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NewBoCo values diversity in entrepreneurship, innovation, and tech education within and connected to our ecosystem. We are committed to promoting and enhancing equity and inclusion in all of our programs and events. We believe the shared commitment to building a resilient ecosystem within a diverse environment fosters creativity and advances our community as a whole. Our ultimate goal is that diversity and inclusion, like innovation, is an unwavering, uncontestable part of the DNA of our organization.

Corporate Partnerships Manager

About NewBoCo

The New Bohemian Innovation Collaborative (NewBoCo) is a 501c3 non-profit located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The organization is dedicated to making the state of Iowa more resilient to a changing economy by supporting entrepreneurship, innovation, and tech education.

We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our global communities. Black, Indigenous, People of color, Women, LGBTQIA+, Veterans, and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Position Summary

NewBoCo is looking to hire a Corporate Partnerships Manager to help our development team implement a strategy to increase the size, scope and capability of the non-profit organization throughout the state of Iowa. As part of the SDG (Sponsors/Donors/Grants) Team, the Corporate Partnerships Manager will have significant revenue-generation, relationship building, stewardship, strategy, and implementation responsibilities. Through this role, this person will be deeply involved and be able to work with a wide variety of exciting projects and events that NewBoCo operates.


  • Cultivate, manage, and grow relationships with priority corporate partners/sponsors
  • Negotiate partnership terms and contracts with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Initiate innovative ideas to generate new revenue and add value to partnerships, and develop compelling presentations and proposals
  • Align sponsor values with support for various programs at NewBoCo in entrepreneurship, innovation, and tech education
  • Serve as primary contact with partners, coordinating all internal and external resources to ensure the programs are effectively executed and partners’ objectives are achieved
  • Negotiate sponsorship terms and contracts with key stakeholders
  • Work with internal teams to develop visibility/communications activities to promote the partnerships

Skills and Qualifications

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Relationship building skills
  • Excellent problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and can prioritize while working under multiple deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Organized
  • Meets Deadlines
  • Basic understanding of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems
  • Sales and project management experience a plus
  • Self-motivated; ability to lead projects independently from concept to completion
  • Non-profit experience a plus
  • Marketing experience a plus
Some details you should know
  • This is a full-time, salaried role commensurate with experience
  • Requires flexibility to work limited evening and weekend hours (rare, but may occur throughout the year) as needed for meetings, projects, and events
  • You’ll be required to pass a background check and enter an agreement to safeguard proprietary information of NewBoCo and our clients as a part of the on-boarding process
  • Benefits include Open PTO Policy, company contributions to health/vision/dental insurance plans, and a SIMPLE IRA retirement plan with company match
If you are interested, apply and include
  • A resume
  • Why you are interested in this position and what previous related experience you have
  • Answers to our optional Equal Opportunity questions

Equal Opportunity

The New Bohemian Innovation Collaborative is committed to the principles of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, as well as Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. To monitor our EEO/AA efforts and to comply with government record keeping, grant reporting and other legal requirements, we need to collect information from our job applicants. Completion of this self-identification form is voluntary. This information is not provided to the hiring manager. You will not be subjected to any adverse treatment if you do or do not provide the information requested. We would, however, appreciate your response.