The Corporate Philanthropy Manager leads a team of high-performing field fundraisers who are working with Silicon Valley’s corporate social responsibility leaders. The goal of this position is to lead the corporate philanthropy team and leverage the CEO, VP and Director of Leadership Gifts to create understanding and support for ending local hunger among leading Silicon Valley corporations.
You excel at developing strategies for solicitation of corporate gifts, including: determining ongoing relationships with prospect/donor; recommending specific purpose and level of gift; identifying those to be involved in cultivation and subsequent solicitation; assuring that solicitations are carried out in a manner that engages donors and deepens relationships.
You are an out-of-the box thinker and can rethink, reinvent and freshen up the Corporate fundraising program for greater engagement, traction, efficiency and ROI.
You enjoy coaching and developing a team that values and includes diverse perspectives in fundraising and excels through collaboration with our corporate supporters.
You are a strong project manager who can facilitate and manage the day-to-day workflow based on known deadlines, effectively prioritize and complete competing projects.
You excel at collaboration with internal partners including the Development Operations team, the Individual Philanthropy team, the Marketing team and the Volunteer Engagement team.
You can represent Second Harvest at corporate donor events as needed. You can prompt specific actions from colleagues to meet project deadlines and team goals.
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Strong interest in the mission and vision of Second Harvest of Silicon Valley
At least five years of professional fundraising experience
Ability to motivate, inspire and coach a team of field fundraisers
You believe in practicing ethical fundraising and handle donor relationships with discretion and diplomacy Experienced and comfortable working with Silicon Valley leaders and philanthropists
Demonstrated success with fundraising and management of donor portfolios
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