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Internal Application: Manager, Global Corporate Giving

Philanthropic Development | Hybrid in New York, NY | Full Time | From $75,000.00 to $85,000.00 per year

Job Description

Sesame Workshop seeks a Manager, Global Corporate Giving, to join its dynamic development team. The Corporate Giving team is focused on philanthropic giving from Corporations, Corporate Foundations and collaborates on CSR/Retail opportunities globally. The team also works with brand teams (e.g., agencies, brand marketing, corporate communication teams) and aligns with intermediary organizations that help with funder matchmaking as part of Sesame Workshop’s overall philanthropic goals. This position will report to a Senior Director of Global Corporate Giving and be responsible for a wide range of business development activities, the most significant of which are: driving processes around prospecting, concept, and proposal development, and managing a portfolio of donors and partners including reporting and donor stewardship.


  • Manage a portfolio of corporate partnerships
  • Research new funding opportunities and manage the business development pipeline
  • Develop and manage protocols, timelines, and knowledge management and organization systems for timely submission of proposals and reports
  • Develop strong and compelling pitch decks, concept notes, and proposals
  • Review and submit interim and final reports for funders
  • Work collaboratively cross-departmentally on project planning for proposals and updates for reports
  • Attend project meetings and serve as a resource on funder requirements and grant deliverables
  • Develop account briefs, donor renewal strategies and work with Senior Directors to determine growth opportunities for key existing partners
  • Track prospects and grant activity, and run pipeline reports in Salesforce


  • B.A. or B.S. degree or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in corporate philanthropic giving
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work productively with shifting and tight deadlines
  • Excellent writing, organization, verbal communication, and desk research skills Strong relationship management skills with a range of clients or donors including experience in managing corporate accounts
  • Strong data management and visualization skills, including advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Familiarity with funders and philanthropies funding global social impact programs
  • Must be an initiative-taker with an upbeat, entrepreneurial attitude and work independently as well as in a team setting
  • Experience working for a global NGO and the ability to speak languages other than English are a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Experience with Salesforce is a plus

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