Officer, Foundations & Trusts, International Philanthropy and Partnerships

IRC - International Rescue Committee

Requisition ID: req51570

Job Title: Officer, Foundations & Trusts, International Philanthropy and Partnerships

Sector: Fundraising

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Compensation: USD 77,000.00 – 90,305.00 Annually

Location: New York, NY HQ USA

Work Arrangement: Open to Remote

Job Description

The International Philanthropy and Partnerships (IPP) team leads engagement with corporations and foundations globally, as well as IRC’s efforts related to new funding streams (such as faith-based, donor-advised funds, and innovative financing). IPP maintains a growing portfolio of strategic partnerships in the U.S. and other markets, primarily in the Middle East, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Africa, all matching funder interests with the IRC’s extensive programs globally.
The Officer sits within IPP’s Global Foundations & Trusts (F&T) pillar, managing a portfolio of partners that support the IRC through financial and other commitments. They are responsible for creating engagement strategies that focus on sustained and new revenue generation and humanitarian impact through innovative, outcomes-based partnerships. The ideal candidate understands the needs and performance of U.S.-based donors and prospects, efficiently communicates and collaborates with colleagues and partners, offers creative solutions, and uses systems to continually grow and improve existing and new donor relationships. 
Major Responsibilities:
•Work with Director, US Foundations & Trusts and others to develop high-impact, solutions-focused partnership opportunities that serve the IRC’s clients globally;
•Design and implement comprehensive outreach, solicitation and management strategies for partners, driving partnership discussions, proposal submissions, and pitches;
•Establish a robust servicing plan for each foundation partner, including identifying key performance indicators, and ongoing planning and reporting procedures to optimize quality of service, income growth, and donor satisfaction;
•Enlist and support senior IRC staff and Board members in high-level relationship management and partnership solicitations with strategy insight, briefing materials and appropriate follow-up;
•Monitor and analyze philanthropic trends to improve market opportunities and ensure partnership propositions are compelling;
•Ensure open, relevant and respectful communication is maintained between the IRC and private sector partners, as well as IRC colleagues globally; and 
•Maintain clear CRM records that allow for comprehensive tracking/reporting.
Essential Qualifications: 
Work Experience:
•Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent or equivalent 5+ years of front line foundation and/corporate fundraising experience
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:
•Excellent oral and written communication skills, including speaking to and writing for donors, and crafting compelling proposals and pitch materials;
•Coordinating with multiple collaborators, and leading complex internal and external relationships;
•Knowledge of foundation planning processes, and issues affecting the sector;
•Working to, and meeting, high-reaching revenue goals and performance indicators, as well as participating in financial projections, reporting, and scenario planning;
•Maintaining positive, collaborative, productive relationships with staff at all levels and across cultures;
•Good judgment in maintaining confidentiality of donor information;
•Translating an organization’s strategy and objectives into operational delivery;
•Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, devising creative solutions to complex problems and issues;
•Analyzing and interpreting financial data, as well as understanding budget models; and
•Dedication to fundraising for international development, human rights, social justice and U.S. refugee and immigrant communities.
Desired Qualifications:
•CRM experience – Salesforce preferred
Working Environment: 
This role may require working remotely full- or part-time (i.e., telecommuting). Applicants must have a home or alternate workspace they can effectively complete their work from during regularly scheduled hours.
Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget. Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.
US Benefits: 
The IRC offers a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. All US employees are eligible for sick time, a 403b retirement savings plans: up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus an 3-7% additional IRC contribution, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support in times of crisis and mental health struggles.
In addition, full-time employees are eligible for 10 US paid holidays, 20-25 paid time off days, disability & life insurance, medical, dental, and vision insurance (employee contribution starting at $135, $7, and $5 per month respectively) and FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs. Part-time employees are eligible for a proportionate amount of paid time off. These additional benefits apply to employees who work at least 6 months within a 12 month time period.

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