Corporate Enagement Manager - Common Threads

Chicago, Illinois, United States · Account Management · FEATURED FULLTIME


Common Threads is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is national in scope but has local footprints in each of our fourteen major program locations. Common Threads is dedicated to bringing health and wellness to children, families and communities through cooking and nutrition education. We integrate our preventative health programs into school districts and community organizations to help combat the rising number of diet-related diseases and cultivate a culture that embraces a healthier lifestyle and celebrates diversity through food. We envision a community of learners that embraces healthy cooking, healthy eating and healthy living as both a life choice and a human right. Common Threads is committed to making nutrition and cooking education programs an integral part of childhood education for all.

Corporate Engagement Manager: Position Overview

Common Threads (CT) is seeking a highly motivated Corporate Engagement Manager to effectively solicit and retain individual and corporate investments in Common Threads through management of a corporate prospect and funder portfolio. You will engage in prospect research and outreach, and will cultivate new and deepen existing relationships with corporate supporters, including overseeing corporate employee volunteer engagement and earning gifts for programs and events across Common Threads’ markets. This entrepreneurial ‘A-player’ will be an integral part of Common Threads’ national Development Team, reports to the VP of Development, and also will work closely with Common Threads’ Program Managers who implement our work on the ground in 12 U.S. markets, as well as with the VP of Strategic Partnerships and the Development Director. This position is sought in either Austin, TX (the site of our national headquarters); Los Angeles, CA; or Chicago, IL. Position should have access to a car and should be comfortable working with and reporting to colleagues remotely. Common Threads offers flexible scheduling when possible, a supportive collegial environment, and tremendous opportunity for a rising development star.


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