Washington, DC, USA
Are you excited to join an organization that creates opportunities for kids to play?
Do people frequently describe you as a "strong communicator," "people person" or "problem solver?"
Are you looking for a fun and collaborative team environment?
Come play with us!
A KaBOOM! Account Manager manages and grows KaBOOM! partnerships with a variety of corporate and foundation sponsors who support our work to ensure all children get the play they need to thrive. The Account Manager is a key representative of the KaBOOM! brand and culture, ensuring our partners have a playful, high quality experience with us. Key responsibilities include working with sponsors to define the scope and scale of their respective programs, leveraging partnerships to increase internal and external visibility for KaBOOM!, our partners and the cause of play, managing and resolving conflicts as needed, serving as a partnership spokesperson, renewing partnerships and securing incremental investments and acting as a liaison between Funding Partners, Community Partners and KaBOOM! internal teams to ensure expectations of all partners are managed and understood.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee life-cycle of sponsor relationship with KaBOOM!: introduction, engagement, contract execution, and partnership renewal
Serve as the official partnership team leader for sponsor programs, working collaboratively with internal teams to ensure timely execution of contract requirements
Expand and deepen relationships within each sponsor, with specific focus on building greater executive engagement and awareness, and prospecting new funding sources
Work with internal and external communications teams to develop strategic marketing and communications plans for partners and partnerships, raising visibility of the partnership via social media, web and newsletter storytelling, media, and award recognition
Help create partnerships between sponsors and community organizations for community-led playground projects
5+ years of experience with a non-profit organization or corporate foundation in account management, communications, donor management or fundraising
Demonstrated track record of success cultivating client relationships, managing budgets and contracts, and problem solving
The ideal candidate is gregarious, confident, creative, playful, quick on their feet and skilled at communicating clearly and effectively in writing, in person and by phone
Strong interest in issues surrounding the quality of kids' live, particularly those living in underserved communities
KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids especially those living in poverty the childhood they deserve through great, safe places to play. KaBOOM! inspires communities to make play the easy choice and works to drive the national discussion about the importance of PLAYces. KaBOOM! has collaborated with partners to build or restore more than 17,000 playspaces, engaged more than 1.5 million volunteers and served over 9 million kids.
KaBOOM! is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity - people of color and LGBTQ+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.
We have a fun and dynamic work atmosphere filled with talented and passionate Boomers who want to make a difference in kids' lives. Individuals interested in applying for this position are encouraged to go to kaboom.org/careers and select Account Manager. Please make sure to include a thoughtful cover letter. This position will be based in our Washington, DC office.
Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of kids in need?
Do you enjoy talking with communities, relationship building and motivating others to take action?
Does matching resources with underserved areas excite you?
Come make an impact with us!
Community Outreach Coordinators (COCs) are responsible for researching and prospecting a high quality applicant pipeline of child-serving organizations for KaBOOM! grant opportunities across North America. COCs help develop partnerships that align KaBOOM! Funding Partners' interests with the KaBOOM! community build model and community needs. The COC provides support through the screening and selection process. COCs also act as a liaison between community groups and KaBOOM! by helping introduce and publicize KaBOOM! programs, vision and points of view.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Research and pursue community organizations for build projects and grant programs that meet KaBOOM! criteria, through internet research and cold calling
Communicate benefits and obligations of KaBOOM! programs to community organizations to build interest in applying for a grant opportunity
Cultivate and manage ongoing relationships with non-profit child-serving organizations
Analyze submitted applications to determine viability and alignment with funding opportunities
Become an expert in assigned markets; understand the geography of assigned market and garner knowledge of potential Community Partners
Facilitate conference calls with key decision makers and community leaders to set appropriate expectations for KaBOOM! playground builds, educating community groups on the community build model while deciphering strengths and weaknesses of a particular group for a project
Advocate for community groups by presenting group to an internal review panel and by preparing written recommendations to funding partners
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. Candidates should have skills in building coalitions among people, organizations and institutions, and the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at the same time. Proficiency in written and spoken Spanish is strongly desired for this position.
A strong sense of personal responsibility for one's work and commitment to results is key. Precise attention to detail and organizational skills are critical to success in this position.
The ideal candidate should be a self-motivated team player who is flexible and able to bring a high level of energy to everything they do.
Strong organization, coordination, interpersonal, and communication skills are valued.
BA/BS degree is required along with at least 1-2 years of relevant experience in community outreach, client services, research, and/or community development.About KaBOOM!:
KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to ensuring all kids have access to great places to play, especially those growing up in poverty in America. We know play is essential to child development and leads to a healthy future, so we work every day to ensure that kids living in underserved areas have access to the play they need to thrive. Our future depends on it!
KaBOOM! is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity women, people of color, and LGBTQ+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.
We have a fun and dynamic work atmosphere filled with talented and passionate Boomers who want to make a difference in kids' lives. Individuals interested in applying for this position are encouraged to go to kaboom.org/careers and select Community Outreach Coordinator. Please make sure to include a thoughtful cover letter. This position will be based in our Washington, DC office.
Are you passionate about bringing play opportunities to kids in underserved communities?
Are you an experienced new business development professional with a knack for relationship building?
Come play with us!
The Associate Director, Corporate Partnerships is responsible for identifying brand alignment and building relationships with corporations and corporate foundations to secure new six and seven figure multi-year gifts to support KaBOOM! programs, initiatives and operations.
KaBOOM! is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity; women, people of color and LGBTQ+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Secure restricted and unrestricted corporate partnership revenue in excess of $2.5 million across multiple business lines in support of the organization-wide revenue target of $30 million
Cultivate a portfolio of prospective partners in your assigned geographic region and/or industry
Take prospects through all phases of the business development cycle clearly articulating the KaBOOM! value proposition and accurately positioning a KaBOOM! partnership as a business solution
Maintain a solid understanding of the KaBOOM! mission, strategic plan, culture, values, history, programs and initiatives, and stay abreast of trends in corporate philanthropy
Actively contribute to our inclusive work environment by valuing other people regardless of differences and takes an active role in promoting practices that support diversity, inclusion, and cultural competence
Bachelor's degree with 7+ years of experience in new business revenue generation, fundraising programs, cause marketing and/or direct sales and securing six and seven figure multi-year gifts
Exceptional and persuasive written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to effectively interface with staff, community leaders and senior level executives
Ability to travel to assigned territory, build events and conferences
Advanced CRM skills (Salesforce preferred) and expertise in Microsoft Office (Word; Excel; PowerPoint; Outlook)
The ideal candidate will be collaborative, self-motivated and have the ability to manage multiple tasks and goals with high ethical standards, tact and diplomacy
KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids especially those living in underserved areas the childhood they deserve through great, safe places to play. KaBOOM! inspires communities to make play the easy choice and works to drive the national discussion about the importance of PLAYces. KaBOOM! has collaborated with partners to build or improve more than 17,000 playspaces, engaged more than 1.5 million volunteers and served over 9 million kids.
We have a fun and dynamic work atmosphere filled with talented and passionate Boomers who want to make a difference in kids' lives. Individuals interested in applying for this position are encouraged to go to kaboom.org/careers and select Associate Director, Corporate Partnerships. This position will be based in our Washington, DC office. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.