Corporate Partnerships Officer

Under the general direction of the Manager, Foundations and Corporate Partnerships, the Corporate Partnerships Officer develops, manages, and grows mid-level and major strategic relationships with new, existing and lapsed corporate donors. The Corporate Partnerships Officer will manage their own portfolio of corporate donors representing multiple fundraising channels such as corporate grants, employee and matching gifts, sponsorships and Cause Related Marketing. Daily functions will include regular cultivation and stewardship of corporate contacts, fulfilling benefits for corporate partnerships and collaborating with peers in overlapping areas of interest. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Corporate Donor Relationship Management – Manages a portfolio comprising of 50+ corporate donor partnerships and cause-related marketing partnership through engaging with existing corporate relationships, initiating new ones, and re-engaging lapsed donors, utilizing effective and appropriate stewardship techniques; Builds appropriate strategies and creates the tools needed to initiate and cultivate these relationships crafting opportunities for restricted and multi-year giving
  • Cultivating New Relationships – Works closely with the prospect researcher to identify new prospects and deepen knowledge of current portfolio; Leverages existing professional corporate networks to garner introductions to new prospects or other philanthropic influencers
  • Department Administration – Contributes to the development of the Foundations and Corporate Partnership unit’s annual plan, designed to meet priority funding needs, effectively communicate about MSF field activities and advocacy efforts, and meets the needs, objectives, and policies of MSF; Works with Foundations and Corporate Partnerships Coordinator to continue to improve systems to track donor information and history and maintain quality control

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Core Competencies

  • Cross-Cultural Awareness (Level 3)
  • Strategic Vision (Level 3)
  • Results and Quality Orientation (Level 3)
  • Planning and Organising (Level 3)
  • Networking and Building Relationships (Level 3)

Knowledge and Experience

  • Corporate Partnership Relationship Management experience preferred with proven skills in working productively with corporate donors, marketing departments and Senior Level Management Corporate Contacts
  • Demonstrated development experience, preferably in Foundations/Corporate Partnerships, Major Gifts, or with Multilateral/Bilateral funders
  • Experience in all aspects of donor cultivation (research, writing, follow-up, and stewardship)
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office programs (specifically Word, and Excel), fundraising databases, and conducting online research

Education, Certifications, and Languages

  • Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including correspondence with stakeholders

Job Information

Position Level: Individual contributor

Department: Fundraising / Philanthropy Team

Position Status: Permanent

Activity Rate: 100%, 37.5 hours per week

Location: Toronto or Montreal

Salary Grade: Level C on the MSF Canada Salary Grid, $65,530 per year

Status: Must be legally entitled to work in Canada 

Benefits: Health Spending Account, Lifestyle Spending Account, group insurance (Life, Dependent Life, AD&D, LTD), Peace of Mind plan (i.e. prescription drugs, accidental dental, hospital care, etc.),  5% RRSP contributions (no matching required), starting 4 weeks’ Vacation/year, flexible work hours, annual professional development budget, Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), free access to internal Psychosocial Care Unit Services and a positive and innovative office culture grounded in our core values of humanity, integrity and results.


Interested candidates are invited to apply by providing their resume, and, in lieu of a cover letter, responding to the questions below.  Only electronic applications will be accepted.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday, 23 December 2020, 9:00 AM, EST

We encourage applications from individuals who self-identify as belonging to equity-seeking groups such as (but not limited to): Indigenous peoples, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, or women. 

NOTE: Any questions or concerns regarding accommodation and accessibility may be addressed to the Human Resources Officer, Susan St. Marseille, at 1-800-982-7903 ext. 4989.


décembre 7, 2020

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