Corporate Partnerships Associate
- Human Rights First
- New York, United States
- $55,500.00 - $60,000.00
- Closing date
- Apr 29, 2023
- Position Type
- Fundraising, Fundraising Administration, Grant Seeking, Major Gifts, Programs, Grant Administration, Grant Making, Government Relations and Advocacy
- Other Fields
- Employment Type
- Full Time
JOB TITLE: Corporate Partnerships Associate DEPARTMENT: Development LOCATION: NYC REPORTS TO: Director of Donor Relations JOB CLASSIFICATION: Full-Time; Exempt; Union Human Rights First works to create a just world in which every person’s intrinsic human rights are respected and protected, to build societies that value and invest in all their people. To reach that goal demands assisting victims of injustice, bringing perpetrators of abuse to justice, and building institutions that ensure universal rights. PURPOSE OF THE JOB The Corporate Partnerships Associate is responsible for growing and maintaining our portfolio of corporate donors, building strong and mutually beneficial relationships with companies across a variety of industries that reflect the values of our mission. The Corporate Partnerships Associate is a key member of the Development Team, reporting to the Director of Donor Relations and working closely with Programs and Communications staff. Working closely with the Director of Donor Relations, this position will be responsible for tracking a robust portfolio of 50-60 law firms and a growing portfolio of corporate donors. This is a tremendous opportunity for an ambitious early-career professional to learn how a high-impact fundraising operation functions as well as to help both form meaningful partnerships between our organization and the corporate sector, in addition to raising the money needed to tackle the biggest human rights issues of our time through the production of periodic events and in-person engagements throughout the year. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- In partnership with the Director of Donor Relations, seek out, identify, and execute new and innovative ways to develop revenue streams with existing and new corporate partners, including program sponsorship, corporate gifts, employee giving, and corporate matching programs.
- Conduct prospect research on potential corporate partners throughout the year.
- Manage a portfolio of corporate donors, including but not limited to, ongoing stewardship by maintaining periodic communications with relevant points of contact through email, phone calls, and in-person meetings.
- Develop, implement, and manage standardized templates for corporate donor communications, including but not limited to proposals, reports, and event appeal materials.
- Work with the Development Team to develop research methodology to assess the impact of corporate partnerships maintained by the organization.
- Develop customized corporate sponsorship materials, including one-page hand outs and pitch decks.
- Partner with members of the Communications department to collaborate on the development of creative marketing and communications strategies to assist with corporate engagement events.
- Prepare briefing materials, background, and talking points to prepare staff for meetings with funders.
- Maintain accurate and timely records of communication milestones and activities with corporate donors and partners within the Development Team’s CRM.
- Assist with development of both digital and print presentations and communications materials as part of ongoing campaigns related to events.
- Assist the Development Team in two larger in-person fundraiser events throughout the year, as well as periodic remote and in-person smaller initiatives as they relate to corporate engagement.
- Provide exceptional customer service.
- Collaborate with program staff and development teams on organizational-wide fundraising efforts.
- Other duties as requested based on department and/or organizational need.
- A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and 3-4 years of experience working within the non-profit or social impact sector coordinating or assisting with the procurement of corporate sponsorships and event-related fundraising activities.
- High-energy, self-starter that is willing and able to collaborate with a team.
- Experience with Office tools such as PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
- Introductory experience with graphics design tools (examples including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Canva).
- Works well under pressure and tight deadlines.
- Exceptional interpersonal skills, with an emphasis on verbal and written communication and public presentation skills.
- Experience with CRM data entry a plus (examples including: Raiser’s Edge, Salesforce, Virtuous).
- Ability to travel locally for events within NYC, as well as between Human Rights First’s domestic offices (>25% of time).
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