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The Business Impact Signature Initiatives anager is responsible for leading the cross-functional development and implementation of enterprise-level signature initiatives that meet the business and social objectives of U.S. Bank's social impact and diversity, equity and inclusion strategy. This position will collaborate with U.S. Bank business lines from ideation through execution to leverage our core products and services to drive greater access to capital and close persistent and historic gaps in economic outcomes for women, People of Color and low-income communities, with a specific focus on Black stakeholders.
The Business Impact Signature Initiatives Manager - place-based investments will evaluate, recommend, and implement strategic initiatives that leverage U.S. Bank's core products and services to create greater access to capital and close persistent and historic gaps in economic outcomes for a diverse set of stakeholders.
Initiatives within the community impact investing portfolio include, but are not limited to, strategic place-based investments, community-based real estate use and financing efforts, and financial inclusion and other programmatic partnerships. This position will also require the development of strategically aligned partnerships that drive execution and increase our ability to deliver business and social impact.
Success in this role demands a collaborative nature and the ability to manage a broad array of stakeholders and relationships across difference; the ability to translate complex ideas into actionable steps; a high degree of organization, subject matter expertise in community development finance, banking, and/or community relations/affairs; and a working knowledge of social impact measurement concepts and tools.
This position will report to the Director, USBCDC Business Impact Group.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Lead the development and implementation of strategic initiatives that achieve both business and social objectives and compliment our existing business relationships and objectives
- Identify and evaluate key markets for place-based investments prioritizing disparities in racial wealth, CRA needs, market growth opportunities, and other social impact/DEI objectives
- Partner with U.S. Bank business lines to identify, develop or enhance products, services, and experiences in alignment with the portfolio of strategic initiatives
- Bring the full power of One U.S. Bank to drive social impact outcomes in diverse communities
- Manage partnerships with community organizations, customers, vendors and/or industry stakeholders, as well as develop new relationships to advance business impact initiatives
- Organize USBCDC participation in strategy aligned learning opportunities, speaking engagements, convenings and/or sponsorship opportunities to share or develop related best practices with partners
- Develop and support strategies to elevate U.S. Bank visibility and role in the industry around a commitment to gender, racial and economic equity and social impact more generally
- Develop related performance indicators, management plans and progress reports
- Provide input to content development for U.S. Bank and USBCDC external reporting
- Stay up to date on related industry best practices, research and innovation
- Related project and product management duties, as assigned
- Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience
- Eight or more years of related work experience
- Master's degree, or equivalent work experience
- 10 or more years of experience in community development finance, partnership development, banking, community relations/affairs, community development, or related field
- Deep understanding of the conditions that cause gender, racial and economic inequities and/or has expertise in the field of diversity, equity and inclusion
- Demonstrable understanding of the field of community development finance, and understanding of industry landscape
- Understanding of basic concepts and tools of social impact measurement
- Expertise in complex community development financial structures and relationship management
- Experience with stakeholder and partnership management
- Ability to plan and implement short- and long-range goals, including simplifying complex problems, making tough decisions and identifying and acting upon a critical path
- Highly organized, with the ability to manage multiple projects and developing strategies, especially when details are emergent or unclear
- Clear communicator, both verbal and written, and comfort in front of groups
- Highly effective interpersonal skills, with ability to collaborate and willingness to work across a wide range of stakeholders
- Ability to deliver results through influence without authority
Preferred location in St. Louis, MO or Minneapolis, MN.
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Salary range reflected is an estimate of base pay and is for the primary location. Base pay range may vary if an offer is made for work in a different location. Pay Range: $98,175.00 - $115,500.00 - $127,050.00
Valid through: 4/19/2021