Admissions Associate


 

About BreakLine:

BreakLine is a social impact startup that builds affordable pathways to compelling careers in tech. Our programs for veterans, women, and people of color combine skills-based training with professional networking and connect participants directly with potential employers in the tech industry. BreakLine participants find career opportunities commensurate with their experience and potential and our partner companies access a new pipeline of exceptional candidates. We collaborate closely with many industry-leading companies, including Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Gusto, and Confluent.

We are a scrappy team that sticks to our values. You can read about our work and outcomes on our homepage, through our company and founder posts on LinkedIn, and in the SF Chronicle, the Wall Street Journal, and on ABC News. Learn more about BreakLine’s origin story in this podcast episode of The BreakLine Arena.
 

​​This Admissions Associate is a key new hire for our growing company.

We are looking for a driven, mission-focused self-starter to curate and manage BreakLine’s pipeline of exceptional candidates alongside our Director of Admissions. As an Admissions Associate, you will engage with candidates from our Veteran, Maven, and Apex communities, leaving a lasting impression of our amazing team and the work we do. The ideal teammate will have experience with highly-selective talent recruiting or education admissions and demonstrate the same attributes that we seek in our participants: intellect, problem-solving agility, grit, collaboration, and leadership. BreakLine is a scrappy startup so it is also key for our new teammate to thrive and add value in a dynamic, ambiguous context.

 

What you’ll do day-to-day:

– Cultivate a robust pipeline of applicants for BreakLine’s programs, from application submission to admission.

– Review applications, conduct interviews, and ensure timely processing of all admissions requirements.

– Proactively track applicant pipeline to ensure monthly goals are met or exceeded, ensuring timeliness and pipeline diversity.

– Analyze, track, and report on BreakLine metrics relevant to outreach and admissions processes.

– Interview candidates daily, answer questions relevant to the BreakLine program, prepare applicant profiles, and provide status updates as they progress through the admissions process.

– Communicate with candidates on admissions decisions, next steps, and other related events.

– Co-manage BreakLine’s background check process, perform audits, and ensure 100% completion.

– Work closely with the Director of Admissions and across other BreakLine teams, including Customer Success and EXO.

 

What you need to succeed:

– Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to engage diverse candidates with both empathy and purpose, and identify the best course of action based on their requirements and priorities

– Proven track record of achieving targets and goals, preferably in a recruiting or customer service setting

– Ability to provide strategic recommendations based on data-driven insights

– Belief in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) as a business driver for tech companies

– Ability to navigate internal and external stakeholders to identify answers and solutions

– Equal parts entrepreneur and team player

 
BreakLine does not have a physical office and the team works remotely.

 

If you are interested in being considered for this role, please click here to submit an application.

 

 


 

Program Operations Associate


 

About BreakLine:

BreakLine is a social impact startup that builds affordable pathways to compelling careers in tech. Our programs for veterans, women, and people of color combine skills-based training with professional networking and connect participants directly with potential employers in the tech industry. BreakLine participants find career opportunities commensurate with their experience and potential and our partner companies access a new pipeline of exceptional candidates. We collaborate closely with many industry-leading companies, including Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Gusto, and Confluent.

We are a scrappy team that sticks to our values. You can read about our work and outcomes on our homepage, through our company and founder posts on LinkedIn, and in the SF Chronicle, the Wall Street Journal, and on ABC News. Learn more about BreakLine’s origin story in this podcast episode of The BreakLine Arena.
 

​​This Program Operations Associate is a key new hire for our growing company.

As a Program Operations Associate, you will coordinate and execute on new learning experiences for BreakLine participants and partners, with a focus on continually enhancing the end user experience. This cross-functional position requires attention to detail, quick learning agility, and a creative, solutions-focused outlook.

The ideal teammate will demonstrate the same attributes that we seek in our participants: intellect, problem-solving agility, grit, collaboration, and leadership. BreakLine is a scrappy startup so it is also key for our new teammate to thrive and add value in a dynamic, ambiguous context.

 

What you’ll do day-to-day:

– Coordinate and run BreakLine events (virtual and in-person)

– Ensure BreakLine participants have all the information they need throughout their educational experience

– Assist with data analysis and identify areas for improvement in BreakLine’s education and interaction with participants

– Assist BreakLine teachers to help them prep and lead classes

– Work cross-functionally with members of the BreakLine team to create and revise educational content

– Collaborate within the EXO team and cross-functionally with other BreakLine teams, including Admissions and Customer Success to ensure BreakLiners have an exceptional experience

 

What you need to succeed:

– An eagle-eye for detail and exceptional organizational skills. You are process-oriented, analytically-minded, and comfortable with numbers and spreadsheets

– Ability to problem-solve in a fast-paced environment, with a focus on scaling processes and workflows that maximize outcomes. You have an eye toward excellence and love to dig into details.

– Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

– Belief in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) as a business driver for tech companies

– Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment

– Equal parts entrepreneur and team player

– Mission-driven self-starter

 
BreakLine does not have a physical office and the team works remotely.

 

If you are interested in being considered for this role, please click here to submit an application.


 


 

Education Lead & Career Coach


 

About BreakLine:

BreakLine is a social impact startup that builds affordable pathways to compelling careers in tech. Our programs for veterans, women, and people of color combine skills-based training with professional networking and connect participants directly with potential employers in the tech industry. BreakLine participants find career opportunities commensurate with their experience and potential and our partner companies access a new pipeline of exceptional candidates. We collaborate closely with many industry-leading companies, including Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Gusto, and Confluent.

We are a scrappy team that sticks to our values. You can read about our work and outcomes on our homepage, through our company and founder posts on LinkedIn, and in the SF Chronicle, the Wall Street Journal, and on ABC News. Learn more about BreakLine’s origin story in this podcast episode of The BreakLine Arena.

 

This Education Lead & Career Coach is a key new hire for our growing company.

As an Education Lead & Career Coach, you will guide and coach participants through their BreakLine experience, equipping them with the tools they need to succeed in their career transition. This customer-facing position serves as one of the primary points of contact for our BreakLiners, providing tailored curriculum and guidance, and building a supportive community of top performers.
The ideal teammate will demonstrate the same attributes that we seek in our participants: intellect, problem-solving agility, grit, collaboration, and leadership. BreakLine is a scrappy startup so it is also key for our new teammate to thrive and add value in a dynamic, ambiguous context.
 

What you’ll do day-to-day:

– Onboard participants to the BreakLine process and support them through their career transition

– Lead workshops and study groups, providing guidance and direct feedback tailored to BreakLine’s educational approach and curriculum

– Equip BreakLiners with the tools they need to identify and communicate their skill sets, strengths, and stories through 1:1 coaching sessions

– Continuously assess feedback; develop and iterate on curriculum to meet the needs of participants

– Collaborate within the Education, Experience, and Operations (EXO) team and cross-functionally with other BreakLine teams, including Admissions and Customer Success to ensure BreakLiners have an exceptional experience
 

What you need to succeed:

– Excellent communication skills; proven track record of professional 1:1 coaching and/or leading small to medium-sized educational workshops preferred

– Excellent relationship management skills; ability to engage diverse candidates with both empathy and purpose to identify the best course of action based on their requirements and priorities

– Ability to synthesize information quickly and provide recommendations and feedback

– Ability to collaborate on strategy in order to scale processes and workflows that maximize outcomes

– Belief in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) as a business driver for tech companies

– Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment

– Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills

– Equal parts entrepreneur and team player

– Mission-driven self-starter
 
BreakLine does not have a physical office and the team works remotely.

 

If you are interested in being considered for this role, please click here to submit an application.


 


 

Partner Success Associate


 

About BreakLine:

BreakLine is a social impact startup that builds affordable pathways to compelling careers in tech. Our programs for veterans, women, and people of color combine skills-based training with professional networking and connect participants directly with potential employers in the tech industry. BreakLine participants find career opportunities commensurate with their experience and potential and our partner companies access a new pipeline of exceptional candidates. We collaborate closely with many industry-leading companies, including Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Gusto, and Confluent.

We are a scrappy team that sticks to our values. You can read about our work and outcomes on our homepage, through our company and founder posts on LinkedIn, and in the SF Chronicle, the Wall Street Journal, and on ABC News. Learn more about BreakLine’s origin story in this podcast episode of The BreakLine Arena.

 

This Partner Success Associate is a key new hire for our growing company.

BreakLine thrives when our Veteran, Maven, and Apex participants land their perfect role in the tech industry. We work with our BreakLiners hand in hand as they navigate their interview processes, including opportunities within our partner portfolio of 60 (and growing) top tech companies. We are looking for a hungry and results-driven Partner Success Associate to grow a portfolio of our newest BreakLine partner companies.

Our Customer Success (CS) team is the pivot point between our partners and participants. Partner Success Associates identify and curate multiple opportunities for each BreakLiner, leveraging their relationships with and expertise in our BreakLine partner companies to lead and coach our participants to land phenomenal roles in tech. Internally, the CS team serves as the primary advocate for our partner companies with BreakLine’s Admissions, Education, & Experience teams in order to maximize the value each company sees in their partnership with BreakLine.

As a Partner Success Associate, you will support the CS team in BreakLine’s most important outcome: employment for BreakLine participants. Our CS team has a direct impact on the growth of the company and this position will have significant revenue and social impact.
 

What you need to succeed:

– Belief in Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion (DEI) as a business driver for tech companies

– Willingness to hear “no” many times without losing any fire or drive to succeed

– Ability to easily build rapport with customers (participants and partner companies) in order to achieve business outcomes

– Ability to manage difficult customers or situations and demonstrated resolutions

– A love of working hard, hustling, and having a good time (this is not a 9-5 job)

– Equal parts entrepreneur and team player

 

At a high level, the CS team operates in the following cycle to create & close opportunities:

– Build internal champions at our new partners

– Create placement opportunities based on the demand signal from these champions

– Highlight the areas of opportunities identified as high potential for the CS team

– Advocate internally for a candidate that matches the high potential opportunity

– Pitch the opportunity to the candidate

– Prepare the candidate for the interview process

– Guide the candidate every step of the way, through to final negotiations, and remove any obstacles to their candidacy

– Repeat! Across your portfolio with as many champions and participants as possible

 

How this looks day-to-day:

– Constantly check in and encourage participants actively interviewing at your partner companies to ensure they are adequately prepared and supported throughout their interview processes

– Gather as many possible insights from recruiters and participants to build out unique BreakLine interview preparation content

– Develop relationships with and build shortlists for recruiters and hiring managers at your partner companies, ensuring that the curated shortlists are of the highest quality

– Obsess over guidance and feedback from partner companies in order to drive more value and expand each partnership in both breadth and depth

– Leverage your expertise on partner company and participants requirements and pattern-match roles to participants to consistently ensure there are multiple BreakLiners in process for each partner company’s roles and each BreakLiner is actively interviewing with multiple companies

– Be a thought leader to your customers regarding attracting, hiring, and retaining top-performers with nontraditional backgrounds

– Represent the voice of the customer inside BreakLine, identifying room for improvement or opportunities to seize in order to achieve partner and participant goals

– Collaborate across BreakLine Outreach, Admissions, Education, Marketing, and Experience teams to maximize value for every participant and every partner

 
BreakLine does not have a physical office and the team works remotely.

 

If you are interested in being considered for this role, please click here to submit an application.


 


 

Talent Recruiter


 

About BreakLine:

BreakLine is a social impact startup that builds affordable pathways to compelling careers in tech. Our programs for veterans, women, and people of color combine skills-based training with professional networking and connect participants directly with potential employers in the tech industry. BreakLine participants find career opportunities commensurate with their experience and potential and our partner companies access a new pipeline of exceptional candidates. We collaborate closely with many industry-leading companies, including Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Gusto, and Confluent.

We are a scrappy team that sticks to our values. You can read about our work and outcomes on our homepage, through our company and founder posts on LinkedIn, and in the SF Chronicle, the Wall Street Journal, and on ABC News. Learn more about BreakLine’s origin story in this podcast episode of The BreakLine Arena.

 

This Talent Recruiter is a key addition to our growing company.

The scope of our impact is directly correlated with our ability to identify and engage with superstars in the communities we serve. As a Talent Recruiter, you will be the face of BreakLine, directly responsible for generating a healthy pipeline of diverse candidates with a proven track record of professional excellence. This customer-facing position serves as one of the first people our candidates connect with, leaving a lasting impression of our amazing team and the work we do. The ideal teammate will demonstrate the same attributes that we seek in our participants: intellect, problem-solving agility, grit, collaboration, and leadership. BreakLine is a scrappy startup so it is also key for our new teammate to thrive and add value in a dynamic, ambiguous context.

 

The Talent Recruiter will:

– Identify, engage, and activate exceptional candidates for our applicant pipeline and execute on tactical outreach, referral generation, and sourcing campaigns on LinkedIn
– Conduct outreach to generate new leads, as well as build healthy, self-sustaining pipelines of diverse candidates
– Develop and continuously improve recruiting strategies to identify top talent, including targeted Boolean search strings
– Connect with potential applicants daily on the phone & Zoom to answer questions, assist with applications to our program, and conduct interviews as part of the admissions process
– Work closely with the Director of Admissions and across other BreakLine teams, including Customer Success and EXO

 

What you need to succeed:

– Proven track record of achieving targets and goals, preferably in a recruiting or customer service setting
– Ability to provide strategic recommendations based on data-driven insights
– Ability to engage diverse candidates with both empathy and purpose, and identify the best course of action based on their requirements and priorities
– Belief in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) as a business driver for tech companies
– Resilience: willingness to hear “no” without losing any fire or drive to succeed
– Ability to navigate internal and external stakeholders to identify answers and solutions
– Equal parts entrepreneur and team player

 
BreakLine does not have a physical office and the team works remotely.

 

If you are interested in being considered for this role, please click here to submit an application.

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