Senior Strategic Partnerships Manager

The Freedom Fund
New York, United States
$94,000.00 - $104,500.00
Closing date
Sep 30, 2021

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Position Type
Fundraising, Donor Relations, Fundraising Administration, Grant Seeking, Membership, Planned Giving, Programs, Grant Making, Program Administration and Management
Community Foundations, International, Other Fields
Employment Type
Full Time
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About the Freedom Fund

The Freedom Fund ( is a leader in the global movement to end modern slavery.

The Freedom Fund works to combat many different forms of extreme exploitation, including forced labour, sex trafficking, forced marriage, and the worst forms of child labour. The Fund operates antislavery programs in Ethiopia, India, Nepal, Thailand and Myanmar and will open new programs in Brazil, Indonesia and Bangladesh in 2021.

About the position

Reporting to the Managing Director - Development and Partnerships (MD), the Senior Strategic Partnerships Manager (SSPM) is a member of the partnerships team situated in the organisation’s New York and London offices.

They contribute to a range of external relations functions but holds primary responsibility for a portfolio of donors, including governments, foundations, HNWIs, and/or private sector funders. The SSPM researches and engages with donors, identifies new opportunities, develops quality proposals, coordinates fundraising initiatives with colleagues and other agencies, negotiates agreements and ensures timely and accurate reporting and exceptional level stewardship. They maintain relevant internal management systems (including Salesforce and Business Central) and coordinate with program and operations team colleagues to ensure coherent donor understanding, and compliance with donor requirements.

Working closely with the MD and other team members, the SSPM is expected to produce quality output and manage relationships with a high level of independence and professionalism. The SSPM supports the MD in their high-level donor outreach, while also operating as a Freedom Fund ambassador in their own right. They will take a keen interest in the Freedom Fund’s programs and policies, so as to successfully represent the organisation to external audiences – particularly donors - and contribute meaningfully to organisational strategy discussions and other initiatives and processes.

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