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Specialist, Corporate & Community Engagement

Company: Student Conservation Association
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary: This position will work closely with the Sr. Director, Philanthropy and Manager of Corporate & Community Engagement to retain, grow, and manage SCAs national corporate accounts. Assigned responsibility for corporate partners include: account management, project planning for employee engagement events, cause-marketing campaigns, PR, and community recognition. The specialist will also assist with business development and other relationship-building activity nationwide. This position will work collaboratively with the Philanthropy team and regional program staff to create and maintain funding sources, execute events and manage relevant marketing campaigns. The position will require significant travel.Essential Functions:

  • Successfully manage assigned corporate accounts ensuring little attrition and expanding existing corporate donations.
  • Assist with business development to help meet departments revenue goals.
  • Manage all aspects of corporate accounts including stewardship, reporting, communications, and meeting partner expectations.
  • Work closely with Corporate Engagement team in designing and expanding donor opportunities to reach annual goals, which may include lead generation, account management and portfolio expansion.
  • Lead the planning, outreach, and on-the-ground logistics for assigned corporate service events.
  • Work with regional and national partners and other SCA staff to plan appropriate projects and events, conduct pre-event site visits, and compile work plans and tool lists for events.
  • Work with vendors and Corporate team to purchase and reserve event materials and/or identify in-kind donation opportunities.
  • Responsible for hiring, training, and supervising teams of up to 20 volunteers and/or per diem staff.
  • Manage event budgets
  • Enforce all SCA safety protocols at events, including maintaining events-specific First Aid Kids and working with SCA Risk Management team to ensure compliance.
  • Inventory and manage support materials and supplies, including shipping to other regions as necessary.
  • Implement surveys and other tools to evaluate the participant experience at events and identify ways to build and nurture target constituencies.
  • Uphold best practices for event management and branding.
  • Work with events team and regional staff to compile outcomes and reports.
  • Manage social media presence and coordinate live social media outreach and photography at events, including content creation around events.
  • Utilize digital and online marketing tools to engage constituents such as iContact, Drupal, Eventbrite, Raisers Edge, and Salesforce.
  • Available for evening and weekend work.Supplemental Functions:
    • Build relationships with regional partners, in collaboration with program and partnership staff, to promote and execute SCA events.
    • Exercise independent judgment and discretion when making decisions and working with partners.
    • Perform administrative and field-based functions necessary for the successful implementation of events.
    • Represent SCA at local and regional events and at national conferences and trainings as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned and needed.Performance Measures/Accountabilities:
      • Maintain less than a 10% attrition rate of assigned corporate accounts.
      • Meet lead generation goals on a monthly basis.
      • Support growth of SCAs corporate accounts.
      • Reduce event expenses by implementing widescale volunteer program.
      • Assure partner expectations and funding requirements are met.
      • Reach quarterly and annual goals and report regularly to internal stakeholders on success of activities and campaigns.
      • Facilitate and create safe, meaningful, and high-quality experiences for partners, volunteers, and external audiences.
      • Promote and strengthen the SCA brand among national audiences.
      • Uphold Risk Management standards and policies.
      • Provide excellent customer service, nurture relationships and help assure retention of volunteers and partners.
      • Facilitate a teamwork environment by building respectful, productive partnerships within and outside SCA.
      • Display a positive and professional image of the department and organization.
      • Follow code of conduct and all policies in the SCA Staff Handbook.
      • Understand and model SCAs Operating Values.Qualifications:
        • Bachelors degree with 4+ years of job-related experience or else 8+ years of job-related experience in account management, business development, volunteer coordination, event management, project management, and/or corporate sponsorship required.
        • SCA service experience and/or familiarity with SCA Events strongly preferred.
        • Comfort working in a fast-paced environment and dealing with unexpected circumstances as they arise.
        • Ability to maintain positivity and professionalism in high-stress situations.
        • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills required.
        • Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships.
        • Knowledge of and experience with conservation work projects.
        • Experience organizing large groups of people and supervising seasonal staff.
        • Valid Drivers license and driving record within SCA guidelines.
        • A criminal background check that meets SCA standards.Beginning on 1/18/22, all new SCA program participants are required to provide proof of up to date vaccination against COVID-19. Per CDC guidance, up to date vaccination now includes all recommended COVID-19 vaccines, including any booster dose(s) when indicated. For example, if someone has completed the primary series but is not yet indicated for a booster shot, they are considered up to date. Once a person is indicated for a booster (6 months after Pfizer or Moderna primary series, 2 months after J&J primary series), full and up-to-date vaccination includes the completed booster shot. Visit the following website for more information, including medical and religious exemptions: Student Conservation Association, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Student Conservation Association, Arlington , Specialist, Corporate & Community Engagement, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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