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Senior Officer, Consumer Goods Partnerships

Remote | London

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Remote | London
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
  • Closing Date:

Requisition ID: req48124

Job Title: Senior Officer, Consumer Goods Partnerships

Sector: Fundraising

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Gross Compensation:  New York, NY HQ USA: USD 73,000.00 - 107,000.00 Annually

London, UK: GBP 54,166.00 - 63,194.00 Annually

Work Arrangement: Open to Remote

Job Description

Job Background/Overview:
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is seeking a passionate fundraiser, who will develop and deepen partnerships with the Consumer Goods sector in support of our mission to help refugees survive, recover and gain control of their future. 
Since its inception in 1933, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. This role is part of the International Philanthropy and Partnerships (IPP) unit, which leads on the IRC's engagement with corporations, foundations, and new global funding streams. 
The ideal candidate has knowledge or some experience of the Consumer Goods sector, and with experience or demonstrated interest in building corporate partnerships in support of humanitarian and development work. As an account manager with a dedicated portfolio of Consumer Goods corporations, they will cultivate, steward, and solicit corporate clients, and will build tailored fundraising strategies and activations, focusing on sustained revenue generation and humanitarian impact. They will also demonstrate passion for the IRC's mission, show nuanced understanding of private sector fundraising, and dedication to the organization's diversity, equity, and inclusion values. 
Major Responsibilities: 
•Collaborate with the Consumer Goods Associate Director to cultivate a $3M USD portfolio of partners in support of IRC’s Strategy100 with a focus on diversified funding streams, growing unrestricted funds, and expanding influence;
•Lead on maintaining and growing a series of high profile, creative, and impactful partnerships to serve our clients across the world, while offering companies innovative outlets to deploy philanthropic and core-business solutions supporting our humanitarian agenda through employee engagement, in-kind support, pro bono expertise, and more;
•Design and implement creative outreach, solicitation, and management strategies for partners within the portfolio, such as pitches, proposal submissions, and partnership discussions;
•Develop materials for partners or prospects, including proposed partnership overviews and activation ideas, concept notes, proposals, presentations, and reports, from drafts through to final line-editing and formatting;
•Work closely with the External Relations teams (e.g., digital, creative studio, experiential events) to leverage Consumer Goods related virtual and in-person events and campaigns to support the overall fundraising efforts of the organization. 
•Establish a robust client servicing plan for each portfolio partner, including identifying key performance indicators, ongoing planning and reporting procedures to optimize quality of service, income growth, and donor satisfaction;
•Facilitate information flows between prospects and donors, program staff and fellow IPP officers;
•Undertake special assignments, as directed
Essential Qualifications: 
Work Experience: 
-6-8 years of related work experience, 
-Experience working with or strong interest in the Consumer Goods industry;
-Minimum 6 years’ experience of partnership development and/or front line corporate fundraising experience in a dynamic, fast-paced environment;
-Experience identifying and exploring new and creative ways of engaging with companies to support humanitarian efforts 
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies: 
-Management or solicitation of partnerships valued at or above $500,000 USD per year;
-Ability to develop thoughtful project management plans and implement them in timely and detailed fashion;
-Ability to work accurately and productively in a fast-paced environment and adapt to shifting priorities;
-Excellent interpersonal skills and written and oral communication skills: the ability to effectively interact with a variety of internal and external contacts with confidence and poise.
Desired Qualifications: 
-Excellent organizational and strong project management skills, experience working on multiple projects with global cross-functional teams; 
-Ability to identify and explore new and creative ways of engaging with Consumer Goods companies and other partners in support of humanitarian efforts
-Ability to travel for partnership meetings domestically and potentially internationally for conferences, meetings, etc.
Working Environment:  
This role may require working remotely full- or part-time (i.e., telecommuting). Applicants must have a home or alternate workspace they can effectively complete their work from during regularly scheduled hours.
Posted pay ranges apply to US and UK-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget.  Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.
US Benefits: 
The IRC offers a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. All US employees are eligible for sick time, a 403b retirement savings plans: up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus an 3-7% additional IRC contribution, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support in times of crisis and mental health struggles.
In addition, full-time employees are eligible for 10 US paid holidays, 20-25 paid time off days, disability & life insurance, medical, dental, and vision insurance (employee contribution starting at $135, $7, and $5 per month respectively) and FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs. Part-time employees are eligible for a proportionate amount of paid time off. These additional benefits apply to employees who work at least 6 months within a 12 month time period.

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