Colorado Nonprofit Association

Corporate Relations Manager

Department: Philanthropy

Reports To: Director of Philanthropy

Status: Exempt, FT

Hiring Range: $60,000 to $75,000 per year

Job Summary  

Are you ready to lead transformative fundraising efforts that empower communities and combat food insecurity? Community Food Share is seeking a visionary Corporate Relations Manager to spearhead our strategic initiatives in partnership development and fundraising innovation. This pivotal role is tailored for a dynamic professional who excels in building strategic alliances and crafting innovative fundraising strategies. 

As our Corporate Relations Manager, you will drive the development and execution of comprehensive fundraising strategies, focusing on fostering relationships with corporate partners to secure vital financial support through sponsorships, grants, gifts, and collaborative campaigns. The Corporate Relations Manager is a highly visible position, responsible for the creative development, design, implementation and evaluation of corporate fundraising strategies. This position will own all components of moves management, inclusive of soliciting and strengthening relationships with existing corporate partners and identifying potential partnership opportunities for employee matching programs, sponsorship and annual support. This position will plan and implement aggressive fundraising strategies, resulting in increased revenue and community awareness. Strong emphasis will be placed on the oversight and intentional growth of the corporate portfolio and successfully securing annual support for Community Food Share. 

Your impact will resonate through the design of compelling initiatives that not only raise awareness of food insecurity but also showcase the profound impact of corporate support on our community’s well-being. Join us in amplifying our mission to ensure everyone in Boulder and Broomfield Counties has access to nutritious food and opportunities to thrive, while cultivating meaningful partnerships that drive tangible change.

Who We Are

Community Food Share is a cornerstone of support in Boulder and Broomfield Counties, dedicated to fighting hunger and fostering food security among our communities. With a passionate team comprising more than 40 staff members and over 2,300 volunteers annually, our organization is driven by the commitment and support of our dedicated staff and compassionate community. Together, we work tirelessly to distribute more than 27,000 meals daily through our internal programs and network of over 40 partner agencies, ensuring that nutritious food reaches those in need. Our extensive service area encompasses a diverse range of communities, each with unique needs that we strive to meet. At Community Food Share, we’re more than a food bank; we’re a friend and a neighbor, committed to feeding our community through collaboration, engagement, and leadership. 

Essential Responsibilities

Fundraising Strategy & Execution

Relationship Management and Administration 

Culture

Travel

The above is a fair representation of the duties and responsibilities for this position but is not meant to be all inclusive. Other duties may from time to time be assigned at the discretion of the Director of Philanthropy

Qualifications & Skills

Alignment with Community Food Share’s mission and a compassionate appreciation for hunger issues are essential to the successful performance of all responsibilities. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

Education and Experience

Skills and Abilities

Knowledge

Behaviors

Interpersonal Skills

Alternative or combined skills in understanding, counseling, and/or influencing people are important in achieving organizational objectives, causing action, understanding others, or changing behavior.  Skills of persuasiveness, influence or assertiveness, sensitivity to the point of view of others, as well as generational, gender and cultural competency and awareness are requisite to success in this position.

Health Related Event Protocol

The Health-Related Event Protocol is in effect anytime required by federal, state or local health orders, or as required by the organization for public safety.

Flex Schedule Eligibility: This position is eligible for a flexible schedule from time to time based on the needs of the department and the individual.  The supervisor for this position makes the determination for a flex schedule in consultation with the incumbent. Flex workers may be issued a laptop on a temporary basis to perform their duties.  Flex workers are required to have a stable, secure internet connection at the location they are working from. (TEAM ORANGE FLEX)

Vaccination: Community Food Share does not require proof of vaccination status.  However, this position works directly with the public in the performance of core duties.  Employees serving in public facing positions may be required to wear a mask and practice social distancing at certain mobile, donor, or agency facilities regardless of vaccination status. Further, vaccination status may be required by donor businesses, agencies, or other facilities.  While this is not a requirement of Community Food Share, it may be a requirement of the donor business, agency, or facility where we perform our work.  Those unable to comply with outside requirements, are required to speak directly with their supervisor or HR for assistance in this matter. 

Physical Demands

This position is primarily an office/administrative position with 90% of duties performed in an office setting. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and/or stand for long periods. Employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. Employee may be required to bend, kneel, crouch, crawl, push, pull, stoop, climb stairs and ladders, balance, stand and/or walk for extended periods of time; use hands to finger, grasp, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms above the shoulder; be able to talk; and hear with or without aid. The employee may occasionally lift, leverage, and/or move up to 50 pounds repetitively. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, color vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus. The physical demands described here are representative of those to be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

Work Schedule

Generally, the workweek is Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; however, occasional evenings, weekends and holidays may be required to achieve the goals of the department. Specifically, Thanksgiving morning is a required offsite holiday event that must be attended by all Philanthropy department personnel.

Work Environment

Community Food Share operates in a working warehouse environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving equipment. The employee may be exposed to high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold in the walk-ins. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may be loud with machinery and equipment in operation.

The work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals to perform the essential functions of this position.