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Rock the Street Wall Street

Donor Development & Partner Engagement Manager

Rock the Street Wall Street


Job Summary

Rock The Street, Wall Street, (RTSWS), is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. RTSWS is a financial and investment literacy program designed to spark the interest of a diverse population of high school girls into careers in finance. In the U.S. we lose girls in math as early as age 9, and women represent only 6% of the leaders in the financial services industry. We’re changing that.

The Partner Engagement Manager is responsible for organizing and executing our fundraising efforts. The qualified candidate will work with various organizations to secure funding and sponsorships, manage the fundraising team, develop and maintain donor relationships, and secure new ones.

Job Responsibilities

Create Long-Term Plans

  • Design comprehensive fundraising plans focused on generating revenue, encouraging participation, and used as a general blueprint by all involved organization departments

Manage the Development Fundraising Team

  • Oversee Partner Engagement/Donor Development team members and associated priorities/tasks
  • Coordinate and report to the CEO and COO regarding fundraising initiatives, plans, and progress.

Maintain Donor Relationships

  • Meet with major donors, via in-person, phone calls, and emails
  • Update regularly on recent events, happenings, and changes

Secure New Donors

  • Implement strategies to encourage sponsorship and giving from new donors
  • Host outreach events
  • Networking
  • Manage grants and participate in the grant-writing process

Grant Writing

  • Collaborate with team and study RFPs to craft comprehensive funding requests
  • Clearly and concisely communicate opportunity and validate the need
  • Thoroughly research grant opportunities to effectively format, communicate, and construct content aligned to specific Foundation guidelines
  • Deliver high-impact and compellingly proposals, reports, LOIs, and grants
  • The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated history of successful grant applications

Monitor Data

  • Diligently and appropriately track all activity, relationships, and donations using Salesforce

Organize Events

  • Engage in event planning and preparation appealing to current and prospective donors


  • Self-motivated team player who thrives on accomplishing goals, getting results, and improving the organization’s bottom line
  • Draft effective written and verbal communication for internal and external purposes
  • Assure the quality and effectiveness of the RTSWS donor development program
  • Actively develop and manage donor relationships and communication
  • Communicate and report accurate metrics and progress with informative analysis to internal stakeholders weekly
  • Ensure all projects are properly executed and complete for fluid transition through internal processes
  • Manage program goals, scope, schedules, and resources to confirm timelines are aligned across multiple departments
  • Proficient and effective use of technology and software to streamline and deliver responsibilities


  • Bachelor’s degree in Nonprofit Management, Marketing, Public Administration, Business, or a related field.
  • At least 5 years of donor development or sales experience
  • At least 5 years of experience managing a team
  • Embrace our mission, comfortable working with people from financial services, Diversity and Inclusion (D&I, ERG), family foundations, and private donors.
  • Prior experience working in fundraising and/or sales
  • Strong problem-solving skills; strong presentation and public speaking skills
  • History of local community engagement and leadership positions.
  • Prior experience in a fast-paced environment

A definite PLUS:

  • Experience in scaling processes for new businesses/start-ups.
  • Excited about the fast-paced and fluid organizational structure of a startup environment.

Location: Brentwood, TN with the ability for some remote work. Must live in the Greater Nashville Area.

Additional Information


  • Medical insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • 401(k)

How to Apply

Apply directly from the link below:


Visit our website for more information: https://rockthestreetwallstreet.com/

Any questions contact Human Resources: HR@rockthestreetwallstreet.com


  • Date Posted: January 25, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Communications / Marketing / PR
  • Service Area: Community Development
  • Start Date: 02/05/2024
  • Salary Range: $70,000-$80,000
  • Working Hours: M-F 40 Hrs 3 days in office