Head of University and K-12 Partnerships

NaTakallam is hiring!


NaTakallam is an award-winning, social enterprise that offers high-quality, curated language services delivered by refugees, displaced persons and host communities through the freelance economy.
NaTakallam identifies skilled refugees and provides them with the training and mentorship needed to perform the services, which offer a pathway to sustainable income during and after displacement and/or in the early stages of resettlement. Meanwhile, NaTakallam offers clients a much-needed service that in turn, provides a livelihood to refugees, regardless of their location/status. To date, displaced persons have self-generated over 700,00USD through NaTakallam.

Working with NaTakallam will give you an opportunity to:

  • Take on an exciting leadership position through which you will be able to grow quickly and take on a key role within the enterprise.
  • Contribute to making a real difference, through our social impact-centered mission.
  • Work with an international and diverse team located between the United States, Europe and the Middle East.
  • Gain experience in the fast-paced world of social enterprises in the tech + refugee space
  • Further develop your interpersonal, business development, and communication skills
  • Attend high level events in anything ranging from EdTech to UN/World Bank type of conferences.

Job Description

We are looking for a Head of University and K-12 Partnerships to grow and strengthen NaTakallam’s University and K-12 school department customer base and revenue through university and K-12 partnerships, in particular through strong partnerships that create an ongoing flow of income opportunities for NaTakallam’s displaced Conversation Partners (CPs) and support the financial sustainability of the department.


  • Lead outreach and sales to secure new partnerships with universities and schools in the U.S. and around the world
  • Support current academic partnerships and program implementation
  • Support and expand institutional and donor partnerships
  • Manage the administration of a growing department

Preferred Experience


  • Strong program/project management experience
  • 4-6 years’ experience in education, management, partnership building, and/or other relevant fields
  • Sales and outreach experience preferable
  • Strong familiarity and network with the U.S. Education systems (both K-12 and higher education); familiarity with other education systems a plus
  • Experience in team management and community building
  • Self-learner/independence in work style
  • Fluency in English required, second language skills (especially Arabic, French or Spanish) highly appreciated
  • Ability to be highly organized while also comfortable with chaos/startup work environment
  • Available to connect regularly with colleagues and partners in various time zones across the US, Europe, and the Middle East
  • Available for occasional travel for in-person meetings, conferences, and events
  • Passionate about refugee issues and commitment to the mission of NaTakallam

Recruitment Process

If you believe you have what it takes to be our next Uni K-12 Head of Partnerships, apply today!
If you have any questions, please contact info@natakallam.com.
Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis with priority to those received by March 27th, 2020.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Freelance
  • Start Date: 01 April 2020
  • Location: Earth, United States (79031)
  • Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: > 5 years
  • Possible full remote