SAGE is the world’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to
improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender
(LGBT+) older adults. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in New York
City, SAGE offers supportive services and consumer resources for
LGBT+ older adults and their caregivers, advocates for public
policy changes that address the needs of LGBT+ older people, and
provides cultural competency training for aging providers and LGBT+
organizations, largely through its National Resource Center on LGBT
Aging and its growing social enterprise SAGECare. SAGE has staff in
ten states and the District of Columbia and coordinates a growing
network of 30 SAGE affiliates in 22 states and Puerto
The Development Officer – Corporate Partnerships is a key member
of the development department, reporting to the Director of
Institutional Partnerships and working closely with grant, event,
and volunteer management staff, as well as other staff across the
organization. This position will be responsible for establishing
and growing SAGE’s portfolio of corporate partners. They will guide
corporate partners through each step of the partnership cycle, from
prospecting to reporting. Primary responsibilities will include
executing engagement opportunities, overseeing partnership
activations, creating partnership collateral, responding to
partnership inquiries, and managing the corporate partnership
portfolio in Salesforce. The ideal candidate is
relationship-oriented, organized, and conscientious. They must
possess a passion for improving the lives of LGBT+ older people and
an interest in sharing that passion with others.
- At least three years of
experience in fundraising or strategic partnerships, preferably at
an LGBT+, aging, or human services organization.
- Excellent time
management skills and the ability to handle competing priorities,
focus on task completion, and meet deadlines.
- Superior relationship
building skills and fluency in corporate communications.
- Strong writing skills
and experience generating development collateral, including written
and electronic solicitations, sponsorship decks, presentations, and
- Familiarity with and a
passion for addressing issues related to LGBT+
- Fluency in MS Office
Suite (Excel, Word and PowerPoint), virtual meeting platforms
(Zoom, Teams, and other third-party applications), and experience
working with Salesforce or a similar CRM.
- In partnership with the
Director of Institutional Partnerships, develop and launch a
multi-year strategy to ambitiously increase the size and number of
corporate partnership gifts.
- Guide corporate partners
through each step of the partnership cycle, including prospecting,
pitching, contracting, launching, and reporting.
- Create and execute
engagement opportunities for corporate partners and donors,
including partner briefings and other virtual and in-person
- Track all corporate
partnership deadlines, prepare project management timelines, and
coordinate with responsible internal and external
- Create and maintain an
inventory of SAGE partnership collateral, including partnership
decks and appeal letters.
- Plan and manage
responses to corporate and community partnership related
- Coordinate and attend
virtual and in-person volunteer opportunities for corporate
partners and ERGs.
- Develop in-depth
prospect research profiles for potential corporate
- Ensure potential and
current corporate partners align with SAGE’s mission and values and
meet legal requirements.
- Maintain accurate
corporate development records, including deadlines, contact
information, communications, and other data relevant to corporate
partnership management in Salesforce and shared computer
- Maintain and update
passwords, subscriptions, and enrollment in corporate partnership
- Participate as an
important member of the SAGE fundraising team and assist as needed
at special events.
Competitive salary: SAGE offers a competitive benefits package
as well as an exciting and unique work environment.
How to Apply
Please email your resume and cover letter to Careers@sageusa.org with
“Development Officer in the subject line. No phone
Equal Employment Opportunity
SAGE is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not
discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, ethnicity,
creed, color, religion, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender
identity, gender expression, alienage or national origin, ancestry,
age, citizenship status, marital or family status, family
medical history or genetic information, veteran status, HIV
serostatus, military or military discharge status, height, weight,
disability or handicap, domestic violence victim status, employment
status, socioeconomic status, criminal history or arrest record,
sexual or other reproductive health decisions, natural hair or
hairstyle, or any other status or characteristic protected by
applicable federal, state, or local laws. SAGE is dedicated to this
policy, with respect to all matters concerning