Director Corporate & Foundation Relationships
North Carolina Central University
Closing Date: at 11:55 PM
Primary Purpose of Position:
The Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive plan to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward corporate and foundation prospects and donors. The Director will implement corporate and foundation grant strategies to meet or exceed goals and expand philanthropic support. The Director will serve as the lead organizer for most grant proposals and will take the lead in building strong relationships with the corporate and foundation community in the Research Triangle area and beyond. The Division is requesting to establish this position to properly align it with the duties and responsibilities set forth.
Education: Master’s degree, and seven years of Fundraising with a demonstrated focus in Corporate and Foundation Relations.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to develop and secure compelling proposals, grants, and reports across multiple disciplines. Five to seven years of grant management, institutional fundraising and corporate partnership experience, preferably in the higher educational sector. Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively, work well under pressure, and manage details of several concurrent projects. Experience using reporting tools, design software, and donor management software.
Proven track record in fostering professional relationships with corporate and foundation program officers and staff, managing a dynamic portfolio of prospects and donors; Demonstrated success in portfolio management, prospect qualification, analytics, and research.
Proven self-starter capable of making sound, ethical, independent judgments. Success working on teams to develop high-level proposals with funding opportunities across disciplines.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: https://jobs.nccu.edu/
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.