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Tyton Partners Managing Director, Strategy Consulting Practice in Boston, Massachusetts

Are you passionate about making an impact on the education sector? Interested in working with companies, non-profits, institutions, investors, and foundations across the PreK-12, postsecondary, and professional learning markets?

At Tyton Partners, we are striving to enable education systems to evolve for everyone, everywhere. We do this in our consulting practice by advising organizational leaders and their teams on their best path to meet learners' needs, foster equitable communities, and build a self-sustaining enterprise.

In our work, we pair a rigorous market orientation with clients' specific mission and goals to drive impactful and actionable solutions that can be implemented. Selected recent client engagements include:

  • Developing an organizational strategy for a national non-profit to increase access to postsecondary education for students of color, first-generation students, and poverty-affected students

  • Building a go-to-market strategy for an innovative digital curriculum provider serving K-12 districts and postsecondary faculty and institutions

  • Assisting a national foundation to understand the evolution of, and key gaps within, priority market segments to support the development of their grant-making strategies

  • Partnering with a community college to design a purely online campus to expand reach and support local learners. The recommended model included financial, operational, and curricular considerations

  • Developing an investment strategy for a national foundation to enhance the digital learning ecosystem and improve postsecondary outcomes for students of color, first-generation students, and poverty-affected students

  • Conducting commercial diligence for financial and strategic investors acquiring K-12, postsecondary, and corporate training businesses

Managing Director Opportunity

A core driver of Tyton Partners' success is the Managing Director, who plays a critical leadership role within the organization by driving and creating value across business development, client delivery and relationship management, and broader Firm growth initiatives.

A Managing Director generates business through the expansion of new and existing relationships and serves as a key advisor on multiple client engagements. The ideal candidate should have a track record of leading engagements that delight clients, demonstrable success identifying and closing new opportunities, and driving market-facing thought leadership activities.

This is an ideal position for an experienced professional services leader with exposure to the global education sector.

Primary responsibilities of a Managing Director include:

  • Drive new client acquisition by leveraging past relationships or building new ones within various segments of the education ecosystem

  • Expand Tyton's existing client relationships by selling new engagements and building ongoing advisor-of-choice relationships with C-suite executives and senior leaders

  • Serve as an advisor on 3-4 client engagements simultaneously, providing subject matter expertise and a senior perspective to ensure successful client delivery

  • Develop the Firm by leveraging internal and external networks, delivering market-facing thought leadership, building deep knowledge of sector trends and, mentoring team members

Desired Skills

  • Strong client delivery and business development experience in a professional services context; a track record of closed business in strategy consulting is strongly preferred

  • Values a team-based environment and embraces collaboration to achieve both Firm and individual goals

  • Brings growth mindset and solution orientation to interactions with all team members and external clients/ partners

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills

  • Outstanding interpersonal and team-building skills; able to manage up, down, and across an organization

  • Strong project management and organizational skills, with an ability to work independently to manage multiple, competing priorities

  • Self-starter who is comfortable working in dynamic and evolving environments

  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 30%

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree and 10+ years consulting or other relevant professional experience, or an MBA, PhD, or EdD, with 7+ years relevant professional experience

  • Strong, demonstrated experience sourcing and closing consulting engagements in the Education sector. Business development experience with strategy consulting services strongly preferred

  • Demonstrated interest in and exposure to the Education sector

About Tyton Partners

Tyton Partners is a mission-oriented strategy consulting and investment banking firm focused exclusively on the market of education. Tyton Partners works at the intersection of market and mission, helping a diverse group of organizations achieve their growth, strategy, and investment objectives. We are positioned to create impact at scale in the education sector as a result of working with an unparalleled diversity of clients; for example, major foundations, institutions, EdTech companies and investors. Tyton strives to be the advisor of choice for leaders throughout the global education sector, enabling them to achieve transformative outcomes and drive systemic change. The firm's work aims to increase equity and access to high-quality educational opportunities throughout the education ecosystem from pre-K all the way through to higher education and workforce development.

Tyton offers a unique opportunity for professionals through our entrepreneurial environment, flat structure, and collaborative spirit. While there is no single kind of person at Tyton, we all share something in common: a mindset for impact, a way of responding to challenges with openness and tenacity, and a commitment to learning. Our work necessitates a diverse team reflective of the diversity of the broader education system. The diversity of backgrounds of our colleagues enables us to provide client recommendations that close equity gaps, address systemic barriers and enable market-movement toward excellence.

Learn more about Tyton Partners at https://tytonpartners.com/culture-careers (https://tytonpartners.com/culture-careers/)

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