Under the general supervision of the National Director, Account Relationships the Account Relationship Director manages assigned corporate and foundation accounts. This position has the responsibility for high-level interaction and strategic involvement with corporate and foundation decision makers and ensures successful, long-standing partnerships. In addition, this position builds relationships effectively internally and externally to ensure consistently strong project execution, coordination of internal and external resources, on target financial performance and satisfaction of contracted deliverables.
In partnership with the National Director, Account Relationships, manage relationships with corporate and foundation partners of high strategic and financial value.
Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications or related field, or education/experience equivalency.
Minimum of five to eight years experience managing complex relationships with corporations or strategic partners. Experience in managing cross-functional teams. Experience in account management, budget management, program or project management in the nonprofit or for profit industry sector.
Proficiency in prioritizing tasks
Ability to think strategically
Demonstrated high skills in persuasion and influence
Demonstrated high standards of ethics and integrity
Project and time management skills
Impeccable verbal and written presentation skills
Solid business acumen
Analytically-minded with a strong attention to detail
Able to interact and build relationships with all levels of management, including C-level
Pronounced problem resolution skills and intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Proficient with Insight and Common Ground.
Must be a self-starter able to work in both a team and independent environment.
Environmental and Working Conditions:
Normal internal office environment; travel estimated at up to 20% (can be up to 4-6 days or more in a given month, including weekends - depending upon scheduling requirements).
Physical and Mental Requirements:
Ability to exchange, clearly and concisely: ideas, facts, and/or technical information in person, by email and by telephone. Physical requirements include: sight, sitting for at least four hours per day, stooping, grasping/motor dexterity skills; skills essential for successful communications include public speaking and writing.