Sr. Social Innovation Specialist

Sr. Social Innovation Specialist
Organization Name: 
Washington Gas
Job Category: 
Job Description: 

Summary: Manage and implement philanthropic/giving and volunteer/service programming that delivers measurable, visible results in support of strategic corporate priorities 
Note: Must be able to work evenings and or weekend hours. 

Tasks & Responsibilities: 
* Cultivate relationships and partnerships with community stakeholders and non-profits. 
* Assess societal issues and factors aligned with the energy industry and corporate-wide initiatives to identify and create effective, impact opportunities and programming. 
* Lead corporate efforts relating to the Washington Area Fuel Fund (WAFF). 
• Serve as the key liaison with the Salvation Army to develop strategies, plan and execute donor recognition and manage the program brand awareness, outreach, fundraising and media opportunities. 
• Manage administrative tasks including reports, receipts and fund dispersal. 
• Represent WGL on a variety of external agencies and organizations that promote WAFF and energy assistance. 
* Manage and implement programming for WGL’s Community Service Teams. 
• Provide staff support required to guide and coordinate programs, oversee event logistics, maintain data tracking and goal setting, engage internal and external audiences, ensure stakeholder recognition and produce communications materials. 
• Research and recommend best practices to include skills based volunteering and employee incentive programs. 
* Provide staff support for the Employee Giving Campaign (EGC) and Executive Board and Leadership placements. 
• Develop and maintain a database to log and track Executive board service and industry leadership posts. 
• Maintain policies and procedures. 
• Maintain a database tracking external vendor solicitations and grant requests in compliance with company policies. 
• Identify and work with vendors to create platforms for data reporting, effective internal communications, and disbursement of corporate giving funding grant application process. 

Skills & Abilities: 
• Bachelor’s degree required. 
• Minimum of 5 years of business experience in corporate social responsibility required, preferably with a strong working knowledge of the DC-metro non-profit sector. 
• Proven ability to use computer software and applications, including Microsoft Office applications (including Advanced Excel and Power Point), to share, retrieve, research and present business information. 
• Demonstrated ability to establish rapport and effective working relationships with business partners, supervisors, and peers. 
• Strong event planning skills (execution from beginning to end). 
• Demonstrated ability to present ideas logically and concisely to diverse internal and external audiences at all organizational levels, both verbally and in writing. 
• Demonstrated ability to perform and manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously with a high degree of flexibility and resourcefulness. 
• Ability to work independently with strong prioritization and time management skills. 
• Demonstrated track record of achieving desired results. 
• Must be able to transport materials/supplies and travel to all locations throughout the service territory, to include but not limited to, Washington Gas corporate offices, Salvation Army offices and community meeting locations.