Hanover, New Hampshire

Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations, Dartmouth College

The Organization
Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world’s greatest academic institutions. Dartmouth is an ideal environment to learn and to work. Located on the Connecticut River with the White Mountains nearby, our campus in Hanover, New Hampshire, offers the most beautiful natural surroundings in the Ivy League. Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package; a variety of on-campus entertainment and sporting events and a high quality of life with cultural activities and unparalleled recreational opportunities within an easy drive of  Boston, Montreal and other major cities.

Position Overview
Dartmouth College seeks applications for a Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations. This experienced professional will lead the Corporate and Foundation Relations office and manage a portfolio of top corporate and foundation prospects and selected institutional trust donors with the goal of raising maximum support for institutional priorities. Working closely with faculty, senior administrators and other campus partners, s/he will develop and implement fund-raising strategies; secure and steward major corporate and foundation gifts; and cultivate new and existing relationships with national, regional, and local organizations. S/he will write and present formal requests for support, visit donors and prospects independently and with faculty and administrators, as appropriate, and establish and maintain strategic relationships with Dartmouth alumni, community members, Development peers, and campus colleagues in order to strengthen and increase Dartmouth’s ties to the corporate and foundation community.

A Bachelor’s degree is required; a graduate degree preferred.  Eight years of direct fundraising in a complex development organization with substantive corporate and foundation relations experience preferred.  Candidates should display a proven track record of soliciting and closing corporate/foundation gifts in the six-, seven- and eight-figure range.  Strong organizational, supervisory, and leadership capabilities are required as well as superb writing skills as demonstrated through a portfolio of samples.  Other important characteristics include a strong work ethic, personal integrity, excellent communication and organizational skills, strategic thinking and planning skills, and a commitment to the mission and values of Dartmouth College.  Capital campaign experience preferred.

How To Apply

Review of credentials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  For your convenience, Dartmouth College is pleased to provide an online application process for you at https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/28593
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

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