Position Title: Foundations and Corporate Giving Manager
Supervised By: Executive Director
Position Description Updated: January, 2020
The Foundation and Corporate Giving Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of Sarah’s Circle’s private, institutional funding; foundations, religious organizations, corporate and United Way. Portfolio. This includes; writing proposals and LOI’s, maintaining the submission schedule and task schedule, conducting research for relevant funding opportunities, and serving as the primary relationship manager for the agency. The Foundation and Corporate Giving Manager and Executive Director will set the annual stewardship plan for private funders and the Manager will arrange for visits and meetings accordingly.
Resource Development and Grant Management
Prospect for grants relevant to Sarah’s Circle from private funders,
Prepare and submit proposals, LOI’s and reports to all private funder’s per grants calendar.
Write annual boilerplates as well as tailor materials as needed to ensure consistency with funder’s priorities.
Write quarterly updates and other communications materials as needed.
Respond to private funder’s questions and requests as required.
Ensure accurate data input into agency database.
Monitor deadlines and create accurate reporting dashboards.
Create an annual submissions calendar for all private funding requests.
Manage corporate sponsorship funding including stewardship levels.
Create an annual stewardship plan for all private funders.
Present to external groups and organizations to promote the mission of Sarah’s Circle.
Review quarterly program data and write appropriate marketing materials for distribution to all stakeholders.
Maintain client story bank.
Maintain Sarah’s Circle profile on Guidestar, Charity Navigator, the Better Business Bureau, and all relevant giving platforms.
Assist with fundraising events as needed
Perform other duties, as assigned by supervisor
Represents Sarah’s Circle in a professional manner
Protects organization’s values be keeping information confidential
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
Attendance at Required Meetings:
All Staff Meetings (quarterly)
Development Committee Meetings as requested
Development Team Meetings (weekly)
Supervision Meetings (weekly)
Impact Board meetings (quarterly )
Attendance required at Events
Donor and Volunteer Recognition
Hot Summer’s Night
Other events as required
Dependability: able to work independently, submits accurate documentation, and seeks guidance when needed
Teamwork: establishes collaborative relationships with staff and volunteers, provides leadership when appropriate
Receptive: accepts feedback, takes ownership of responsibilities, and identifies areas of growth
Interpersonal Skills: communicates clearly, seeks solutions, and demonstrates flexibility
Integrity: keeps sensitive information confidential and adheres to personnel policies
Initiative: brings questions to supervisor and seeks opportunities for further development