Corporate Relations Manager


The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, is seeking a motivated individual to join our dynamic Corporate Relations team as a Corporate Relations Manager in our Chicago, IL office. T

This flexible, telecommuting hybrid position will successfully secure sponsorship sales and provide exceptional client 

services for both existing clients and new business opportunities.


· Successfully secure sponsorship sales to increase non-dues revenue. Organize a strong sales pipeline, generate leads and identify qualified prospects. 

· Build and maintain relationships with industry supporters. Identify sponsorship opportunities that propel the Academy’s vision and mission. 

· Manage and maintain a current CRM database for timely and accurate sales, metrics and status reports.

· Coordinate and support the fulfillment of meeting and program deliverables, including internal and external communications and collaboration, contracts, project management, facilitation of content reviews, logistics, execution, onsite/online management, and post-meeting/program reports.

· Assist in the development and maintenance of marketing collateral including website content. 

· Support overall Corporate Relations team goals and assist with initiatives and tasks as needed.


· A bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or communications is required, along with 5-7 plus years related work experience.

· Prior experience in account management, sponsorship development and sales, and client services. Experience in the food and nutrition or CPG industries a plus. 

· Demonstrated experience in successfully cultivating and managing client/account relationships.

· Exceptional organization, time management, attention to detail and communication skills (written and verbal).

· Highly motivated, results-driven professional.

· Demonstrated ability to work well independently and collaboratively as a team. Must have a positive attitude and passion for sales and client service. 

 · Highly effective at managing multiple projects and competing priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

About Us:

The Academy offers a salary commensurate with experience as well as an excellent benefit package, including medical, dental, LTD, tuition reimbursement and 401k match with IMMEDIATE VESTING!

The Academy promotes a telecommuting-friendly, professional and challenging team-based work environment. Also, the Academy’s office is conveniently located near public transportation: two major Metra train stations (Union and Ogilvie), CTA lines and major bus routes are all within a few blocks. 

 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.