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Title

Corporate Philanthropy Specialist 

Category Fundraising / Foundation  
Description

SUMMARY

The Corporate Philanthropy Specialist drives revenue by developing and managing strategic alliances at a local and regional level in order to maximize fundraising initiatives to support Opportunity Village’s events and programs.The role is an integral position at Opportunity Village serving to support the annual fundraising target goals and connect new donors to the OV mission. Embrace Opportunity Village core values by cultivating positive and meaningful CONNECTIONS with clients and colleagues, demonstrating ENTHUSIASM, high standards of PRODUCTIVITY, authentic STEWARDSHIP, and consistent participation in individual and team DEVELOPMENT. Reinforce and positively engage in Opportunity Village’s organizational culture supporting choice and creativity of clients and of staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Researches sponsorship opportunities, creates proposals, and delivers presentations to identify and attract sponsorships and drive revenue.
  2. Develops and maintains corporate relationships through sponsorships, and oversees all facets of fulfillment for sponsorships.
  3. Partners with Events, Marketing and Community Engagement teams to identify opportunities to maximize the revenue potential of key community leaders and corporate sponsors.
  4. Responsible for the development of long-term sponsorship/revenue growth strategies for the Magical Forest.
  5. Expand sponsorships for all OV fundraising events, including but not limited to HallOVeen, Magical Forest, Camelot, Great Santa Run, Fashion Show and Easter Egg Hunt 
  6. Ensure that stewardship and reporting requirements are met to sustain successful partnerships.
  7. Account for annual revenue objectives.
  8. Work collaboratively with and in support of other resource development staff, and other OV representatives to garner donors for the organizations priorities
  9. Establish and foster relations with internal partners, external resources, sponsors, suppliers, distributors, industry organizations and service providers using effective negotiation, communication and relationship building skills to explore business opportunities and improve financial performance.
  10. Through mail, telephone and personal visits, confirm annual sponsors, steward large sponsors, and identify new prospects which include attendees, sponsors, and in-kind contributors.
  11. Identify and participate in special networking events to develop new relationships and raise awareness of Opportunity Village and our mission.
  12. Support the comprehensive fundraising campaigns to also include; endowment, events, legacy giving, the capital campaign and other fundraising related tasks as needed.
  13. Use Donor Perfect software to track, engage and report on all prospects with weekly outreach and solicitation goals.
  14. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

 
Position Requirements

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals, co-workers and supervisors (verbal and written).
  • Communicates changes effectively, builds commitment, manages transition and evaluates results. Demonstrates excellent individual and group presentation skills.
  • Must possess social perceptiveness to assess and understand other’s reactions and behaviors.
  • Goal orientated with the social, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills.
  • Displays a high level of integrity and professionalism; creative, flexible, and resourceful.
  • Successful experience in making cold calls as well as developing cultivation and solicitation strategies.
  • Donor Focused
  • Teamwork - Work as a collaborative member of a group contributing to the overall mission, strategies and goals.
  • Accountability - Take ownership for deliverables and actions and contribute value to the organization. 
  • Work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as required.
  • Able to effectively and efficiently multitask, set and shift priorities, and adapt to changes in situations.
  • Skilled in Windows based programs, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.)
  • Able to work well in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
  • Some travel to a variety of locations in the Las Vegas area.
  • Required: Minimum of three (3) years' experience as a Fundraising and/or business development professional.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • BA/BS or Higher: Business Development, Fundraising, Nonprofit Administration or related field or equivalent.
  • Experience working with high-level decision makers, trustees, and other stakeholders.
  • Preferred: Experience with Donor Perfect or other donor database software.
  • Preferred: Experience working with individuals with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of local market a plus

PHYSICAL ABILITIES & WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of the job.  The list below of minimum essential functions is illustrative of the minimums only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed.

  • Ability to lift and move boxes up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to sit at a computer for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to work in a typical office environment.
  • Ability to tolerate stress.
  • Ability to conduct tasks and successfully perform under critical deadlines.
  • Manual dexterity to operate office equipment and examine documents, records and files.
  • Evening and weekend work required as appropriate.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals, co-workers and supervisors (verbal and written).
  • Must possess social perceptiveness to assess and understand other’s reactions and behaviors. Must be able to work independently with little supervision; effectively and efficiently organize and prioritize workload to meet constantly changing demands.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, good organizational skills and computer literacy, enthusiasm and commitment are essential.
  • Must be able to work under pressure amid distractions and interruptions.
  • Excellent customer service and employee relations skills.
  • Strong communications skills a must.
  • Knowledge of corporate partnerships and donor relationships.
  • Strong systems administration and management skills.
  • Excellent computer, analytical and organizational skills.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Rate of Pay  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Req Number FUN-22-00004  
Open Date 4/15/2022  
Location Oakey Campus  
About the Organization Join Las Vegas' Favorite Charity! Here you can be proud to answer the question, 'Where do you work?' Opportunity Village (OV) is more than just a job; being a member of the OV team instills a sense of pride and purpose into your work week. Our motto for the people we serve is: Pride. Purpose. And a Paycheck. So it is no wonder that the same can be said for our employees who serve our clients.

Aside from the satisfaction of participating in a community that extends beyond our campuses, OV also offers a wide array of additional benefits including: health, dental and vision insurance, retirement savings account, training and development opportunities and much more!  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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