Coordinator, External Relations

Youth Frontiers


Youth Frontiers’ mission is to provide experiences that inspire character, civility and community. We offer student retreats focused on timeless values like kindness, courage and respect. Youth Frontiers also offers programming for educators and community leaders to support the adults at the forefront of turning today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders.


Youth Frontiers staff aspire daily to demonstrate a strong understanding and use of YF’s core values. 

  • QUALITY – To passionately be the best at, and continuously improve all that we do. 
  • CARING – To create communities where everyone is respected. 
  • GROWTH – To continue to reach more schools by expanding and innovating our programs, and challenging our people to grow personally to be the best they can be.

Position Details

Coordinator, External Relations
Twin Cities Metro
Edina, MN


This position supports the External Relations Department through organization, smart prospecting and accountability. This position will support the execution of the Client Relations (sales) plans to reach Youth Frontiers annual retreat sales goal and provide logistical and administrative support to the Director, Client Relations Representatives and Programs Project Manager.This position is also in charge of lead generation through trade shows, community-wide marketing retreats and other critical projects. Finally, this position manages the data integrity of our school database to ensure reps have the most up-to-date information regarding the contacts in their territories.


  • Strong organizational skills, curiosity,and a goal-oriented approach to work; 
  • An ability to work independently while also contributing to a high-performing team; 
  • Ability to creatively and efficiently execute against several competing tasks and projects; 
  • Focused on effective teamwork with the capability to thrive in an autonomous environment; 
  • Customer focus and hospitality is key; 
  • Experience using and trouble-shooting a variety of office equipment.


  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills; 
  • 2+ years of work experience in a related office coordinator, customer service, and/or assistant position; 
  • Strong relationship-building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders; 
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work collaboratively as part of a team while maintaining excellent attention to detail; 
  • A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization, project and problem-solving skills that support and enable sound decision-making; 
  • High proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Mac computers, Google and database experience (preferably Salesforce and FileMaker Pro).


  • Bachelor's degree; 
  • Experience working with schools, educators, and school administrators.

CLASSIFICATION: Non-exempt, 24 - 29/hours per week.

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