Reports to: Aisha Gayle Turner, Managing Director of National Development
Start Date: July or August 2017
Location: Flexible, but preferred within one of the OneGoal Regions: Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Houston, TX; Massachusetts; New York City, NY, Bay Area, CA
Position Filled By: July 2017
In 1970, 6% of students from low-income communities completed college. Today, that number is a mere 9%. Anchored in this belief, we have one goal: college graduation. Period. At OneGoal, we believe we must move the needle on this most critical challenge facing our nation especially given it is solvable. We believe all students have what it takes to earn a college degree, and should have a real opportunity to fulfill their potential. Our Director of Corporate + Foundation Relations will join a national movement changing the trajectory for our country’s most underserved youth during a unique window in time:
You fiercely believe – and your work has demonstrated your belief – in marshalling the resources necessary for all students to earn a postsecondary degree and the life that comes with it. The Director of Corporate + Foundation Relations is a member of OneGoal’s National Development Team (NDT), which is responsible for raising national revenue and ensuring the support of regions to reach their revenue goals.
As the Director of Corporate + Foundation Relations, your mission is to adopt and manage a portfolio of 25 corporate and foundation donors and prospects, totaling $2.6 million in annual revenue. You will grow the national foundation and corporate prospect pipeline and ensure that OneGoal is strategically leveraging the resources of the corporate and foundation community to achieve its organizational goals. You will do this by:
Though the Director of Corporate + Foundation Relations is likely to see himself/herself/themselves in the following examples, these are not requirements. These examples are designed to help you determine if this opportunity aligns with your own passion and purpose.
It begins and ends with the research.
You find beauty in punctuation, have a Thesaurus page bookmarked and love writing a good story.
You are a strategic visionary – who puts it into practice.
You are organized and have a keen attention to detail.
Guided by a clear set of core values and beliefs, you will join an impressive group of more than 100 OneGoal staff across the country who believe in the untapped potential within students. The OneGoal team challenges themselves and others to regularly ask, “Is there a better way?”
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package which provides individual professional development funds, retirement matching, generous paid vacation time and sick time off, a culture that supports sustainable work habits, and an Annual Staff Retreat.
You believe in an inclusive and culturally competent society and the essence of our commitment to diversity and inclusion. We believe that in order to create the change we seek, each person we hire brings a remarkable and diverse set of experiences, skills and characteristics that individually and collectively, will contribute to the radical change needed to move us towards a more equitable and just nation.
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OneGoal is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or parenthood.