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Director, Corporate Philanthropic Partnerships (HYBRID to LA)
Development - Foundation Relations and Corporate Philanthropy
Working Title : Director, Corporate Philanthropic Partnerships (HYBRID to LA)
Department : Development - Foundation Relations and Corporate Philanthropy
Reports To : Senior Executive Director, Foundation Relations and Corporate Philanthropy
Supervises :
Salary : $135,000 - $145,000
Payroll Classification: Fundraiser 4
Req Nbr : 2894

Position Summary
As the Director of Corporate Philanthropic Partnerships within UCLA’s Office of Foundation Relations and Corporate Philanthropy (FRCP), you will join us in uniting UCLA’s commitment to excellent research, education, and public service with the philanthropic interests of corporations. This is an exciting new opportunity where you will leverage your vast understanding of and experience in corporate philanthropy and the corporate sector, and your experience and creativity in securing significant corporate philanthropy for a myriad of complex and evolving needs on a university campus.

Primary Responsibilities
You will help UCLA’s Office of FRCP develop its focus on building and growing financial support from corporations locally, nationally, and internationally. You will identify, cultivate, create, and institute approaches to securing and growing corporate funders . Work successfully with colleagues across campus in order to navigate a complex university ecosystem to offer donors a comprehensive range of collaborative opportunities that include engaging with and supporting our students; sponsoring our numerous programs, activities, and spaces; and connecting with our faculty who are leading critical research and innovation. **Please note, this can be a hybrid position, but candidates should be based in the Greater Los Angeles area.**

Qualifications
1. A minimum of five years of experience in corporate philanthropy or industry relations.

2. Experience creating an outreach strategy with measurable goals and objectives and utilizing outreach methods to establish, manage and grow successful corporate philanthropic programs.

3. Experience with industry outreach programs or related types of partnership programs may be valuable.

4. Experience and capability in working directly with corporate executives to develop joint programs and use creative ideas to synthesize needs to create successful funding programs/joint initiatives.

5. Experience growing multiple relationships with complex, multifaceted organizations across the university is desired.

6. Working knowledge of the principles and practices of foundation relations and corporate philanthropy at a major research university or institution of equivalent complexity.

7. Deep interest in and ability to synthesize research and funding priorities. Superior ability to link funding needs to corporate interests and ability to build strategic cases and alliances for mutually beneficial joint ventures.

8. Excellent written and communication skills to interact successfully with various internal and external stakeholders and to produce persuasive proposals, correspondence, and other materials and reports.

9. Ability to quickly learn and convey foundational knowledge of academic research across disciplines and strong sense of curiosity and commitment to continual learning.

10. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and strategic direction; ability to take initiative, motivate, guide, support and manage multiple priorities and workflow to fulfill objectives and meet goals according to deadlines in a dynamic and ever-changing environment.

11. Superior commitment to teamwork and strong interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with colleagues, leadership, faculty, donors and other partners.

12. Excellent diplomacy, discretion, and judgement, with ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality as needed.

13. Strong ability to recruit, orient, train, organize, motivate and evaluate staff, volunteers and/or other constituents who support development goals and programs.

14. Ability to travel and work some weekends and/or evenings as needed.

15. Advanced degree is preferred.

Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background check.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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Position Summary
As the Director of Corporate Philanthropic Partnerships within UCLA’s Office of Foundation Relations and Corporate Philanthropy (FRCP), you will join us in uniting UCLA’s commitment to excellent research, education, and public service with the philanthropic interests of corporations. This is an exciting new opportunity where you will leverage your vast understanding of and experience in corporate philanthropy and the corporate sector, and your experience and creativity in securing significant corporate philanthropy for a myriad of complex and evolving needs on a university campus.

Primary Responsibilities
You will help UCLA’s Office of FRCP develop its focus on building and growing financial support from corporations locally, nationally, and internationally. You will identify, cultivate, create, and institute approaches to securing and growing corporate funders . Work successfully with colleagues across campus in order to navigate a complex university ecosystem to offer donors a comprehensive range of collaborative opportunities that include engaging with and supporting our students; sponsoring our numerous programs, activities, and spaces; and connecting with our faculty who are leading critical research and innovation. **Please note, this can be a hybrid position, but candidates should be based in the Greater Los Angeles area.**

Qualifications
1. A minimum of five years of experience in corporate philanthropy or industry relations.

2. Experience creating an outreach strategy with measurable goals and objectives and utilizing outreach methods to establish, manage and grow successful corporate philanthropic programs.

3. Experience with industry outreach programs or related types of partnership programs may be valuable.

4. Experience and capability in working directly with corporate executives to develop joint programs and use creative ideas to synthesize needs to create successful funding programs/joint initiatives.

5. Experience growing multiple relationships with complex, multifaceted organizations across the university is desired.

6. Working knowledge of the principles and practices of foundation relations and corporate philanthropy at a major research university or institution of equivalent complexity.

7. Deep interest in and ability to synthesize research and funding priorities. Superior ability to link funding needs to corporate interests and ability to build strategic cases and alliances for mutually beneficial joint ventures.

8. Excellent written and communication skills to interact successfully with various internal and external stakeholders and to produce persuasive proposals, correspondence, and other materials and reports.

9. Ability to quickly learn and convey foundational knowledge of academic research across disciplines and strong sense of curiosity and commitment to continual learning.

10. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and strategic direction; ability to take initiative, motivate, guide, support and manage multiple priorities and workflow to fulfill objectives and meet goals according to deadlines in a dynamic and ever-changing environment.

11. Superior commitment to teamwork and strong interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with colleagues, leadership, faculty, donors and other partners.

12. Excellent diplomacy, discretion, and judgement, with ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality as needed.

13. Strong ability to recruit, orient, train, organize, motivate and evaluate staff, volunteers and/or other constituents who support development goals and programs.

14. Ability to travel and work some weekends and/or evenings as needed.

15. Advanced degree is preferred.

Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background check.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.