A global, diversified media, information and services company
Hearst has an exciting opportunity for a parental leave fill-in role on our Corporate and Community Impact team. This is a four-to-six-month role for a purpose-driven professional to work on advancing the organizations’ Corporate and Community Impact activities and initiatives.
In this highly visible role, you will work with colleagues across the corporation to promote and execute Hearst’s cause-related philanthropic efforts, with a focus on employee giving/gift matching and volunteering.
This role helps manage Hearst’s Benevity giving platform, Hearst Gives Back, as well as the related ideation, marketing and execution of campaigns, events, communications and impact reporting.
Reporting to the VP of Communications, you will inform and inspire Hearst colleagues through ideas, drives and campaigns, all in an effort to create and sustain impact for local communities and global causes.
Candidates will ideally have 8-10 years of experience in corporate philanthropy and employee engagement. The role liaises internally with senior executives, the broader communications functions, the Hearst Gives Back Champions network, ERGs and colleagues around the corporation. Externally, this role will work with Hearst’s long-term nonprofit partners, Benevity representatives, local and community NGOs and national and international aid organizations.
Join us to conceptualize and further our purpose-driven activities. Hearst is a global media, information and services corporation, with businesses that span renown magazine brands such as Harper’s BAZAAR and Esquire, television stations around the country, newspapers including the San Francisco Chronicle, as well as ventures, health, financial services and transportation data companies. We are #Uniquely Hearst and we are always moving forward.
- Sourcing and coordinating virtual and in-person volunteer activities with partners and managing the marketing and participation.
- Liaising with corporate charitable partners in the social services, education healthcare, arts and other categories
- Developing marketing plans and materials in collaboration with the creative and marketing communications teams for corporate charitable drives, volunteer events, giving and volunteer opportunities on Benevity.
- Working with units/divisions and ERGs to encourage engagement in volunteering initiatives and drives
- Gathering and organizing stories and visual assets, working with the creative and marketing communications teams to develop a year-end Impact Report
- Completing custom data runs on Benevity as needed to gain insight into colleague volunteering and giving
Knowledge, skills and experience:
- A commitment to giving back to our communities at home and around the world, and the ability to inspire others
- Experience and fluency with the Benevity platform, data management and reporting
- Ideating and leading engaging employee charitable drives
- End-to-end experience creating and managing volunteering programs that connect the company and colleagues with causes and organizations in NYC and around the country
- Proven track record of successful strategic marketing initiatives
- A background in corporate philanthropy with a focus on setting and meeting goals
- Solution-oriented, with skill at operationalizing strategic plans, monitoring progress, and refining where necessary
- A creative, proactive, collaborative connector
- Solid understanding of data; quantitative and analytical skills and a solid grasp of contextual impact reporting
- Ability to build strong relationships to move projects forward across divisions in a matrixed environment
- Confidence and ease while juggling multiple projects and priorities
- Excellent organizational skills and follow-through, attention to detail in all things
- Good judgment and the highest standards
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
- Ability to work across multiple functions, businesses, internal and external organizations with confidence
Hearst is a leading global, diversified media, information and services company with more than 360 businesses. Its major interests include ownership in cable television networks such as A&E, HISTORY, Lifetime and ESPN; global financial services leader Fitch Group; Hearst Health, a group of medical information and services businesses; transportation assets including CAMP Systems International, a major provider of software-as-a-service solutions for managing maintenance of jets and helicopters; 33 television stations such as WCVB-TV in Boston and KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California, which reach a combined 19% of U.S. viewers; newspapers such as the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle and Times Union (Albany, New York); more than 300 magazines around the world, including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Men’s Health and Car and Driver, and digital services businesses such as iCrossing and KUBRA; and investments in emerging digital entertainment companies such as Complex Networks.
Hearst is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. Hearst does not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Follow us on Twitter @Hearst. To learn more about Hearst, visit hearst.com.
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