Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is seeking a diverse pool of applicants for a full-time position of Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to submit their resumes and cover letters for the position.
The Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations reports to the Director of Development and is responsible for researching, identifying, and writing proposals for both restricted and unrestricted gifts; managing relationships with corporate and foundation partners; and for submitting timely and accurate reports for grant funded projects. This position will also serve as a liaison between fundraising, construction, and marketing teams to ensure proper cultivation and stewardship of institutional supporters.
The Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations is responsible for generating revenue from corporate and foundation sources, and reaching specific annual budgetary goals.
- Establish and manage relationship engagement process for corporate partners and foundations
- Conduct the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to corporate partners and foundations
- Perform prospect research on corporations and foundations to evaluate mission alignment for future grant or sponsorship request submissions
- Serve as the primary relationship manager for corporate partners and foundations, ensuring proper engagement, recognition, volunteer opportunities, inclusion in events, and on signage
- Develop and implement donation acknowledgment process for all institutional supporters
- Secure sponsorships for fundraisers, home dedication ceremonies, and donor stewardship events from corporate partners
- Serve as a primary point of contact between Habitat Greater Boston and Habitat for Humanity International for grants associated with Build Days and various corporate partnerships
- Collaborate with other departments to gather information necessary to report to foundation/corporate funders on current grants and sponsorship programs
- Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate partners
- Maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting
- Help develop and coordinate build site events for corporate and foundation guests
- Represent Habitat Greater Boston in external speaking opportunities and other gatherings of supporters
- Other miscellaneous tasks assigned by Director of Development
- Bachelor’s degree
- Minimum of three years of demonstrated experience in grant writing and/or corporate relations management
- Success with grant writing and securing grants of $10,000+, and with corporate giving and securing gifts of $5,000+
- Sound knowledge of the Greater Boston philanthropic community
- Valid Massachusetts Driver’s License
Background and Skills:
- Excellent oral, written and listening skills
- Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks and meet critical deadlines for grants’ applications and reporting
- A willing team member with strong interpersonal skills who enjoys meeting people and building relationships
- Demonstrated understanding of the importance of gathering good data, maintaining consistent records, and establishing metrics to evaluate impact
- Experience in the non-profit environment, including interaction with board and committee members
- Ability to think strategically, creatively, and independently
- Keen understanding of poverty and factors contributing to it
- Experience with Microsoft Office products and database software. Knowledge of fundraising CRMs a plus.
Competitive salary commensurate with experience (salary range $65,000 – $75,000). Benefits include paid sick and personal time, vacation, and holidays. 75% employer-paid health insurance and $1,000 stipend towards dental expenses.
The schedule will be Monday-Friday, with the option of working remotely for up to three days per week. Must be open to working occasional evenings and weekends. Habitat Greater Boston reserves the right to change workplace policy at any time.
About Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston
Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston improves the lives of hardworking families through access to affordable and successful homeownership. Our unique and empowering model brings together groups of dedicated volunteers, supporters, and low-income families to build low-cost and environmentally sustainable homes while strengthening local neighborhoods.
Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International and is responsible for its own funding and management. To learn more, please visit our website at habitatboston.org.
- A cover letter and grant writing samples are required as part of this application. Submit your files to Hiring Director at email@example.com. Please include “Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations” in the subject line.
- The position will remain open until the right candidate is hired.
Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates for each position. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace as defined by the EEOC.
Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates for each position. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace as defined by the EEOC.
Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is dedicated to building simple, low-cost homes in partnership with low-income families who need decent and affordable housing. We believe homeownership is a vital step to help families break the cycle of poverty. Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International.
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