Job Description

The Corporate Partnerships Coordinator (CPC) serves on the Development Team under the Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations helping cultivate, support and grow business relationships.  CPC will work with the Manager to develop corporate communications and marketing. CPC will support the corporate partnerships team with planning and executing corporate events and volunteer engagements and assist with the annual Corporate Golf Challenge. CPC will manage donor database and general admin for business relations. CPC will play a key role in growing our corporate partnerships and supporting strategic events to raise visibility and corporate support in the community. CPC will support the corporate care vision: For San Diego to be the nation’s leader in how we as a community work to change the state of homelessness by bringing individuals, corporations, organizations and volunteers together to be part of the homeless and hunger solution.

Essential Responsibilities

To serve as a member of the Development Team

  • Participate in Development Team meetings, activities and planning sessions
  • Collaborate well with each Development department to achieve team goals and vision
  • Provide encouragement and support to the Development Team.
  • Meet regularly with Managers and other team members to discuss strategies and provide support
  • Demonstrate passion and energy to be a part of the homeless solution in San Diego.

To cultivate, support and grow business partnerships

  • Manage a case load of existing corporate partners
  • Prospect new business partners and cultivate into long-term Mission partners.
  • Communicate and visit regularly with new and existing businesses.
  • Attend offsite industry networking events, as needed.
  • Help achieve revenue budget goals for corporate partnerships and company match.

To develop Marketing opportunities and corporate communications

  • Develop marketing materials for the Corporate Program
  • Identify new ways to market to current and prospective businesses
  • Support in developing the annual corporate communications plan.
  • Partner with marketing for PR and/or social media opportunities.
  • Write and speak the Rescue Mission story with excellence.

To plan, support and execute business partner events

  • Create and host quality events that allow businesses to connect more deeply to the Mission vision and mission
  • Help plan, transport, set up, support and execute the annual Corporate Golf Challenge event in concert with Manager.
  • Help plan, transport, set up, support and execute business partnership events and/or volunteer engagements at the Mission or in the community.
  • Develop sponsorship partnerships to secure in-kind and financial donations
  • Coordinate and support holiday corporate donation drive events.
  • Participate in general SDRM events

To serve as administration lead for corporate actions

  • Manage Corporate events calendar (Outlook)
  • Update CRM database with contact information and corporate donor events (calls, gifts, meetings, tours etc.)
  • Communicate and collaborate with SDRM programs staff for SDRM events.
  • Participate in program meetings, as necessary.
  • Provide admin assistance to Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Continue to grow as a follower of Jesus Christ

  • Model servant leadership.
  • Participate in devotions periodically at the Rescue Mission.
  • Spend time daily in prayer.
  • Pursue our values privately and publicly.
  • Foster a coachable, approachable and humble spirit.

To represent our Mission, Vision, and Values and continue to grow professionally and spiritually

  • Embody a Mission-wide perspective beyond the specific program you serve
  • Remain mindful of the organization’s Mission and Vision as a filter for all we do
  • Embody the Mission’s organizational values: Faith, Integrity, Compassion, and Excellence
  • Intentionally participate in spiritual disciplines and practices that continue to grow your relationship with Christ
  • Willingly engage to resolve conflicts with co-workers, students/guests, and community partners as necessary


To perform this job successfully, the incumbent must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.

Skills / Requirements

Education: Minimum Bachelor’s Degree.

Experience: Minimum 2 years full-time work experience in a sales, development or fundraising position that demonstrates successful business cultivation. Suggested experience in event planning, customer service and direct sales.

Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook); typing (min 35 wpm); coordinate and/or direct a variety of complex tasks and assignments simultaneously and successfully; exercise good judgment and make sensible decisions; attentive to detail; prioritize effectively; effective oral and written communication skills; eagerness to learn and be trained; work both independently and as part of a team; team player; regular, timely attendance.

Special License/Certification: None

Travel/Transportation: The incumbent must travel on a periodic basis, as the job requires around San Diego County.  The incumbent must have reliable transportation (public transportation may be acceptable depending on the purpose of travel).  If the incumbent receives authorization to use a Mission vehicle to perform duties, he or she must present a current California driver’s license and good driving record in order to be placed on the Mission’s insurance policy.

Environment: The incumbent has a workspace that is generally clean and comfortable. It may include some minor annoyances such as noise, odors, drafts, etc. The incumbent is in a non-confined office-type setting in which he or she is free to move about at will. The incumbent will also perform some duties in a residential setting, which consists of individuals who may have a mental or physical disability or illness.
Physical resources may be limited, and in some cases, are donated.

  • Must work evenings, overnights, weekends, and/or holidays as needed

Required Physical Activity: The incumbent may spend a majority of time sitting, speaking and listening. He or she is expected to travel on a regular (or periodic) basis, as the job requires (see Qualifications above). Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Please see below for further physical requirements.

  • Bending
  • Pushing
  • Squatting
  • Carrying
  • Kneeling
  • Reaching
  • Twisting
  • Lifting
  • Walking
  • Crawling
  • Picking
  • Standing
  • Typing
  • Grasping
  • Pulling
  • Sitting
  • Lift 20-30 pounds
  • Sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Operate office equipment such as, computer, printer, telephone and fax
  • Drive vehicles (current licenses required)
  • Walk on uneven ground

Important Notes

Pay $22.00 - $24.00 per hour ($45,750 - $49,920)

This position is full time, eligible for benefits, employer pays 85% of medical, also included employer paid life/ADD and disability plan, vacation, paid holidays and sick pay.  Dental and vision available at additional cost, voluntary benefits for life/ADD and a 401K retirement plan with employer match.

No phone calls please.  

All openings are subject to change without notice, due to the volume of applications/resumes received, we are unable to respond to status inquiries. Please be assured that your information is being properly handled and forwarded to the appropriate hiring staff. If your skills and qualifications meet the needs of the job, you will be contacted. If attaching a cover letter please combine resume and letter in same pdf before uploading.