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Project Coordinator: Corporate Citizenship (PH)

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 615706BR Location Bristol, Connecticut, United States Business ESPN Date posted Dec. 04, 2018

Job Summary:

ESPN Corporate Citizenship is seeking a passionate, community-focused person who thrives on engaging people in volunteering as a way to give back. As a member of the team, this person will assist in the success of Team ESPN volunteer programs and its day to day oversight. This includes coordinating and promoting employee engagement efforts for volunteer team builds as well as our annual Volunteer of the Year celebration and other employee programs such as VoluntEARS Online, EARS To You, and Matching Gifts. The ideal candidate will bring experience in nonprofit or corporate social responsibility program development or volunteerism, have excellent project and time management skills, be highly organized, communicate effectively, able to work autonomously and demonstrate the ability to be a team player.


50% Assists in the success of Team ESPN programs and its day to day operations. Leads efforts overseeing program administration of all Team ESPN events, including posting volunteer events in our VOL system, working with regional volunteer champions to input and track their events, ensure employees are inputting their volunteer hours, etc. Oversight of annual compilation of ESPN employee volunteer hours tracking and reporting into TWDC at fiscal year close. Coordinates employee engagement efforts, including programs specific to VoluntEARS Online, EARS To You, Matching Gifts and other projects, such as team builds, holiday volunteer events, Volunteer of the Year celebration, etc. Develop creative marketing, recruitment and communication strategies to promote employee engagement.

40% In partnership with the Program Manager, Volunteerism, Project Coordinator will work on a few special projects in 2019 that are company-wide initiatives led by cross-functional teams across the business, which will incorporate employee engagement elements, including but not limited to: ESPN 40th Anniversary, College Football 150th Anniversary, Special Olympics 50th Anniversary and World Games, Volunteer of the Year, TWDC Global Week of Service, TWDC Team of Heroes, etc. Must be able to effectively manage project timelines and ensure projects progress as expected to achieve program goals.

10% Develops content for compelling storytelling on ESPN employee volunteerism ongoing efforts both in the US and internationally to showcase on ITK and ESPN Citizenship websites. Continuously looks for opportunities to "elevate and tell the story" of our volunteer efforts to give back to the communities we serve.

Others duties as assigned.

Reports to Program Manager, Volunteerism

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2+ years of experience in nonprofit or corporate CSR program development and/or volunteerism
  • At least 1 year of effective and demonstrated project management skills
  • Technology experience working with diverse platforms and new technology, including volunteer administration platforms or other CSR systems
  • Proficient in using graphic design software (e.g. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Canva) is desired
  • Excellent project and time management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Attention to detail and highly organized
  • Must have effective communication, interpersonal, and collaboration skills
  • Team player and able to work across the enterprise with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to work independently and self-lead work responsibilities
  • Commits to continuous learning and improvement in the area of Citizenship and CSR

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required

About ESPN:

Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. Every day we’re doing things that no one has done, all in a dynamic culture where we defy odds and continuously outdo ourselves. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with ESPN, Inc, which is part of a business segment we call ESPN.

ESPN, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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