Senior Foundation Relationship Manager

Employer
Greater Chicago Food Depository
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Dec 21, 2021

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Position Type
Fundraising, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Fundraising Administration, Major Gifts, Programs, Grant Administration, Grant Making
Fields
Community Development, Community Foundations, Social Services
Salary Band
Commensurate with Experience
Employment Type
Full Time
The Senior Foundation Relationship Manager is a critical role on the Corporation, Foundations and Organizations (CFO) team. This person will primarily focus on institutional relationships, balancing a portfolio of existing and new foundation and organization donors. This role will steward partners through a moves management process and deepen connections to the mission of the Greater Chicago Food Depository. A successful candidate will be familiar with Chicagos philanthropic landscape, possess strong networking skills, and have experience managing and advancing institutional partnerships, especially foundations. The Senior Foundation Relationship Manager will work closely with the Director of Foundation Relations and Grants to significantly increase foundation and organization revenue to support the expansion of key programs and new initiatives.

 

Responsibilities

· Cultivate, solicit and steward a portfolio of approximately 50-100 current foundation/organization donors and new prospects on the CFO team

· Proactively coordinate activities and high-level communications to meet partner needs

· Coordinate internal teams to drive and inform prospecting and partnership design

· Write and/or collaborate on select presentations, proposals and reports

· Establish and maintain strong relationships with Food Depository program team members to ensure strong working relationships to foster a collaborative work environment

· Organize and participate in tours and site visits; prepare pre-meeting briefs for the team

· Assist with planning and budgeting activities for the CFO team and participate in planning with the development team

· Track portfolio management activities in Raisers Edge

· Participate in weekend and evening events as needed to advance the organization's philanthropic objectives

 

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