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Director of Foundation Relations (Share Our Strength)

Company Name

Share Our Strength

Company City

Company State

Job Location

Remote

Company Information

The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with Share Our Strength in the search for a Director of Foundation Relations.

Share Our Strength’s mission is to end hunger and poverty in the U.S. and abroad. Since 1984, it has led the fight against hunger and poverty by inspiring and organizing individuals and businesses to share their strengths. Through its campaigns, No Kid Hungry and Cooking Matters, Share Our Strength is ending childhood hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need. Share Our Strength believes that everyone has a strength to share to help ensure every individual can live a healthy and productive life. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, millions of children in the United States are facing poverty and hunger. Share Our Strength has ensured that those children are fed—both during this crisis and in the recovery to follow.

In its work, the team at Share Our Strength believes in some specific values. It strives to be bold; it has a clear mission and ambitious goals; it believes everyone has a strength to share and mobilizes a broad range of stakeholders to take action; it demands a diversity of ideas, people, and communities—which leads to stronger solutions; it believes in always being inventive—trying new things and challenging the status quo; and last, but not least, it values doing good work and it has a good time doing it.

Job Description

Reporting to the Managing Director of Development, the Director of Foundation Relations will lead Share Our Strength’s overall fundraising strategy to secure new and renewed funding in support of Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, a national effort to end childhood hunger in America. The Director will develop strategies in order to maximize fundraising opportunities and increase revenue–advancing and growing existing foundation partnerships and significantly growing a portfolio of foundations. The Director of Foundation Relations will work across multiple program areas in support of a broad array of programs and services, and will guide the development of annual goals and fundraising plans specific to foundations.

Job Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree is required for this position as is at least five years of experience in successfully securing grants from independent and family foundations—ideally including multi-year, multi-million dollar grants. This position may work remotely with a preference for proximity to Washington, D.C.

How to Apply

All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé. Cover letters should be responsive to the mission of Share Our Strength as well as the responsibilities and qualifications presented in the prospectus.

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