Program Manager of Real Estate - Sponsors for Educational Opportunity

January 10, 2018

Sponsors for Educational Opportunity

New York, New York 10005

PROGRAM MANAGER (SEO Career – Real Estate)


Have you considered a career in coaching diverse college intern talent? If you have a strong background and experience in real estate, this may be a rewarding opportunity for you.


SEO Career is considered the premiere pre-professional development program targeting talented Black, Hispanic, and Native American undergrads.  SEO Career has two stages 1) EDGE (for pipeline development with the goal of landing an internship) and 2) OPEN (for interns with the goal of landing a full-time offer and setting the stage for career success and advancement).


Our team provides the tools needed to gain a competitive advantage to launch careers in all areas of major financial institutions and large corporations. Through our recently establish Real Estate track, we will be helping diverse candidates enter the Real Estate sector and compete at the highest levels.


The Real Estate Program Manager (PM) is responsible for guiding participants through the internship selection process to ensure qualified participants land an internship with an SEO partner company. Once matched with a partner, the PM will assist interns before and through the internship to ensure they are prepared and perform to the highest standards.


If you are someone who has solid experience, is skilled at interacting with various constituents, enjoys working as part of a team, can take a leadership role as a coach/mentor, and clearly wants to be part of SEO’s mission, you may be our ideal candidate.


Brief Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver content to undergraduates as they explore Real Estate career paths, prepare for the internship interview process, and/or prepare for their summer internship experiences.
    • Host industry-specific enrichment events
    • Design and attend training and networking events
    • Identify and select third-party training resources
    • Leverage partner/industry contacts for speakers/resources
  • Build coaching/mentoring experience by guiding interns through pre-summer preparation/development and summer internship experience to support them in attaining a full-time job offer with an SEO partner organization (where applicable).   
  • Use expertise to interpret feedback received from SEO partners and coaches on candidate/intern performance and to provide guidance to your cohort
  • Leverage Excel capabilities to organize and track information about your interactions with the cohort to strategically analyze the group and assist in decision-making
  • Provide guidance on how best to interpret and respond to requests for talented candidates for Real Estate roles
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with all constituents
  • Other duties as required



  • Commitment to the mission of SEO
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 2 years of professional work experience in real estate
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and handle changing priorities
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability and desire to motivate, coach and mentor diverse college students during the college to career transition
  • Ability to communicate effectively with interns, colleagues, clients, alumni and senior staff
  • Ability and willingness to travel, work some nights and some weekends as dictated by programing needs


SEO is a nonprofit organization that offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.  To apply please submit your cover letter indicating your desired annual salary and resume. 

Email your personal information in confidences to. In the subject line type: REAL ESTATE PROGRAM MANAGER 2018

Please no phone calls.


Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V