The Senior Manager of Sustainability and Philanthropy helps to manage and run the philanthropic foundations, programs and strategy within the organization. The position also supports the company sustainability efforts through outreach, advocacy, communication, education and behavior change initiatives. The position develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders, driving and achieving philanthropic and sustainability targets.
Essential Job Functions
•Administers and manages the various philanthropic foundations within the organization
•Coordinates, administers and tracks the company volunteer program
•Support and develop company-wide philanthropic strategies.
•Manages the fund allocations for the various foundations; responding to donation requests and allocating funds based on the company philanthropic guidelines
•Serves on the board of the Company Family Fund
•Ensure efficient and effective philanthropic efforts and streamlined administrative processes and procedures
•Support and enhance company sustainability platform, including:
oThe company’s tolerance and inclusion work, including cross-functional efforts to develop new and effective initiatives within the company
oThe company’s social justice work, including immigration, education and poverty
oServe as an advocate and resource to progress and develop education and immigration initiatives primarily at the state and regional level in collaboration with the Director of Community Engagement
oThe company’s climate advocacy work
•Be an active and visible resource on sustainability issues and initiatives to enhance company-wide understanding and buy-in on sustainability efforts
•Strengthen communication efforts both internally and externally around sustainability through public presentations, community outreach, an environmental newsletter, and employee education initiatives
•Assess and support sustainability and environmental programs and assist in identifying areas of opportunity and innovation
•Manage the existing environmental programs: recycling, uniform reuse, training, and commuter incentives
•Measure and report on company’s sustainability progress (sustainability report, carbon accounting, and other tracking mechanisms to support sustainability program implementation and assessment)
•Oversee the company’s internship program
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
• Demonstrated ability to lead project teams, work cross-functionally and think both critically and strategically
• Demonstrated ability to develop rapport with all levels of the organization and lead where appropriate
• Strong collaborative skills to work across multiple stakeholder groups to translate business strategies, initiatives, goals and objectives into project proposals
• Excellent quantitative/qualitative skills with the ability to present and communicate ideas in all forms
• Strong leadership skills to motivate, inspire and facilitate individuals and teams to take responsibility and accountability for the goals
• Ability to effectively manage multiple assignments with demanding time constraints
• Organizational skills appropriate to managing philanthropy, including basic Excel and accounting
•Bachelor’s degree in science, public policy, environmental studies or related field
•5 plus years of similar work experience
•Experience in public speaking and writing
•Experience with green building
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is working in a standard office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and sit. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
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