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Corporate & Foundation Relations Officer

Company: Manhattanville College
Date Posted: March 11, 2018

Corporate & Foundation Relations Officer
Manhattanville College

Purchase, NY

Located just 25 miles north of New York City, Manhattanville College is a private, liberal arts college committed to educating students to be ethical and socially-responsible leaders in a global community.  With approximately 1,700 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students from 40 states and 48 countries, Manhattanville consistently ranks as one of the most diverse campuses in the country. Students provide over 30,000 hours of community service each year, and actively engage in the College’s mission through annual programs such as Human Rights Awareness Day and the International Bazaar. Manhattanville’s 22,000 alumni can be found in all 50 states and 98 countries, with most alumni remaining close to campus in the tri-state area.

Manhattanville College seeks a mission-driven Corporate & Foundation Relations Officer (C&FRO). S/he will have the primary responsibility for the identification, cultivation and solicitation of foundation and corporate gifts.

The ideal candidate will create opportunities with foundations and corporations to support the president, provost, faculty, administrators and members of the development team in the identification and solicitation of foundation and corporate prospects. 

The successful candidate must have excellent project management/organizational skills as well as good writing and communication capabilities.

The C&FRO will have an established record of proactively providing strategic direction and daily management of institutional giving initiatives, resulting in an expanded donor base and increased revenue. S/he will need to exercise independent discretion and judgment to manage assignments and projects in a timely and effective manner.

Manhattanville College has retained Freeman Philanthropic Services, LLC to facilitate this executive recruitment. Please send confidential inquiries and applications directly to Freeman Philanthropic Services, LLC via e-mail at