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Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships & Philanthropy

Philadelphia, PA

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines.

We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

The Strategic Partnerships & Philanthropy team leads our corporate philanthropic investment portfolio which includes cash grants from both the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, Comcast Corporation, NBCUniversal, as well as in-kind support and select event sponsorships.

The Senior Director will serve in a critical role building, refining, and managing our investment portfolio, cultivating internal and external stakeholders and partnerships, and positioning Comcast as a leader in advancing digital equity both in our hometown of Philadelphia, and across the United States.


  • Create and implement grantmaking strategies aligned to the business and Project UP—Comcast NBCUniversal’s $1B commitment to advance digital equity. Project UP encompasses the programs and community partnerships across Comcast, NBCUniversal, and Sky that connect people to the internet, advance economic mobility, and open doors for the next generation of innovators, entrepreneurs, storytellers, and creators.  
  • Source and cultivate relationships with external partners, including national and regional non-profits. Ensure alignment with business objectives and foster connections amongst partners and internal stakeholders.  
  • Manage relationships with internal stakeholders including I&I Leadership, HR, DEI, Communications, External Affairs, Sustainability, etc., as well as work across our various brands including Xfinity, NBC, Telemundo, Sky & Universal to advance and promote the company’s social impact efforts. 
  • Establish research and evaluation priorities and identify partners that help better define key problems within our focus areas and assess our efforts' effectiveness. 
  • Build and develop new strategies to align to business priorities and support our philanthropic commitments. 
  • Work closely with communications team and other internal partners to develop thought leadership opportunities that promote our philanthropic impact and align to the needs and pace of the business. Serve as an ambassador and spokesperson for Project UP.  
  • Support in furthering team culture and ensure equitable processes and structures across the team.  
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and overtime as necessary.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • 10+ years working in a CSR, social impact or related function  
  • Must have experience leading a grant portfolio, developing strategy and managing multiple stakeholders 
  • Must be skilled at working across teams and external stakeholders and finding paths to pursue common objectives 
  • Experience with event management and planning 
  • Comfort in Public Speaking  
  • People management experience  
  • Background in, or experience with, communications is preferred
  • Ability to bring a solutions and equity-oriented mindset 
  • Ability to lead through ambiguity and develop creative solutions  
  • Must be in Philadelphia Headquarters location 4 days a week (1 day/week may be remote) 
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends to attend internal and partner conferences, galas, and events  
  • Extensive U.S. travel required (about 50%) 
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned 
  • While possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.

Employees at All Levels Are Expected to:

  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
  • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
  • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
  • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
  • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
  • Drive results and growth.
  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
  • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.


  • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.

Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.


Bachelor's Degree

While possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.

Relevant Work Experience

10 Years +

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most.

That’s why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality – to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary on our careers site for more details.

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