Director of Corporate Giving
UsAgainstAlzheimer’s (UsA2) exists to conquer Alzheimer’s disease. We take on its toughest problems, bringing all of Us together to break down barriers, advocate for research, innovate, and drive the changes that matter most to people living with the disease. We will not rest until brain-span equals lifespan for everyone. Learn more at www.usagainstalzheimers.org.
Director of Corporate Giving
Reporting to the Chief Development Officer (CDO), the Director of Corporate Giving will be responsible for securing contributed income from corporations and will focus on the growth, diversification, and stewardship of corporate partners. As a senior member of the Development Team, the Director will work to further a comprehensive, integrated strategic partnership program; manage a portfolio of current and prospective corporate investors and partners; and support a robust strategy to grow the organization’s network, presence, and influence, with an emphasis on engaging a diverse set of key influencers. We prefer that this position be located in the Greater Washington D.C. metro area.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
- Collaborate with the CDO to develop and implement a multiyear strategy for growing and diversifying corporate support with an aim to secure contributed revenue across all UsA2 key pillars and program areas
- Solicit and secure multiple six-figure sponsorships annually as well as manage and grow a robust corporate partnership program for UsA2
- Develop and maintain strategic, high-level relationships with corporate and corporate foundation partners (industry and non-industry) and prospects in collaboration with senior leadership and the development team
- Continually research and identify corporate prospects in multiple sectors that align with our priorities, pillars, and programs to maintain a robust and diverse prospect pipeline; partner with and provide support to UsA2 leadership regarding prospect opportunities
- Support the ongoing cultivation and management of the Women’s Leadership Council, a philanthropic membership group
- Collaborate with UsA2 program and platform staff to contribute to the planning of new priority initiatives, bringing field knowledge of donors’ priorities and trends in funding to program development
- Collaborate with program, development, finance staff, and senior leadership to develop and submit competitive and compelling proposals, reports, budgets, and supporting materials by their due dates
- Develop corporate decks, brochures, web content, and other fundraising collateral with input from program, event, communications, and design staff
- Ensure corporate partner/sponsor benefits and deliverables are met or exceeded within the required timeframe
- Lead efforts to solicit sponsorships for events, recruit and engage corporate chairs and host committees as appropriate
- Consistently use the CRM and the corporate pipeline to track pertinent donor and prospect information
- Represent UsA2 and its programs at industry conferences, meetings, site visits and phone conversations with corporate representatives, and pro-actively participate in opportunities to broaden professional networks relevant to UsA2 programs and collaborations
- Monitor and provide regular updates to leadership and staff regarding corporate strategies, activities, prospects, progress, and revenue
- Coordinate with development, communications, and program staff to seamlessly integrate offline and online messages and fundraising collateral and donor engagement experiences related to corporate and other key influencers
Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities
- Bachelor’s degree with minimum of seven years’ experience in developing and maintaining strategic, high-level corporate partnerships and successfully identifying, soliciting, and securing multiple six-figure corporate gifts annually; nonprofit health-sector experience preferred
- Demonstrated success in developing and implementing comprehensive strategies to grow and diversify corporate fundraising revenue
- Strong work ethic and dedication to addressing a major medical and health justice challenge
- Demonstrated experience writing clear and convincing proposals and sponsorship decks
- Exceptional interpersonal, relationship-building, written, and verbal communication skills with diverse stakeholders, including funders, organizational leaders, and team members at all levels of the organization
- Ability to make sound judgments, assume responsibility, navigate challenging situations in a professional manner, and meet multiple deadlines
- Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; demonstrated awareness of, sensitivity to, and competence in communication with and about culturally and socioeconomically diverse populations
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively among small teams, in a complex, fast-paced organization serving multiple stakeholders
- Knowledge of industry standards, current trends, and best practices
- Proficiency with MS Office 365 products; familiarity with donor software and databases
This is a full-time, salaried position, commensurate with experience. The benefits package includes 15 vacation days, generous sick leave, standard holidays, a 401k retirement plan with 4% employer match, and a choice of medical plans covering all or a portion of health, vision, and dental insurance.
How to Apply
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with (1) your resume and 2) a cover letter describing your interest and experience relating to this position. Please note Director of Corporate Giving in the subject line and let us know how you learned of the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
We believe that ending Alzheimer’s will require bringing all of us to the fight. As a result, keys to our work are advocating, convening, innovating, and collaborating—with those living with the disease, government, other advocacy groups, industry, researchers, and thought leaders.
We are committed to the following objectives:
- Increase public and private resources for Alzheimer’s research
- Increase the diversity and speed of clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease
- Increase attention to brain health to delay onset of Alzheimer's and increase early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of Alzheimer's
- Include insights and preferences of individuals living with Alzheimer’s and their care partners in research, drug development, regulatory, and Medicare decisions
- Advance national care goals and policies in support of individuals living with Alzheimer’s and their care partners
- Catalyze a movement to demand effective, accessible prevention, testing, and treatment
- Until we eliminate the disease itself, eliminate its disparate impact on women and people of color
UsAgainstAlzheimer’s promotes a culture of inclusion and seeks talented staff from diverse backgrounds. UsAgainstAlzheimer’s does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.