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||Senior Foundations Manager
||Corporate Accountability International
||Senior Foundations Manager
Corporate Accountability International, a powerhouse in challenging corporate abuse for 35 years, is seeking a Senior Foundations Manager to develop and lead plans to significantly expand the organization's revenues over the next several years. The Senior Foundations Manager leadership is critical to securing the organization's needed capacity to challenge abuses which threaten human rights, public health, the environment and our democracy, protecting people's lives across the world.
Corporate Accountability International was recently recognized by the World Health Organization for leadership in challenging Big Tobacco's interference with the global tobacco treaty. Just last year, our members and allies across the country helped compel the National Parks Service to move forward with a plan to stop the sale of bottled water at the Grand Canyon, despite an attempt by Coca-Cola to get the plan tabled. And last fall, we launched the video series Food MythBusters with author Anna Lapp, a project that directly challenges the Big Food- perpetuated myth that we need industrial, chemical agriculture to feed the world.
The Senior Foundations Manager will work with a grant writer and a committed team of development staff. They will report directly to the Director of Philanthropic Partnerships while also working closely with organizational leadership, including the Executive Director and Deputy Director. The organization is made up of over 60 smart and driven staff and interns working in a fast-paced and fun working environment with a network of members and allies across the world.
-Expand the organization's foundation support by identifying new prospects and cultivating and stewarding relationships with program officers at prospective international, national, regional and family foundations.
-Write and edit compelling foundation
communications, including letters of interest, proposals and reports.
-Cultivate relationships with new and existing funders through in-person meetings, phone calls and emails.
-Research and identify new prospective funders by working with development unit staff and collaborating with staff across the organization.
-Regularly communicate with campaign staff in order to provide program officers timely updates on campaign and media developments.
-Supervise a contract or full time grant writer.
-Develop and facilitate timely and effective planning and budgeting for the foundations program, including collaborating with campaign directors.
-Work with finance staff to prepare and submit budgets and financial reports to foundations.
-Ensure comprehensive, timely and accurate internal reporting and tracking of contacts and activity.
-Participate in organization-wide planning, fundraising and campaign activities.
-Demonstrated commitment to social justice, with a global perspective.
-At least eight years of experience, with a significant background writing proposals and reports and a proven track record in securing funds.
-Demonstrated ability to write quickly, concisely, and in a manner compelling to philanthropic partners.
-Experience successfully building relationships with program officers or donors.
-Ability to effectively orchestrate involvement of senior staff.
-Savvy and persistent cultivation skills. You enjoy reaching out to prospects and developing relationships.
-Strong verbal communication skills. You can develop and create tailored pitches to communicate our story through in-person and phone meetings.
Sense of humor a plus!
-Ability to juggle multiple tasks and consistently meet deadlines.
-Computer skills: proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint and databases a must.
-Campaign experience a plus.
-Willingness to travel 10-15%.
Salary and benefits: Commensurate with experience, with a generous benefits package including health, dental, FSA, 401 (k), ongoing training and growth opportunities. Upbeat, collaborative, and goal-oriented office atmosphere.
Location: Campaign Headquarters- Boston, MA To Apply: Email letter of interest, resume, two writing samples and three to five references to Sarah Bennett at email@example.com.
Corporate Accountability International is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive organization. People of color, women, and GLBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply. For 35 years, Corporate Accountability International has successfully challenged corporations like Nestle, General Electric, and Philip Morris to halt abusive practices that threaten human rights, public health, the environment and our democracy.
The organization is expanding and leading campaigns challenging some of the world's most powerful industries in food and agriculture, water and tobacco.
||Apr 25 2013 12:00AM
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