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Specialist - Corporate Relations

Posted April 14, 2021

Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile
Kanab, UT

About This Job

Remote Position, US

Position Summary:

The Corporate Relations Specialist will work with, and under the supervision of, the Director, Corporate Partnerships, with responsibilities for cultivating strong relationships with existing workplace partners, seeking new sources of support from companies, and supporting the cause partnerships team, while maintaining the organization mission and vision.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Treat people around you with Kindness and Compassion, build trust by demonstrating authenticity and following through on your commitments, prioritize your well-being like you do our mission, and work to build strong relationships with your colleagues by participating in communication loops to share and receive honest feedback. You are responsible and accountable for the culture you add to your team dynamic
  • Respond to incoming inquiries and manage inbox for corporate relations, vet partner inquiries, update pipeline, and help distribute requests to new business team
  • Serve as primary contact for all workplace giving relationships 
    • Manage all incoming inquiries and admin functions related to workplace giving including payroll deductions, corporate volunteering, or onsite engagement 
    • Track program goals and metrics, document milestones, review revenue goals and share information with supervisor
  • Manage matching gifts program, including building awareness of, overseeing platform for matched gifts, and working with DevOps/Matching Gifts 
  • Design and implement stewardship strategy for partners to maximize revenue growth, meet goals, and engage constituents (leadership, employees, consumers) in our mission.  
  • Remain abreast of all current fundraising regulations to protect BFAS. Work internally with legal to develop terms and agreements for partners. Evaluate partnerships to be compliant with organization’s ethical standards, and in good faith support of our mission 
  • Collaborate with other development areas to identify cross-promotional opportunities. Share information on partnership good news with colleagues on internal communication platforms. Curate partner-related content for BFAS channels such as: email, social media, blog, website, impact report, and newsletter
  • Elevate the image of Best Friends in the eyes of consumers, donors, potential adopters, volunteers, and the general public via access to audiences of our major brand partners. Incorporate the Best Friends brand into marketing campaigns designed by corporate partners to reach larger masses and provide opportunities for partners to share vital lifesaving messages and impact statements
  • Assist with special projects as assigned.

About this Employer

Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile

30 North 300 West
Kanab, UT 84741

Telephone (435) 644-2001
Reservations (435) 644-3400

40 Room Hotel

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Who We Are 

For over 30 years, Best Friends Animal Society has been running the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals and building effective programs that reduce the number of animals entering shelters.

Just for Pets

At the Best Friends Roadhouse & Mercantile, pets are just as much guests as their people are. For their comfort and happiness, we are pleased to provide:

  • Personal pet welcome
  • Complimentary self-serve pet washing facilities
  • Complimentary cleaning products, located in the service building
  • Pet walking service provided in half-hour increments by Best Friends volunteers and staff (a fee applies)
  • Pet visits by our staff during the day (a fee applies)
  • Fenced pet-park area with splash water feature (for pets of lodging guests)
  • Pet treats, beds and retail items in the mercantile building
  • Built-in cubbies and snuggling areas in select guest rooms

Best Friends Animal Society is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, or medical condition.