Sr Advisor, Global Corporate Partnerships

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 8 July 2020

Job Description



Title: Senior Advisor, Global Corporate Partnerships

Div/Dept: Fundraising & Engagement

Location: Open to fully remote; US or global locations

Reporting Relationship: Director, Global Corporate Partnerships


The Senior Advisor, Corporate Partnerships plays a significant role in helping ChildFund to establish long-term corporate partnerships by initiating new contacts within the corporate and corporate foundation sector and growing existing relationships. Working closely with the Director, Global Corporate Partnerships, the Senior Advisor supports Country Offices in fundraising from multinational corporations and leads on aligning local cultivation to the global strategy. She/he provides expertise, best practices and strengthens the corporate business development capacity of Country Offices (COs) for pursuing corporate opportunities. This role will contribute to significant annual fundraising targets, collaborating extensively with others throughout the global organization.


§ Develop a new portfolio of corporate accounts and establish, in cooperation with management, measurable goals and objectives to meet organizational goals.

§ Help drive the global initiative to build partnerships with multinational corporations, applying knowledge of principles and practices within the industry.

§ Ensure due diligence is completed on corporate prospects and that cultivation of multinationals at Country Office and Regional levels is aligned to global strategy.

§ In collaboration with Development Services team, support International and Country Offices as needed with proposal and budget development for multinational corporations/corporate foundations, as well as create compelling corporate engagement and pitch materials.

§ Coordinate and collaborate with technical and M&E advisors, finance staff, and other departments for needed proposal inputs.

§ Represent ChildFund and speak persuasively about our programs at meetings and other external engagements.

§ Provide the highest standard of excellence in relationship management to corporate partners.

§ Assist Director of Corporate Partnerships with special projects as needed.

§ Remain alert and responsive to any child safeguarding risks, acquire relevant knowledge and skills which will enable you to promote strong safeguarding practices, understand the child safeguarding policy and procedures, and conduct yourself in a manner consistent with the Child Safeguarding Policy


§ At least 8-10 years of experience in corporate fundraising.

§ Demonstrated experience in finding new corporate partner leads and cultivating them successfully to award and renewals.

§ Proven ability to multi-task and manage simultaneous tasks and internal/external stakeholder relationships.

§ Excellent presentation, public speaking and storytelling ability.

§ Outstanding writing skills in English.

§ Proven communication and interpersonal skills in a multicultural work environment.

§ Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines.

§ Flexible, adaptable and detail oriented.

§ Self-starter and results driven, yet also a great team player.

§ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and is resourceful.

§ Demonstrated computer literacy and experience using Microsoft Suite of applications, including Word, Advanced Excel skills, PowerPoint, Visio, Sharepoint, and Adobe.

§ Fluency in second language preferred.

§ Experience with Salesforce or other grant management software preferred.

§ Having worked in a developing country is strongly preferred.

§ Travel required.


§ Bachelor’s degree is required. Masters is a plus, or equivalent experience.

ChildFund International is committed to safeguarding the interests, rights, and well-being of children with whom it is in contact and to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for children.

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

NOTE: All interested applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. at the time of application.


To Apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and Resume to

About the Organization

Our Vision

A world in which children realize their rights and achieve their potential.

Our Mission

HELP deprived, excluded and vulnerable children have the capacity to improve their lives and the opportunity to become young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change in their communities.

PROMOTE societies whose individuals and institutions participate in valuing, protecting and advancing the worth and rights of children.

ENRICH supporters’ lives through their support of our cause.

Today, worldwide, 570 million children live in extreme poverty.

All children — including those 570 million — have rights to the support, protection and care they need to grow up healthy and strong. As a child-focused international development organization, ChildFund exists to change underlying factors that prevent children from fully experiencing these rights.

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