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Senior Manager, Corporate Partnerships 

About the Organization As a research and action organization, Center for Policing Equity (CPE) produces analyses identifying and reducing the causes of racial disparities in public safety. Using data-driven approaches to social justice, we use science to create levers for social, cultural, and policy change.



We are research scientists, race and equity experts, data virtuosos, and community trainers. We use data to build a more fair and just system. We partner with law enforcement and communities. Our aim is to bridge the divide of communication, generational mistrust, and suffering. But most of all, we are the path that science can forge towards public safety, community trust, and racial equity.


 
Location Remote  
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Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Description

Location: Remote, with some travel

About the Policing Equity:

As a research and action organization, Center for Policing Equity (CPE) produces analyses identifying and reducing the causes of racial disparities in public safety. Using data-driven approaches to social justice, we use science to create levers for social, cultural, and policy change.

We are research scientists, race and equity experts, data virtuosos, and community trainers. We use data to build a more fair and just system. We partner with law enforcement and communities. Our aim is to bridge the divide of communication, generational mistrust, and suffering. But most of all, we are the path that science can forge towards public safety, community trust, and racial equity.

Position Description:

The Center for Policing Equity is seeking a motivated SENIOR MANAGER, CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS, overseeing and further developing the organization's corporate giving program, with a primary focus on cultivating fruitful, long-term relationships, coordinating activities, developing strategies, and raising funds from corporations.

This individual will serve as part of a growing team committed to building philanthropic support for the nation's premier organization focused on the transformative impact of data-driven interventions in public safety. Working in partnership with and reporting to the Assistant Director of Development, the successful candidate will work closely with program staff, a grant writer, and a grants coordinator and will focus on communicating (in both verbal and written formats) complex programmatic work to funders.

Prior experience in nonprofit development, and a track record of personally closing corporate gifts of $50,000-$1M+, employee giving, and cause marketing, is required. If you have these skills and a demonstrated interest and commitment to racial justice, we encourage you to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a portfolio of active and prospective corporate partners by establishing relationships, soliciting and stewarding gifts, and deepening ties.

  • Works together with Assistant Director of Development to develop an annual corporate relations plan that includes measurable goals, metrics and specific strategies for expanding both levels and sources of support.

  • Create, plan and coordinate events with support from the development team.

  • Expand the universe of corporations that fund CPE by identifying prospective funders and cultivating relationships via outreach and events.

  • Conduct phone/video conversations and in-person visits (when public health protocols allow) with corporate partners and create written communications, including proposals of support, reporting, and updates.

  • Achieve monthly cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship targets and keep accurate engagement records.

  • Understands cause marketing models and maximizes collaborations at the local, regional and national levels.

  • Develop and deliver creative and powerful presentations and proposals for corporate partnership/sponsorship opportunities; ensure organizational leadership involved in pitches are briefed and prepared for all meetings.

  • Manage CPE's Justice Talks series of 'information and outreach' Q&A sessions for corporate employees where CPE leaders share updates about current programs,their impact, and ways to get involved.

  • Work with the Sr. Manager Foundation Relations, Grants Coordinator, the Sr. Grant Writer to manage the corporate grants calendar, including proposal and status report deadlines.

  • Participate in and work on programs and events as a member of the development team.

  • Leads sponsorship strategies for campaigns and fundraising events.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 7+ years of professional fundraising experience

  • A background in fundraising for a think tank or data-focused advocacy mission is a plus.

  • Experience developing and maintaining productive working relationships with donors, volunteers, and program and administrative staff.

  • Ability to handle sensitive information with discretion.

  • Must be able to convey CPE's mission and vision convincingly.

  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to offer creative solutions.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Comfort with managing up and communicating ideas and recommendations clearly and convincingly.

  • Proficiency with Google Suite and Microsoft Office.

  • Knowledge of and experience with databases (Salsa and/or Salesforce CRM software a plus).

Application Submission Guidelines:

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Please submit the following materials to apply:

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

  • Supplementary application materials that you believe to be relevant

Please be sure to label each PDF file by including your name. For example, your submitted CV should be labeled 'LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME.CV.pdf.'

 
EOE Statement The Center for Policing Equity strives to build a diverse team that is inclusive of multiple perspectives and welcoming for people of all backgrounds. Women and members of underrepresented communities are especially encouraged to apply.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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