The Associate Director of Corporate Relations& Foundations to join the development team of one of the fastest-growing advocacy organization providing the essentials for childhood (Boston, MA)
Cradles to Crayons seeks an Associate Director of Corporate Relations & Foundations to support strategic engagement and maintaining partnerships with corporations and foundations.
Cradles to Crayons goal is to provide children, from birth to age 12 living in low-income and homeless situations, with the essential items they need in order to grow and thrive – at home, at school, and at play. Cradles to Crayons is at the cutting edge of volunteer management, serving as one of the most attractive organizations to volunteer at in its headquartered city of Boston, providing unique, hands-on opportunities to help others in need.
Cradles to Crayons seeks an accomplished executive to join its development team. The successful Associate Director of Corporate Relations and Foundations will demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills and comfortable being a spokesperson for the organization and collaborate effectively when working with both internal and external constituencies.
The Associate Director of Corporate Relations & Foundations (ADCRF) reports to the Director of Development in the Boston market. The ADCRF ensures that Cradles to Crayons meets our goals for strategic engagement by building and maintaining mutually beneficial partnerships with corporations that advance the goals of both Cradles to Crayons and the partnering organizations. He/she is responsible for the execution of Cradles to Crayons’ expanding corporate fundraising and engagement activities including program and event sponsorships and revenue-generating service events. Also, the ADCRF oversees Cradles to Crayons’ day-to-day corporate engagement programs and leads a cross-functional team to maximize corporate relationships for volunteer shifts, collection drives, and other strategic relationship-building opportunities.
The ideal Associate Director of Corporate Relations & Foundation will have 5 years of professional experience in development; experience in Greater Boston philanthropic community preferred; experience participating in teams with shared responsibility for outcomes and decision-making, while demonstrating outstanding interpersonal communication skills and a flexible, adaptable work style.