Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

LLLS for Harvard Law School in Massachusetts

Date Posted August 12, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Lois L. Lindauer Searches is proud to partner with Harvard Law School (HLS) in its search for the position of Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations.

This is an ideal opportunity for a proven Corporate and Foundation Relations leader to build a comprehensive program at one of the worlds most premier institutions.  The incoming Director will create and implement a strategic vision for increasing Corporate and Foundation support, develop and maintain long-term partnerships with prominent local, national and international foundations and cultivate, solicit and steward transformative gifts to HLS in support of campaign priorities.

The Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations is responsible for creating and executing the corporate and foundation solicitation strategy needed to advance key programmatic priorities of Harvard Law School.  A senior development officer, s/he will report directly to the Dean for Development and Alumni Relations and be responsible for managing a prospect list of 75-100 corporate and foundation prospects. The director is charged with developing and implementing a vision that will ultimately result in a minimum of $10-$15 million raised per year in corporation and foundation support and will collaborate with Development Communications to brand Corporate and Foundation Giving through meaningful messaging and collateral materials.  This is a tremendous opportunity to build a program which will have transformative impact at a premier institution.

Founded in 1817, Harvard Law School is the oldest continuously operating law school in the United States.  It has produced numerous leaders nationally and around the world—in law, politics, education, and business, including Presidents, U.S. Senators, Governors, and U.S. Supreme Court justices, as well as CEOs of major corporations and institutions.  Six of the nine current Justices have studied at HLS.  Harvard Law School is consistently the best represented among the faculty at law schools nationwide and among the attorneys at the top law firms in the U.S.

Harvard Law School continues its tradition by offering an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and an accomplished student body drawn from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world.

To apply or to refer candidates, please contact Beth Parsons, Search Director, Lois L. Lindauer Searches,

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