Job Posting 86001

Account Manager, Corporate Partnerships
Diabetes Canada
Toronto Metro area
closes in 3 days (Fri, 12 Aug)
full time

A world free of the effects of diabetes is our vision. That’s why we’re working together to improve the quality of life of people living with diabetes. We’re sharing knowledge and creating connections for individuals and the health-care professionals who care for them; advocating through public policy; and funding research to improve treatments and find a cure to end diabetes. 

Join our dedicated, talented Diabetes Canada team and together, #LetsEndDiabetes! 

Role Overview 

Working closely with the Senior Manager, Corporate Sponsorships, the Account Manager, Corporate Partnerships is responsible for driving revenue growth and strengthening relationships on accounts of strategic importance. They will focus on high-impact account management activities including the developing and implementing a prospect identification and pipeline management process, account planning, and supporting revenue-generating corporate partnership opportunities. 

Location: Flexible work arrangement policy in place, allows for hybrid environment and remote work.    

Key Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Provide support to new and existing partners in closing deals and ensuring internal stakeholders are engaged and deliverables are met.
  • Provide insight and creative ideas in pitching value-added proposals to partners.
  • Initiate and secure corporate partnerships focusing on partnerships with a minimum value of $25,000 annually.
  • Identify opportunities for growth and expansion within existing relationships.
  • Secure meaningful meetings/calls with companies across a range of sectors.
  • Develop compelling proposals and presentations for prospective new partners that align with their core business/CSR objectives, leading meetings with a range of corporate contacts.
  • Serve as the lead relationship manager in the day-to-day stewardship and cultivation of all funding partnerships, in coordination with executive level contacts.
  • Manage key partner relationships in collaboration with Corporate Partnerships colleagues.
  • Ensure partner activities are furthering fundraising or brand awareness objectives.
  • Develop strong cultivation and stewardship tools/ approaches that are considered best practice in the field or market niche as related to engagement strategies along with strong administrative skills to manage back-end partnership activities.
  • Collaborate with other fundraising channels to execute strategies for revenue generation and partnership promotion.
  • Assists in prospect research, utilizing digital resources and tools, where required
  • Prepares reports on account status and prepares presentations, and agreements from draft stage to client-ready work
  • Supports the completion of partnership application forms
  • Works with team to update client information in CRM system (steps, contacts, opportunities, etc.,)
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Post secondary education in a relevant field
  • 3-5 years relevant working experience
  • Relevant experience in the health and wellness sector would be an asset
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Good attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Professionalism, judgement, and discretion in dealing with confidential and sensitive matters are essential
  • Willingness to learn and take on additional responsibilities as required
  • Demonstrable experience closing partnerships and ability to work as a team to ensure fundraising goals are met
  • Ability to multi-task and meet multiple and/or unexpected deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and aptitude to learn standard organizational software and other applications/tools
  • Experience working with a digital CRM system, familiarity with Blackbaud CRM an asset 

What Diabetes Canada Can Offer You

A meaningful role, making a difference every day for people living with or at risk of diabetes.

An entrepreneurial environment, working for a national organization where you feel valued, recognized and rewarded.

A high-performing, collaborative team environment with proven leadership and highly skilled colleagues and commitment to excellent work culture.

Competitive paid time-off benefits and a comprehensive group benefits plan, including health/dental, life insurance, disability, employee assistance program and company-match Pension/RRSP. 

About the Application Process
Apply online at: and click on “View Job Openings”. You will be required to complete a very brief questionnaire and submit your résumé and covering letter.

At Diabetes Canada, we are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. We are dedicated to a high-performance, diverse, and inclusive workplace. We strongly believe that having a diverse organization with various skills and abilities will inspire creativity, drive innovation, and promote belonging. We are committed to building a team representative of different backgrounds and perspectives, and we encourage applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please contact us at  

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role.
We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Safe Place to Work - Diabetes Canada is committed to protecting the health and safety of our stakeholders and mitigating the risk of COVID-19 spread. A mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program is in place and provides direction on the conditions under which individuals are permitted to be employed with DC.

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