Join Our Sunny Squad

Thank you for your interest in working at Project Sunshine! Below are our current open positions.

Also, don’t forget to check out our volunteer opportunities to make a difference today.

 

Corporate Partnerships Coordinator

Type: Full Time

Reports To: Director of Corporate Partnerships

Position Description

The Corporate Partnerships Coordinator will join a passionate and energetic team that works with companies to deliver high quality volunteer programs to children and families in hospitals. The Corporate Partnerships Team is responsible for cultivating and stewarding relationships with companies who support the work of Project Sunshine through their Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. The successful candidate will have an interest in strengthening relationships between Project Sunshine and its current corporate partners, as well as onboarding new partners.

Principle Responsibilities:       

  • Research, recruit, and onboard new corporate partners to help meet the financial goals of the organization
  • Cultivate a network of CSR professionals in New York City and other major cities across the United States
  • Maintain a portfolio of current corporate partners who participate in employee engagement events and grow these relationships year over year
  • Develop customized ways for Project Sunshine corporate volunteers to meet the needs of patients and families while responding to current CSR trends
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the organization to coordinate corporate project planning for in-hospital and in-office program options
  • Lead corporate volunteer groups on-site at company offices and in hospitals and be able to quickly identify and solve problems if they arise
  • Develop proposals and other communications materials for potential partners
  • With a strong sense of service-orientation, balance the needs of corporate partners with the needs of partner hospitals, patients and their families
  • Maintain corporate program reporting and evaluation documents using appropriate feedback channels and Salesforce

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience
  • Commitment to the mission and values of Project Sunshine
  • Interest in a career in the philanthropic or non-profit sector
  • Strong verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve and think quickly under pressure
  • Goal driven with ability to prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Detail‐oriented, highly organized, and flexible
  • Experience in project or account management
  • Event planning experience a plus
  • Comfortable speaking in front of large groups
  • Ability to travel domestically, work evenings and weekends as needed

To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to HR1@projectsunshine.org with “Corporate Partnerships Coordinator” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Development Manager

Type: Full Time
Reports to: Director of Development

Position Description 
The Development Manager will join a passionate and energetic Project Sunshine team to provide  strategic support to the Development Department and assist with all aspects of non‐corporate  fundraising activities, including:

Grant Management

  • Oversee grant management process and implement in Salesforce;
  • Track grant timelines and make sure all deadlines are met for reports, proposals, and  miscellaneous communications;
  • Draft grant communications;
  • Manage grant pipeline and cultivation steps;
  • Manage stewardship of foundations already supporting PS;
  • Responsible for ongoing research of potential grants.

Event Support

  • Assist with planning and logistics coordination of events: tracking sales, communication with  donors, honoree logistics, manage program participants and celebrity guests;
  • Other duties as assigned for fundraising events;
  • Provide support for corporate and community volunteer events, when needed.

Board, Affinity Groups & Family Service

  • Provide support to DoD on Development Committee meetings, agendas, and communications;
  • Manage supplementary board affinity groups;
  • Manage Family Service Initiative and “Kids 4 Kids” projects;
  • Oversee all fundraising activities and special events for the groups above.

Donor Communication, Engagement and Research

  • Oversee prospect research processes;
  • Draft development communications: appeals, cultivations and acknowledgements, and prepare  additional donor correspondence as needed;
    Provide support in the production of the Annual Report;
  • Conduct peer organization research to ensure PS stays innovative and relevant;
  • Communicate with donors in person, on the phone, and by email.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3‐5 years of relevant work experience with previous development experience preferred  • Event planning experience a plus
  • Strong verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Detail‐oriented, highly organized, and flexible
  • Experience with Microsoft Office including fluency with Word, Excel, and Outlook required
  • Experience with Salesforce or other fundraising databases required
  • Expertise with web‐based tools and searches preferred
  • Ability to work individually and collaboratively to meet goals
  • Willingness to work some nights and weekends
  • Enthusiasm for Project Sunshine’s mission

To Apply 
Please email your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to HR2@projectsunshine.org with  “Development Manager” in the subject line.

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