Joslin Diabetes Center Corporate Partnerships Officer (Philanthropy) in Boston, Massachusetts
The Corporate Partnerships Officer (Philanthropy) is responsible for developing and maintaining a robust portfolio of corporations interested in supporting the wide range of engagement channels with the Office of Philanthropy. This position will work as a key member of the Event team to advance Joslin Diabetes Center’s mission to prevent, treat, and cure diabetes.
Develop a strong working knowledge of the wide range of corporate engagement opportunities to support Joslin Diabetes Center in order to be seen as a resource to new and existing corporate partners.
Work collaboratively with Director, Corporate, Event & Affinity Philanthropy and larger Event team to secure sponsorships to support Joslin Diabetes Center’s core annual signature events; High Hopes Gala, A Taste of Ginger, Evening at the Pops and new Emerging Leaders initiative
Work with the Director, Corporate, Event & Affinity Philanthropy to solicit and engage both cause marketing and corporate engagement partners for Joslin Diabetes Center’s month of giving program, Joslin Moves Me.
Identify and engage potential cause marketing partners who may fall outside the criteria outlined within the Joslin Moves Me program to help expand Joslin’s growing corporate partnerships.
Develop a working knowledge of The Raiser’s Edge database in order to enter, maintain, and pull data relating to fundraising activities.
Be an active member of the Corporate/Event/Cause Marketing team, supporting signature and community events, cause marketing and Team Joslin serving as an ambassador for the organization representing all ways for companies to become involved with Joslin.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
2-4 years of frontline fundraising and/or sales experience; a strong background in corporate solicitation is desirable.
Strong interpersonal skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Self-directed and self-starting attitude, comfortable with being out of the office most of the time, meeting prospective donors and sponsors.
Work independently and confidentially and be able to interact with individual and corporate donors, trustees, patients, and staff in a professional manner.
A knowledge of and comfort working with the corporate community. Knowledge of and contacts within the Boston market desirable.
Ability to initiate and organize work, establish priorities in a time-sensitive environment, and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications (preferably The Raisers Edge and Microsoft Office).
Joslin Diabetes Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.
Requisition Number (add R/N and FY after populates): N3131-19
External Company URL: http://www.joslin.harvard.edu/
Street: One Joslin Place