fhi360 Corporate Engagement Manager in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Responsibilities:

Build internal systems and capacity for private sector partnerships

  • Assist in the development and execution of the private sector engagement strategy

  • Track and communicate progress aligned with the strategy

  • Strengthen the business planning capacity of staff to respond to new, strategic opportunities

  • through the creation of tools and/or delivery of formal training at the business unit, country office

  • or regional level.

  • Update relevant internal databases and platforms to provide relevant information regarding private sector partners

  • Communicate results including number of opportunities generated and development of pipelines in an effective and timely manner (monthly, quarterly).

Develop new private sector partnerships

  • In coordination with the Partnerships team, develop and manage relations with targeted donor/partners/clients/trustees/coalitions.

  • Network and communicate internally with headquarters units to help manage, expand, and strengthen resource mobilization efforts with targeted, private sector partners.

  • Work closely with Business Development, Communications, Strategy & Innovation, and other teams to drive Partner engagement and relationship activities.

  • Lead external communication efforts by strategically convening peer organization on topics of key interest, as well as participating in externally-convened meetings, relevant conferences and networking events.

  • Create awareness for the organization's solutions among Partners and assist in positioning the organization's services as solutions of choice.

  • Develop key communications materials (website, written brochure, updating talking points, bios, etc.) as well as exploring the possibility of features or articles in key publications.

  • Conduct research to identify appropriate partners for key practice areas

  • Support the development of proposals for both solicited and non-solicited opportunities

  • Support the development of business models and cost structures to support efforts including cost presentations and value for money in partnership with Finance, Cost and Pricing, etc.

  • Maintain knowledge in assigned functional area and current issues, and disseminate appropriate knowledge to Partners.

  • Cultivate strong consultative relationships with key individuals at Partners and act as primary point of contact to ensure satisfaction of Partners.


  • Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent. Masters Degree preferred. Business Administration, Development Management, International Development, Public Policy or Related Field.

  • 5-8 years of professional work experience with relationship management, business planning, program implementation or similar fields

  • Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures with establishing new strategic relationships.

  • Demonstrated experience developing new relationships with private sector funders and socially responsible actors across multiple human development sectors in the United States and internationally.

  • Prior experience in working with key funders identified as organizational relationship priorities.

  • Ability to represent the organization at a variety of meetings and forums involving donors, foundation representatives, board members, the general public.

  • Prior experience with working overseas preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of organization’s technical capacity and programs to share information and create new partnerships/relationships in one or more key areas: health, education, governance, civil society, social change, gender, economic growth, research and the environment.

  • Demonstrates and applies sound judgment with managing internal and external stakeholders.

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.

  • Ability to establish and manage trusted relationships with internal and external senior business leaders.

  • Ability to influence, motivate and works well with others.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

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FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

As we evolve to meet the challenges of the future, we stand committed to the principles that have guided our organization for the last 40+ years. Our work continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.