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Manager of Corporate & Foundation Partnerships

Employer
Para Los Ninos
Location
California, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 10, 2022

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Position Type
Programs, Community Outreach, Grant Administration, Administrative, Public Relations and Communications
Fields
Academic Centers, Community Development, Community Foundations, Education, For-Profit Companies, Legal Services, Other Fields
Employment Type
Full Time
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As a member of the External Affairs team, the Manager of Corporate & Foundation Partnerships (the Manager) will play a critical role in the identification, solicitation and stewardship of grants made by private foundations and corporations in support of PLNs priorities. The Manager will interact with donors and PLN staff; conduct stewardship activities including grant reporting; and chronicle important information for historical and reporting purposes. The Manager will establish and maintain both external and internal relations with a range of constituencies and serve as an ambassador for PLN.
The Manager will report directly to the Director of Corporate & Foundation Partnerships, and will collaborate closely with the Director of Donor Relations, the Volunteer Coordinator, and the VP of External Affairs. This position will also work closely with other team members and departments as needed.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Grants Management (80%):

Strategizes, conceptualizes, writes and submits grant LOIs and proposals as directed. Works with the Director of Corporate & Foundation Partnerships, fiscal, and program staff, to ensure appropriateness and feasibility of proposal design and budget. Ensures required funding reports are prepared accurately and submitted in a timely manner. Leads efforts to support and launch special initiatives; works to expand portfolio of foundation and corporate partners to sustain such projects. Cultivates and maintains relationships with foundation and corporate program officers, promoting ongoing stewardship through communications and the distribution of publications such as the annual report, newsletters and event invitations. Maintains PLNs internal systems for prospect management, research, writing, data collection, and calendars. Manages data entry for foundations and corporations in the NXT donor database. Supports the Director of Corporate & Foundation Partnerships with clerical tasks such as filing, copying, drafting letters, mailings, updating organizations Guidestar profile, and organizing internal systems.  

Prospect Research (15%):

Proactively identifies new and high-level corporate and foundation prospects through electronic alerts, analysis, screening information, data mining techniques, push technology, demographic searches, etc. Produces a quarterly report, forecasting the next quarter with a list of new prospects. Maintains and analyzes prospective and upgraded donor data and develops current and prospective prospect list. Prepares organizations profiles, as needed, for meetings and outreach with prospective funders. Works with Director of Corporate & Foundation Partnerships and VP of External Affairs to develop strategy on appropriate solicitation outreach.  

Events Management (5%):

Collaborates with department about event needs, including the annual benefit dinner, the Reading is Leading program, PLNs fall and winter holiday celebrations for families, and various donor engagements throughout the year. Supports the Director of Corporate & Foundation Partnerships and Director of Donor Relations with special projects and other duties as assigned.  

Our Expectations

Excellent organizational and project management skills with a high attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to effectively implement and manage diverse strategies and activities. Strong creative thinking abilities and a willingness to learn. Ability to build collaborative working relationships with staff at all levels of the organization and develop strong professional relationships and networks externally.
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