At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. We’re looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you’ll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.
Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.
Wells Fargo’s Chief Administrative Office (CAO) consists of enterprise functions that work together to promote and protect the Wells Fargo culture and brand, and support our team members. Groups within CAO work to protect our reputation, tell our story, bolster team member engagement, connect with our customers, and bring new and innovative solutions to life. CAO functions include Commitment to Customer, Corporate Responsibility & Community Relations, Data Management & Insights, Human Resources, Marketing, Stakeholder Relations, and the CAO Integration and Planning Office.
The Community Relations Associate Consultant works to promote Wells Fargo’s social responsibility and promote positive corporate reputation in the community.
The position is the lead consultant/subject matter expert for our community investments including: foundation grants in support of nonprofit programs and operations and bank grants supporting cause-related nonprofit events, the Community Support & United Way Campaign, team member community engagement through Wells Fargo Volunteers, and placement of team members on nonprofit boards and in volunteering roles throughout the community.
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through our many locations, ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking. To learn more, Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Social Media and Wells Fargo Stories.
Key Responsibilities Include:
The Community Relations Associate Consultant:
- Provides strategic thought leadership, professional support, and execution of our community investments to help manage Wells Fargo’s brand image and reputation
- Responsible for adhering to internal and external governance for grant making and following ethical corporate philanthropy best practices
- Manages the regional contributions budgeting process, budget reporting and monitoring and provides regularly reporting of grants made and pending within the region
- Responsible for coordinating meetings and making knowledgeable grant recommendations to multiple contribution councils throughout the region on a monthly basis
- Responsible for building and maintaining relationships with key community partners and nonprofit organizations as well as internal regional leaders and partners in Community Development, Corporate Communications, Marketing, Enterprise Field Support, Government Relations, Team Member Networks, Environmental Affairs and the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation
- Will assist with the coordination of community service activities and will be a visible representative of Wells Fargo in the community, and will support ongoing monitoring and evaluation of community outreach partnerships and the impact of Wells Fargo community investments
- Provides strategic oversight and tactical support to team member engagement programs, such as My Volunteer Time, Team Member Networks and Green Teams
- Coordinates the overall planning and execution of team member giving programs such as the Community Support and United Way Campaign in assigned markets
- 3+ years of community relations experience
- A BS/BA degree or higher
- Experience developing and cultivating professional relationships
- Ability to consult, build, and maintain solid working relationships in and outside of immediate department
- Ability to facilitate and lead meetings to reach conclusions, identify tasks, record actions, and achieve results
- Ability to negotiate and facilitate issue resolution
- Ability to provide strategic vision for an organization
- Ability to take on a high level of responsibility, initiative, and accountability
- Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
- Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access) skills
- Ability to be flexible and adjust plans quickly to meet changing business needs
- Knowledge and understanding of project management and implementation and to deliver results with speed and agility in a fast paced, high demand, environment
- Experience leading or participating in events and activities for local networks or professional organizations, such as the chamber of commerce, professional business groups, or chapters of national organizations such as the United Way
- Experience in philanthropy, volunteerism, community development and community involvement
- Knowledge of the nonprofit community in the target markets
- Corporate community relations experience with a large organization
- Experience with special events or sponsorship management, employee volunteer engagement, philanthropy and non-profit relationship management
- Experience working with target markets community, business, government, civic leaders and stakeholders
- Demonstrated experience leading the planning and distribution of philanthropic funding to non-profit organizations in alignment with the strategic goals and objectives for a corporate organization
- Experience creating strategic plans for charitable giving and/or community development projects
- Experience developing and evaluating key performance metrics and analyzing data around impact reporting for grand and leveraging technology to drive volunteer engagement
- Experience presenting information in a manner that persuades, educates, and enhances understanding at all levels
ND-Fargo: 406 Main Ave - Fargo, ND
SD-Sioux Falls: 101 N Phillips Ave - Sioux Falls, SD
NE-Omaha: 10010 Regency Cir - Omaha, NE
- All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.
Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.
Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.