The Senior Director, Foundation and Public Grant Relations will partner with the Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships & Foundation Relations to help nurture and grow investments in United Way's work and increase its impact in the region. This is an outstanding career opportunity for a highly motivated professional to manage a growing portfolio of public and private funders and to help build our impact strategy around an equity-drive vision to advance economic justice across race and ethnicity.
The successful candidate must be skilled at developing and cultivating local and national relationships to build a pipeline of grant opportunities, as well as internal relationships across all departments in the organization. They will collaborate on the development and execution of a grant funding strategic plan and milestones; steward and cultivate existing and prospective funders; and co-create proposal concepts with funders and United Way staff. The Senior Director must possess or be able to develop broad content expertise in the UWMB's five pillars of focus - Safe and Stable Housing, Economic Inclusion and Wealth Building, Early Education and Out-Of-School Time, Pathways for Young Adults and Community-centered Crisis response. Individuals committed to service, driven by social justice, and who embrace community-centric principles and practices are strongly encouraged to apply. Hybrid work arrangement with great benefits and opportunities for advancement.
United Way of Massachusetts Bay exists to build more equitable communities, together. With over 85 years of local impact in eastern Massachusetts, we work with and for our communities to build economic prosperity, and enable everyone-across races and ethnicities-to share in the knowledge, wealth and resources available. We believe that the key to unlocking opportunity is uniting people, and we bring together individuals, community leaders, corporate partners, legislators and organizations to build a powerful engine of change.