Title: Manager of Partnerships and Fund
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30AM – 5:00PM, 7.5
Hybrid (Must reside in DC/Maryland area)
The following statements are intended to describe the
general nature and level of work being performed. They are not
intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so
General Purpose of the Job:
The Manager of Partnerships and Fund Development helps to
drive the Success For all Foundation’s strategic plan including
growth, by cultivating and nurturing partnerships. This position
stewards achievement of the Foundation’s priorities through
relationships management, fund development, working with leadership
to develop strategies for expanding the number of students and
schools served by Success for All, and supporting the growth of the
Board of Directors to meet organizational objectives. Reports to
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Establish a system to develop new donor relationships and
foster existing partnerships to accelerate long-term
- Develop new approaches and strategic
business/government/philanthropic partnerships to increase the
number of students and schools served by Success for All.
- With the Executive Director and CEO, develop and support a
strategy for growth of the Board of Directors.
- Adhere to all policies and protocols as outlined in Employee
Policies and Procedures. Manual and other departmental and
- Act in a professional and collegial manner in all situations
with clients and colleagues
- Perform other duties, as necessary or as assigned.
Education & Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field
- 3-5 years’ related experience and demonstrated success in donor
identification, cultivation, stewardship and major gifts
- Documented success in personally implementing sophisticated,
multi-year cultivation strategies that use a relationship-building
and moves management approach leading to successful gift
- Ability to initiate and build relationships with prospective
individual donors and interact via telephone, in-person, and
- Knowledge of school and district funding streams / Title I
- Ability to use Microsoft Word in the creation, editing, and
review of documents including formatting text and tables, embedding
graphics, and using tracking modes.
- Ability to use Microsoft Excel in the creation and use of
spreadsheets including sorting and filtering data, using basic
formulas, and creating graphs.
- Ability to use Microsoft Outlook for sending and receiving
email, maintaining a work calendar, and scheduling
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Strong collaboration and influence skills, demonstrating an
ability to navigate relationships, incorporate differing
perspectives, develop recommendations, and generate consensus with
- Excellent people and project management skills, including
detail and action-orientation with excellent follow-through
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and
demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with varied
- Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
- Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and
- Strong and creative problem-solving, critical thinking, and
strategic planning skills, including the ability to disaggregate
problems and structure complex issues.
Work is normally performed in an office and / or home-office
environment. Some travel will be required. Proof of COVID
vaccination is required.
No or very limited physical effort required.
Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks,
such as operating dangerous equipment or working with