Institutional Giving Manager

GOOD+ Foundation | New York, New York

Background

About GOOD+ Foundation

Founded in 2001 by Jessica Seinfeld, GOOD+ Foundation (formerly Baby Buggy) is a nonprofit organization that partners with a national network of leading programs to break the cycle of family poverty through the power of donated children’s products and life-changing family services. GOOD+ Foundation makes grants to programs that have demonstrated a capacity to improve family economic security. The Foundation has a team of over 15 full-time staff with an annual operating budget of approximately $2 million in cash and $5M in product. The organization’s main office is in the Garment District of NYC, with a smaller office in Culver City, CA.

Job Summary

GOOD+ Foundation is looking for an experienced development professional to build its institutional giving program through corporate sponsorships and other philanthropic partnerships. The candidate will have a proven track record of collaborating with brands, corporations, and industries to support charitable work, strong written, oral and presentation skills, and be a creative risk taker.

A key member of the development team, this role is responsible for creating and executing an annual institutional giving program, working closely with the Managing Director – National Fundraising. 

Reports To

Managing Director, National Fundraising

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Develop an annual institutional giving strategy and execution plan tied to departmental goals and objectives
  • Lead, secure, and manage event sponsorships for the annual NY Bash ($140K), LA Bash ($150K), and Comedy Benefit ($450K plus), which occurs every 2-3 years
  • Work with Events Director to ensure delivery of event sponsor benefits
  • Develop new concepts and programs to meet corporate partnership fundraising goals outside of events ($260k) that replace outdated methods such as shopping events
  • Oversee all brand partnerships from solicitation to stewardship to execution
  • With support from Managing Director, build corporate volunteer group giving initiative; identify prospects and cultivate existing relationships to grow revenue
  • Develop mutually beneficial ROI for each partnership and deliver benefits for each agreement
  • Create supporting outreach and reporting collateral such as presentations, sponsor reporting and other marketing creative needed to activate each partnership
  • Create or maintain assets needed by corporate prospects/partners to obtain support and reach goals
  • Maintain prospect records, manage co-ventures and partnership agreements; draft acknowledgment letters, and ensure updates to communications and development databases, as appropriate
  • Manage NY Friends of GOOD+ group, including all communications, quarterly meetings and activities, and leveraging these relationship to meet sponsorship goals
  • Oversee Champions group to ensure that they are engaged in Foundation’s work by supporting events and partnerships

Qualifications

  • Ability to effectively communicate organization’s mission and goals and connect them to the objectives of potential sponsors and partners
  • Experience tracking program data in Excel or other database formats
    Able to effectively organize, prioritize and handle multiple tasks to meet established deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
  • Experience working as a member of a small team and willingness to jump in whenever necessary.
  • Minimum of three years of related work experience preferred.

Compensation

High 50s. Full medical benefits, including dental and vision. Paid vacation, personal, & sick leave.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should email his/her résumé and cover letter to hr@goodplusfoundation.org, with the subject line “Institutional Giving Manager.”

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