Manager, Strategic Partnerships

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Los Angeles, CA or New York, NY
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It Gets Better Project

Position: Manager, Strategic Partnerships

Reports to: Director, Brand Marketing, Content & Creative

Salary: Competitive and Commensurate with Experience

Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Probation: 30 days/1 month

Location: Los Angeles, CA or New York, NY

Benefits: Company-sponsored (100%) Medical, Vision, Dental

Reporting to the Director, Brand Marketing, Content & Creative, the Manager,
Strategic Partnerships is an integral role responsible for prospective and
current client-relationship management, tracking new markets and emerging
trends, and proposing and developing new strategic partnerships based on the
It Gets Better Project priority programming. The Manager, Strategic
Partnerships will work closely with the Development team and across
departments to foster collaboration and drive effective fundraising

Key Responsibilities

Leverage the It Gets Better Project’s storytelling and media, education,
and global programming as a platform for establishing new partnerships, in
addition to stewarding existing, long-term partners to ensure continued
mutual benefit.
Source and secure partnerships with top-tier institutions; via licensing,
sponsorships, cause marketing initiatives, training and consulting, and other
Develop a portfolio of Corporate Partners and Sponsors with an average annual
giving of $10,000 or more, to support the organization’s annual fundraising
Streamline cause-marketing pipeline and compliance protocols.
Oversee fulfillment of strategic partnership deliverables. Collaborate with
internal stakeholders to ensure appropriate delegation of assignments.
Serve as the It Gets Better Project’s ambassador with partners and relevant
groups, including attendance at select conferences around the US
Analyze current industry trends to identify business opportunities that would
generate revenue resources and other forms of mission support.
Keep in clear and consistent communication with leadership to ensure absolute
clarity on progress and needs


Strong commitment to the It Gets Better Project’s mission to uplift,
empower, and connect LGBTQ+ youth around the globe.
Understanding of issues impacting the LGBTQ+ community, specifically youth
populations is essential. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral
communication skills
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple, concurrent projects or tasks with
strong attention to detail
Experience with business applications, including G-Suite, Microsoft Office,
Salesforce or other CRM platforms, etc.
Ability to work collaboratively to set vision and strategy
Knowledge of CCV compliance protocols
Experience working in the nonprofit sector, a plus

How to Apply

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to

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