Quirky Job Posting of the Week, courtesy the NFL

by Aman Singh Das | May 09, 2011

Love football?

Job hunting in CSR?

Here's an opportunity to create a national CSR platform for an organization that reaches—and can impact—millions of Americans every day without missing a single football game. Because the National Football League (NFL) is hiring!

Job title: Manager of Fan Strategy & Corporate Social Responsibility

Sound intriguing? Read on:

Job Description:

The NFL is looking for a manager of fan strategy and CSR

  • •Develop, manage and market the NFL’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) platform, which requires coordination with multiple internal and external NFL stakeholders, including NFL sponsors, non-profit executives, and all NFL clubs.
  • •Oversee daily program management of all NFL CSR programs and projects, including leading cross-functional NFL CSR working group.
  • •Establish, cultivate, and manage innovative partnerships that maximize the reach and impact of the NFL’s CSR programs and strategy.
  • •Create and execute NFL youth and cause-related promotional activation across the NFL calendar of events (Super Bowl, NFL Draft, Thanksgiving, NFL Kickoff), servicing and deepening relationships with media partners, sponsor partners and local host committees.
  • •Strengthen current and new NFL business partners' opportunity to leverage their NFL partnership within their corporate social responsibility initiatives.
  • •Deliver innovative strategies and techniques for driving fan engagement and measurable NFL business results through priority NFL CSR initiatives (NFL PLAY 60/health and wellness), Breast Cancer Awareness and Military Appreciation)
  • •Manage CSR department budget.
  • •Support research analysis for new CSR and youth investments and activations.
  • •Play a key role within overall Marketing department in developing new and/or elevated NFL strategic fan initiatives (e.g., female fans)

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Qualifications:

  • •Commitment and understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility and its role in helping businesses deliver real results
  • •Ability to think and influence broadly and strategically, while committed to managing detailed programs and projects
  • •Ability to work independently and manage others
  • •Ability to work fluidly and consistently across a cross-departmental working group
  • •General brand, marketing and promotional experience necessary
  • •Understanding of the business of sports, sports media and sports marketing/sponsorship
  • •Strong presentation skills (oral and written) with both external and internal audiences

To apply, visit the NFL Career Center.

Filed Under: CSR


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