Republic Services Sr Manager Charitable Giving in Phoenix, Arizona
Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection operations, transfer stations, recycling processing centers, landfills and environmental services provide effective solutions to make recycling and waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers nationwide. Our 36,000 employees working in 42 states are committed to providing a superior customer experience while helping ensure a cleaner, safer and healthier world for future generations.
Why Work with Us
At Republic Services, we strive to create a workplace that is meaningful and rewarding at every level of our organization. Our employees thrive in an atmosphere where safety is revered, and each person can be a compassionate steward of our environment. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We’re proud to be recognized on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies, Forbes World’s Most Innovative Companies, Forbes Best Employers for Women, Forbes Best Large Employers and Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies lists. Republic is also the only company in our industry that is a certified Great Place to Work.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Charitable Giving Senior Manager will be responsible for setting vision, creating and executing plans, and continuing to reinvent and evolve the Company’s charitable giving programs. Utilizing their passion for corporate citizenship efforts and business acumen, this position will work to integrate corporate citizenship directly into the Company’s business model.
Manages to day-to-day operations and budget of the Republic Services Charitable Foundation, a private, corporate 501(c)3 foundation.
Owns and manages the Company’s Community Grant program and process, overseeing and directing all charitable budget dollars of our 165 business units across 10 areas.
Owns and manages the Foundation’s signature giving and volunteerism program, the National Neighborhood Promise, which includes $3+ million dollars in annual grants and partnerships with more than 300 nonprofit organizations
Leads the effort to build the National Neighborhood Promise (neighborhood revitalization) into a nationally recognized cause-program in the U.S.
Works in creative partnership with Republic’s business units and corporate leaders to strategically embed corporate citizenship into the brand and business operations.
Provides quarterly reporting on the impact of the Company’s charitable efforts.
Facilitates an annual Foundation Board meeting.
Develops and implements Company’s yearly employee giving campaign to facilitate increased employee-driven support in local Republic communities.
Manages and maintains the Company’s charitable giving software program, assisting Republic’s 36,000 employees with volunteer and giving opportunities.
Implements internal awareness programs of the Company’s charitable programs and initiatives.
In times of national disasters, serves as the primary advocate for raising awareness and funds (both internally and externally) to serve the impacted communities and Republic employees.
Identifies and integrates internal and external best practices into the organization in all aspects of community relations to ensure best-in-class recognition.
Works with fellow Communications Department team members to ensure proper publicity of charitable giving efforts and employee programs.
Travels domestically up to 30% of the time, sometimes on short notice.
Performs other duties as assigned or apparent.
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area such as community affairs, marketing, public relations, government relations or a related field
Previous demonstrated work experience in functional areas such as community affairs/relations, public affairs, marketing, corporate communications, business administration, or related fields.
Ability to balance company business needs with charitable responsibilities and obligations, with demonstrated experience building relationships with and influencing internal and external stakeholders at the highest corporate levels.
Ability to operate effectively in a highly creative, fast-paced, brand-driven environment.
Demonstrated ability to anticipate the needs of the business and develop creative solutions.
Strong motivational skills with a drive to make things happen.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize, multi-task and pay attention to the important details.
Minimum of 10 years of prior professional experience implementing corporate citizenship at a national, regional or local level.
Experience building and growing a nationally recognized cause-related marketing or branding program.
Substantive knowledge, expertise and experience working and partnering with the non-profit and government sectors.
Rewarding Compensation and Benefits
Eligible employees can elect to participate in:
• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.
• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.
• Short- and long-term disability.
• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.
• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).
• Employee discount programs.
• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.
• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).
The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.
Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
We work for Earth. Every day, we come to work with two purposes in mind – serving our customers and doing our part to preserve our Blue Planet®. Our commitment to both has led to such things as landfill innovations, solar energy projects, community education designed to teach people to properly recycle, ongoing efforts to reduce our vehicle emissions and improving safety through technology—to name a few. To put it simply, we are 35,000 guardians of the environment, striving to make the world a better place.
Republic Services is more than a recycling and waste services company. We are a company dedicated to turning waste into possibilities. Together, united under the Republic Star, we are working for a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive, not just for today, but for generations to come.