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Director, Social Impact

Apply Now Job ID: 503773BR Date posted: Sep. 27, 2019 City: Bethesda State: Maryland
Description:The Director of Social Impact is responsible for developing strategies and meaningful stakeholder engagements that maximize Lockheed Martin’s abilities to deliver positive social impact and align key business priorities to corporate giving programs. Key responsibilities include assessing and prioritizing philanthropic and enterprise-level employee programs; facilitating internal governance groups chartered to oversee charitable contributions; develop and maintain performance measures to inform senior executives on social impact; and serving as a company spokesperson on topics relevant to the company’s social impact strategy and results. This position also assists in leveraging internal and external communications channels to increase awareness and understanding of social impact outcomes.

Key Skills and Responsibilities:
• Develop a strategic vision for social impact outcomes based on Lockheed Martin’s corporate values and leadership priorities
• Cultivate and deepen relationships with external and internal strategic partners; including placement of Lockheed Martin executives on nonprofit leadership boards.
• Chair Lockheed Martin’s Community Relations Council
• Coordinate corporate-wide social impact goals and objectives with business areas and functional staff, especially around volunteer outreach, partnerships and giving.
• Manage an integrated communications plan to improve awareness of key messages and narrative themes about enterprise social impact outcomes.
• Validate non-profit applications for funding support and executive engagement, manage follow-on relationships and determine ROI.
• Oversee core philanthropy operations of reporting, data integrity management, gift processing and administration.
• Maintain understanding of trends and changes in community relations landscape and continuously benchmark Lockheed Martin’s practices.

All other duties as assigned.
Basic Qualifications:
• Proven multi-dimensional leadership, credibility, interpersonal and team skills.
• Strong general communications skills, including project management, strategic planning, and measurement/evaluation.
• A proven track record of vision, creative thinking, and coordination of complex programs.
• Ability to multi-task and work well under deadline pressure.
• Ability to collaborate across a large organization and advocate for a position or approach.
• Superior writing and communication skills.
• Strong executive presence and ability to build strategic partnerships.
• Success leading and developing a team of professionals.
• Experience with the business of philanthropy and requirements for managing a corporate contributions budget.
Desired Skills:
• Knowledge of tax and legal requirements associated with corporate philanthropy.
• Understanding of financial management, especially budgeting, reconciliation, Patriot Act and international compliance.
• Familiarity with STEM workforce development issues.
• Established network of philanthropy professionals.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional Business Unit: ESS1000 CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: Public Relations Clearance Level: None Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day Shift: First Apply Now

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