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Partnership Engagement Manager

Miriam's Kitchen
Washington, DC 20037
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Miriam's Kitchen works to end chronic homelessness in Washington, DC. We advocate for permanent supportive housing as a long-term solution, while meeting short-term needs by providing healthy meals and high-quality social services to individuals who are chronically homeless.


Miriam's Kitchen has shown steady growth over the years and is currently a $10 million organization and about half comes from private sources (individuals, corporations, and foundations). To support this growth, Miriam's Kitchen is hiring a full-time Partnership Engagement Manager to join a growing team of experienced fundraising professionals to support Miriam's Kitchen's mission to end chronic homelessness in DC.

The Partnership Engagement Manager will work closely with the Director of Corporate Partnerships to maintain and deepen relationships with corporate partners. Specifically, the Partnership Engagement Manager will manage a portfolio aimed for growth using a variety of strategies including but not limited to targeted campaigns, in-person and virtual events, and hands-on engagement activities with partners.

We take our work seriously, AND we are committed to a culture of innovation, support and fun. If you are meticulous, a fast learner, and can see the forest and the trees, then we want to speak with you!

You will join an organization where everyone is self-motivated, driven, and clear about our ultimate goalending veteran and chronic homelessness in DC.


In coordination with the Director of Corporate Partnerships, plan, execute, and monitor strategies to maintain and grow corporate donor prospects giving in the $1,000-$10,000 level. Examples of strategies:

Identify, cultivate, and steward partnership prospects

Create, execute, and track donor touchpoints; convert prospects into first-time donors; and upgrade entry-level to mid-level donors.

Develop, pitch, and execute sponsorship opportunities

Build out fundraising pages for campaigns, events, etc.

Support partners in their fundraising efforts for Miriam's Kitchen

Draft and submit grant proposals to corporations

Manage a portfolio of active donors and create ladders of engagement with each prospect that strengthens their commitment to ending chronic homelessness in DC as demonstrated by the contribution of their time, talent, and treasure.

Collaborate across departments to coordinate meaningful and memorable service opportunities that connect partners to mission, build relationships, and drive fundraising,

Write clear and compelling fundraising materials, such as: pitch decks, corporate grant proposals, event briefs, reports, and stewardship pieces that communicate mission and impact.

Plan and implement fundraising and cultivation events including logistics, volunteer management, programming, facilitation, close out, and follow-up. Examples include: Run 4 MK, meals shifts, service projects, etc.

Recruit champions to fundraise for Miriam's Kitchen through campaigns and events such as Run 4 MK, service projects, and more.

Support fundraising and logistic efforts for annual gala.

Manage day-to-day partnership needs, activation, and fulfillment of service and sponsorship opportunities.

Track and record partners activities in donor database, monitor data integrity, and execute prompt acknowledgement of corporate donations.

Coordinate with other members of the Development and Communications teams on cross-platform fundraising campaigns, ensuring the creation and delivery of messaging is consistent across all platforms.

Responsible for recruiting fundraising volunteers who participate in peer-to-peer fundraising products resulting in revenue growth and achievement of goals

Complete administrative tasks as necessary

Other duties as assigned


Three to five years fundraising, marketing, and/or communications experience

Experience developing and executing fundraising campaigns including through online appeals and events

Track record of identifying and securing new revenue from a variety of funders

Strong command of technology and database management

Excellent oral and written communication skills and keen attention to detail

Creative fundraising writer and content developer

Ability to present, inform and motivate individuals and groups about Miriam's Kitchen's mission and the importance of raising funds in support of the mission

Understands the confidential nature of donor information and maintain confidences

Proven ability to manage workflow, multiple tasks, and meet deadlines?to completion

Believes passionately in Miriam's Kitchen's mission, vision and values

Strong interest in and commitment to social justice and equity by ending chronic homelessness in DC

A team player who is comfortable working with diverse populations, including staff, stakeholders and guests with a variety of backgrounds and lived experiences.


Miriam's Kitchen is proud to offer comprehensive benefits that support the continued health and wellbeing of our team including: 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance; generous medical coverage for dependents; 100% employer-paid short-term disability, long term disability, and life insurance; employer retirement contributions; generous annual paid leave, and annual professional development funds for all full-time team members.

Miriam's Kitchen values diversity in thought and experience and is committed to assembling a diverse workplace. People of color, people with lived experience in the issues MK works on, veterans, and LGBTQIA persons are strongly encouraged to apply.


Posted: 2023-04-27 Expires: 2023-05-29

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