Corporate Social Responsibility Specialist

Burbank, CA +1

Comprised of The Walt Disney Company’s various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.


The DMED Corporate Social Responsibility and Communications team is seeking a Corporate Social Responsibility Specialist to join us. This position will play a key role in supporting DMED’s CSR strategy, tied to programming that provides access to technology education, mentoring, and career exploration to middle, high school, and college students from under-represented communities. This includes supporting the execution of new and existing campaigns, programs, and communications that align with our business objectives.


The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, detailed-oriented team player, who wants to make a positive impact on our business and the community, can champion sustainability efforts, and is excited to work on programs that engage our employees through cause marketing efforts, philanthropy, employee volunteerism, and more.


Key Accountabilities:

CSR Program Management

  • Work with the Program Manager to implement a comprehensive strategy tied to the launch and sustainment of tech-related community engagement programming.
  • Collaborate across the business to align with TWDC on priorities and champion CSR goals, objectives, and initiatives tied to community engagement
  • Organize internal volunteer programs and events that drive employee engagement, including provide support for Disney’s tentpole volunteer opportunities
  • Vet charitable organizations and identify opportunities for community engagement that align with Disney’s CSR focus areas and brand impact priorities
  • Provide support and coordination for cause marketing and philanthropic efforts from DMED’s lines of businesses
  • Manage and process all charitable in-kind and cash contributions to fulfill set partnership and sponsorship agreements, including communication with nonprofit partners
  • Conduct comprehensive research into best practices, industry trends, and more to help create a best-in-class CSR and community engagement offering


Communications

  • Assist with creating communications assets and presentation material to share CSR-related news across internal and external communications channels
  • Identify storytelling opportunities for internal/external audiences that enable DMED to share our community engagement programming and wider CSR activations
  • Provide editorial support for a CSR communications strategy that keeps employees informed of the CSR programs that are available to them, including the matching gifts program and VoluntEAR grants and opportunities


Operations

  • Create and maintain a process to keep track of DMED’s community engagement programming
  • Support internal and external CSR reporting initiatives, updates and ongoing management
  • Provide administrative support on special projects, employee events, programs, and other internal communications needs
  • Administration as needed including preparing contracts and NDAs, mailing packages, ordering supplies, tracking budget, etc. for CSR and communications programming


Required Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of professional experience with demonstrated success in corporate social responsibility, environmental/sustainability work, or related roles in a non-profit setting
  • Project management and time management with attention to detail
  • Invested interest in social causes, sustainability, and/or philanthropy
  • Experience in analyzing, reporting, and summarizing data as it pertains to the existing landscape
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; including editing and copywriting
  • Ability to take initiative, anticipate issues, and proactively problem solve
  • Quick learner, boundless curiosity, and passion for delivering excellence
  • Superior can-do, no-job-is-beneath-you attitude
  • Demonstrated motivation and discipline to work effectively in a collaborative, high-paced environment
  • Competencies in Microsoft Office and Google suite, including presentation software


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in technology and/or entertainment industry
  • Knowledge of internal communications channels including digital tools (intranets, social media, etc.)
  • Basic visual communications skills
  • Event planning or coordination experience


Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Non-profit Administration, Corporate Social Responsibility, Marketing, or related field

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