Responsible for: cultivating and maintaining relationships among corporate and industry partners, foundations, and other relevant organizations; identifying and developing opportunities to collaborate with external partners in order to amplify the ability of the foundation to fulfill its mission.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Strategic Partnership Management:
Develop Industry Alliance Program.
Gather insights and quickly understand the unmet need(s) of potential partners.
Develop and maintain external partnerships with corporate and industry partners. Proactively drive awareness of and engagement with Foundation programs.
Work with internal stakeholders to develop and operationalize strategic partnership activities and initiatives. Serve as the primary point of contact between external and internal partners.
Define, track, and report out on metrics to internal and external stakeholders.
Ensure partner satisfaction.
Investigate and build new partnerships in new industries.
Strategy Development and Execution:
Meet or exceed annual revenue goals.
Regularly monitor industry trends, conduct competitive analysis, and evaluate the Foundation’s programs and initiatives.
Incorporate partner feedback into Foundation programs as part of a continuous improvement and to support future program offerings.
Oversee development of internal and external materials around partner strategy including communications to board members, staff, and external audiences.
Work closely with the Director of Government Affairs to ensure consistent messaging with Pharma and biotech companies developing PKD therapies.
Work closely with Director of Community Engagement and Sr. Director of Community Fundraising to obtain funding for Foundation initiatives. Develop, submit, and monitor grant funding requests.
Responsible for regularly tracking and reporting on revenue performance and monitoring the expense budget for areas of responsibility.
Provide excellent customer service, anticipating and exceeding the needs of constituents.
Research and maintain profiles of industry partners, new markets, emerging trends.
Meet and greet corporate partners at live events.
Plan corporate recognition event.
Plan and prepare marketing materials for corporate partners.
Coordinate with others foundations and associations on strategic partnerships that involve funding opportunities.
Must have excellent communication (verbal, written) and presentation skills.
Strong planning and analysis skills with a bias towards action.
Demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills; ability to work in a team environment.
Be self-motivated and punctual.
Adherence to the highest degree of ethical behavior and professionalism.
Telecommuting is allowed.
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About PKD Foundation
The PKD Foundation is the only organization in the U.S. solely dedicated to finding treatments and a cure for polycystic kidney disease (PKD) and to improving the lives of those it affects. Since 1982, we have proudly funded $44 million in PKD research and leveraged $1.5 billion in government funding, while serving our local communities across the country. We are inspired by our mission. And driven by our vision.