Manager, Corporate Responsibility - (HP)

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Engagement, this individual will be responsible for supporting HP in its cash matching initiatives, global giving strategies and projects that require administrative, operational and advisory services. This role will be responsible for providing continuity, structure and support of long-term initiatives. In addition to HP responsibilities, this individual will also support the community foundation as part of the externally focused corporate responsibility team. This individual will be responsible for supporting the strategy that seeks to establish SVCF as the premier philanthropic partner for charitably-minded individuals and institutions.

Salary commensurate with experience.  

This is a one-year contract with the option for renewal.  This person will be on site at HP three days a week and on site at SVCF for 2 days a week.

RESPONSIBILITIES – HP Enterprise (60%)

  • Develop ongoing giving strategies to drive and inspire employee participation and engagement in matching related initiatives.
  • Manage employee giving programs and all related marketing tools, communications and ongoing fulfillment through HP’s external partners.
  • Manage information flows between external partners, third party vendors and internal HP stakeholders related to accounts for cash matching gifts program.
  • Review invoices, forecast fees and reserves and provide financial analysis of all HP accounts related to grantmaking and cash giving.
  • Develop communications that connect and drive awareness for matching programs and initiatives, including a communications tool kit.
  • Support and train team of HP’s Site Leads, by communicating cash matching program to ensure full roll out of programs across USA and global sites. 
  • Compile metrics and provide weekly campaign tracking for program team and a quarterly review/executive report of cash matching gifts program for HP leadership. Provide recommendations for program improvements.
  • Provide support, guidance and expertise on best practices and trends related to employee engagement programs, including information on employee fundraising and matching gift programs and structures.
  • Provide support to persons representing the Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Foundation, as needed.
  • Manage administration of company grants process, including:
  1. Review, collate and offer recommendations for responding to unsolicited external grant requests
  2. Act as point of contact on grant process
  3. Maintain online grants management portal, including vendor management and portal ownershi
  4. Manage grant application documentation in the portal
  5. Track account coding and ensure compliance with program standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES – SVCF (40%)

  • Attend training sessions and meetings as required.
  • Actively manage an assigned portfolio of corporate advised funds and customized philanthropy services clients. Responsibilities include providing excellent customer service to fund advisors, and being knowledgeable about the full scope of their grantmaking programs, including funding guidelines and criteria, of both Corporate Advised Fund (“CAF”) advisors and customized philanthropy services clients.
  • Provide proactive and regular training to corporate partners on compliance and other regulatory rules regarding their CAFs to ensure they understand how to optimize use of that charitable vehicle. Research compliance questions for advisors and customized philanthropy services clients as needed.
  • Advise on the development of strategic community grantmaking and corporate social responsibility programs for our corporate partners as requested or required.
  • Manage CAFs’ grantmaking programs as needed, including extensive proposal review and evaluation of competitive grant cycles. Ensure all submitted applications align with CAF grantmaking strategies, which includes reviewing applications for funding and preparing evaluations of proposals for compliance with the specific guidelines set forth by each individual CAF.
  • Provide written evaluation of nonprofits’ programs and projects as needed. Evaluate organizational and programmatic strengths and weaknesses and overall alignment with CAF grantmaking guidelines. Conduct site visits as needed.
  • Remain informed about and aware of current corporate philanthropy and corporate social responsibility trends and best practices.
  • Provide support, guidance and expertise on best practices and trends related to employee engagement programs, including information on employee fundraising and matching gift programs and structures.
  • Connect CAFs to SVCF programs, initiatives and information on SVCF’s grantmaking strategies.
  • Work with fellow corporate responsibility staff as needed to accomplish department goals. 
  • Stay informed and educated about legal, accounting, investment and technology issues as they relate to charitable giving and grantmaking regulations and best practices.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 3+ years of experience in customer-facing community-based organizations and/or foundations.
  • Experience working with nonprofits, matching gift programs and/or cause related programs is a plus.
  • Experience performing financial analysis and reconciliations related to grantmaking and/or cash giving.
  • Experience with online giving platforms and vendors catering to employee giving
  • Proficiency in Blackbaud, GrantedEdge and other grants management systems such as DonationXchange preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent relationship/project management skills, with an ability to work in diverse groups.
  • A track record of being an active leader in the community.
  • Ability to approach situations and challenges with a sense of humor.
  • Ability to shift gears and work on highly varied programs in various systems throughout the day.
  • Passion for and experience with using technology and social media for good causes.
  • Creative, self-motivated and resourceful. Able to think of innovative ways to make a positive impact.
  • Learns quickly, makes decisions independently and involves higher management when appropriate.
  • Thrives in a fast paced and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Proven track record of managing multifaceted programs that benefit the community while providing value to the organization.
  • Attention to detail and superior organizational skills, with an ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Solid grasp of administrative duties with motivation to take on more duties and grow with the job. Ability to adapt to new and changing situations.

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The work environment characteristics and the physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while successfully 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 regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.   The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent in this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Submit a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and what you would bring to Silicon Valley Community Foundation. Send cover letter and resume as a single document via the following link:  https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=14026211

Silicon Valley Community Foundation advances innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems, engaging donors to make our region and world a better place for all.

Silicon Valley Community Foundation is a comprehensive center of philanthropy.  Through visionary leadership, strategic grantmaking and world-class experiences, we partner with donors to strengthen the common good locally and throughout the world.

Application deadline: open until filled.

Silicon Valley Community Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

SVCF does not pursue sponsorship of work visas for foreign nationals.