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Senior Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 2114082520220112 Location Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Oct. 06, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

At The Walt Disney Company, we are storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our content, products, games, and parks and resorts. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

Disney’s Social Responsibility team looks after our company’s commitment to be among the most admired companies in the world – equally admired for the integrity of our people, as we are for the quality of our exceptional entertainment experiences. 

The Social Responsibility team for Disney’s Consumer Products, Games, and Publishing (CPGP) division supports the company’s mission to conduct our business and create our products in an ethical manner while bringing the magic of Disney storytelling into the daily lives of families and fans around the world.  We promote environmental stewardship, community engagement and philanthropy to inspire kids and families to create a brighter tomorrow.

The purpose of the Senior Manager, Social Responsibility is to lead the division’s charitable giving, cause marketing and pro-social campaigns, voluntEAR projects and related employee engagement programs. The Senior Manager, Social Responsibility will ideate and execute social cause programs tied to CPGP products and experiences that deliver measurable impact on our brand, business and society. 


Social Responsibility Strategy and Communications

Develop social impact programs for CPGP businesses and communicate the division’s social responsibility work through internal and external channels

  • Ideate and execute social responsibility strategies for each CPGP line of business
  • Lead cross-functional business teams to develop and implement domestic and global campaigns on a range of social and environmental causes, including cause marketing programs tied to key product launches and company celebrations
  • Evaluate third party cause marketing proposals and review communications for approved programs
  • Work with communications teams to create, review, and distribute messaging about Disney’s social impact work, both internally and externally
  • Plan in-person and virtual VoluntEAR opportunities for CPGP teams
  • Work with teams to orchestrate virtual and in-person CSR events from internal trainings to public-facing media moments

Charitable Giving

Lead the division’s charitable giving strategy

  • Create and manage charitable giving budget, review charitable support proposals, and oversee grantmaking process in alignment with TWDC’s giving strategy and guidelines
  • Manage relationships with nonprofit organizations
  • Socialize charitable giving strategy and guide teams to place product donations

Reputation Management

Provide expertise on social and environmental issues

  • Analyze and provide recommendations on business issues related to social and environmental causes 
  • Review program concepts and communications related to environmental sustainability
  • Research and recommend nonprofit organizations for collaboration in CSR space

Basic Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in philanthropy, cause marketing, communications, or non-profit management
  • Some experience with volunteer management and/or employee engagement programs
  • Advanced presentation skills with Keynote and Powerpoint
  • Experienced with MS Office Suite including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Self-motivated and independent
  • Effective relationship building skills with key stakeholders
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Experience working under pressure with the ability to adjust priorities as needed
  • Positive attitude and creative problem solver
  • Attention to detail and thoughtful approach to work 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of retail environments and product licensing process 
  • Experience managing a budget
  • Experience managing others

Required Education 

  • Bachelor’s Degree 

Preferred Education

  • MBA or Master’s Degree 

Segment Overview

Consumer Products, Games and Publishing (CPGP) is the division of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products (DPEP) that brings beloved brands and franchises into the daily lives of families and fans through products – from toys to t-shirts, apps, books, console games and more – and experiences that can be found around the world, including on the shopDisney e-commerce platform and at Disney Parks, local and international retailers, as well as Disney store locations globally. The business is home to world-class teams of product, licensing and retail experts, artists and storytellers, and technologists who inspire imaginations around the world.

About Disney Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

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 Disney Consumer Prod & Interactive Media, which is part of a business we call Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.

Disney Consumer Prod & Interactive Media 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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