Social Impact Manager

Away   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods

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5 - 7 years

Posted 63 days ago

This job is no longer available.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter with a demonstrated track record of working with public, private, and nonprofit organizations. Interested candidates should have experience supporting strategic programs and projects, managing external partnerships, and working with multiple stakeholders on program design, development, and through to execution. Candidates should also be data-driven and have deep experience in measuring results, tracking and reporting progress against our clearly established goals.

Learn more about our existing work by visiting www.awaytravel.com/impact

What You'll Do:

  • Support Away's existing social impact initiatives
  • Identify strategic opportunities to advance and grow Away's social impact initiatives through program design, development, and implementation
  • Work cross-functionally within the company to execute on various initiatives
  • Source, evaluate, and cultivate relationships with external partners to develop programs that advance our social impact goals
  • Help manage day-to-day operations of Away's strategic investments including monitoring the implementation of grants and performing site visits to potential and current grantees/partners to evaluate effectiveness and performance of grant supported programs
  • Partner with Director of Social Impact to support external messaging for Away's social impact strategy, working closely with internal partners to further amplify our efforts (e.g. through media or speaking opportunities)
  • Lead initiatives designed to give employees meaningful ways to engage with Away's social impact
  • Act as an internal consultant and champion to ensure that consideration of the social impact element of any given initiative is embedded into the decision-making process at all levels of the organization
  • Track and report progress on budget and KPIs

Who You Are:

  • 4-6 years of relevant professional experience in the social impact space; background in sustainability a plus
  • Experience working with high-profile consumer brands and products a plus
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills (presentation, facilitation, and written)
  • Capacity to thrive in a high-growth, fast-paced organization as both a solo producer and an eager collaborator
  • Strong data analysis skills and ability to synthesize and summarize complex information clearly and concisely using data
  • Passion for making a positive impact in our communities