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Corporate Partnerships Director

Mercy for Animals

Mercy for Animals

United States

Campaigns, corporate engagement, or volunteer management







Senior management

Mgmt responsibilities: 


Date posted:



About the Role

We currently seek a corporate partnerships director to join our philanthropy team. In this role, you will advance the work of Mercy For Animals by identifying and cultivating potential corporate partnerships, soliciting corporate gifts, and sustaining long-term relationships with corporate partners.

You will do invaluable work:
* Develop strategic partnerships and sponsorship opportunities with corporate leaders while strengthening existing relationships
* Create and lead the overall strategy for corporate sponsorship and underwriting 
* Meet annual fundraising goal of $2 million, which will comprise corporate gifts, corporate event sponsorships, workplace giving, and cause-related marketing 
* Partner with Mercy For Animals’ director of foundations relations and the philanthropy team to strategize, cultivate relationships, and solicit gifts when appropriate 
* Oversee and manage Mercy For Animals’ cause-related marketing partnerships in coordination with the legal and finance teams 
* Identify viable prospective corporate sponsors through research, networking, and collaboration 
* Provide exceptional stewardship for corporate sponsors through strong relationship-management skills
* Solicit and oversee all in-kind sponsors, working closely with the philanthropy and events teams  
* Develop strategy for workplace giving in coordination with the VP of philanthropy, VP of donor experience, and director of fundraising operations 
* Implement workplace giving strategy and achieve income growth targets in accordance with KPIs 
* Manage an existing portfolio of workplace-giving supporters, initiatives, promotional resources, platforms, and industry bodies to fully unlock their potential 
* Create and deliver impactful wrap-up reports for each sponsor that demonstrate ROI and summarize sponsorship deliverables and benefits
* Track and reconcile all corporate revenue and expenses and create detailed reports 
* Identify new prospects, plan fundraising strategies, and project future revenue streams
* Participate in third-party events as appropriate, including networking events, meetings, and training sessions
* Adhere to all organizational policies and procedures
* Perform any other duties assigned by team leader

About the Organisation

Mercy For Animals aims to construct a compassionate food system by reducing suffering and ending the exploitation of animals for food. We envision a world where animals are respected, protected, and free. As a leading farmed animal advocacy organisation, we know that achieving this goal requires a diverse, inclusive, and collaborative work environment—one that welcomes and sparks new perspectives and innovative ideas. If you are passionate about our mission, driven to make a big impact for animals, and eager to be part of a dedicated team, join us!

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