Director, Tech Sector
About Management Leadership for Tomorrow MLT is transforming the careers and life trajectories of a new generation of diverse leaders, while expanding the talent pipelines at more than 130 leading businesses, social-sector organizations, and universities. We have convened a uniquely powerful and vibrant community of MLT Rising Leaders - 9,000+ and growing - who are propelling change throughout our institutions, communities, and nation. The racial equity movement has propelled us to the forefront of the nation's battle against racism, as global organizations embrace the success of our talent recruitment and development solutions and receive our advice and guidance for becoming organizations where people of color can thrive and become senior leaders. By joining our team, you will help us work towards a world where inequality is no more, people of color realize their full potential, and diverse leadership is no longer "underrepresented." MLT's Tech/West Coast Team MLT partners with companies to develop and recruit top Black, Latinx, and Native American talent with the potential to become senior leaders of impact and influence. MLT partners play a critical role by recruiting, developing, and accelerating MLT rising leaders. Companies' willingness to partner and continue to renew their annual MLT partnership depends upon successful engagement and execution with MLT's programs that help meet their objectives: hiring MLT undergraduate fellows, MLT MBA fellows and MLT alumni into key roles and progressing their company along their DEI journey. Currently, 2,100 MLTers work at Tech companies, including partners such Google, Amazon, Meta , Apple,, LinkedIn, Netflix, Comcast and Dell Technologies. Additionally, MLT has established partnerships with VC firms such as Greylock Partners, Greycroft Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Kapor Capital, and others. MLT also partners strategically with organizations whose values, missions and activities align with MLT, such as CodePath, SMASH, and others, particularly as we grow our technical talent pipeline with 300 sophomore software engineers in our current undergraduate class. Director, Tech Sector The Director, Tech Sector will be responsible for supporting a portfolio of MLT partners to increase the number of MLT undergraduate, MBA fellows and MLT alumni going into Tech. This team is responsible for growing MLT's presence and influence in the Tech Sector with an emphasis on Tech hubs such as the Bay Area, Austin, Seattle, NYC, LA and Atlanta . This role is responsible for managing a segment of the MLT Tech Partner portfolio and growing the number and impact of MLT's portfolio of Tech/West Coast partner (clients) organizations engaged and participating in a wide range of MLT programs/services. In collaboration with the MLT Business Development team, this role will focus on increasing the number of MLT Tech Sector / West Coast Partners recruiting diverse talent and becoming places where diverse talent can thrive and become senior leaders of impact and influence. Additionally, this role will collaborate with MLT's Experienced Talent Network and Advisory Services and programming to best serve partners in their portfolio expanding their engagements with MLT. The Director, Tech Sector is an externally facing role; but requires collaborating with and influencing many internal MLT groups to grow the pipeline and impact of Tech/West Coast MLT rising leaders and to help develop Tech/West Coast companies into strategic partnerships that expand MLT's impact. Success will be measured by: #1. Revenue through renewals, expansion of partnership engagement. and increased funding. #2. Partner Net Promoter Score (NPS) feedback at the end of the recruitment season. MLT Partners play a critical role in recruiting, developing and accelerating our rising leaders and in funding and achieving MLT's vision and mission. MLT Partners help train, educate, inspire, and recruit MLT talent by participating in a wide range of in-person and virtual/remote activities with MLT coaches and fellows including conference calls, webinars, networking receptions, case studies, panels, interviews, and a range of sessions at in-person seminars. Companies willingness to partner and continue to renew their annual MLT partnership is dependent upon successful engagement and execution with MLT's programs. Partner recruiting success increasingly involves guiding and advising partners on the "partner bar of excellence" and providing feedback and insight to help them become better at attracting, recruiting, and retaining MLT talent. This position reports to the Managing Director, Tech Sector who is responsible for all of MLT's Tech Sector Partnerships The role can be remote based and is ideally based in the SF Bay Area or a MLT Tech Hub. This role will entail travel (approx. 8-10x a year for ~2 days at a time when it is safe to do so), and the chance to see MLT's work on the front lines with our Fellows at program events. MLT is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace, and to modeling the highest degree of health standards for our Fellows, our Partners, and the communities we serve.We expect all MLT employees and contractors to be fully vaccinated- including the booster regimen -against the coronavirus (Covid 19), in accordance with ADA accommodations.Visitors to MLT's Bethesda, MD office or remote work sites should also expect to comply with this requirement. Please apply to a position with MLT only if you are willing and able to prove that you are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, regardless of work location.