Advisor, Corporate Engagement (P3) - #19940508

Save The Children

Date: Oct 15, 2021
City: Washington, DC
Contract type: Full time
Save The Children

Staff whose work requires or potentially could require any in-person interaction with Save the Children colleagues, partners, or beneficiaries must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless otherwise required by law. Save the Children complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations related to this policy.


The Corporate Engagement Advisor is responsible for identifying, planning and executing employee engagement activities with corporate partners that can increase awareness of Save the Children's programs while raising critical undesignated support funds through contributions, workplace giving and campaigns. You will lead the creation, packaging and promotion of compelling staff engagement offerings to meet the various needs of current and prospective partners.

Reporting to the Managing Director, you'll lead a robust strategy that strengthens and grows corporate partnerships, requiring strong project management skills from concept to completion, proven communication and collaboration success, and demonstrated ability to deliver excellent client experiences.

What You'll Be Doing (Essential Duties)

Lead Employee Engagement Program Management (50%):

  • Develop and strengthen employee engagement activities ensuring offerings can meet various needs of current and prospective partners including virtual and in-person options. Partner with the Campaigns team to align and prioritize offerings across Save the Children supporter engagement channels

  • In partnership with the Managing Director and team leadership, develop Corporate Engagement packages and pricing structures that maximize engagement and revenue

  • Help establish goals and formalize operational processes, using project management approach to monitor progress and continuously improve

  • Develop and share corporate engagement activity guides and best practices that can support account managers in selling and implementing successful events.

  • Manage relationships and contracts with vendors and consultants needed to execute corporate engagement activities

  • Manage daily duties of data input, partnership updates and pipeline documents

Oversee Employee Engagement Promotion, Marketing & Sales (20%):

  • Develop compelling marketing materials and template collateral that can be customized for corporate partners

  • Create and deliver a targeted outreach strategy to solicit and secure corporate employee engagement opportunities

  • Promote and raise awareness of Save the Children's employee engagement offerings by motivating Corporate Team colleagues and creating internal enthusiasm.

  • Participate in client conversations to promote or sell-in Save the Children's opportunities

  • Remain abreast of and imbed industry best practices from corporate human resources strategy as well as peer nonprofits

Manage Corporate Engagement Events (20%):

  • Serve as lead corporate engagement advisor for Corporate Partnerships Team, ensuring that team members have the operational support to plan and deliver events that meet donor expectations

  • Track partner engagements and events across the team through project management tools ensuring all deliverables are met on time

  • Represent Save the Children at select corporate employee engagement events, as well as pitch to new donors as needed

Lead Internal Collaboration (10%):

  • Coordinate with the Policy, Advocacy and Campaign division's community volunteer team to align offerings and increase efficiencies across support engagement journeys

  • Coordinate with Marketing and Communications division as needed to ensure agency campaigns are effectively reflected in employee engagement opportunities

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience, plus at least five (5) years of relevant experience

  • Demonstrated experience working in sales, marketing and/or fundraising, with proven work within corporate and/or agency employee engagement or human resources teams

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and steward strong partnerships with significant client-facing experience

  • Proven success driving project through from concept to completion

  • Demonstrated public speaking and facilitation skills with the ability to inspire and motivate group audiences

  • Proven ability to work in ambiguous, highly matrixed environment, requiring organizational skill and detail orientation

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate successfully with individuals and teams at all levels

  • Professional proficiency in MS Office suite

  • Professional proficiency in spoken and written English

  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering and maintaining and environment of diversity, inclusion, and belonging

  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 15%

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with operations, logistics and fulfillment

  • Experience using of customer relationship management databases or Blackbaud

Why you should join the Save the Children Team

Save the Children US offers outstanding benefits that include health, dental, vision and life insurances, pet insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program, 403(b), generous vacation, personal sick leave, family leave, parental/adoption leave, commuter benefits, dress for your day, and much more.

Click here to learn more about how Save the Children US will invest in YOU!

About Save the Children

Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share.

Our work for children and their families requires that we commit—at every opportunity—to work together to identify and dismantle persistent systemic and structural racism, inequality, and any other forms of discrimination in this country and beyond. As an anti-racist organization, Save the Children will not tolerate discrimination in any form—in our employment practices, amongst our staff, in our leadership or toward the people we serve. We stand in solidarity with all people to fight for equal rights, justice, inclusion, and belonging.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.

Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom we are in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children's policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation.

Save the Children is committed to minimizing safety and security risks for our valued employees, ensuring all are given training, support and information to reduce their risk exposure while maximizing the impact of our programs for children and families. Our shared duty, both agency and individual, is to seek and maintain safe working conditions for all.

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