Manager, Corporate Partnerships

Girls Who Code

About the organization

Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization which aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science by equipping young women with the necessary computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities.


Assist the VP of Development and the Director of Corporate Partnerships in the overall fundraising goals for corporate sponsorships
Directly raise approximately $5M through new corporate partners to support Girls Who Code mission and vision
Move prospects through various stages from prospecting to gift secured, negotiating benefits and giving levels, and finalizing MOU’s
Manage database to facilitate moves management with prospects
Create/manage weighted prospect list
Collaborate across departments to relay opportunities and expectations to/from prospects and GWC teams
Work with the Programs team to discover areas of potential programming growth that can lead to sponsorships
Collaborate with other development team members who have corporate leads
Facilitate discovery and pitch meetings for VP, Development and Director of Corporate Partnerships
Help build and maintain corporate prospect pipeline, conducting relevant research on giving history, trends, capacity, and executive moves
Prepare fact sheets, concept papers, powerpoint presentations, email solicitations and other collateral for potential funders


5+ years as a Development professional with history of soliciting, cultivating and closing new corporate gifts of minimum $100,000 (preferred experience $500K+)
Strong negotiation skills
Proven track record in closing gifts
Strong verbal and written skills, comfortable pitching and presenting
Ability to use creative thinking in sponsorship development
Comfortable multi-tasking and writing persuasive emails/proposals
Knowledge of/connections to corporate philanthropy landscape
Knowledge of donor databases
Excellent interpersonal skills and eager to work in a collaborative, team environment
Self-starter, motivated, and able to manage multiple deadlines
Passionate about our mission and committed to values of diversity, equity, and inclusion
Bachelors degree preferred

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

The Manager, Corporate Partnerships (MCP) serves on the Development Team for Girls Who Code (GWC), the international non-profit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology. The MCP reports to the Director of Partnership Development and works to establish and reach major fundraising goals on behalf of GWC.

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