Choose a career where you can better someone else’s life, while bettering your own. The Greater Cleveland Food Bank is the largest hunger relief organization in Northeast Ohio having provided over 50 million meals in 2018 to hungry people in Cuyahoga, Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake, Ashland and Richland counties. The organization’s mission is to ensure that everyone in these communities has the nutritious food they need every day.

Apply for a position at Greater Cleveland Food Bank where we offer a culture of learning and development, competitive pay and amazing benefits including Low Cost Medical, Dental, Vision, Short-Term and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Generous Retirement Plan and Holiday Pay all starting on first day of hire and paid time off which starts after 90 days.


The Corporate Relations Manager (Employee Engagement) is responsible for stewarding and enhancing Greater Cleveland Food Bank’s relationships with corporations, schools, and other organizations. As the external and internal contact for all food and funds drives, the Manager of Corporate Relations (Employee Engagement) is responsible for growing existing drives and actively recruiting new partners in support of the organization. The Manager is also the project manager for the annual Harvest for Hunger campaign, which includes internal coordination and collaboration with other participating food bank partners.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following.  Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

  • Manage a portfolio of corporate and organizational donors that host drives and campaigns ranging from $2,500 to $100,000+ annually.
  • Work with the Sr. Manager of Corporate Relations to identify opportunities to increase and diversify giving across a portfolio of donors.
  • Develop materials and target lists for food drive mailings and solicitations, oversee execution of mail merge to delivery.
  • Recruit new businesses and organizations to host food and funds drives through networking, presentations and other community engagement.
  • Oversee school drives and school engagement working with Corporate Relations Coordinator on execution of school programs.
  • Provide top quality customer service to food and funds drive coordinators, responding to written and verbal inquiries and concerns in a timely manner.
  • Cultivate and steward donors by attending outside events and ensuring proper recognition through social platforms, ads and other appropriate media.
  • Conduct appropriate stewardship activities including off-site presentations and tours; work with communications team to promote activities and events for media when needed.
  • Serve as food drive logistics contact, communicating with all appropriate internal audiences about food and funds drives. This includes but is not limited to the fleet, product resource development, communications, finance, and the data entry team.
  • Collaborate with the fleet and warehouse managers to schedule food pick-ups and deliveries, and ensure donations are tracked and recorded accurately.
  • Oversee and work with Corporate Relations Coordinator on the online Virtual Food Drive platform including basic webpage editing and reporting, to create an optimal coordinator experience.
  • Ensure that food and funds drive gifts are entered and coded properly in Raiser’s Edge, as well as acknowledged in a timely fashion.
  • Track results of all food drives and report trends and statistics.
  • Partner with Volunteer Experience on collaborative opportunities to engage partners in volunteerism and philanthropy opportunities.
  • Provide input to Sr. Manager of Corporate Relations on revenue and expense budgets and forecasts on a monthly basis.
  • Serve as the project manager for the Harvest for Hunger campaign, leading internal weekly status meetings and collaborating with other food bank partners on annual planning and regular status meetings throughout the campaign.
  • Support the Development team and External Affairs department with other initiatives and projects – including but not limited to special events, volunteer opportunities and community engagements
  • Maintain required job knowledge and skills and core professional competencies.
  • Attend and participate in required educational programs and available professional development opportunities.
  • Attend and participate in all staff meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university.  One to two years fund development experience, volunteer management, and/or event planning in nonprofit setting required (or a combination of this experience). Willingness to work beyond normal working hours if necessary, including evenings and weekends. Excellent writing and analytical skills, deadline orientation and attention to detail.  Proficient computer skills, including experience in proficiency with Microsoft Office and Outlook, Excel spreadsheets, desktop publishing; experience with Raiser’s Edge fundraising software and Luminate Online preferred. Knowledge of and experience in event planning.  Strong organization skills with ability to work on multiple tasks at the same time. Ability to work well in a team atmosphere; ability to work independently, as a team player and with a diverse group of people. Must be willing and able to travel for the organization with short notice. Valid Ohio driver’s license and access to a car for appointments, occasional picks up, events, etc.

Don’t just apply for a job, apply at the Greater Cleveland Food Bank where our passion is feeding those in need and feeding the need for purposeful work. At the Food Bank diversity and inclusion are an important element of our culture and our organizational success.

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