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Partnership Manager

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KABOOM!
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Washington, DC
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Published 18 days ago

Position Name:

Partnership Manager

Department:

Partnership Development

Reports To:

Director, Partnership Development

 

Job Summary

KABOOM! is looking for a Partnership Manager focused on managing and deepening relationships with current and prospective corporate and foundations partners, as well as implementing both high-profile and complex partnership programs. The ideal candidate will maintain a proactive approach to renewal strategy, while acting as a partnership communications resource to leverage internal and external positioning with our partners. The Partnership Manager works closely with a development counterpart.

 

The ideal Partnership Manager should be excited to work at an evolving and mission-driven nonprofit. The individual selected for this role will work with funding partners to manage the implementation of their partnerships; leverage turn-key partnership moments to increase visibility for KABOOM! and the cause of playspace equity; manage challenges and problem-solve with funders; communicate effectively and work closely across organizational teams; act as a liaison between funders, community partners, and KABOOM! staff; and lead partnership renewals. Racial equity and community responsiveness are at the center of our work and the ideal candidate will have a shared passion for joining the racial justice movement to address inequitable access to playspaces in communities impacted by structural racism. The Partnership Manager contributes to the success of KABOOM! strategic priorities, and acts as an exemplar of our purpose of racial equity, community, and PLAYce serving as an external representative for partnerships.

 

What you will do:

Partner Stewardship

  • Oversee lifecycle of diverse funder relationships - from foundations of varying size to Fortune 100 companies; onboarding, engagement, contract implementation, collaboration, grant (and other) reporting and renewal support
  • Maintain excellent cross-functional communication and collaboration with internal and external teams as appropriate to successfully implement partnerships
  • Represent KABOOM! to our funders and other external stakeholders by attending in-person and virtual partner/prospect meetings, design days, build weeks, and other events; participating in conferences; and/or publicly speaking on behalf of KABOOM!


Strategy Development & Management

  • Co-develop and lead partner communication plans that effectively position our cause, initiatives, and expertise, while working alongside External Affairs, to ensure the potential of KABOOM! and our partner networks are maximized
  • Expand and deepen funder relationships by building greater engagement and awareness of KABOOM! strategic priorities centered on furthering our mission to end playspace inequity for good
  •  Provide increased value to our funders by creatively identifying ways to celebrate and advance partnership goals via a variety of means including, but not limited to, storytelling, media engagement, and other recognition strategies
  • Keep abreast of trends in corporate social responsibility, philanthropy, volunteerism, equity, and place-based giving.


 Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

  • Contribute to our equity-informed and inclusive work environment by taking an active role in promoting practices that support diversity, inclusion, and belonging
  • Fully embrace our organizational values of partnership, humility, equity, play and accountability

 

What you have:

  • Five (5) or more years of experience with a company, nonprofit organization or in similar work environment, in a partnership management, project management, development, communications or related role
  • Strong critical thinking and organizational capabilities, adept ability to  quickly absorb information from various angles, keeping an eye on the big picture while maintaining attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to speak on partner relationships and programming without preparation
  •  Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment
  • Collaborative, team-oriented work style with self-motivation and drive to get the job done with little supervision
  • COVID-19 vaccination required


Bonus Points if you have:

  • Advanced education or training in fundraising, cause-marketing partnerships, public relations, partnership and/or account management, or business development
  • Proficiency in Salesforce as a platform for partnership management
  •  Expertise in PowerPoint


Don’t have all the skills listed above? Apply anyway! We’d love to meet you and learn more about how your unique work, lived, volunteer and educational experiences would be a strong match for this role.

 

We offer a flexible, family-friendly, team-based environment and benefits package including subsidized health, vision and dental insurance, 403b plan, generous paid time off, 11 paid holidays, paid parental leave, cellphone stipend, annual stipend for professional development and more.

 

KABOOM! is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that is dedicated to giving all kids – the childhood they deserve through great, safe places to play. We prioritize diversity, equity and inclusion as an integral part of our culture and organizational values. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, culture, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, or veteran status. We believe that a diverse work force makes us stronger and we invite you to join our community of Boomers.

 

Position Name:

Partnership Manager

Department:

Partnership Development

Reports To:

Director, Partnership Development

 

Job Summary

KABOOM! is looking for a Partnership Manager focused on managing and deepening relationships with…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 16, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Benefits

What we offer:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Generous paid time off + federal holidays
  • Student loan reimbursement program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employer-paid life + disability insurance
  • Parental leave policy
  • WMATA/commuting benefits
  • Health club discount
  • Wellness program

What we offer:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Generous paid time off + federal holidays
  • Student loan reimbursement program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employer-paid life…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
4301 Connecticut, NW, Washington, DC 20008, United States
ML-1

How to Apply

To submit an application for this position, please visit our website at www.kaboom.org/careers

To submit an application for this position, please visit our website at www.kaboom.org/careers

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