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Foundation Relations Specialist

Corporate Procurement – Remote (U.S. Based)

Operation Blessing (OB) is seeking a Foundations Relations Specialist to lead the process of grant acquisition from foundations. This highly-motivated professional will develop and maintain relationships to increase revenues for Operation Blessing and its strategic initiatives.

The successful individual will have the following qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success in identifying, cultivating, and managing fundraising relationships with foundation leaders with a national or international nonprofit
  • Significant writing experience and proven track record of accessing private grants in excess of $25,000, with the goal to raise $400,000-$500,000 annually
  • Demonstrated experience in solicitation, cold-calling, cultivation, stewardship, and account management strategies
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills with ability to speak persuasively and articulate an organization’s mission and purpose
  • Strong computer skills, with familiarity in using Microsoft Office suite applications (particularly Word and PowerPoint), donor management software
  • Ability to write and create presentations, proposals and reports
  • Strong project management with ability to handle multiple projects under deadline
  • Organized, detail-oriented, team player, self-starter and results-oriented individual
  • Some domestic travel required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing or closely related discipline or equivalent relevant work experience.

A Charity You Can Trust

Operation Blessing (OB) is a non-profit humanitarian organization that provides strategic relief on an ongoing basis through core programs such as hunger relief, medical care, clean water, and disaster relief. Headquartered in beautiful Virginia Beach, VA, OB offers a professional and rewarding work environment, competitive salary, and full benefits package.  If you meet the listed qualifications and are in agreement with OB’s mission and purpose, please submit an application online.

We are unable to give full consideration to resumes without applications.

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Interested in a career with Operation Blessing? Please click here to complete an application, as we are unable to give full consideration to resumes without applications. For your records, please print a copy of the completed application prior to submitting it.

To have an application mailed to you, please send your name and address to employment@ob.org.