Business Development Manager

Business Development Managers

The Business Development Team is looking for additional Business Development Managers. Applicants need not have previous business experience should be enthusiastic to learn.  This individual would be involved in shaping and carrying out project aimed at engaging and broadening our sponsor base as well as creating and managing relationships with potential sponsors.  This position engages many different branches of the YPFP staff team so this individual also helps to bridge gaps information gaps between other staff departments and seeing where we can leverage opportunities across the organization.  


Roles and Responsibilities:

 Support donor cultivation and fundraising through a variety of projects

 Research opportunities and conduct prospect research for potential corporate


 Manage, proof, track and be the main point of contact for specific corporate sponsors

 Networks and contacts prospective funding sources and follows up with appropriate actions such as helping to prepare senior staff for prospective meetings through written and/or oral briefings as well as scheduling and attending meetings and presentations.

 Helps design new projects to broaden the income sources for YPFP

 Closely collaborating with the Director of Business Development to align corporate sponsorship messaging with overall institution communications to leverage programmatic achievements and strategies for sponsorship efforts

 Interfacing with all departments as they relate to development in collaboration to complete grants

 Assists Director of Business Development, as needed and performs other duties as assigned


Desired Skills and Experience:

 Ability to write strong compelling grant narratives and turnaround proposals quickly

 Must be based in Washington, DC area

 Excellent verbal, interpersonal communication, and problem-solving skills

 Ability to work independently, multiple concurrent tasks and with multiple deadlines

 Highly motivated and responsible;

 Proactive ability to seek out appropriate subjects and opportunities;

 Entrepreneurial, grassroots and progressive spirit about building out the Development department here at YPFP

 Ability to work across teams and departments of a primarily volunteer-run organization;

 Outstanding computer skills

 Ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks, prioritize work, be flexible, and meet tight deadlines

 Respect of confidentiality

 Available 2-5 hours per week

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to recruiting@ypfp.org!