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Overview

ODP’s Community Investment Manager, reporting to the CI Director, supports the director in all aspects of running the companywide community investment programs, including external partner management, constituent relations, project management, employee engagement and participation, and communication support for programs. Will work with director to develop and execute a companywide corporate citizenship strategy and branded programming. This process will include research, presentation development, budget management and creation of long-term planning. Candidate should be experienced in successfully hosting and managing large scale events and be an excellent writer and strong public speaker. Should be experienced in forming and managing outside partnerships with an array of community entities, including nonprofits, governmental entities, educational institutions, business association groups, etc. The successful candidate will be able to collaborate with all other aspects of the marketing and communication teams including PR, internal communications, social media, events team, and other marketing teams to showcase corporate citizenship programs internally and externally.
 
Primary Responsibility:
 
1. Represent Office Depot at community events and external meeting each week in the South Florida headquarters market and in priority U.S. markets as needed.
2. Manage, plan and lead our annual signature Depot Day of Service (annual campaign of volunteer projects throughout North America, ~2,000 associates and family members).
3. Manage, plan and lead our annual signature Start Proud! back-to-school philanthropy program in top 14 markets (managing over 1,500 associates, school district partnerships, and over $1.5MM in product donations).
4. Manage, plan and lead our annual signature Season of Service holiday-season volunteer campaign in filed markets (engaging over 500 participants in 50 projects)
5. Recruit, manage and lead over 300 #depotdifference Community Ambassadors (OD’s associate volunteer leaders) across the country throughout each year.
6. Serve as main point of contact for the Community Investment team’s Diversity & Inclusion/CI partnership: strategy, operations, collaboration, engagement, participation (with each of our ARG’s).
7.  Ability to administrate and manage web applications that support the infrastructure of the Community Investment team, including tools like YourCause, the ODP Intranet, etc.
8.  Manage and lead all #depotdifference communication and announcements in the markets, through numerous communication outlets (eblasts, source, portals, newsletters, etc.).
9.  Helps manage the B2B business development support work, leading the Community Investment team’s BSD/CI partnership: communication, operations, strategy, collaboration, engagement, new hire orientation, etc.
10. Strong vendor management capability, including managing partnerships to source branded collateral, web applications, t-shirts, food, etc. in a cost-effective manner.
 
Education & Experience
 
Level of Formal Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Area of Study: Communications, marketing, PR, public affairs, non profit management
Years of Experience: minimum of 5 years of experience
Type of Experience: Community Investment-focused roles, including events, PR and communications
Language Skills: English
Technical Competencies: Proficient in Microsoft Outlook applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Skills and Ability:
Public speaking
Written communications
Presentation development
Events management
Excellent internal and external customer service skills
 
Information Systems: (People Soft, etc.)
Personal Attributes:
Outgoing and positive
Honest and reliable
Punctual
Commitment to completing work
Empathy for those in need
 
Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule
Office Depot and Office Max offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.
 
How To Apply
Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.
 
Equal Employment Opportunity
Office Depot and Office Max is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
 

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At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Physical:

  • Health Insurance
  • Wellness Fairs
  • Flu shots
  • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
  • Ergonomic Support
  • Return-to-Work Programs

Emotional:

  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Support Programs

Work-Life:

  • Location Events & Activities
  • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
  • Recognition & Rewards Programs
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off

Financial:

  • Retirement Programs
  • 401(k) Match
  • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
  • HSA Match
  • HRA Funding
  • Discounts/Perks
  • Life/Disability Plans

Community:

  • Charitable Giving
  • Volunteering & Mentorship

At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Emotional:

  • Employee Assistance Programs

Community:

  • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion

As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

  • Description

    Overview

    ODP’s Community Investment Manager, reporting to the CI Director, supports the director in all aspects of running the companywide community investment programs, including external partner management, constituent relations, project management, employee engagement and participation, and communication support for programs. Will work with director to develop and execute a companywide corporate citizenship strategy and branded programming. This process will include research, presentation development, budget management and creation of long-term planning. Candidate should be experienced in successfully hosting and managing large scale events and be an excellent writer and strong public speaker. Should be experienced in forming and managing outside partnerships with an array of community entities, including nonprofits, governmental entities, educational institutions, business association groups, etc. The successful candidate will be able to collaborate with all other aspects of the marketing and communication teams including PR, internal communications, social media, events team, and other marketing teams to showcase corporate citizenship programs internally and externally.
     
    Primary Responsibility:
     
    1. Represent Office Depot at community events and external meeting each week in the South Florida headquarters market and in priority U.S. markets as needed.
    2. Manage, plan and lead our annual signature Depot Day of Service (annual campaign of volunteer projects throughout North America, ~2,000 associates and family members).
    3. Manage, plan and lead our annual signature Start Proud! back-to-school philanthropy program in top 14 markets (managing over 1,500 associates, school district partnerships, and over $1.5MM in product donations).
    4. Manage, plan and lead our annual signature Season of Service holiday-season volunteer campaign in filed markets (engaging over 500 participants in 50 projects)
    5. Recruit, manage and lead over 300 #depotdifference Community Ambassadors (OD’s associate volunteer leaders) across the country throughout each year.
    6. Serve as main point of contact for the Community Investment team’s Diversity & Inclusion/CI partnership: strategy, operations, collaboration, engagement, participation (with each of our ARG’s).
    7.  Ability to administrate and manage web applications that support the infrastructure of the Community Investment team, including tools like YourCause, the ODP Intranet, etc.
    8.  Manage and lead all #depotdifference communication and announcements in the markets, through numerous communication outlets (eblasts, source, portals, newsletters, etc.).
    9.  Helps manage the B2B business development support work, leading the Community Investment team’s BSD/CI partnership: communication, operations, strategy, collaboration, engagement, new hire orientation, etc.
    10. Strong vendor management capability, including managing partnerships to source branded collateral, web applications, t-shirts, food, etc. in a cost-effective manner.
     
    Education & Experience
     
    Level of Formal Education: Bachelor’s Degree
    Area of Study: Communications, marketing, PR, public affairs, non profit management
    Years of Experience: minimum of 5 years of experience
    Type of Experience: Community Investment-focused roles, including events, PR and communications
    Language Skills: English
    Technical Competencies: Proficient in Microsoft Outlook applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    Skills and Ability:
    Public speaking
    Written communications
    Presentation development
    Events management
    Excellent internal and external customer service skills
     
    Information Systems: (People Soft, etc.)
    Personal Attributes:
    Outgoing and positive
    Honest and reliable
    Punctual
    Commitment to completing work
    Empathy for those in need
     
    Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule
    Office Depot and Office Max offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.
     
    How To Apply
    Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.
     
    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Office Depot and Office Max is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
    We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
     

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  • Benefits

    At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Physical:

    • Health Insurance
    • Wellness Fairs
    • Flu shots
    • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
    • Ergonomic Support
    • Return-to-Work Programs

    Emotional:

    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Support Programs

    Work-Life:

    • Location Events & Activities
    • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
    • Recognition & Rewards Programs
    • Flexible Work Schedules
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Time Off

    Financial:

    • Retirement Programs
    • 401(k) Match
    • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
    • HSA Match
    • HRA Funding
    • Discounts/Perks
    • Life/Disability Plans

    Community:

    • Charitable Giving
    • Volunteering & Mentorship
  • Benefits Part-Time

    At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Emotional:

    • Employee Assistance Programs

    Community:

    • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion
  • About Us

    As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

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