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National Center for Transgender Equality - Corporate Relations Manager

Location: Washington DC based with remote work option within 4 hours travel to DC 


Job Type: exempt position with full benefits

Compensation & Benefits

  • $60,000-70,000

  • Platinum-level health care plan with a zero deductible, which is 100% employer covered. Our plan covers transition-related care. Vision and dental insurance are also 100% covered. Spouses/partners and dependents can be added to health, vision and dental plans at their cost.

  • NCTE currently contributes 1% of each employee’s salary to a 403(b) retirement account regardless of whether the employee contributes, and also offers a match for up to an additional 2%.

  • Employees can deduct the cost of the Metro from their paychecks before taxes are deducted, which creates some savings on commuting expenses.

  • Employees are provided 10 days of sick time, all federal holidays, 3 days of personal leave, bereavement leave, volunteer leave, and annual vacation, which is initially 3 weeks and increases over time, or can start at a higher amount based on years of experience. Additionally, the office is closed for administrative leave twice a year for a week each time.

  • Primarily remote work - but required to live within 3.5 to 4 hours of Washington, DC



About the Position

The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) and NCTE Action Fund seek a Corporate Relations Manager to work closely with the Development team and NCTE/Action Fund’s staff to increase overall support from NCTE/Action Fund’s rapidly growing corporate revenue portfolio. This includes renewing and increasing funding from current supporters while identifying and building support from new prospects.


This position reports to the Development Director, is a remote position that is based within 4 hours of Washington, DC, and has occasional travel.


The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is a strong voice for transgender people in our nation’s capital. NCTE advocates for policy change at federal, state, and local levels and works to increase societal understanding and acceptance of transgender people. NCTE has a serious commitment to approaching and engaging in its work with an awareness of how racial and economic justice is intertwined with transgender justice, and a commitment to ensuring that policymakers and society understand the connection as well. Launched in 2017, the National Center for Transgender Equality Action Fund (NCTE Action Fund) is a 501(c)(4) non-profit advocacy organization fighting for transgender equality at the local, state, and federal levels, and is affiliated with NCTE. The two organizations share resources and staff, including this position. 

Duties Include

  • Manage a Portfolio of Supporters: Manage, cultivate, and steward a portfolio of corporate donors. Develop and maintain strong, positive relationships with each of these supporters. Execute all interactions including, as applicable, the writing and submission of proposal applications, donor acknowledgements, supporter updates, gift agreements, contracts, and grant reports. As appropriate, maintain a record of all interactions, funding, and deadlines in the organization’s donor database.

  • Identify and Qualify Prospective Supporters: Research and identify potential new corporate supporters with the capacity to contribute general operating support, project or program support, and/or in-kind support to NCTE or NCTE Action Fund.

  • Apply to or Solicit Current and Prospective Supporters: Draft letters of inquiry, proposals, and budgets, and coordinate the review and approval of these deliverables with appropriate NCTE/Action Fund team members. Track submissions and interactions in NCTE/Action Fund’s donor database and across other tracking mechanisms. Conduct all post-award gift management to ensure gifts are received and appropriately documented. 

  • Collaborate with Allied Businesses on Cause Marketing Campaigns: Coordinate the development and implementation of cause marketing campaigns in partnership with allied businesses.

  • Corporate Sponsorships and Events: Develop sponsorship materials and directly solicit corporate sponsorships and in-kind support for NCTE/Action Fund’s events, including the organizations’ annual Trans Equality Now (TEN) Awards. In partnership with the Major Donors Manager and Director of Development, determine TEN Awards and other event sponsorship benefits. Liaise with all corporate sponsors to arrange benefits fulfillment, including tabling, speaking opportunities, sponsor promotion and publicity, and gift acknowledgement.

  • Direct Engagement with Corporate Supporters: Liaise with NCTE/Action Fund staff to coordinate their involvement in corporate events and projects. Represent NCTE or NCTE Action Fund on panel discussions, roundtables, or at corporate workshops, including as a lead facilitator, co-facilitator, or featured presenter when appropriate.

  • Other Duties As Assigned: Assist the Development Department in creating and implementing NCTE’s comprehensive development plan (major donors, grants, events, sponsorships, online giving, etc.). NCTE is a small nonprofit. This position may need to provide additional administrative support for the Development Department, as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience: At least 3 years of experience as a fundraising professional in a nonprofit organization, working directly with corporate donors or in corporate relations. 

  • Track record of success: Demonstrated success in identifying and securing increased funds from current and prospective corporate donors through a coordinated, strategic approach.

  • Creativity and Innovation: Ability to see opportunities, think creatively, and develop new approaches for development.

  • Self-direction: Track record of taking initiative and working independently. Takes initiative and actively seeks to deepen current donor relationships and to forge new ones. Ability to be self-sufficient in a small staff environment.

  • Communication: Skilled in creating powerful, compelling written and oral communications for fundraising. Strong relationship building and “people” skills. Experience with public speaking is a plus.

  • Collaborative Spirit: Ability to work with a team of dedicated, energetic professionals, taking input from a diverse group of colleagues, and exhibiting compassionate communication and project management.

  •  Prioritization, Time Management and Detail Orientation: Excellent organizational and time-management skills, detail-oriented, including ability to manage multiple tasks independently. Ability to set and meet goals, prioritize, plan, manage, and complete work on deadlines.

  •  Flexibility: Ability to shift one’s work and expectations given the nature of our work and how it can change quickly.

  • Understanding of Transgender Justice: A deep and nuanced understanding of issues affecting transgender people as well as an understanding of how racism, classism and other systems of inter-connected oppressions affect trans people.

  • Understanding of Racial and Economic Justice: A complete understanding of racial and economic justice and systems of interconnected oppressions and how this shapes organizational communication strategies and messages.

To Apply

  • Click below or email us at with the subject line "NCTE CORPORATE RELATIONS MANAGER"

  • Send your resume and a cover letter in one document in pdf format

  • No calls, please

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position has been filled. We strongly recommend that you send in your application quickly!

JMM Strategy Group and NCTE strongly encourage women, people of color, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply. We do not tolerate discrimination on any level and are actively working to ensure that all people have access to the jobs and positions they are qualified to succeed in.

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