Job Description: 

The Corporate Engagement Manager is a newly formed TGP position designed to inspire philanthropy through the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors within all sectors of the Colorado business community. The ideal candidate will have experience developing and executing campaigns that promote workplace giving; matching gifts; and corporate sponsorship. S/he/they will also be able to maintain excellent relations with TGP’s existing corporate partners while also cultivating new relationships in the Colorado business sector. This position works collaboratively with the rest of the Resource Development staff, in a team environment, to achieve TGP's multi-million fundraising goals.

Areas of Responsibility
  • Execute TGP’s business sector fundraising strategy in order to generate $100,000+ annually.
  • Leverage trends related to corporate social responsibility to produce cause-related sponsorship, employee giving, matching-gift and other related campaigns.
  • Develop and maintain strong network of contacts within the local community to identify potential revenue streams and business partnerships
  • Co-manage business sector data, in conjunction with TGP’s Development Analytics Manager.
  • Create a marketing/communications plan and collateral to support advancement of TGP's fundraising within the business sector, in conjunction with TGP’s Communications Manager.
  • Staff external events/meetings as necessary.
  • Provide routine reports on progress; generate problem-solving solutions as necessary.


  • 3+ years of experience in charitable fundraising or in a sales-driven environment with a focus on community engagement and relationship building.
  • Enthusiasm to assume the position, understanding TGP is a trauma-informed environment designed to support individuals in extreme poverty.
  • Knowledge of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies and techniques, through experience in sales or charitable fund-raising
  • Knowledge of cause-marketing and corporate citizenship trends; experience in this arena a plus.
  • Excellent public presentation skills.
  • Familiarity with data-management and analysis.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; some graphic design expertise a plus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software applications. Experience with Blackbaud products, particularly Raiser’s Edge, preferred.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to prioritize work and adjust to multiple demands; demonstrated ability to follow tasks to completion in a timely manner.
  • Ability to take initiative, work well independently and as a team member, with a strong work ethic and sense of humor. Ability to quickly and easily adapt to changing organizational needs.
  • Ability to perform basic budget management functions.
  • Strong commitment to the mission of The Gathering Place and comfort in a culture that values diversity, inclusiveness, and integrity.
  • Commitment to the AFP Code of Ethical Standards and the Donor Bill of Rights, with demonstrated expertise in philanthropic best practices, or willingness to learn.

Salary range starts at $40,000 or more, depending on skills and experience. The Gathering Place offers medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans, a 403(b) retirement savings plan, a flexible work schedule, generous paid time off (vacation, sick, and holiday time), and a long-term disability plan. We also offer a 4 day, 10 hour shift working week, allowing for long weekends. Additionally we provide staff access to a yoga membership through Corepower and professional therapy and advising for free through an EEP program.

How To Apply

No phone calls, please. Posting open until filled. E-mail resume and cover letter to:, Burdock Rose, Vice President of Internal Resources, The Gathering Place, 1535 High Street, Denver, CO 80218

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