Citizen Philanthropy Program Manager
The VMware Foundation is seeking a Citizen Philanthropy Program Manager to support the success of ongoing employee engagement programs, including: service learning, matching gifts, milestone awards, social investments, sustainability and other global employee experiences. The Manager will report to the Sr. Corporate Citizenship Manager and the position is located in Palo Alto, California.
A successful candidate will be able to navigate nuance with grace in order to inspire others to give back. He/She must love meeting people and finding opportunities to bridge ideas. A successful Program Manager will be able to not only see the trees and the forest, but also identify the interconnections that keep the ecosystem alive.
Primary Responsibilities: Citizen Philanthropy Guide: Help employees navigate their own giving back journey
Drive Foundation program engagement
Meet with employees to help them chart a personalized course for giving
Identify strategic giving opportunities in uncharted waters
Global Campaign Organizer: Help inspire others to contribute to the community
Project manage global Foundation communications campaigns
Monitor and drive complex timelines and deliverables
Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to launch and drive marketing efforts
Connect campaigns with company values and culture
Foundation of the Foundation: Help strengthen the platform of the Foundation
Develop and deploy Foundation portal for multiple programs
Track key program metrics and provide quarterly reports
Generate and update Foundation website content
Successful candidate will thrive if he/she embodies:
Is energized by discovering opportunities within challenges
Loves a good brainstorm
Is invigorated by bringing an idea to execution
Embraces fast-paced environments
Empathizes with others
4-Year University or College Degree
5-7 years of experience
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong understanding of how complex systems interact
Strong critical thinking and communication skills
Advanced Excel knowledge and comfort learning new technologies quickly
Ability to see the underlying cause of challenges, as well as the impact
Creative, positive and team-oriented
Impeccable reputation for integrity and good judgment
Ability to work across cultures and with diverse communities, including across global time zones
Eye for detail without getting lost in the weeds
Knowledge of Workday, Sharepoint, HTML, Outlook forms, and Adobe Creative Suite a plus
Brings passion and enthusiasm to the everyday
Why work for our Division
Why join VMware HR? Our guiding principle is this: 'If it's about people it's ours.’ Why? Well at VMware our HR team doesn't just partner with the business, we ARE the business. We believe in being employee-centric, focused on building an environment where the work of our global community has meaningful impact, and innovation happens anywhere and everywhere. We have the spirit of a start-up and the reach of a global enterprise, recognizing that we are all connected: our people, partners and customers. If this sounds like a place where you want to grow, come join our team and be part of architecting what’s next.
Palo Alto, CA, US
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Job posted on 27 January 2015.
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