Director of Partnerships
The Director of Partnerships plays a leadership role on the development team. The successful individual in this role will identify, prospect, and close partnership opportunities and sponsorships/grants with new and existing corporate partners, with support from two partnership managers. Through a patient-centric lens, they will oversee relationship management within the corporate community, prioritizing, but not limited to finance, housing and Family Reach ecosystem companies. In addition to corporate stakeholders, s/he will develop and maintain strong alliances with key players in the ecosystem, including Board of Directors and National Advisory Board members, and lead and ecosystem network introducing the topic of cancer-related financial toxicity to this space. The Director will leverage expertise of the ecosystem landscape to identify and create engagement activities such as events, publications, program collaboration and co-funding opportunities. Through both revenue-generating and program-based partnerships, the Director will continually expand Family Reach’s footprint within these organizations and throughout the spectrum of corporations who intersect with the patient journey.
The ideal candidate is familiar with the corporate partnership and corporate social responsibility industry, and has ample account management, fundraising or sales experience. S/he will be ready to develop and execute proposals and engagement strategies, with the ability to communicate effectively and sincerely with a broad range of key stakeholders (sponsors, decision makers, colleagues, patients), deliver results, and think and work innovatively.
Reporting to the VP of Development and working closely across internal teams, this position will develop relationships to increase funding, and create and execute strategies to distribute funding for corporate and program partners. The Director of Partnerships will manage a team responsible for partner recruitment, cultivation and stewardship,, This person will work alongside a Director of Development who will oversee a team responsible for day-to-day fundraising, events, peer-to-peer fundraising, and major gifts.
Fundraising / Business Development and Activation