Manager, Institutional Support

Brooklyn College
New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Feb 14, 2023

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Position: Manager, Institutional Support

Department: Brooklyn College Foundation


The Manager, Institutional Support, is an essential member of the development team responsible for managing the Brooklyn College Foundation’s corporate, foundation, and government funder portfolios. The Manager raises funds from corporations through membership and sponsorships and is responsible for executing and fulfilling funder benefits. Additionally, the Manager is responsible for institutional funding reporting calendars (corporate foundation, and government); corporate member renewals and reporting, increasing membership retention and attracting new members; and assisting in the organization of institutional funding partner/prospect meetings and events in conjunction with other administrative and development team staff. Finally, the Manager, Institutional Support, raises corporate sponsorship funds for Brooklyn College events. This position reports to the Director of Strategic Partnerships and Institutional Support.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Meet/exceed fundraising goals annually through corporate affinity group renewals, upgrades, and new enrollments and event sponsorships. (Including but not limited to Brooklyn College Career Partners, Best of Brooklyn annual gala, and corporate Alumni Champions.)
  • Develop unique sponsorship packages for fundraising events, exhibitions, public programs, and other restricted corporate giving opportunities, collaborating with Brooklyn College departments when appropriate
  • Support the submission of all institutional funding grant renewals and related reporting requests
  • Assist in the building and tracking of strong institutional fundraising pipelines through ongoing prospect research, cultivation, and sollicitation efforts
  • Support exceptional stewardship of the Brooklyn College Foundation’s portfolio of institutional donors
  • Oversee the execution of all institutional funder benefits.
  • Track engagement metrics of membership benefits for reporting and upgrade purposes, using data to assess effectiveness and adoption and inform strategies
  • Manage institutional funder data in Brooklyn College Foundation's donor management system
  • Assist in development and Brooklyn College events as needed



  • Three to Five years prior experience working in development, marketing, client services/success, or sales development, preferably for an academic or cultural institution
  • Ability to meet fundraising goals and steward an existing donor base.
  • Ability to prioritize against competing deadlines both individually and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency with donor management systems and the types of data necessary to support

 constituent relations

  • Knowledge of current trends, patterns, and relationships in philanthropy and the higher education sector preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills, courteous and professional demeanor
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Attention to detail, strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Enthusiastic collaborator and a team player
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Raiser’s Edge system preferred



$68,000 - $75,000 – Commensurate with experience and education.


How to Apply

Please email a cover letter and resume to Anna David  with “Manager, Institutional Support” in the subject line.


Closing Date

Open until filled


Brooklyn College Foundation is an EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.



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