Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Corporate Relations Manager

Position Summary: The Corporate Relations Manager, reporting to the Director of Individual Giving & Corporate Relations, will manage relationships with Advancing Justice-LA’s corporate partners and work primarily with the Development team to build and implement partnership growth strategies, fundraising plans, and strengthen corporate partnerships throughout the organization. This position is responsible for researching, preparing solicitations, submitting proposals and reports, and tracking opportunities for current and prospective corporate partners with the aim of meeting or exceeding annual financial goals. The Manager will also oversee the execution of Advancing Justice-LA’s special events including the organization’s Anniversary Dinner.
Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Design and implement development plan to solicit corporate gifts 
  • Manage the corporate donation process including the development of solicitation materials, financial tracking of funds, database management, and acknowledgement correspondence
  • In collaboration with program and finance staff, prepare and submit proposals, budgets, and reports to funders
  • Identify and evaluate new donor prospects, develop and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies focused on prospects capable of making donations 
  • Schedule, prepare for, and organize relevant meetings with corporate partners and Advancing Justice-LA stakeholders to strengthen relationships
  • Partner with Advancing Justice-LA Pro Bono Director and staff to engage corporate partner workforce to facilitate volunteerism and new opportunities for giving
  • Work with the Director of Individual Giving & Corporate Relations to develop donor cultivation of corporate partner workforces who have the potential to give
  • Cultivate corporate relationships through attending fundraising events and meetings.
  • Develop and maintain relationships through professional affiliations and networks
  • Travel and support corporate fundraising and other Advancing Justice-LA donor events
  • Maintain donor database including “soft credits” and acknowledgements
  • Responsible for meeting or exceeding established fundraising goals
  • Oversee the execution of all fundraising related events, including Advancing Justice-LA’s Anniversary Dinner
  • Supports other development activities, as needed
  • All other duties as assigned
Education and Work Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree [or a combination of education and relevant work experience]
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in fundraising in a nonprofit setting with a track record of growth
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of corporations and corporate foundations, their structure and giving patterns
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Success in managing multiple projects and priorities simultaneously
  • Exceptional relationship building and follow through skills
  • Dedicated team player with ability to problem solve and negotiate with diplomacy
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proven ability to participate in high-level corporate solicitations and presentations
  • Proven ability to plan, organize, and execute fundraising activities effectively
  • Demonstrated track record of establishing and exceeding fundraising goals
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, fundraising / CRM databases, and G Suite
  • Familiarity with Asian American, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander communities and issues ideal. Passion for civil rights and social justice a plus
  • Ability to travel as needed to attend various functions and meetings
Compensation/Benefits: Salary will be negotiated, depending on experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance with retirement plan. Parking provided.
Application Process: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and references to:
Agency Description: 

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles is the nation’s largest Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) legal and civil rights organization and serves more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year. Founded in 1983 as the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, Advancing Justice - LA’s mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society. Through direct legal services, impact litigation, policy analysis and advocacy, leadership development and capacity building, Advancing Justice - LA seeks to serve the most vulnerable members of the AANHPI community while also building a strong AANHPI voice for civil rights and social justice. Advancing Justice–LA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, disability, HIV status, marital or domestic partner status, or religious affiliation. 

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Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.