National Manager, Institutional Giving

Reports to: National Director, Institutional Giving
Position Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Location: Office based or Telecommute


The Parkinson's Foundation (PF) makes life better for people with Parkinson’s disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. In everything we do, we build on the energy, experience and passion of our global Parkinson's community.

The National Manager, Institutional Giving is to assist in the management of business operations, activities and processes related to National Industry Corporate and Foundation Development. The person in this role will assume a wide range of responsibilities -- many of which will require exceptional organizational skills and ingenuity by applying strong communication skills and multi-tasking abilities.

It is essential that the National Manager, Institutional Giving demonstrates and upholds the Foundation’s values of collaboration, dedication, excellence, integrity, positivity, responsiveness, and teamwork.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist the National Director, Institutional Giving with securing annual and multi-year partnerships to meet quarterly & annual corporate fundraising goals.
  • Research and reach out to potential partners to conduct exploratory meetings.
  • Establish, maintain and grow relationships with corporate accounts.
  • Work with the Director to perfect pitches and negotiations necessary to secure potential partners.
  • Prepare and present presentations.
  • Conduct research, compile data, and prepare reports as needed on prospects.
  • Assist with management of internal processes and record keeping.
  • Assist with the booking of secured revenue, both Corporate and Foundation related
  • Manage and monitor the use of grant funds.
  • Assist with planning and budgeting related to corporate strategy goals.
  • Coordinate logistics and prepare materials for meetings, conferences and events.
  • Maintain department files and update contact database and e-mail address lists.
  • Prepare written agreements and proposals with partners, prospective clients and corporate sponsors.
  • Assist with on-site projects and events in a role as liaison to corporate partner.

Experience/Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Five plus years of nonprofit fundraising experience.
  • The ability to establish relationships and strengthen corporate partnerships by building trust and managing stewardship of accounts.
  • Maintain and manage own portfolio of clients.
  • Previous experience with pharmaceutical companies a plus.
  • Experience with grant administration a plus.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Positive, can-do attitude – professional at all levels, internal and external champion of the Foundation.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and proofreading skills.
  • Must be extremely organized, self-motivated, and timeline driven.
  • The ability to use logic and critical thinking to resolve problems or prevent problems as well as maintaining flexibility to construct and/or consider alternate solutions.
  • Basic knowledge of database management systems - Raisers Edge experience a plus.
  • Experience in coordinating meetings & conferences.
  • Experience with cause marketing campaigns.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.)
  • Travel requirement 30%-40%.
  • Demonstrates the organizational values of excellence, teamwork, collaboration, integrity, positivity, dedication and responsiveness.


Hourly compensation for a total of 35 hours per week dependent on experience.

How to Apply

Please email resume and cover letter to Applicant review will continue until the position is filled. Please indicate the job title in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. No phone calls please.

The Parkinson’s Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our culture and in our work on behalf of people with Parkinson's disease.

All new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, subject to any legally required accommodations.

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