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Global Philanthropy - Employee Engagement and Volunteerism - Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Global Philanthropy, Employee Engagement & Volunteerism (Associate), London

Sitting within JPMorgan Chase’s Corporate Responsibility (CR) division, the mission of the Global Philanthropy department is to enable more people to contribute to and share in the rewards of the economy. We believe that reducing inequality and creating widely shared prosperity requires collaboration of business, government, nonprofit and other civic organizations, particularly in the cities and metropolitan regions that power economic growth.

In 2020, the firm and its Foundation gave more than $350 million to nonprofit organizations around the world. Within Global Philanthropy, the Employee Engagement and Volunteerism (EEV) team manages JPMorgan Chase’s portfolio of employee volunteer programs, which engages employees in strategic volunteerism and workplace giving. The team manages a portfolio of skills-based programming that leverages the talent and expertise of employees to support the firm’s Corporate Responsibility agenda.

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate to deliver existing and new volunteering and giving programmes across multiple countries that use the skills of employees to achieve our mission.

Responsibilities

  • Adapting and implementing existing volunteering and workplace giving programmes across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Latin America (LATAM).
  • Managing volunteering programmes that use employees’ skills to support young people to access quality careers, entrepreneurs to develop their business and non-profits to achieve their mission
  • Designing new short-term volunteering programmes to supplement the existing ones on offer and address emerging needs that will be impactful, successful and engaging for employees
  • This will be achieved, through activities such as -
    • sourcing, onboarding and overseeing a network of partner implementation organisations
    • grants and contracts management
    • recruiting and training volunteers
    • leveraging technology and communication tools to promote activities
    • organizing events
    • seeking guidance from and reporting information to internal senior stakeholders
  • Collaborating closely with colleagues across Lines of Business to promote skills-based volunteering opportunities
  • Working with Programme Officers within the team to set country-level employee engagement and volunteerism plans and report to senior country stakeholders
  • Ensuring a robust evaluation framework is in place to measure the impact of programmes on participants
  • Staying up to date with best practice of approaches for corporate volunteering programmes
  • Additional projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Project management experience; demonstrated capability to lead and manage projects
  • Experience working with non-profits or with the private sector
  • Ability to work in a high-performance, professional environment and adapt to changing priorities
  • Demonstration of problem-solving skills and the ability to take direction and use initiative
  • Desire to continually improve programming, seek information and look for new approaches to processes and practices
  • High attention to detail across all channels of communication
  • Experience interacting with executive management and senior leadership
  • Ability to collect, handle and present data
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of applications required
  • European language skills are not required for this role but are desirable