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Director, Corporate Partnerships

St. Louis, MO

Relocation expenses: Negotiated

Full time
3 - 5 years of experience
Bachelor's Degree

Published on 1 Aug 2022

Expires on 1 Aug 2022

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Director, Corporate Partnerships

The Director, Corporate Partnerships is responsible for implementation of strategies focused on building new, and deepening existing corporate partnerships, through the effective management and delivery of tailored services to a portfolio of corporate accounts to meet their community and employee engagement objectives.

General Responsibilities:
• Serves as a primary liaison with corporate account on tailored services to achieve Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), philanthropic and community engagement goals
• Responsible for proposal development, project management, ensuring quality service delivery, performance metrics, and overall client satisfaction for a portfolio of accounts
• Participate in the planning and associated process creation to ensure collaboration, integration and alignment across internal departments to meet client needs
• Develop, evaluate and continuously improve and update services in area of responsibility
• Ensure consistent implementation, and recommend improvements, of up-to-date policies and processes for areas of responsibility
• Continually research CSR opportunities, best practices, trends and benchmark data to inform United Way and client companies’ CSR efforts
• Working with internal United Way team and companies’ CSR leadership teams, assist with the planning of client companies’ CSR strategies, as appropriate
• Serve as cross-functional team leader to ensure detail oriented, client focused and highest quality implementation of client companies’ CSR strategies, including contributions management, employee engagement, communications, consolidated giving, and other services as appropriate
• Establish positive relationships with related internal partners, corporate, charitable, civic, community and government organizations, providing accurate and quality customer service and information to external clients and stakeholders for all inquiries
• Actively participate in identified opportunities for professional growth, including supervisory and team meetings, trainings, and organization-wide events
• Coach, mentor and establish plans for professional development of direct reports
• Contribute to the overall success of the United Way by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned

KSA (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
• 3-5 years of experience in social impact/CSR-related client service experience
• Bachelor’s degree in business, sales, communications, or nonprofit management; or equivalent, in job-related areas is required
• Agency, consulting, and/or in-house corporate experience
• Ability to supervise and motivate staff by creating an environment for team to innovate, take reasonable risks and grow their professional skills
• Specific knowledge of best practices in donor service delivery, engagement and retention
• Experience working with corporations to meet their community and employee engagement needs
• Demonstrated ability to gather, analyze and summarize data for use in planning, service delivery and continuous quality improvement efforts
• Strong strategic, analytical and critical thinking skills
• Understanding and supportive of United Way and its philosophy, goals and role in the community
• Team oriented with a commitment to fostering strong, productive, working relationships with all staff, volunteers, and the overall community
• Demonstrated commitment to meeting the expressed and unmet needs of internal and external clients
• Demonstrated decision-making ability based on excellent judgement applied within the context of operating policies and processes and organizational values
• Hold self and others accountable for high quality, timely, and effective results
• Comfort in a fast paced, rapidly shifting and evolving workplace
• Demonstrated understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusionary practices
• High level of integrity with demonstrated ability to exercise tact and good judgment
• Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks in a matrixed organization structure
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and demonstrated ability to learn new technology applications

United Way of Greater St. Louis supports employees working remotely 2 days per week. We offer an extensive benefit program including generous time off, health, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, and a 403(b) plan.

To apply, please submit your resume and/or cover letter to

Employment is contingent upon passing a screening for illegal drug use

United Way of Greater St. Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer