Manager, Corporate Partnerships

Fairfield, Connecticut
Jan 13, 2017
Mar 14, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time

The Manager, Corporate Partnerships, is a key contributing member of the Corporate Partnerships team.  S/he is responsible for managing and growing assigned partnerships with corporate donors in order to reach department revenue goals.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Impact

  • Manage portfolio of assigned corporate partners to meet and exceed revenue goals. Partnerships may include corporate grants, cause promotions, gifts-in-kind, employee engagement and communications planning. (40%)

  • Provide account management support for key corporate partnerships led by the Director and Associate Directors with focus on supporting grants and reports, donor recognition activities, and communications with field offices and partners. (45%)

  • Coordinate other revenue generating channels, such as the gift-in-kind program. Interface with prospects and donors contributing goods to Save the Children (5%)

  • Input information into fundraising system and pipeline documents (5%)

  • Cultivate increased knowledge about the agency programs, representing the Corporate Unit in program sector updates and fundraising meetings. (5%)

Required Background and Experience, Skills and Behaviors

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • 3-5 years progressively responsible professional work experience in areas including fundraising, project management, grant management, or marketing.

  • Background in not-for-profit organizations with emphasis on client facing experience is highly desirable

  • Track record in donor/client relationship management is necessary

  • Ability to drive projects through to completion

  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate donors, navigate complex internal business processes, and follow- through on complex projects

  • Excellent communication, writing, and interpersonal skills

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to work in an ambiguous, highly matrixed environment

  • Fluent in Microsoft Office package

  • Familiarity with BBEC is a plus

  • Passion and commitment to Save the Children's mission and values.

Save the Children invests in childhood – every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we are dedicated to ensuring every child has the best chance for success. Our pioneering programs give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. Our advocacy efforts provide a voice for children who cannot speak for themselves. As the leading expert on children, we inspire and achieve lasting impact for millions of the world's most vulnerable girls and boys. By transforming children's lives now, we change the course of their future and ours.

Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact.  As a humanitarian agency, Save the Children is obliged to create and maintain an environment that aims to prevent the sexual exploitation and abuse of children and promote the implementation of its child safeguarding policy.  All representatives of Save the Children – employees, volunteers, interns, consultants, Board members and others who work with children on Save the Children’s behalf – are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation.

Save the Children provides an attractive benefits package including competitive salaries, a matching retirement plan, health and welfare benefits, life insurance, an employee assistance program, generous time off and much more. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.