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Corporate Service Officer

A crucial member of the Institutional Relations team, the Corporate Service Officer (CSO) works in partnership with front-line fundraisers to steward corporate relationships, primarily through the development and execution of corporate volunteer projects.   In addition, the CSO works with the team to maintain stewardship tools, such as a corporate pipeline and impact reports. They manage a team of 2 full-time Corporate Service Managers and up to 2 seasonal staff. 

The Officer will grow and manage relationships within a portfolio of corporate partners to raise more than $1+ million for community-based programs. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated corporate engagement experience, comfort planning and managing multiple projects simultaneously, exhibit flexibility, strong communication skills, and the ability to interact fluidly with a variety of stakeholders. 


- Directly manage 2-3 staff members, setting clear goals, offering training and professional development opportunities, and providing useful feedback to motivate staff toward performance excellence.

- Manage multiple concurrent corporate service projects, adhering to timelines, and driving toward impactful, consistent results.

- Collaborate with Program and Development leadership to determine the corporate service project calendar, and assess and expand capacity based on funding needs, corporate trends, and requests.

- Maintain a personal portfolio of donors and prospects with specific financial goals, outreach, and solicitation strategies, and stewardship.

- Provide research and analysis on corporate engagement patterns and implications for programming by creating Salesforce reports.

- Collaborate with the Director of Institutional Relations and Program staff to identify new innovative corporate service and partnership engagements.

- Act as site leadership during corporate volunteer service events, as needed. 

- Steward relationships with corporate contacts to maintain and grow funding partnerships.

- Prepare and deliver effective corporate service proposals to connect with existing partners and educate potential new partners.

- Maintain corporate partner data within Salesforce and QuickBooks ensuring complete and accurate reporting.

- Collaborate with the finance team to ensure invoices are created and payments are made in a timely fashion.

Additional duties may be assigned as needed. 


Essential Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Experience

Relationship & Account Management

Minimum 2+ years’ fundraising experience in a services-based environment, nonprofit experience preferred.

- Demonstrates excellent relationship building skills, easily and quickly build rapport and trust with stakeholders, experience managing and growing those relationships.

Excellent collaboration skills, works toward win/win solutions to accomplish strategic goals.

Excellent communication skills (oral, written, and presentation) with the demonstrated ability to influence outcomes.

Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with communities of diverse cultures and maintain a continued awareness of racial and social justice issues.

Leadership and People Management

Minimum 2+ years’ people management experience with demonstrated ability to drive a team towards performance excellence.

Demonstrated experience establishing clear goals, managing team workflow, and providing professional development and useful feedback to motivate performance.

Ability to lead a diverse staff, and promote a work culture that is engaging, inclusive, and respectful of diverse thoughts and experiences.

Other Essential Skills and Abilities

Demonstrated analytical skills related to complex donor research.

Ability to think strategically, analytically, and creatively.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel.

Experience using, QuickBooks, Mailchimp, and/or similar technical systems preferred.

Demonstrates discretion when working with highly sensitive, confidential information.

Knowledge of corporate giving trends or the NYC nonprofit community a plus.

Strong organizational and administrative skills.

Proven ability to manage high-volume-high intensity workloads with competing priorities and meet deadlines.

Live within a 2-hour commutable distance to New York City.

Able to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 by hire date.  


The salary range is $60,000 - $70,000 and is commensurate with experience. 

Salary is just one component of New York Cares total compensation package. We offer generous paid leave including a winter holiday break, self-care days, and summer Fridays; comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage; access to a suite of e-learning courses; tax advantage accounts including a 403b Thrift Plan, FSA, and much more.


To apply, email your resume to Email applicants should indicate Corporate Service Officer – LastName, FirstName in the email’s subject line.


About the Institutional Relations Team

New York Cares’ 13-person Development Team raises $9mm+ annually from a diverse portfolio of institutional and individual funders. The Corporate Service Officer (CSO) works with a team of seven (four frontline fundraisers and 3 corporate service leads), with a combined goal of raising $4mm+ from corporations. This creative and dynamic team always strives for innovative ways to engage corporations in our work and invest in our programs, strategies, and vision.