Manager, Employee Engagement
Save the Children - Westport, CT

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Save the Children


Save the Children’s Corporate Partnership team is in a growth phase. In 2011, our dynamic 12 member team generated $66 million dollars to support and inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities.

But there’s more to do. We are looking for dynamic, passionate, creative individuals to join our high energy, fast paced team. Together we will lead the charge on stewarding and growing million dollar plus partnerships and developing lifelong partners for change. Fundraisers or marketers with strong account management experience on the corporate or non-profit side as well as a passion for new business development, employee engagement, and the programmatic work of Save the Children is desirable. International development knowledge and experience working with Fortune 100 companies is a plus.

We are seeking a Manager, Employee Engagement to develop partnership engagement strategies to increase Work Place Giving (WPG) from both existing and new corporate partners.


Manage and grow the WPG program. In collaboration with Director, Corporate Partnerships, develop an aggressive acquisition strategy.

Develop promotional materials to build awareness and generate WPG.

Develop compelling presentations on WPG to solicit corporate partners.

Roll out an internal Save the Children workplace giving promotion.

Present at current corporate annual WPG events, as well make specific presentations to new donors


Experience managing and implementing workplace giving programs is a must.

Ability to develop stratgic marketing/employee engagement strategies

Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills

Bachelor’s degree required

Ideal candidates should have a minimum of 4-5 years progressively responsible professional work experience in employee engagement and fundraising.

Background in not-for-profit organizations is a plus.

Demonstrated ability to cultivate partners/donors and follow through with funding leads.

Ability to problem solve & take initiative

Strong research capabilities;

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Ability to work in ambiguous environment;

Ability to drive projects through to completion;

Fluent in Microsoft Office package;

Passion for and commitment to Save the Children’s mission and values

Proactive & enthusiastic attitude; comfortable in representing Save the Children and its mission to external audiences at workplace giving fairs.

Up to 15% travel may be required.

Employee Type

Full-Time Regular

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In 2010, we improved the lives of over 64 million children in need in the United States and around the world. Our goal is to reach more than 74 million children annually by the year 2012. Join our dedicated and diverse staff committed to improving the well-being of children.

Save the Children provides an attractive benefits package including competitive salaries, a matching retirement plan, health and welfare benefits, life insurance, an employee assistance program, generous time off and much more. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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Save the Children helps poor and malnourished children in about 15 US states and about 120 countries, focusing on such areas as health and...