• Teach For America
  • $192,290.00 -192,290.00/year*
  • Ossining , NY
  • Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
  • Full-Time

TEAM: Teach For America New YorkREPORTS TO: Senior Managing Director, Development OperationsLOCATION: New York, NY THE ROLEReporting to the Senior Managing Director of Development Operations, the Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations will be the primary lead for managing our institutional grants and corporate partnerships. This past year, we worked with approximately 20 institutions who collectively donated close to $3 million to Teach For America New York (approximately 20% of regional contributions), and we are seeking to grow this partnership base, while providing high level stewardship to our current partners. The successful candidate is someone who: believes deeply in TFA s national and regional vision, is invested in the unique impact that successful donor partnerships have on our work, is a strong communicator and relationship builder, and is exceptionally well-organized and detail-oriented. The Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations will play a key role in reporting, grants management, prospect research, and corporate engagement, and will manage at least two team members. THE ORGANIZATIONThere are more than 16 million children growing up in poverty in the U.S., and less than 10 percent of them will graduate from college. These statistics are not a reflection of our children s potential; we know that children growing up in poverty can and do achieve at the highest levels. Rather, these statistics reflect the systemic lack of access and opportunity for children in low-income communities. Teach For America s (TFA) mission is to find, develop, and support a diverse network of leaders committed to expanding opportunity for children from classrooms, schools, and every sector and field that shapes the broader systems in which schools operate. We are seeking individuals who align with our mission, core values and commitment to Diversity Equity & Inclusiveness and are ready to join us in thisglobal movement. Qualifications: THE PERSONResponsibilities include, but are not limited to: Grants Management (30%) Oversee proposal and case development for our largest funders and complex partnerships Serve as point of contact to colleagues on TFA national federal funding, foundation and corporate partnership teams Oversee the entire cycle of our corporation and foundation proposals, and manage others to meet deadlines Manage corporate engagement strategy, including volunteer engagement opportunities Manage invoicing and cash collection process for our portfolio of partner schools (~$2M) Developing Compelling Cases of Support (30%) Work with members of the Development team and staff from across the region to develop and refine compelling cases for support that are aligned to Teach For America New York s regional vision, programming, and impact goals and supported by program data and landscape analysis Develop pitch decks, proposals, 1-pagers and other collateral materials for institutional funding prospects, and talking points, in collaboration with the Director of Communications & Marketing Cultivation and Stewardship of Institutional Funding Partners (30%) Manage a multi-year pipeline of institutional giving towards the goal of raising over $4M from corporate, foundation and government funding Serve as primary portfolio manager for the institutional giving portfolio (foundation, corporate, government) Develop and execute stewardship and cultivation strategies to increase investment and engagement of current funders and grow our base of funding partners Lead prospect strategy for institutional giving, with emphasis on increasing corporate partnerships, and oversee prospect management strategy across all streams Leading Across the Organization (10%) Participate in all-staff (region and organization-wide) activities and events such as selection, confirmation, strategic planning and summits Engage directly with members of the Programs and Alumni & Community Affairs teams to internalize and be able to compellingly communicate regional priorities and impact THE MUST HAVESPrior Experience At least 4 years of work experience with increased responsibility; previous work in development required, grants management a plus Experience in project management, including managing people vertically and laterally to meet outcomes and deadlines Experience vertically and laterally managing people to meet outcomes and deadlines Experience in the K-12 education sector, experience working in New York City, or experience in large public school systems, a plus Knowledge of leading education grantmakers required, knowledge of broader New York City s philanthropic landscape, a plus Work Demands Willingness to work occasional early mornings, evenings or weekends (for Board meetings, donor events, etc.) Comfort traveling around NYC via public transportation and potentially outside the NY area for conferences Skills Exceptional writer and effective communicator, with ability to tailor approach to diverse constituents Strong project management skills, ability to handle multiple projects with competing priorities Outstanding judgment, discretion, ethical standards and commitment to responsible stewardship Meets goals, deadline-driven and detail-oriented Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills Ability to use courage, relationships, and high degree of trust to bring achieve outcomes Enthusiasm for working with diverse communities and stakeholders Education Bachelor s degree required THE TEAMSince 1990, Teach For America New York has found, developed, and supported a diverse network of leaders who expand opportunity for children. Our network continues to work in classrooms, schools, and a variety of other sectors that shape the broader systems in which schools operate. Over 7,000 extraordinary leaders have joined TFA NY in its nearly three decades, serving more than 160,000 students across our region s most vulnerable communities. Together with 159 school partners and thousands of supporters, TFA corps members and alumni are contributing to the opportunity for every child in New York to receive an excellent education. The Teach For America New York staff comprises approximately 50 members working collaboratively to ensure success in our pursuit of strategic priorities and goals. THE PERKSBy joining staff, you join a network of individuals committed to pursuing equity for all students and developing themselves as professionals in the process. We as an organization value the longevity of our employees and offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits plan. The salary for this position is also competitive and depends on your prior work experience. Please be advised, you will have an opportunity to discuss salary in more detail after you begin the application process.WE ARE DEEPLY COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSIVENESSTeach For America encourages individuals of all ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds to apply for this position. We are committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization, as we want to engage all those who can contribute to this effort. Teach For America is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member) or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.*This job description reflects Teach For America's assignment of essential functions and qualifications of the role. Nothing in this herein restricts management's right to assign, reassign or eliminate duties and responsibilities to this role at any time. TEAM: Teach For America New YorkREPORTS TO: Senior Managing Director, Development OperationsLOCATION: New York, NY THE ROLEReporting to the Senior Managing Director of Development Operations, the Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations will be the primary lead for managing our institutional grants and corporate partnerships. This past year, we worked with approximately 20 institutions who collectively donated close to $3 million to Teach For America New York (approximately 20% of regional contributions), and we are seeking to grow this partnership base, while providing high level stewardship to our current partners. The successful candidate is someone who: believes deeply in TFA s national and regional vision, is invested in the unique impact that successful donor partnerships have on our work, is a strong communicator and relationship builder, and is exceptionally well-organized and detail-oriented. The Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations will play a key role in reporting, grants management, prospect research, and corporate engagement, and will manage at least two team members. THE ORGANIZATIONThere are more than 16 million children growing up in poverty in the U.S., and less than 10 percent of them will graduate from college. These statistics are not a reflection of our children s potential; we know that children growing up in poverty can and do achieve at the highest levels. Rather, these statistics reflect the systemic lack of access and opportunity for children in low-income communities. Teach For America s (TFA) mission is to find, develop, and support a diverse network of leaders committed to expanding opportunity for children from classrooms, schools, and every sector and field that shapes the broader systems in which schools operate. We are seeking individuals who align with our mission, core values and commitment to Diversity Equity & Inclusiveness and are ready to join us in thisglobal movement.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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