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Seasonal Corporate Project Manager

We seek a Seasonal Corporate Project Manager with strong corporate relations skills to join our Institutional Relations team from April 2023 through August 2023.

This role provides critical support in planning and implementing a complex employee service initiative for one of New York Cares’ high-profile corporate partners. Reporting to the Corporate Service Officer, the Seasonal Corporate Project Manager plays a major role in connecting corporate employees with community needs through 40-50 service engagements over the summer. You will be a self-starter, comfortable interfacing with internal and external parties, and committed to providing outstanding customer service. This position provides the opportunity to learn and contribute to a best-in-class corporate service engagement program.


Key Stakeholders

The Seasonal Corporate Project Manager will report to the Corporate Service Officer and work closely with the Institutional Relations Director, other Corporate Service Managers, and the Programs team. The role will engage directly with corporate partners.

- Serve as the point of contact for Corporate Partner contacts and project leaders to plan and execute their service engagements, provide project instruction, and answer questions.

- Collaborate with internal program departments to ensure all deadlines are met, and project planning is on schedule.

- Oversee project supply ordering and tracking throughout the Spring and summer.

- Conduct weekly project supply checks at corporate partner offices.

- Lead corporate volunteer groups on-site at corporate service engagements and be able to identify and solve problems quickly.

- Use data analysis tools like Salesforce and MS Excel to track project attendance and employee participation for reporting to the corporate partner.

- Schedule and manage busing and transportation for volunteer projects throughout May/June/July

Additional duties may be assigned as needed.


Essential Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Experience

Education and Experience

- A Bachelor’s Degree and one or more years of experience (or high school equivalency and two or more years of experience) related to project, event, or account management.

Organization, Collaboration & Communication

Well-honed event strategy skills with knowledge of the best practices necessary to forecast multiple possibilities and the solutions required for beginning-to-end production excellence.

- Exceptional administrative and project management skills with the ability to prioritize and complete tasks, while keeping stakeholders abreast of project timelines, statuses, and deliverables.

- Excellent team and cross-functional collaboration abilities, actively sharing information and insights to enhance objectives, create awareness and accomplish goals.

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

- Working knowledge of MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Salesforce, and QuickBooks is a plus.Stakeholder Management & Cultural Competence

- Demonstrated ability to build rapport, foster trust, and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with stakeholders, clients, and partners.

- Skilled partner liaison, adept at assessing corporate landscapes and aligning relationship management approaches to company culture.

- Exceptional customer service focus, with nimble, out-of-the-box problem-solving skills.

- Able to understand the social nuances, and world views of people of various backgrounds, identities, and cultures to (1) effectively interact with people of diverse communities, and (2) pursue a continued awareness of the social and racial justice issues faced by the communities we serve.

Other Essential Requirements and Abilities

Able to sit or stand for prolonged periods during volunteer events and lift materials weighing 25 pounds or less.

- Able to attend morning or evening volunteer engagements.

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

- Must live within a two-hour commutable distance of New York City.


$30 per hour, minimum 35 - 40 hours per week, beginning April 2023 through August 2023.


To apply, email your resume to Email applicants should indicate Seasonal Corporate Project Manager – 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 institutional and individual funders’ portfolio. The Seasonal Corporate Project Manager works with a team of seven (four frontline fundraisers and three corporate service leads) to raise $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.