New York City Economic Development Corporation
New York City, NY, United States
Manager, Project Management, Fundraising
Sep 02, 2021
Dec 16, 2021
Our Vision:\u00A0To make New York City the global model for inclusive innovation and economic growth, fueled by the City\u2019s diverse people and businessesOur Mission:\u00A0To create shared prosperity across New York City\u2019s five boroughs by strengthening neighborhoods and growing good jobs.Position Overview: The Fundraising Project Manager (PM) role is an exciting opportunity for a business- and social impact-minded, highly-collaborative, motivated individual to help grow NYCEDC\u2019s external network and unlock resources. As part of the Partnerships\u2019 department, the PM will develop and manage relationships and partnerships with academic, corporate, international, philanthropic, and workforce development stakeholders, and other key actors in the city to advance EDC\u2019s priorities across economic development verticals. Verticals include inclusive ecosystem growth (e.g., tech, life sciences & healthcare, sustainability, industrial, fashion), economic mobility, real estate management, urban planning and community development.Reporting to the Vice President, Development, the PM will be asked to support cross-departmental projects that include donor prospecting and cultivation as well as general partnerships development across industries. This position is ideal for highly motivated individuals with the ability to write skillfully for multiple formats and audiences, manage several projects concurrently against tight timelines, and co-develop ideas that advance transformative partnerships. Essential Duties & Responsibilities:General Project SupportBuild and maintain relationships across NYCEDC and external stakeholders, creating awareness of EDC programs and initiatives, and identifying mutually beneficial collaboration opportunities.Manage a portfolio of cross-departmental or cross-agency projects, ensuring project objectives are achieved; actively monitor and track progress of projects using appropriate tools to ensure timeline and objectives are met.\u00A0 Develop project plans that include analyses, scope of work, timelines, individual responsibilities, etc.Create and deliver presentations, memorandums and other materials that effectively communicate project recommendations and/or findings to various audiences (e.g., senior EDC staff, City Hall staff, partner agencies, external stakeholders)Partner with leaders and colleagues across EDC departments including but not limited to External Affairs, Initiatives, Strategy, Legal, and Grants to develop partnership strategies, marketing collateral, and associated external engagement tools e.g., newsletters.As needed, support partnership development for local and domestic events and conferences.\u00A0DevelopmentSupport prospect development Develop and maintain list of funding opportunities in close coordination with the VP, DevelopmentCo-develop donor pipeline via identifying prospects and executing engagement strategiesInterface with key stakeholders on projects and other partnership opportunitiesMonitor, identify, and diligence new funding opportunities from the private sectorOversee support functions including project management for live opportunities, development database management, and proposal development as needed.Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required 3-4 years of relevant experience, including business development, donor stewardship, fundraising, international affairs, and/or economic development Strong ability to build long-term relationships and consensus on shared goals Exceptional business writing and communications skills are required, including public speaking Specific experience in grants management preferred, including narrative and financial reporting, proposal development, and serving as a knowledge resource on donors. Proven competency in use of Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and primary databases such as Microsoft Dynamics Experience managing complex stakeholder relationships using CRM tools (e.g., Salesforce, MS Dynamics) New York City residency is required within 180 days of hireAs of August 2, 2021, all new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus as defined by the CDC, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability.About Us:\u00A0NYCEDC is New York City\u2019s primary vehicle for promoting economic growth in each of the five boroughs. Our mission is to create shared prosperity across New York City\u2019s five boroughs by strengthening neighborhoods and growing good jobs. We do this by developing, managing, and implementing expansion and redevelopment programs that encourage investment and strengthen the city\u2019s competitive position.NYCEDC is dedicated to the creation of a dynamic, equitable, and sustainable urban economy. We are making sure that whatever happens next, happens right here in New York City\u2014and that all New Yorkers are a part of it.NYCEDC offers many unique advantages for an exciting and fulfilling career. As part of our team, you\u2019ll enjoy:The unique opportunity to make an impact on New York CityWorking on diverse, unique, and challenging projectsWorking closely with teams of creative, highly motivated, and passionate peopleLearning opportunities designed to enhance the practical skills and business knowledge of our employeesExcellent benefits, including company-paid 401(a) pension plan, 457(b) tax-advantaged retirement savings plans, medical, dental and vision benefits, generous paid family leave and paid time off, and other\u00A0perksThe New York City Economic Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our diversity and inclusion mission is to attract, retain, and engage a diverse workforce comprised of talented people. NYCEDC employees can expect to work as part of a highly engaged, passionate and inclusive workforce\u00A0where everyone\u2019s contributions are valued, respected and make an impact on one of the best and most diverse cities in the world!For more information, visit our website at\u00A0edc.nyc.
New York City Economic Development Corporation
Website : https://edc.nyc