Head of Partnerships

RiseUp is looking for a head of partnerships. We’re hiring someone to help strengthen American democracy and civic life.

You love connecting people around common causes; you’re a master organizer and a strategic thinker; and you’re excited by the idea of using technology to make organizing, politics, and civic engagement more accessible and effective.

Remote in Washington, D.C. or New York, or at our HQ in San Francisco, and will consider other locations for outstanding candidates; significant travel required.

Who we are:
RiseUp is an early stage venture-backed political and civic tech company led by top-notch technologists and well-respected activists and organizers. We believe that engaged and empowered communities are essential to functioning democracies, and are building tools to make it easier for people to have an impact in their own backyards and beyond. Our two-sided platform aggregates and personalizes action for people looking to make an impact on issues that they care about, and makes it easy for organizations to create actions, improve response rates, and track what is and isn’t getting done.

The Opportunity:
We are seeking an experienced, highly motivated, and well-networked head of partnerships to join our leadership team and scale RiseUp’s community of organizations, campaigns, and activists. You will work alongside the CEO and the rest of the executive team to revolutionize the way communities take action, have an impact, and build power. This is an opportunity to help build something meaningful and dynamic with resources and support from a sophisticated community of investors and advisors.

The Head of Partnerships will:
Represent RiseUp at major conferences and events, and serve as the main point of contact with the heads of major organizations and political campaigns; Create and own a data-driven states-based strategy to bring in new grassroots and nationally focused organizations and campaigns, and support those already on the platform; Build and manage a partnerships team to implement that strategy; Develop clear guides and in-person and online trainings for partner organizations and campaigns; Build and harness partnerships with foundations, individuals, and organizations focused on organizing, coalition building, and grassroots advocacy; and Participate in the product development process by providing regular feedback on user needs.

What We’re Looking For:


More specifically, you’ll bring the following skills and experiences to RiseUp:

Bonus points for:

A few more details:

To apply, please send your resume with a few words about why you’re the right fit and what excites you about the role to jobs@riseupnow.co