Partnership Specialist

Classification: Full-Time
Position Location: Durham, NC (potential remote employment)

About The Social Institute 

The Social Institute (TSI) is the leader in understanding student experiences and creator of #WinAtSocial, a gamified, online learning platform that equips students, educators, and families to navigate social experiences — online and offline — in healthy ways. Our unique, student-respected approach incorporates topics like social media, technology use, and current events that have a significant impact on student well-being. Lessons teach life skills for the modern day to inspire high-character decisions that support the health, happiness, and future success of students, while capturing data that provides insights to school leaders to inform school policy and communications, and enable high-impact teaching and a healthy learning environment. For schools, our turnkey technology allows for easy implementation and a comprehensive game plan to support the well-being of school communities.

Job Summary

We’re building a team of go-getters who want to change education and support student social-emotional health. Partnership Specialists work closely with our Partner Success and Sales team to cultivate new relationships with schools and help partners implement #WinAtSocial successfully.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish and grow productive relationships with partner schools
  • Build implementation plans with partner schools and districts
  • Manage the Partner Success process to create and measure positive impact
  • Proactively network with current partners to identify new partner schools
  • Represent The Social Institute through webinars and conferences
  • Work alongside experienced Sales, Marketing, and Partner Success teammates
  • Maintain critical customer data in our CRM as you work with schools
  • Analyze usage data to inform how we engage customers, deliver value, and identify upsell opportunities
  • Understand The Social Institute’s technology and impact deeply


  • 1-4 years of professional experience in EdTech, SaaS software, or Education
  • A high level of self-motivation, energy, and drive to succeed
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Working Proficiency with SalesForce, HubSpot, or other CRM software
  • Proven creative problem-solving approach and strong analytical skills
  • Entrepreneurial, figure-it-out attitude
  • Tech-savvy can quickly learn new concepts and product features
  • Excited by technology trends and social media
  • Motivated by social impact
  • College degree required


  • Competitive compensation
  • 401K plan
  • Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Potential to work remotely
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Free parking in downtown Durham, NC
  • Lunches & team activities for employees at the office

To Apply

Please send a completed application (, your CV, and a brief Cover Letter explaining what makes you a good fit for The Social Institute team to with the subject line “Partnership Specialist – The Social Institute”.

The Social Institute is an equal opportunity employer and participant of the E-Verify Program.