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Lead, Corporate and Foundation Partnerships

Company: success academy
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Thanks for your interest in Success Academy! Running the largest, fastest-growing, and highest-performing network of public charter schools in New York City takes a village - families, children, teachers, staff and faculty, advocates and supporters alike. We would love to welcome you to our community! We work tirelessly every day to ensure each child in NYC has access to a fun, rigorous, whole-child education regardless of zip code or economic status. When you join SA, you play a part in giving every student who walks through the doors of one of our 47 schools in NYC a fair shot at reaching his or her potential.Job DescriptionThe Lead, Corporate and Foundation Partnerships -will lead a team to advance relationships with corporate and foundation donors (and prospective donors) through a proactive process of identifying, cultivating, and managing all aspects of expanding philanthropic support. The Lead focuses primarily on large fundraising opportunities (six to eight figures) and seeks to understand the needs, and philanthropic and civic priorities of the prospective/current entities to align the priorities of Success Academy. Applying a team approach, the Lead engages senior administrators, educators, trustees and donors, as appropriate, to deepen strong, lasting, institutional partnerships with Success Academy.We are seeking an ambitious Lead to join our deadline-driven Development team. S/he should have the ability to hit the ground running within a forward driving, entrepreneurial, education reform organization seeking to obliterate the achievement gap in New York City.Reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer, the Lead will lead the Corporate and Foundation Partnerships professional team.Key responsibilities include: -Understanding the mission of Success Academy Charter Schools and using that knowledge to determine which grants to pursue and how to draft the messageManaging the annual grant cycle for Success Academy, which includes writing more than 40 grant reports and proposals for institutional donors, ensuring compliance with all grant/contract reporting processes by partnering with Finance, Operations, Advisory and other departments as neededDeveloping strategy to raise institutional funds for our 5-year $500M capital campaign -Leading a team of three direct reports (grant writer, project manager and associate) to expand institutional portfolio and build strong relationships across internal departments to ensure that the Advancement team is abreast of all organizational-wide activitiesCultivating new and stewarding existing donors through regular communications, school visits, and other invitations to special eventsGrowing the corporate partnerships portion of the program focusing on growing philanthropy and identifying partnerships that will advance our scholars as they enter college and the workforce and supporting the mission of Success AcademyA successful applicant will have a Bachelor's degree and 7-10 years of relevant experience working in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment, as well as the following experiences and characteristics: -Have strong written communication and verbal communication skillsBe highly analytical with exceptional attention to detailHave experience directly managing and coaching team membersBe flexible and resourceful, and have excellent judgment in decision-makingHave experience working with large data sets and/or reviewing financial statements preferredProactive, creative thinker that will look for ways to take the department to next levelDemonstrated track record in government, foundation and corporate grant writing, annual planning, and donor servicesComputer skills - Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint and Excel;Knowledge of Raiser's Edge a plus and -Knowledge of fundraising information sources and familiarity with research techniques for prospect research. -To join our team, please upload a cover letter and resume that outlines your candidacy. Your cover letter should explain in detail your qualifications for the position. Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed.Already an employee of Success Academies? Please go to your Okta Dashboard> Workday> Applications> Career to apply via our Internal Careers page.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We actively seek applications from people of all backgrounds to strengthen our community and the perspectives needed to flourish in a multicultural world. Success Academy offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth.Learn more about our philosophy, benefits, and team at -https://jobs.successacademies.org/working-here/.Success Academy Charter Schools does not offer employment-based immigration sponsorship.

Keywords: success academy, Yonkers , Lead, Corporate and Foundation Partnerships, Other , Yonkers, New York

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