Business and Partnership Development


The Business and Partnership Development Team aids in the development of products and services that Seaside provides and facilitates partnership development. We are always working to develop and steward partnerships with external stakeholders to effectively serve our communities. The team also works to collect and organize information on all things Seaside, and does so by liaising with internal stakeholders. Partnering with the Advancement team, the team also involves itself in some prospect research and aids in collecting and documenting information about some of our corporate and foundation donors and partners.

Our Responsibilities

  • Coordinate revisions and updates to the Seaside Business Plan under the direction of the Executive Director and Board

  • Communicate with other teams for the creation of the Seaside annual report

  • Organize partnership data on Hubspot, create partner outreach templates, and reach out to potential external stakeholders to create relationships

  • Manage relationships with current corporate donors and stakeholders

  • Collaborate with Advancement team on corporate donor development through collection of information about prospective donors

  • Act as advisors to new initiatives including for example, Green Scholars as a Business and Green Consulting

  • Be the home base for cross functional teams requiring a business focus

  • Participate in weekly team meetings where current projects and assignments will be discussed

Desired Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to help with development of business and strategic plans

  • Basic research skills for collecting information on prospective partners

  • Writing and copy editing for the purpose of drafting internal and external documents.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Interpersonal skills

Desired Experience

  • Experience with outreach/business communication

  • Experience with business/strategic planning


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