Director Corporate & Foundation Relationships
North Carolina Central University
Closing Date: at 11:55 PM
Primary Purpose of Position:
North Carolina Central University Division of Institutional
Advancement seeks an experienced team member to guide the Corporate
and Foundations platform of NCCU. Working in close partnership with
both internal and external stakeholders, the Director of Corporate
& Foundation Relations will develop and execute 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 successful candidate will serve as the leading author 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.
Education - Bachelor’s Degree required; master’s preferred.
Work Experience - 7+ 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
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.