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30 Jan 2024

Full-Time Senior Manager, Corporate Partnerships

Civic Nation – Posted by CivicNation Anywhere

Job Description

Civic Nation seeks a Senior Manager position within the Corporate Partnerships team. This position is responsible for driving long-term, trusted relationships with key corporate stakeholders to achieve Civic Nation’s mission and fundraising goals. In coordination with the Director of Corporate Partnerships, this position will work cross-functionally across Civic Nation’s initiatives and centralized Hub team members to address programmatic needs, uncover opportunities, create efficiencies, and increase impact with every partnership.

The Senior Manager will report to the Director of Corporate Partnerships, who is located in New York City, and will work closely with members of the Development team to accomplish the team’s goals.


The Development and Corporate Partnerships team is focused on building partnerships and raising the funds necessary for Civic Nation and its initiatives to carry out its ambitious plans. Through a variety of tools and resources, the Development team engages in conversation and raises funds from foundations, individuals, and corporations to support our ongoing efforts. The Corporate Partnerships team is responsible for developing impact-generating partnerships and supporting fundraising efforts through corporate partnerships. This team is crucial to not only the success of the organization, but also to the larger culture shift of how business and philanthropy can use their influence for good.


Civic Nation is a nonprofit ecosystem for high-impact organizing and education initiatives working to build a more inclusive and equitable America. Civic Nation shifts culture, systems, and policy by bringing together individuals, grassroots organizers, industry leaders and influencers to tackle some of our nation’s most pressing social challenges. Civic Nation is home to seven national initiatives and campaigns: ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge, Change Collective, It’s On Us, Online for All, SAVE On Student Debt, We The Action, and When We All Vote.


  • Assist the Director of Corporate Partnerships to develop, nurture, evaluate, and foster corporate partnerships. This will be accomplished through a variety of activities, including, but not limited to:
    • pre-planning, including developing memos and agendas, and conducting research,
    • professional communication via emails, calls, and meetings,
    • effective project management, including creating and managing project timelines, tracking on deliverables and next steps, internal and external communication,
    • timely materials delivery, and
    • data utilization.
  • In coordination with the Director of Corporate Partnerships, ideate and collaborate with Civic Nation’s initiatives to best identify areas where corporate partnerships can fulfill their programmatic needs and meet their fundraising goals.
  • Manage pacing towards annual OKRs, including ownership of monthly reports.
  • Develop and implement new and current processes to optimize the team’s workflow, including, but not limited to partner outreach and proposal optimization and management.
  • Spearhead the creation of external facing materials needed for corporate partners, such as proposals, presentations, one-pagers, and brochures.
  • Handle communication needs for the Corporate Partnerships team, including, but not limited to monthly newsletters, intake forms, and survey needs.


  • 4+ years of relevant work experience. High preference for candidates who have worked in the corporate sector and/or with stakeholders on marketing and communication, DEI, ESG/CSR, and/or policy teams.
  • Experience engaging and building rapport with high-level executives and influential leaders.
  • Proven track record of working across departments to accomplish large projects.
  • Project management experience, including managing deliverables, multiple timelines, and/or budgets.
  • Experience working in an email and customer management system such as EveryAction, Salesforce, or something comparable, preferred.
  • Experience with project management tools (Asana, Trello) and with data (spreadsheet optimization and platforms like Google Analytics, Looker, & Periscope), preferred.


  • Ability to effectively evaluate partnership opportunities to yield the greatest return.
  • Solution oriented and comfortable taking initiative to execute tasks.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to listen, understand, connect, earn trust of, and collaborate with employees and stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, project management, problem solving, and communication skills.
  • Inquisitive and curious. Ideal candidates are committed to reading and researching how business intersects with Civic Nation’s mission.
  • Ability to meet deadlines while balancing multiple work streams in a rapid response environment.


The Washington, DC-based salary range for this position is $70,000 – $84,000 (will be adjusted for cost of labor for the incumbent’s work location) annually, commensurate with experience. Our comprehensive benefits plan includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance for employees, flexible paid time off, paid family & medical leave, access to a 401k plan, and more.


Candidates can expect the following hiring process and timeline (please note that this timeline may be subject to change):

  • February 12 – February 21: First-Round Interviews: Introductory Call
  • February 22 – March 1: Second-Round Interviews: Leadership & Assessment
  • March 4 – March 15: Final Interviews
  • Week of March 18: Hiring decision announced

All candidates will be notified via email of the status of their application on or before the completion of the search.


To apply, submit a cover letter and resume through our Careers page. The cover letter, addressed to the Director of Corporate Partnerships, Marissa Ranalli, should be concise, compelling, and include why you want to work for Civic Nation. Applications will be accepted until February 19, 2024.

At Civic Nation, diversity, equity, and inclusion are directly aligned with the fundamental belief that people are inherently capable but often lack opportunity. We know that a diverse workforce allows us to see problems in more nuanced ways, creating the thought leadership needed to fulfill our mission and reach our goals. Civic Nation is an equal-opportunity employer and welcomes people from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives to apply.

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Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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