in-person student business competitions for corporate volunteers where employees help students solve a problem for a real company, like creating a new product for Nike or solving a community problem through Snapchat. Since inception, SuitUp has hosted over 600 competitions for companies like Goldman Sachs, NBCUniversal, Snap Inc., Louis Vuitton, and many others, organizing events for over 14,500 volunteers and impacting more than 18,000 students.

You can see our program in action here:

The Opportunity
SuitUp is seeking a hybrid (fully remote with some in-person opportunities available) Program Director who will lead SuitUp’s dynamic youth programming. This individual will be tasked with leading a cross-functional regional team of managers and contractors to execute approximately 90 - 115 events with corporate and school partners during the 2024 fiscal year in a virtual and/or in-person setting. The Program Director will oversee the National
Regional Pod of one National Youth Program Manager, one National Youth Partnerships Manager, one National
Corporate Partnerships Manager, and numerous contractors to achieve target impact goals.

Our National Regional Pod Team is comprised of dynamic individuals who love “playing to a crowd” and can inspire both SuitUp volunteers and students to have amazing experiences through SuitUp’s youth programming and competitions. This is a team of individuals who are driven, results-oriented, incredibly organized, and cross-trained to create a cross-functional impact team. The National Program Director will be responsible for a specific set of key performance indicators and goals that they and their entire team must achieve.

This role would report directly to SuitUp’s Chief Partnerships Officer and will collaborate with members of the
National Regional Pod, Alumni Team, and Operations Team. As this team is cross-functional in nature, it is expected that the Program Director feels comfortable supporting the entire team to achieve their annual goals.

Key Accountabilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
● Foster strong, collaborative relationships through a virtual work setting in an effort to maintain a positive work culture
● Managing the coordination and execution workstream process to successfully onboard and seamlessly run youth program events and competitions with corporate partners and schools
● Building, developing, and managing meaningful large-scale relationships with schools, non-profits, and corporate partners to achieve target impact goals
● Leading virtual Pod Team including day-to-day tasks such as managing the pod workstreams, communication and cross-functionality, budget, 1:1s with pod staff, monthly KPIs, etc.
● Training and overseeing 1099 contract works as needed to achieve target impact goals
● Collecting and analyzing pod data from events and stewardship to increase retention of partners and produce meaningful partner company impact reports
● Attending weekly company-wide and team meetings

● Assisting SuitUp in its fundraising/development efforts by attending after-work events approximately
5-10 times a year (i.e. happy hours, stewardship events, and Suit Up for SuitUp Gala)

● While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to lift or move up to 30 pounds (SuitUp materials)

● The employee may be required to frequently stand, climb stairs, and/or move throughout events for up to 5 hours
● Ability to travel by air, train, or car domestically (do not need a car to apply) for SuitUp events/competitions
● Taking on tasks to support SuitUp in its growth

Required Skills
● Experience managing and overseeing a team of 3+ subordinates
● Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with corporate volunteers (ages 21 to 65) and middle/high school students (ages 12 to 18) in a client-facing role
● Excellent public speaking, communication, and presentation skills
● Self-starter with the ability to take initiative and run tasks independently
● Organized, energetic, and positive with natural leadership qualities
● Ability to coach, motivate, and inspire individuals of all ages
● Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships along with a willingness to set and maintain high standards of performance
● A passion for education and increasing career awareness for students in underserved, under-resourced communities
● Aligned to SuitUp company values – Passion, Perseverance, Integrity, and Innovation
● Demonstrates an inspirational attitude that contributes to a positive team environment
● Ability to learn and adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment
● Skilled at multitasking and meeting multiple deadlines concurrently
● Solution-orientation and ability to problem-solve
● Excellent skills in operating computers and various software packages including comfortability with virtual platforms (i.e. Zoom, Salesforce, Google Suite, etc.)
● Previous work experience in education, youth development, or event planning is a plus
● Bilingual (English and Spanish) a plus

● College degree and 6+ of experience in the fields of education, edtech, corporate social responsibility, sales, or youth development. This is a perfect role for a former teacher/assistant principalCorporate Social
Responsibility Manager/Director, Client Manager, or youth development professional

● Comply with SuitUp COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (where applicable)

Perks/The Experience You’ll Have
● Experience working (and leading) in a growing start-up organization with the potential to wear many different hats
● Opportunity to facilitate large-scale events with professional development opportunities in public speaking
● Network with our diverse client base, which includes thousands of volunteers from some of the largest companies in the world such as Snap Inc., Forbes, ViacomCBS, NBCUniversal, Goldman Sachs, and more

● Work from home with the opportunity to meet in person with colleagues and partners as needed
● Join a talented team in a fast-paced start-up environment that works in an in-person and virtual setting
● Increase career awareness and marketable skills for thousands of students in underserved communities
● Unlimited PTO, monthly home-office and staff appreciation stipend provided, healthcare, dental, vision,

401K opportunities with employer match, and employee entertainment discount platforms

How to Apply

To apply, please send your resume to Erica Davis,, and include a short paragraph to answer the following questions:

1) Why are you interested in this role and SuitUp as an organization

2) What skills would you bring to this position?
3) In 2024, SuitUp will focus on promoting cross-functional teams and collaboration. What do you think is the biggest challenge facing cross-functional teams today? How would you overcome this challenge?
4) Talk about how you would build a cross-functional team.

SuitUp is an equal-opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, and political affiliation.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $65,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: Remote

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