Development Officer - Corporate Relations
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Title : Development Officer - Corporate Relations
Department : -Development
Location : Redmond, WA
Work Schedule : Full Time, Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 5pm
Compensation : $58,000 - $60,000. DOE
Benefits : -Full benefits eligible including: medical, dental,
vision, life insurance, long term disability, -paid vacation,
holiday and sick leave, 401k retirement savings plan with employer
matching, employee assistance and employee discount programs
Open : -April 2022
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The Development Officer, Corporate Relations expands Hopelink's
profile in the local business community through cultivation and
stewardship of corporate donors and procurement of corporate gifts
and sponsorships for annual campaigns and events. This position
reports to the Development Director, Giving.
The ideal candidate possesses outstanding interpersonal, oral, and
written communication skills along with the ability to think
critically and the flexibility to prioritize changing needs They
possess an understanding of not-for-profit database and fundraising
needs with an ability to speak and appeal to corporate
representatives at all levels of leadership. Professional maturity
and respect for donor and client confidentiality is essential to
success in this role and experience should indicate an interest and
commitment to working in the not-for-profit sector.
Hopelink Development staff work in an entirely hybrid model. All
staff person's schedules are based on both flexibility, and the
requirement to meet the needs of the department and overall agency.
-Leadership, and All Staff meetings will take place in-person, all
other meetings are subject to the discretion of your manager. -
-Must be within commute-distance to Redmond, WA.
Members of BIPOC (black, indigenous, people of color) communities,
or people who have personal experience in historically marginalized
and excluded communities are especially encouraged to apply.
(Note: -Any one position may not include all the functions nor do
the listed functions include all tasks that may be found in
positions of this class.)
Maintains current corporate donor portfolio through strategic
engagement and donor cultivation practices.
Researches and identifies potential corporate donors.
Establishes and manages an ongoing method for solicitation and
cultivation of new corporate donors.
Maintains system to track status of key business donors as well as
activities to attract new donors. Prepares contact and status
Works with Development Director, Giving to identify and implement
strategies to pursue new revenue streams or development activities
for agency support; to create an annual budget and track progress
Develops corporate sponsorship solicitation materials for campaigns
Prepares donor proposals including grants for underwriting and
ongoing corporate sponsorship opportunities.
Coordinates and executes corporate sponsorship appeals for
Hopelink's campaigns and events; Supports peer-to-peer fundraising
Conducts agency tours for business leaders interested in learning
more about Hopelink.
Speaks to community and business groups to generate interest in
Hopelink business giving opportunities.
Participates as a team member in supporting Hopelink activities
when needed (may include weekend and evening work) including
staffing or attending events.
Coordinates additional postal mail and email campaigns as
Other duties as assigned.
Communicates respectfully with people regardless of age, race,
gender, religion, color, national origin, marital status, the
presence of any physical, sensory, or mental disability, sexual
orientation, political ideology, gender identity, military status,
genetic information, or any other expression of diversity.
Maintains a professional and positive working relationship with
clients, vendors, volunteers, donors, and fellow staff and adheres
to the Hopelink Standards of Conduct.
Practices and achieves Hopelink's Core Competencies to support
Hopelink's overall strategy, team goals and individual goals.
Regular attendance and punctuality are essential to our business
and to this position.
Minimum two years of direct experience in corporate sponsorship,
fundraising, and relations.
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education, work
experience, and/or military service.
Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel; experience with
Microsoft Planner is a plus.
Experience with database operations, with knowledge of tracking
gifts and donor activity.
Proficiency in communicating with C-Suite and senior management
Ability to work effectively as a team member with other employees,
managers, and directors within Hopelink and with potential
Ability to distill complex Agency needs into clear, competitive,
targeted funding requests.
Ability to manage multiple tasks and can reset priorities at any
given time-able to work under time and deadline pressures.
Perform duties with a critical eye for details.
Exceptional communication skills - ability to communicate
effectively both orally and in writing with potential and current
funders and community members.
Experience with nonprofit fund-development databases. Raiser's Edge
Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement : As of November 30, 2021, all
Hopelink employees are required to be fully vaccinated against
COVID-19. Upon hire, you will be required to submit proof of
vaccination. Hopelink is committed to providing the best possible
service to all of our clients in a safe environment.
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