Children Family Services Center
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Full Time

The Corporate Engagement Manager reports directly to the Chief Development Officer and is responsible for strengthening and evolving existing relationships as well as prospecting and building new long-term partnerships with corporations that result in funding for the immediate and long-term goals and priorities of Charlotte Family Housing (CFH).  The Corporate Engagement Manager is responsible for raising capital from CFH corporate partnerships, this including but not limited to human/intellectual, reputational/brand, and in-kind/financial capital. The position requires the expertise to advance the work of CFH by identifying sources of support, proactively seeking opportunities to generate new partnerships and sponsorships based on aligning corporate interests, and by maintaining strong communication ties with corporate donors and prospects. 

This position is an anticipated to work 30 hours a week and is benefits eligible. 



  • Working closely with the Chief Development Officer and the Development team. Direct and coordinate corporate-related fundraising activities.
  • Identify potential corporate donors and conduct research of current level and all points of engagement with CFH.
  • Work closely with the Development team to develop and implement strategies that lead to significant funding from corporations.
  • Alert CFH staff to potential funding opportunities with corporations and foundations, and assist in the creation and implementation of strategies, and tactics, including proposals to obtain related grants.
    • Develop highly competitive proposals for corporate prospects and leverage diverse the organizations' goals and preferences in conjunction with CFH priorities and goals. Monitor and prepare proposals. Manage proposal deadlines and submissions.
  • Identify purpose-driven employee engagement opportunities and is a resource for companies to strengthen their corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategies.
  • Maintain a rigorous schedule of contacts with corporate representatives, creating moves management plans related to them, compelling presentations, and comprehensive fundraising proposals.
  • Maintain high-quality stewardship process for active corporate prospects and donors. Ensure that stewardship and reporting requirements are met
  • Working with all CFH departments, create engagement strategies and techniques to define products that can be commonly used to meet the needs of the collaborative and corporate partnerships.
  • Ensure outcomes from these partnerships, that include financial investment, intellectual capital investment, hands-on volunteering, and in-kind support,
  • Assist CFH with its evolving advocacy work, identifying opportunities for advocacy engagement and sourcing the appropriate individual(s) to participate.



  • Drive revenue acquisition:
    • Results driven, with a focus on gaining the resources to support CFH's mission and collective impact-focused strategic objectives.
  • Strategic relationship building:
    • Develops and maintains strategic relationships that generate the resources necessary to support CFH's mission.
  • Compelling and engaging communicator:
    • Passionate communicator, articulating the CFH message in a way that inspires others to act in service to the organization and the community.
  • Embracing and managing change:
    • Champions and facilitates change to ensure long-term community sustainability and adapts successfully to changing needs while maintaining positive relationships with all constituents, internal and external.
  • Entrepreneurial and innovative: Seeks creative new opportunities to generate revenue and other resources that add greater value to the organization and the community.



  • Bachelor's Degree or
  • Three years of related experience.



  • Demonstrated expertise in cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies and techniques, particularly in the area of corporate relations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of methods, practices, and procedures for obtaining information about the giving programs of corporations.
  • Self-motivated and disciplined to regularly set and achieve work goals.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and outstanding writing ability. Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, with diverse individuals.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and networking skills with individuals and large groups.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of poise and professionalism in all circumstances.
  • Ability to initiate and build relationships with prospective corporate donors, and interact via telephone and in-person.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead others and work with internal staff collaboratively.
  • Demonstrated ability to take primary responsibility for diverse nature of projects and to complete them promptly with limited supervision.
  • Demonstrated record of success in generating significant commitments from corporations.
  • Ability to work with and command the respect of Corporate executives, departments heads, and other high-level donors and volunteers.
  • Ability to advocate CFH priorities to an external audience
  • Proven ability to work across an organization, and to provide inspired leadership and to coach to staff members
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of multiple teams
  • Demonstrated analytical and strategic thinking capabilities
  • Creative, professional, and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a high project-volume environment.


ABSOLUTELY NO PHONE CALLS, EMAILS OR DROP IN'S PLEASE!! To apply, please send a cover letter with salary requirements and your resume. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned this job classification. They are not to be constructed as an all-inclusive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities of people so assigned.

The Agency's policy is to provide equal opportunity in all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability or veteran status.



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