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GRANTS & CORPORATE MANAGER 

The Grants and Corporate Manager at Still I Rise will play a pivotal role in cultivating and maintaining strong relationships with corporate…

  • Dipartimento: Fundraising & Communication
  • Area: Communication
  • Sede di lavoro: Rome- Full Remote
  • Supervisore: Chief Fundraising & Communications Officer
  • Contract: Fixed term (with possibility of extension)
  • Retribuzione: Based on experience

The Grants and Corporate Manager at Still I Rise will play a pivotal role in cultivating and maintaining strong relationships with corporate donors, high-net-worth individuals, trusts, and foundations. Responsibilities include researching funding opportunities, developing compelling funding proposals, monitoring the outcomes of funded programs, and providing regular reporting to donors. Further, representing Still I Rise at events and meetings with major donors and collaborating with Still I Rise’s global teams to ensure effective fundraising management.


Key responsibilities:

  • Donor Engagement: Cultivate and steward strong relationships with corporate donors, high-net-worth individuals, trusts, and foundations to secure financial support for Still I Rise’s programs.
  • Funding Opportunities Research: Conduct comprehensive research to identify potential corporate donors, high-net-worth individuals, and funding opportunities from trusts and foundations that align with Still I Rise’s mission and programs.
  • Proposal Development:. Create persuasive, comprehensive, and coherent funding proposals that highlight the impact of Still I Rise’s programs and meet the specific requirements of donors.
  • Monitoring and Reporting: Track the outcomes of received funding, ensure proper implementation of funded programs, and provide regular reporting and accountability to donors in accordance with established requirements.
  • Events: When needed, represent Still I Rise at events and meetings with major donors, presenting our organization’s mission, impact, and funding needs.
  • Internal Coordination: Collaborate with fundraising team members and other departments at Still I Rise to ensure effective management of fundraising activities and smooth communication regarding opportunities and challenges.

Essential Skills & Requirements

  • Full English and Italian proficiency, both verbal and written.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience managing relationships with corporate donors, high-net-worth individuals, and/or funding from trusts and foundations.
  • Proven ability to engage and steward donors effectively, managing and coordinating multiple donor relationships simultaneously while meeting deadlines and ensuring accuracy and completeness of required information.
  • In-depth understanding of the nonprofit funding sector, including best practices for donor research, relationship management, and proposal development.
  • Demonstrated ability to write persuasive funding proposals with clear, compelling, and error-free writing.
  • Be self-motivated, solution-focused, and persuasive; comfortable meeting new people and able to impress and motivate Still I Rise current and potential donors;
  • Ability to quickly adapt, demonstrating flexibility and rapid learning capabilities.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail. 

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