Job Openings

BoardSource is dedicated to advancing the public good by building exceptional nonprofit boards and inspiring board service.

 

Join our highly collaborative and fun staff to help us magnify the impact of all nonprofit missions by strengthening and inspiring board leadership. With nearly 30 years of hands-on experience working with nonprofit boards, BoardSource is the go-to resource for leaders who want to have a positive effect on the world by serving on a nonprofit board. BoardSource supports a community of nonprofit leaders and boards with assessment tools, educational programs, consulting, resources, and access to a network of other leaders and experts. It also serves as the national voice for inspiring and effective board leadership on critical sector issues.

If you are passionate about the nonprofit sector, have experience evaluating nonprofit program effectiveness, are data and analysis driven, and want to work for an organization named one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For by The Nonprofit Times, this could be the right role for you!

BoardSource offers a highly collaborative, collegial environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

Current Job Openings

Director of Corporate Partnerships

Join our highly collaborative and fun staff to help us magnify the impact of all nonprofit missions by strengthening and inspiring board leadership. BoardSource is the recognized leader in nonprofit board leadership and supports, trains, and educates nonprofit leaders from across the country and throughout the world. With nearly three decades of experience, BoardSource provides leaders with an extensive range of tools, resources, and research data to increase board effectiveness and strengthen organizational impact. It also serves as the national voice for inspired and effective board leadership. If you are passionate about the nonprofit sector, are experienced in corporate fundraising strategy and implementation, and want to work for an organization named one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For by The Nonprofit Times, our director of corporate partnerships could be the right role for you!

The director of corporate partnerships is responsible for growing and supporting BoardSource’s network of corporate relationships. A fundraising and sales position, the director of corporate partnerships will lead a two-person team (director and one direct report) focused on increasing revenues from corporations by expanding both the number and size of revenue-generating partnerships. This includes directly managing a portfolio of current and potential corporate partners and acting as an individual contributor in soliciting and closing corporate partnership agreements ranging from $10,000 entry-level partnerships to six-figure, multi-year partnerships.

In addition to managing a portfolio, the director of corporate partnerships will be responsible for designing and implementing a short- and long-term strategy to expand financial support from corporations, which includes broad positioning of BoardSource’s corporate partnerships, representing BoardSource and its corporate program at convenings and events, and managing the staff person and pipeline to achieve annual revenue goals.

BoardSource’s primary partnership vehicle with corporations is a corporate membership program, which provides access to educational resources to individuals serving on nonprofit boards. Through this membership, corporations are able to support all of their employees who serve on nonprofit boards or are interested in board service – an offering that is augmented by complementary advisory services and training seminars that are available on a fee-for-service basis. Beyond the membership program, BoardSource works to cultivate and secure corporate sponsorships, with the primary vehicles being its biennial conference (BoardSource Leadership Forum) and educational outreach to its growing network of more than 100,000 nonprofit decision makers.

The ideal candidate possesses at least four years of corporate fundraising experience; marketing, and/or corporate community relations sector experience with a demonstrated track record of success in identifying, cultivating, and closing revenue-generating corporate partnerships. Candidates must be goal-oriented to meeting and exceeding revenue targets and be able to motivate and manage employees in a collaborative environment. Additionally, candidates must possess a high degree of professionalism and excellent external representation and presentation skills, including stellar oral and written communications and relationship-building skills to be successful in this role. The individual in this role must have a genuine passion for the nonprofit sector and a basic understanding of the role of boards in leading and governing nonprofit organizations.

BoardSource offers a highly collaborative, collegial environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Please mail, e-mail, or fax your cover letter, resume, and salary history to:

DCP Search
Preferred: E-mail: smartmoves@boardsource.org

BoardSource
750 9th St, NW, Suite 650
Washington, DC 20001-4793

Associate Manager, Philanthropic and Nonprofit Partnerships

Join our highly collaborative and fun staff to help us magnify the impact of all nonprofit missions by strengthening and inspiring board leadership. BoardSource is the recognized leader in nonprofit board leadership and supports, trains, and educates nonprofit leaders from across the country and throughout the world. With nearly three decades of experience, BoardSource provides leaders with an extensive range of tools, resources, and research data to increase board effectiveness and strengthen organizational impact. It also serves as the national voice for inspired and effective board leadership. If you are passionate about the nonprofit sector, are experienced in foundation grant writing and relationship building, and want to work for an organization named one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For by The Nonprofit Times, our associate manager of philanthropic and nonprofit partnerships could be the right role for you!

The associate manager of philanthropic and nonprofit partnerships is responsible for identifying, researching, cultivating, and stewarding relationships with new and existing foundation partners. A successful candidate will understand our mission to inspire and support excellence in nonprofit governance and board and staff leadership. The associate manager will be responsible for an individual portfolio of new and existing relationships with foundation and/or organizational partners to achieve an individual revenue goal that supports a team goal of approximately $3 million. In addition to these individual responsibilities, the associate manager will support the director of philanthropic and nonprofit partnerships in stewarding and supporting the organization’s most critical organizational relationships. Responsibilities for this position include researching potential funders, developing proposals and contracts, stewarding current and potential foundation partners, donor outreach and cultivation, and reporting on grant progress, as well as collaborating with our internal program teams.

The ideal candidate is an exceptional foundation grant writer with at least two years of foundation fundraising experience and demonstrated success in building relationships with funders. Candidates must be skilled in identifying, researching, cultivating, and soliciting new funders and stewarding, tracking, and reporting on active grants. Individuals must have the ability to deepen partnership relationships to encourage renewals and upsell opportunities. A high degree of professionalism with exceptional persuasive written, oral, and presentation skills are a must to be successful in this role. The individual in this role must have knowledge of the nonprofit sector, including capacity building and the role of boards in leading and governing nonprofit organizations.

BoardSource offers a highly collaborative, collegial environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Please mail, e-mail, or fax your cover letter, resume, and salary history to:

DCP Search
Preferred: E-mail: smartmoves@boardsource.org

BoardSource
750 9th St, NW, Suite 650
Washington, DC 20001-4793