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Boys & Girls Clubs of America is the nation's premier youth development organization. Our programs, training and services impact nearly 4 million children and teens every year. We are always looking for qualified professionals with a passion for improving young lives as a member of our national staff. We have strong values, embrace diversity and offer great benefits to allow our employees to maintain work/life balance.
Under the general supervision of the National Director, Corporate and Cause Partnerships, the Corporate Partnerships Specialist is a key member of the development team. This individual supports the corporate fundraising team with strategic planning and projects that serve current donors, increase renewals and cultivate new prospects. The Specialist manages internal functions of the corporate team, like tracking financials, recording and maintaining partnership details, as well as coordinating materials for team meetings and trainings. Additionally, the Corporate Partnerships Specialist collaborates with the Resource Development Operations team to ensure proper acknowledgement of all corporate partners and to research, vet and track corporate prospects. This role provides administrative support as needed to the National Vice President, Corporate and Cause Partnerships and the National Director, Corporate and Cause Partnerships.
Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications or related field, or
Minimum of three to five years of experience working in non-profit development, including prospect research and cultivation, donor interfacing and stewardship, data entry and analysis, project management, grant writing and proposal drafting.
Proficiency in prioritizing tasks; ability to think strategically; demonstrates high skills in persuasion and influence; demonstrates high standards of ethics and integrity; project and time management skills; impeccable verbal and written presentation skills; solid business acumen; 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.
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). The individual selected for this position must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be able to navigate areas of the country by using a map or other direction methods. Ability to travel by car and by airplane.
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.