Job Opportunities

PENCIL is a dedicated and diverse group of individuals working to support public education in Nashville by connecting businesses, organizations of faith and higher education with MNPS students and schools. We are looking for passionate and creative individuals who want to join our organization to make a difference in our community. If you are interested and qualified for one of the positions below, please submit your resume, salary requirements and other writing samples as directed to


We are currently hiring for the following position(s): 

Partnership Recruiter - review job description here

To apply, please complete this application. Within two business days of the application being submitted, you will receive emailed instructions for submitting the 60-second video requirement. Your application will not be complete until the video is received. If you do not receive instructions via email within two business days, please email

Video criteria:

Please submit a video using the following prompt:

You are meeting with a decision maker from a local company for the purpose of engaging the organization and their employees in PENCIL’s work – linking community resources to Nashville’s public schools to enrich student academic success. PENCIL Partners engage with schools in many ways, but here are a few examples: Literacy Tutor, Job Shadowing, Career Mentor, Guest Speaking.

The video should be no longer than 60 seconds long. Please note that smartphone quality is sufficient. We would like to see you focus more on the content and message.