Provide oversight and manage the ABA entity’s overall sponsorship and fundraising program. Responsible for generating revenue associated with the program. Develop strategic corporate and law firm alliances to expand the entity’s sponsorship and charitable portfolio.
Principal Duties/Job Responsibilities Manage the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of corporations, law firms, individuals, and grants that support the mission, programs, and charitable funding priorities; working closely with the Director and volunteer leaders to develop prospect strategies and solicitations. Manage day-to-day relationships with corporate sponsors and partner with Meetings, Marketing and Website teams to ensure contractual obligations are met. Scope may include jointly sponsored educational programs, conference special events, and projects. Shepherd sponsor approvals and contracts through General Counsel’s Office. Write proposals, cultivation materials, and fulfillment reports. Prepare program recommendations for review and approval by ABA leadership. Performs other related duties as required.
Required Education, Qualifications, Experience Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. 6 - 10 years of progressively responsible business or project management experience. Have quantitative skills to research market opportunities. Quantitative skillset and prior experience analyzing market trends and evaluating market opportunities.
Preferred Education, Qualifications, Experience Written/Oral Communications Skills - Advanced External Resource/Vendor Management - Advanced Financial Management and Budget - Intermediate Project/Campaign Management - Advanced Experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Access
About American Bar Association
The American Bar Association is one of the world’s largest voluntary professional organizations, with over 400,000 members and more than 3,500 entities. It is committed to doing what only a national association of attorneys can do: serving our members, improving the legal profession, eliminating bias and enhancing diversity, and advancing the rule of law throughout the United States and around the world.
Founded in 1878, the ABA is committed to supporting the legal profession with practical resources for legal professionals while improving the administration of justice, accrediting law schools, establishing model ethical codes, and more. Membership is open to lawyers, law students, and others interested in the law and the legal profession.
Our national headquarters are in Chicago, and we maintain a significant office in Washington D.C.
The ABA offers competitive employment benefits which include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k), commuter benefits, and more.