Posted on October 11, 2012
Associate Director, Corporate Partnerships, Resource Development
Save the Children
Save the Children - AD,Corporate Partnerships, Resource Development
Save the Children’s Corporate Partnership team is in a growth phase. In 2011, our dynamic 12 member team generated $66 million dollars to support and inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities.
But there’s more to do. We are looking for dynamic, passionate, creative individuals to join our high energy, fast paced team. Together we will lead the charge on stewarding and growing million dollar plus partnerships and developing lifelong partners for change. Fundraisers or marketers with strong account management experience on the corporate or non-profit side as well as a passion for new business development, employee engagement, and the programmatic work of Save the Children is desirable. International development knowledge and experience working with Fortune 100 companies is a plus.
We are seeking an Associate Director, Corporate Partnerships to help us generate funds to support our domestic and international programs. The Associate Director will provide outstanding account service to a portfolio of corporate partners and secure new funding streams by prospecting industries and business sectors assigned to him/her. Strong cross functional teamwork is required across multiple sections of the agency: Child sponsorship, Web, Communications, Marketing, etc.
Account Management: Proactively develop and implement a service plan for all assigned donors and prospects to secure seven figure partnerships. Responsible for all applicable aspects of the partnership including: proposal development, reporting, communications, cause promotions, corporate contributions, Gifts In Kind of product and/or expertise, licensing opportunities and engaging the employee base.
New Business: Lead research for assigned industries and pursue opportunities to bring in new donors
Special Projects: Support the Director, Corporate Partnerships on special projects, as needed.
Minimum 5-7 years progressively responsible professional work experience at international and national levels in fundraising.
Must show demonstrated strategic ability to cultivate partners/accounts and maximize revenue
Corporate social responsibility, marketing, sales & account management experience desirable
BA required, Advanced degree in Business Management, Communications, Public Relations, Public Administration, Marketing desirable; or equivalent professional work experience in fundraising
Excellent presentation, communication and writing skills
Proposal/grant writing experience highly desirable
Excellent interpersonal skills - ability to navigate challenging situations to achieve goals and deadlines
Extremely client focused and results oriented
Knowledge of current theories and practices in corporate relationship building
Fluent in Microsoft Office package
Up to 15% travel may be required for meetings with corporate partners, as well as internal Save the Children meetings.
Passion and commitment to Save the Children’s mission and values
Proactive and enthusiastic attitude; comfortable representing Save the Children and its mission to external audiences.
Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In 2010, we improved the lives of over 64 million children in need in the United States and around the world. Our goal is to reach more than 74 million children annually by the year 2012. Join our dedicated and diverse staff committed to improving the well-being of children.
Save the Children provides an attractive benefits package including competitive salaries, a matching retirement plan, health and welfare benefits, life insurance, an employee assistance program, generous time off and much more. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
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