Stand Together

  • Partnership Advisor (Major Gifts Officer)

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(8/12/2019 3:47 PM)
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  • Overview

    Stand Together is looking for a dynamic, experienced development professional to join the team as a Partnership Advisor (Major Gifts Officer). The Advisor will collaborate within a fast-paced, mission-driven environment to build and grow a portfolio of long-term supporters to further Stand Together’s comprehensive strategy.


    This is an opportunity to take your fundraising and relationship building experience to the next level by working with an exceptional group of business leaders to drive change in education, communities, business, public policy, and politics to empower people to improve their lives. At Stand Together, we are building a movement of principled business and philanthropic leaders to maximize the value of their contribution of time, talent, and resources to break barriers to opportunity throughout society. We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do.


    Your Responsibilities Include

    • Cultivate, solicit, and steward a portfolio of major gifts donors and prospects, utilizing Moves Management and other relationship building techniques
    • Collaborate with the internal communications and marketing team to create and execute personalized communications and engagement plans for each donor and prospective partner
    • Leverage existing events to recruit new prospects and retain current partners
    • Utilize subject matter experts and organizational representatives to further relationships with supporters and prospects

    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • 3+ years of experience cultivating and stewarding donor or client relationships
    • Familiarity with donor or relationship cultivation techniques
    • A passion for and commitment to Stand Together’s vision and principles
    • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, and high degree of discretion
    • Ability to travel up to 50% within the United States
    • Humility, integrity, passion, motivation, and an entrepreneurial attitude


    Standout Candidates May Also Bring

    • Experience cultivating and soliciting six-figure gifts or experience in customer service with high net-worth individuals or families 
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    • Familiarity with concepts of Moves Management 
    • Experience in building relationships across multiple organizations
    • Ability to effectively communicate multiple objectives into one clear and inspiring message


    About Us

    We are excited to announce that our philanthropic community will now be known as Stand Together – a name that defines who we are, what we do, and why. It’s also a call to action: we invite anyone who shares our optimism for the future to stand together to help every person rise.


    We work with: Nonprofit leaders at over 100 community-based groups. Over 700 of the country’s most effective business leaders and philanthropists. Over 1,000 professors at 350 universities. Tens of thousands of K-12 teachers. And millions of grassroots activists in 35 states. We’ve united to move toward a society where people succeed by helping others, so that everyone has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.



    Our Values


    Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. 


    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color,?race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. 


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