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Institutional Partnerships Manager

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Mercado Global
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Panajachel, Guatemala
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Published 15 days ago

Classification: Full-time

Reports to: Director of Development

Location: Flexible in Latin America, preferably in Panajachel, Guatemala

Reporting to and in partnership with the Director of Development, the Institutional Partnerships Manager spearheads grant writing and development efforts as Mercado Global continues to expand our number of corporate and foundation partners. The Institutional Partnerships Manager is responsible for building our corporate and foundation partnerships, managing donor relationships and meeting the organization’s annual fundraising goals. This position works from our offices in Panajachel, Guatemala.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify, research, and solicit foundations and corporations whose philanthropic interests are aligned with Mercado Global’s mission
  • In partnership with Development Director, develop and implement short- and long-term strategy for growing Mercado Global’s institutional fundraising program
  • Develop and submit project budgets, executive summaries, and other supplemental tools and materials
  • Monitor deadlines for, write, and submit progress and final funding reports
  • Update institutional funding calendar, maintain records of submissions and correspondence, and maintain database of institutional funders
  • Assist with other Development initiatives as needed, including writing copy for website, annual reports, and other communication materials

Key Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of grant writing experience
  • Demonstrated success in meeting fundraising goals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  •  Ability to work in a team setting and communicate effectively
  •  Excellent planning and organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to move multiple projects forward simultaneously
  • Proficiency in written and spoken Spanish a plus
  • Enthusiasm for Mercado Global’s mission
  • Flexibility, drive and a sense of humor

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to Brice Lovell at jobs@mercadoglobal.org. Please indicate “Institutional Partnerships Manager” in the subject line of your email.

Classification: Full-time

Reports to: Director of Development

Location: Flexible in Latin America, preferably in Panajachel, Guatemala

Reporting to and in partnership with the Director of Development, the Institutional Partnerships…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Level of Language Proficiency

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

Proficiency in written and spoken Spanish preferred.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

Proficiency in written and spoken Spanish preferred.

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in Guatemala
Associated Location
Panajachel, Guatemala

How to Apply

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to Brice Lovell at jobs@mercadoglobal.org. Please indicate “Institutional Partnerships Manager” in the subject line of your email.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are committed to supporting a diverse taskforce. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

About Mercado Global:

Mercado Global is focused on transforming the lives of women. We create beautiful and thoughtfully designed accessories that not only have the ability to transform an outfit, they can empower an entire community of Indigenous women in rural Latin America.

A single thread is stronger when woven with many others. Through our not-for-profit model, we strengthen communities of women, weaving savings and loan support, education, and market access into a program focused on financial independence to overcome poverty.

Mercado Global’s partners include Nordstrom, Levi Strauss and Free People, among others. Newsweek has featured Mercado Global on its cover, and Good Morning America, Harper’s Bazaar, and others have showcased the organization’s designs. Our institutional supporters include the Levi Strauss Foundation, the PIMCO Foundation, the World Bank, and the Greater Impact Foundation.

Learn more at www.mercadoglobal.org

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to Brice Lovell at jobs@mercadoglobal.org. Please indicate “Institutional Partnerships Manager” in the subject line of your email…

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