Corporate Relations Director, National Kidney Foundation

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
New York
Oct 08, 2016
Oct 25, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Board
The National Kidney Foundation is looking a Corporate Relations Director based in New York City
headquarters office.
Responsible for identifying, initiating and managing relationships with corporations within the
healthcare industry sector, including but not limited to; pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device/equipment manufactures. He/She will achieve the goal of obtaining and increasing revenue to and awareness of the National Kidney Foundation by targeting multiple potential sources of funding within these corporations (marketing, medical education, research and development, foundations, employee giving, community support, etc.).

Maintain and grow existing relationships with pharmaceutical, biotech and device companies in support of NKF programs and initiatives.
Identify and initiate contact with new corporate partners, identify key contacts, identify focused NKF programs to submit for funding and grow partner relations.
Develop and cultivate key relationships with potential new partners at all NKF meetings, and various other association meetings as assigned.
Work with Vice President, Corporate Relations, Senior Vice President, Program Development and all other Corporate Relations Staff members to identify opportunities and develop funding request proposals/agreements.
Develop customized proposals, budgets and presentations for all areas of corporate funding.
Responsible for assisting with the completion of grant reconciliation reports and all other metrics reports required by the grantor in conjunction with the funded program.
Develop national corporate fundraising promotional concepts that are complimentary to the goals of the National Kidney Foundation.


Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university.
Minimum of five years corporate development for a non-profit healthcare organization.
Prior experience successfully developing and maintaining corporate relationships resulting in significant revenue.
Experience developing funding request proposals.
Experience developing and selling national corporate sponsorships, program support proposals, and fee for service agreements.
Experience building and maintaining cohesive and strategic partner relationships to grow the business.
Proven ability to define, target and develop account relationships with the objective of maximizing potential from corporatesources.
Strong leadership qualities, organizational skills and ability to communicate effectively within a voluntary organizational structure, as well as outwardly to the for-profit corporations.
Flexibility and ability to handle multiple projects at the same time and work under the pressure of multiple deadlines.
Strong written and oral communication skills, interpersonal and presentation skills and computer proficiency required.
Flexible for overnight business travel.

About The Company
The National Kidney Foundation is the leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease for hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals, millions of patients and their families and tens of millions of Americans at risk. Category: Marketing & Biz Dev , Keywords: Corporate Relations Director