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Vice President, Community Investment


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Vice President, Community Investment

Jobid 23768-360383

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 32040BR

**Job Title** Vice President, Community Investment

**Business Segment** Staff

**Sub-Business** Corporate Communications

**Posting Category** Executive Management

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York


**Position Overview**

At Comcast NBCUniversal, we are committed to leveraging our global assets in ways that extend from creating value for our customers and shareholders to connecting and strengthening the communities we serve. We empower our communities by investing in local organizations, developing programs and partnerships, and mobilizing our resources to connect people and inspire positive and substantive change. Comcast NBCUniversal and its Foundations provide over $500 million in cash and in-kind support per year to not for profit partners serving the communities where we live and work. The portfolio currently includes a number of well-established organizations with sizable affiliate networks and meaningful employee engagement opportunities including Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, City Year and United Way Worldwide.

The Vice President, Community Investment will direct and organize NBCUniversal’s community investment program strategy, develop campaigns to connect and strengthen the communities the company serves, and manage related brand communications. The Community Investment team also helps to uphold our Diversity and Inclusion priorities and manages relationships with a number of partners who serve the key constituents represented by our Joint Diversity Council.


• Serve as an integral part of the senior management team, contributing to overall strategic development for all corporate led CI/CSR initiatives across Comcast NBCUniversal businesses

• Identify and build upon common links across a myriad of active initiatives within each of our various brands

• Manage and direct active partnerships with key internal community investment stakeholders including Government Affairs, External Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion, Sustainability, Military and Veteran Affairs, Communications; Lead and support joint efforts with a focus on streamlining coordination and strategic planning as well as optimizing opportunities for branding and visibility among target audiences

• Serve as a strategic adviser to business leads on CSR related topics and initiatives such as leveraging in-kind assets (PSA/media allocation), aligning talent to causes, designing cause marketing campaigns, managing reputation risk, reviewing sponsorship opportunities, and building competitive grant programs

• Provide oversight on global employee engagement and volunteerism strategy, design and execution; Ensure quality and consistency in approach and messaging while maintaining relevance to our respective brands, geographies and employee populations

• Ability to manage large scale, cross-functional, cross-business initiatives where team members will include staff at all levels and without explicit reporting relationships

• Represent Comcast NBCUniversal at key external platforms including conferences, panel discussions, press events, trade association gatherings, etc.; Build relevant external relationships and manage key external stakeholder relationships

• Manage and review foundation grant-making goals to ensure impact is optimized and appropriate branding and visibility goals have been met; This will include review of both the Comcast and NBCU Foundation portfolios and grant-making


• 10+ years of experience working in corporate social responsibility, community investment, communications or government affairs fostering community engagement programs locally, regionally or nationally

• 5+ years of experience in a leadership and strategy role

**Desired Characteristics**

• Successful track record of ideating and implementing innovative and out-of-the-box brand, employee and/or CSR programs

• Proven ability to effectively manage brand communication strategies and reputational risk

• Superior management skills and ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers

• Results-oriented, with superior problem-solving skills and ability to effectively manage varied resources to complete a task/project

• Exceptional written, oral and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to effectively interface with senior management

• Strong presentation skills

• Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing

• Demonstrated experience with change management strategies and implementation

• Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills, including negotiation and conflict resolution

• Experience in building, mentoring and coaching a team in an extremely fast-pace and evolving environment

• Experience in the media, entertainment and/or technology industries is a plus

• Proficient in MS Office

• Bachelor's Degree preferred, Master’s Degree a plus

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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