Apex for Youth delivers possibilities to underserved Asian and
immigrant youth from low-income families in NYC. We recruit working
professionals to volunteer and become positive role models who
inspire youth to expand their horizons and envision what is
possible for their lives. Through mentoring, educational, mental
health, and social justice programs that serve students from pre-K
to 12th grade, Apex staff and volunteers guide and support youth to
become confident, be ready for college and give back to the
Over the last 10 years, Apex has grown exponentially, and is
currently experiencing its most significant growth period to date.
During this current fiscal year, we are doubling our team of full
time staff to 30, investing more resources into our staff’s
professional development, growing our programs and partnerships,
and serving our highest number of youth at 1500.
The Corporate Partnerships Manager is a full-time position and
is responsible for overseeing, developing, and implementing Apex
for Youth’s campaigns and strategies around corporate and
foundation partnerships. The Corporate Partnerships Manager will
work with the Executive Director, Development Director, Programs
Director, and Board to develop a comprehensive and strategic plan
to build on existing relationships with corporate institutions and
foundations, to grow and deepen funding and volunteer pipelines.
The Manager will be the primary point of contact for corporate
partners and will cultivate a comprehensive strategy around
corporate philanthropy, including annual funding, participation in
Apex events, volunteer opportunities, and speaking engagements for
Apex team members.
The ideal candidate will have experience in building and
stewarding relationships with corporate partners and institutional
philanthropy in a nonprofit setting. They will be a self-starter,
great communicator, detail-oriented, extremely organized, possess a
strong work ethic, and have a proven track record of meeting goals
and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances in a highly
collaborative environment. Unique to Apex is its fast-paced, nimble
culture coupled with aspirational goals and objectives. The most
successful team members are those who bring a proactive, creative,
entrepreneurial, and high energy approach, and want to challenge
themselves and grow.
The Corporate Partnerships Manager reports to the Director of
Development and works closely with the Executive Director,
development, and program teams.
- Collaborate with the Development team to sustain and expand
corporate support in the context of an organizational strategy
around funding, sponsorships, partnerships and volunteer
- Respond to inquiries from corporate prospects and engage
institutions through a stewardship process. Create pitches and
write proposals for new and existing corporate partners. Lead pitch
meetings with new and existing corporate prospects.
- Collaborate with program teams, and use knowledge of program
operations and needs to design and implement compelling corporate
volunteering programs and funding opportunities. Serve as lead on
volunteer recruitment efforts with corporate partners and support
initial outreach and cultivation processes. Act as the hub of
information for general volunteering inquiries and educate the
corporate community around volunteer options.
- Serve as the primary liaison for corporate inquiries and
communications. Develop materials to market and promote Apex’s
corporate engagement opportunities and ensure proper and timely
recognition of corporate and foundation partners in marketing
- Develop and manage a robust portfolio of corporate and
foundation relationships. Cultivate and manage corporate and
foundation relationships and collaborations throughout the year.
Build mutually beneficial and enduring relationships with partners
involving ongoing communication, reporting, event and volunteer
- Serve as a key member of the development team and regularly
report on foundation and corporate relationships, funding and
-3+ years of effective fundraising, sales, and/or account
-Strong writing, presentation and communication skills, with
high attention to detail.
-Track record of meeting deadlines and successfully managing
-Excellent task, time, and project management skills; ability to
set goals and objectives, and use tools to update projections
-A genuine passion for and commitment to Apex's mission; a
strong storyteller with ability to creatively and effectively share
organization’s work with stakeholders.
Nice to have:
-Knowledge of the NY nonprofit, philanthropic, and Asian
American community as well as the broader national network.
-Demonstrated success in developing and stewarding relationships
with philanthropic and corporate institutional donors, as well as
individuals, or comparable experience.
-Experience in corporate sponsorship or partnership sales in a
nonprofit is a plus.
-Ability to be proactive, not reactive, and to think
strategically across multiple, concurrent projects.
-Positive “can do” attitude, flexible, team-oriented,
results-driven, and shows initiative.
-The ability and willingness to attend evening and weekend
events, and to travel, on an occasional basis.
-Salesforce and Google Workspace experience.
Organizational Culture: Apex is a highly
collaborative, flexible, and employee-centered workplace. We are
committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity both within our
organization and in how we collaborate with others. If you love to
work with a team and have exciting ideas you would like to explore
and grow, we encourage you to join Apex for Youth!
Benefits: Our benefits for full-time
employees currently include the following:
-Flexible work from home plan
-Medical, dental and vision insurance with Apex covering the
majority of the cost for employees
-Flexible spending account
-401K employer matching contribution
-Professional development stipend
Paid Time Off: In the first year of employment,
employees are eligible for 10 vacation days and 12 paid federal
holidays observed by Apex for Youth. Additionally, Apex closes for
one week over the winter holidays and one week during the Fourth of
July. Employees are also entitled to 5 sick days per year and 3
personal days a year. Additional vacation days accrue according to
years worked in the organization.
Salary range: The salary range for this
position is $62,000 - $77,000, depending on experience.
HOW TO APPLY
Please send your resume and cover letter to
email@example.com. Please include “Corporate Partnerships
Manager” in the subject line.