Deputy Director of Foundation Relations

Bread for the World is seeking a self-starter with strong communications skills and the ability to multitask to join a growing team with a successful fundraising record to lead the organization’s foundation relations. This individual will pursue and capitalize on emerging opportunities for foundation funding and will help produce written communications for the development and membership team. Reporting to the Vice President for Development and supervising the Senior Grants Officer, the Deputy Director of Foundation Relations will also work closely with Bread for the World’s executive and senior leadership. They will drive a robust foundation fundraising program designed to increase the amount of support from institutions over the next several years.

This position is ideal for an experienced foundation fundraising professional with a clear sense of the funding landscape who is deadline-driven, detail-oriented, well-organized and committed to ending hunger with an understanding of complex policy issues impacting hunger in both domestic and international contexts.

The Foundation Relations team works with program staff at both Bread for the World Institute, a 501(c)(3) organization, and Bread for the World, a 501(c)(4) organization, to make the case for support for various programs; conduct ongoing; research to identify foundation funding opportunities; collaborate on strategies for approaching foundation prospects; and track all foundation activity and deadlines. If you are interested, please click the link below to learn more. Please be sure to upload your cover letter and resume when applying online. Bread is an EOE.

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