Events and Corporate Partnerships Manager: Covenant House Pennsylvania

Covenant House PA is a force united by a promise to end youth homelessness as we know it in Pennsylvania. For over 24 years, we’ve led the way with community health initiatives and advocacy in local communities in Philadelphia and York. Covenant House PA provides shelter and a continuum of care for youth experiencing homelessness or commercial exploitation to make a significant impact with this critical issue.

Covenant House PA strives to perpetuate a culture of passionate, growth-minded professionals who thrive in a team environment and work collaboratively to inspire greatness! We take an ongoing approach to ensure open communication from all levels throughout the organization.

Position Summary:

The Events and Corporate Partnerships Manager is a key player in our organization, working closely with the Chief Development Officer and Chief Executive Officer to strategize and execute marketing initiatives and special events that maximize donor engagement. This role is instrumental in managing corporate relationships and executing major fundraising events, ensuring the organization’s growth and the advancement of its mission.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Advanced Event Coordination: Plan and execute major fundraising events, managing every aspect from venue selection to post event activities. Ensure events meet strategic goals and provide a high return on investment.
  • Corporate Relationship Management: Develop and maintain strong corporate partnerships, enhancing fundraising through strategic alignments and tailored engagement plans.
  • Donor Database Management: Serve as the primary manager for the donor CRM database, ensuring data integrity, timely gift acknowledgment, and efficient report generation.
  • Administrative Excellence: Provide administrative support to the development team, streamlining processes to enhance productivity and donor satisfaction. Manage gift processing, acknowledgments, and donor communications effectively.
  • Strategic Fundraising Initiatives: Implement comprehensive, multichannel fundraising campaigns, oversee peer to peer fundraising initiatives, and manage annual fund campaigns from conception through execution.

What You Will Bring to the Table:

  • Event Management Expertise: Strong experience in planning and executing large scale fundraising events with attention to detail and budget management.
  • Corporate Engagement Acumen: Proven track record in building and sustaining corporate relationships, with a strategic approach to partnership development.
  • Operational and Database Proficiency: Advanced skills in CRM database management and administrative efficiency, ensuring accurate tracking of donor interactions and financial contributions.
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills: Exceptional communication abilities, adept at writing and presenting, capable of engaging various stakeholders effectively.
  • Organizational Mastery: Excellent organizational and time management skills, capable of managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Interest in Learning & Growing: While you may be proficient in some aspects of this position, you are interested and motivated to learn more and improve your skills as well as broaden your knowledge of work in this position.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in communications, marketing, sociology, liberal arts, or related field.
  • 1- 3 years of relevant experience in fundraising, with specific expertise in event management or support and corporate relations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, CRM platforms, and database management.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, with flexibility to travel and work evenings or weekends as needed.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Typical office environment with requirements to attend events and meetings outside the office. Occasionally requires lifting materials up to 25 pounds.
  • Moderate noise levels with standard office equipment in use.

So, what’s in it for you?

  • Approximate salary range of $62,000 – $68,000 (exact compensation ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job level, internal equity, and budget). Exact salary offers will be determined by factors such as the candidate’s skills, experience, and geographic location.
  • Health, dental, vision and a retirement plan with a 4% employer match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • A culture of learning and growth

Americans with Disability Specifications 

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

  • Considerable concentration.
  • Frequent interruptions.
  • Moderate noise level.
  • Moderate sitting, walking, standing and eye strain, light lifting and bending.

EEOO Statement

Covenant House Pennsylvania is committed to cultivating an inclusive space that affirms and celebrates the diverse backgrounds, learned and lived expertise, whole identities, and individual perspectives of our staff.

Covenant House Pennsylvania provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Apply to This Job

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