Manager Corporate Engagement and Volunteerism (Regular/Full-Time)
The Manager Corporate Engagement and Volunteerism is responsible for the leading employee engagement initiatives on behalf of the Woodruff Arts Center, which includes leading corporate volunteerism and managing the Employees for the Arts workplace giving campaign.
- Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:30pm
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
- Collaborate with the Art Partners to develop and implement an organizational-wide corporate volunteer program.
- Work with Human Resources and the Art Partners to identify volunteer opportunities for employees in order to deepen and strengthen corporate engagement across the Art Center.
- Cultivate and demonstrate employee interest and executive commitment to volunteer engagement by conducting outreach and volunteer recruitment activities to sustain and grow corporate volunteer participation.
- Utilize Arts Center resources to implement EFA campaign events, which include educating donors about the Arts Center, soliciting employee gifts, recruiting and leading a team of volunteers to form meaningful corporate partnerships and grow revenue on behalf of the Arts Center.
- Collaborate with Corporate Engagement Relationship Managers to identify EFA prospects and build a strategy to include as part of corporate annual partnership plans.
- Build and manage a portfolio of EFA donor organizations that may be leveraged to support the annual corporate campaign.
- Partner with Stewardship to ensure EFA donor benefits are achieving a positive net ROI for donors and Art Center.
- Provide positive, supportive communication to donors, volunteers, patrons and Board members.
- Responsible for meeting a budgeted revenue goal for the annual workplace giving as part of the Annual Corporate Campaign.
- Contribute to special corporate philanthropy projects as needed.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Minimum of 5 years of development or applicable experience; experience in corporate engagement, workplace giving and corporate volunteerism a plus.
- Demonstrated track record of achieving increased revenue goals.
- Donor database or similar experience required; experience with Tessitura preferred.
- Proficient with MS Word, Windows, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work effectively in a fast paced work environment.
- Ability to connect with corporate donors, particularly at the C-suite level.
- Ability to solicit donations.
- Proven success in presenting compelling cases resulting in increased revenue.
- Exceptional interpersonal skills; the ability to communicate effectively with donors and build relationships.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills to include exceptional writing and editing.
- Ability to communicate with all departments, working collaboratively as needed with a variety of people, creating and maintaining an innovative and cooperative staff work environment.
- Detail oriented with strong organizational and planning skills.
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Some standing, walking, bending, frequent use of hands, stooping and light lifting (at least 10 pounds) is needed.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.