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Partner, Senior Philanthropic Advisor (Corporate)

New Profit
Massachusetts, United States
$150,000.00 - $190,000.00
Closing date
Jan 19, 2022

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Position Type
Fundraising, Corporate and Foundation Relations
For-Profit Companies, Philanthropic Advisors
Employment Type
Full Time
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About New Profit

New Profit is a nonprofit venture philanthropy organization that backs breakthrough social entrepreneurs who are advancing equity and opportunity in America. New Profit’s strategy focuses on building a breakthrough portfolio of grantee-partners to take on entrenched systemic challenges in America, by driving resources and support to leaders who have unique proximity to solutions. 


At New Profit, we are...


People Powered. We invest in leaders whose insights come from lived experience and deep connection to the communities they serve and the challenges they are solving.


Systems-Oriented. We prioritize disrupting and transforming the systems that produce and exacerbate inequity.


Asset-Based. We aim to unlock the genius and support the capabilities of communities, and remove barriers to their success.


New Profit’s model and holistic approach to support for social entrepreneurs is concentrated in three main issue areas: Education, Economic Mobility, and Democracy. We run rigorous investment selection processes, fund, coach and provide strategic support to organizations, build and engage with a trusted innovation community, advocate for policy change, and in turn, influence the field of philanthropy.


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Our Team

Diversity, equity, and inclusion plays a large role in all of our work: with the team we build, the social entrepreneurs and organizations we invest in, and the initiatives we pursue. 


  • We seek to increase the diversity of our team at all levels of the organization. We believe this will position us to more fully support our diverse, expanding portfolio and the communities we seek to serve.
  • We commit to engaging our full staff in efforts to build our individual and organizational DEI capacity.
  • We commit to building our internal DEI capacity through our Diversity and Inclusion Group (DIG) and our Affinity Groups.
  • We commit to fostering an equitable and inclusive community by continuously reexamining our culture, policies, practices, and norms.


About the Opportunity

Disclaimer: We are seeking non-traditional fundraising candidates for this role. Experience working with a corporate funder from inside a social enterprise organization or other comparable experience is highly valued.


New Profit is seeking a creative, passionate and proven professional who is eager to build on New Profit’s strong fundraising success to date, as we grow significantly over the next several years and maintain incredible fundraising momentum after receiving several transformational gifts in 2021.


It’s an exciting time at New Profit. We are currently raising funds for Proximate Capital – a $100M social impact strategy focused on providing growth capital and capacity support for Black, Latinx, and Indigenous social entrepreneurs. At New Profit, we are committed to investing in these innovators, and uplifting their power and expertise. 


As Partner, Senior Philanthropic Advisor, you will help us to create cross-sectional, multi racial coalitions of innovators and corporate investors, build transformational trust and inclusive networks, and expand belief systems in order to match financial momentum with the impact that we want to see in the world. 


The Partner, Senior Philanthropic Advisor is responsible for developing strategies in order to effectively and efficiently cultivate, steward, retain and grow New Profit’s community of corporate partners (such as Deloitte, JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, and Bain Capital), focusing mainly on transformational seven- and eight-figure corporate grants and engagements. 


The Partner, Senior Philanthropic Advisor will serve as the key link between New Profit’s corporate investor community and the Co-CEOs and Managing Partners at New Profit. He/she will work shoulder-to-shoulder with senior leaders who are delivering on New Profit’s mission of providing holistic support for social entrepreneurs, leveraging their time and keeping their focus and attention on current and key strategic potential partners. The Partner, Senior Philanthropic Advisor will identify areas of synergy between corporate entities and New Profit, designing unique partnerships that will advance the impact of both New Profit and its corporate partners. The Partner, Senior Philanthropic Advisor will work closely with corporate investors to create employee engagement programs, varied and vast learning opportunities alongside New Profit’s senior leadership, marketing and branding opportunities, and more.


The ideal candidate will have a strong background working with corporate entities in designing and implementing significant philanthropic investments and impact in the areas of racial equity, education, workforce development and economic mobility, and/or democracy.


Fundraising Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and closing of $10-15M worth of corporate grants annually, working both independently and alongside New Profit’s Managing Partners 
  • Provide input to and work closely with Partner, Investor Relations to design corporate elements of annual fundraising plan
  • Develop proposals for specific capital funding needs and manage overall corporate foundation solicitation and continuing stewardship efforts
  • Serve as point of contact for most corporate opportunities, inquiries and outreach to New Profit
  • Develop individual corporate strategies including but not limited to: employee engagement strategies, learning community creation, and marketing and branding partnerships
  • Represent New Profit at presentations and meetings



  • 10+ years of demonstrated experience, success, and increasing responsibility in corporate fundraising, preferably in an entrepreneurial and fast-paced environment
  • High level of discretion and creative approach to fundraising
  • Proven ability to interact with and influence leaders, both in philanthropy and business
  • Experience motivating and managing high-profile volunteer leadership and senior executives
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills


The salary range for this position starts at $150,000 and is dependent on relevant experience.


To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and 3 professional references by January 14, 2022, to Julia Howell Barros at



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