Community Partnerships Lead, Cash App

  • New York, NY
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Cash App is the fastest growing financial brand in the world. Initially built to take the pain out of peer-to-peer payments, Cash App has gone from a simple product with a single purpose to a dynamic app with over 36 million monthly active users. We are bringing a better way to send, spend, invest, and save to anyone who has ever sought an alternative to the traditional banking system. 

Loved by customers and pop culture, we’ve consistently held the top spot for finance in the App Store for many years, seeing more engagement with millions of followers across social media in a day than most brands see in a year. We are building an ecosystem to redefine the world’s relationship with money by making it universally accessible.

Job Description

We want to hire the best talent regardless of location. Our employment model is distributed, offering the opportunity to collaborate with teams across the world in San Francisco, New York, St. Louis, Portland, Toronto, Kitchener-Waterloo, Sydney, and Melbourne. We want to be more than a member of the community where we operate, we want to be a foundational partner that gives back through opportunities through private and public partnerships. 

As the Community Partnerships Lead, you’ll be a member of the Talent organization to design and build a program intended to create career pathways through apprenticeships for both individuals internal and external to Square. Our goal is to build an environment where people have what they need to grow and succeed without compromising who they are.

You’ll create programs that improve hiring practices, support the professional growth of underrepresented employees, increase external awareness of our brand through local community partnerships, and enable all employees to productively participate in these initiatives.

You will:

  • Identify and lead programs that will promote an inclusive culture through internal mobility while increasing representation of individuals from underrepresented backgrounds. 

  • Engage, evaluate, and onboard external organizations as key partners in geographic regions where we have a presence

  • Conduct research on potential talent partners in key markets and manage a pipeline of incoming partnership requests

  • Assist in the planning and execution of internal and external hiring initiatives focused on connecting with talent from underrepresented backgrounds

  • Partner with our employment brand, marketing, communications, and design teams to expand our presence within each of the respective communities.

  • Establish scalable and inclusive processes in partnership with our Learning and Development, Inclusion and Diversity, and Campus teams

  • Establish measurable goals and KPIs for your work to drive for completion


You have:

  • 6+ years of professional experience, with at least 3+ years building sustainable programs with a focus on working with underrepresented communities

  • An understanding of the recruiting function and process to partner effectively with recruiters and the broader Talent team

  • A proven record of strong project management and organizational skills to execute on critical activities or deliverables. 

  • Ability to work cross-functionally and make recommendations and drive solutions based on data

  • Consultative communication skills while working with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of an organization

  • A positive and team oriented approach to your work

Additional Information

At Cash App, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants equally. Every decision is based on merit, qualifications, exhibited competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with each office’s corresponding state and city guidelines.

Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible.


At Cash App, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources