Director of Institutional Giving

  • New York, NY, US

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Lorraine Rolston at: ExecutiveSearch@iccr.org. No phone inquiries please.

Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will remain open until filled.

Application deadline April 30, 2017

The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) is a pioneer coalition of socially responsible investors who work to hold corporations accountable for the social and environmental impacts of their operations in communities around the world. Its 300 member organizations advocate with hundreds of corporations on key issues including climate change, human rights, food justice, water, health equity and more.

THE POSITION:

Reporting to and working closely with the CEO, the Director of Institutional Giving is responsible for overseeing all foundation and corporate fundraising. S/he will also play a key role, along with the CEO and Board, in the design and implementation of a strategic development plan for the organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work with CEO to develop a comprehensive strategy to build foundation and corporate funding relationships, and to diversify the funding base and identify new potential funders.

  • Coordinate the cultivation, solicitation and securing of contributions from foundations and corporations.
  • In coordination with the CEO and program staff, draft grant proposals and grant reports.
  • Monitor proposal deadlines, prioritize opportunities, and manage submissions. Maintain detailed records of solicitation activities.
  • Build and maintain funding pipeline/reporting calendar for foundation and corporate grants.
  • Research, identify and work with the CEO, key staff and the Board to build a major donor base.
  • Manage a portfolio of major donors to cultivate and solicit donations.
  • Help coordinate annual fundraising event that raises over $500,000 through corporate and other support.
  • Coordinate with program staff, the CEO, and the Director of Communications to assure consistent messaging and brand identity for fundraising and development purposes.
  • Supervise, and work in coordination with, the Associate for Development and Membership.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A minimum of 5 years' experience in grant proposal writing.

  • A proven track record raising funds for an organization.
    • Excellent writing skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues quickly, clearly and concisely.
    • Ability to think strategically and analytically with excellent follow through and a strong attention to detail.
    • A strong understanding of the grant proposal and reporting process, including drafting grant reports and navigating on-line application processes.
    • A flexible team player who can work collaboratively.
    • Proficiency in fundraising technology a plus.
    • A commitment to social justice.
    • Undergraduate degree required; advanced degree preferred.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

ICCR offers an excellent benefits package and competitive salary commensurate with experience and education.

It is the policy of ICCR to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation or gender expression, age, national origin, marital status or disability. This policy is intended to reflect the values and ideals of ICCR's members and to help ICCR itself model the equal employment opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action practices that its members urge corporations to adopt.

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility

  • ICCR
    475 Riverside Drive
    New York, NY, US 10115
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  • Application deadline:

    April 30, 2017

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility


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