Reporting to the Chief of Institutional Advancement, the Director of Corporate Partnerships is responsible for developing and implementing a strategy to increase corporate support through local and national partnerships, cause-related marketing and licensing agreements, and campaigns. S/he will develop the strategy and vision for corporate partnerships which includes raising $3.5M of the annual organizational budget and managing two Corporate Partnership Managers. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage Corporate Partnerships Managers
  • Design vision and strategy for FARE’s corporate partnership program. 
  • Manage corporate service activities, such as Campaign activation events,corporate events,  lunch-n-learns, trainings and customizedevents.
  • Write and edit proposals, renewals and other documents asneeded.
  • Research corporate prospects prepare for calls inadvance.
  • Help coordinate administrative aspects of corporate solicitations including research, spreadsheet tracking,etc.
  • Assist in managing information tracking processes regarding acknowledgement, recognition andinvoices.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to support all development department team members.
  • The Director will identify prospects, craft proposals, pitch, respond to partnership inquiries, reporting, and oversee the management of corporate accounts. 
    The Director is responsible for managing corporate partnerships valued at $3.5M. This role works closely with the research and marketing/communications departments.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Ability to work in a very fast paced environment. 
  • Excellent attention to detail, fantastic interpersonal skills and a demonstrated record of completing assignments ahead ofschedule.
  • High level of professionalism, creativity, andintegrity.
  • Exceptional organizational, logistics and administrativeskills.
  • Ability to ensure accuracy in documentation anddata.
  • A team player with a positive attitude; comfortable working with all levels ofstaff.
  • Ability to travel asneeded.

Education and Experience

  • 10-15 years of experience with managing corporate partnerships and fundraising or managing client relationships, preferably for a nonprofit
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, Masters preferred
  • combination of education, training, andexperience
  • Database management experience preferred; Salesforce experience highlypreferred.