Summary

The Corporate Alliances Coordinator plays a critical support role within the Corporate Partnerships team at the National Office to enable methodical donor cultivation, and achievement of revenue goals to advance the organizational mission. Specifically, the Coordinator will work closely the Director of Corporate Alliances to identify and cultivate funding partner prospects, prepare briefings for key meetings, create capacity-building resources for affiliate network and assist with the sponsor activation of key events. The Coordinator will report to the Director of Corporate Alliances.

This job is perfect for someone who is highly organized and who enjoys behind-the-scenes work in support of a great cause. It is an excellent career-enhancing opportunity for someone who is interested in becoming a Development Director, Associate Director, or Executive Director of a nonprofit or small business.

Responsibilities

  • Research corporate partner prospects
  • Strategize, create, and submit introductory solicitation correspondences (Letter of Inquiry, Letter of Intent, request for meeting, etc.)
  • Lead sponsor activation for key signature events
  • Assist in the creation of capacity-building resources for affiliate network
  • Assist with planning for external meetings, coordinating travel, completing revenue and expense reports, processing invoices, and maintaining monthly tracking mechanisms for the Corporate team
  • Prepare donor profiles, outline detailed meeting briefings, and package materials in preparation for external meetings
  • Manage and refine systems and procedures to meet the information needs of team members in preparation for contacting, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding prospects
  • Research and qualify high net worth corporations and corporate connections of the Foundation’s major donors by gathering and synthesizing information regarding wealth, interests, philanthropy, and spheres of influence
  • Liaise with Data team to ensure accurate fundraising dashboards
  • Assist in the creation, compilation, and production of quarterly departmental KPI (Key Performance Indicators) results with sharp attention to detail
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree and minimum 3 years of work experience relevant to prospect research and development fields
  • 2-4 years of experience may be accepted in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Familiar with corporate and/or foundation support cultivation process
  • Data-driven with acute attention to detail
  • Writing and proofreading capacity (and able to provide work samples)
  • Track record learning various databases and cloud-based work systems
  • Self-starter with strong follow through and solution-oriented work style
  • Proven commitment to customer service with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Motivated by a fast paced, start-up, self-initiated work environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage time, operate within tight deadlines, and navigate competing priorities or roadblocks
  • Curious, resourceful, and independent, but comfortable working within the framework of an integrated development program and team-oriented environment

Preferred

  • Work experience in fundraising/sales environment, including donor management or direct customer service
  • Knowledge of SharePoint
  • Experience working in CRM's and with CRM managers to implement best practices with data tracking and management
  • Experience with constituent list segmentation, electronic database screening, and peer/constituency screening and rating
  • Knowledge of layout and design software to support collateral development, i.e., InDesign, Photoshop, or similar
  • Project management experience

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume in Word format to recruitment@efa.org. Please include salary requirement.