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What you'll do...
This position can be based in Ohio near any major airport hub.
The Senior Manager, Community Relations is an organized, detail driven individual with an interest in local community engagement, eager to join a highly respected team of experienced professionals serving one of the largest companies in the world.
Walmart's Community Relations team is responsible for driving local engagement with stores, customers and community leaders with the goal of elevating our brand reputation and increasing meaningful connections that will continue to provide added value to the business.
The Senior Manager will see up close how the CR team conducts in-store activations that empower stores and clubs to increase and enhance community relationships through training; toolkits; newsletters; and event support. Additionally, the Senior Manager will have the opportunity to conduct regular training of Community Champions in urban, suburban and rural markets that empowers store associates to engage locally through a structured decision-making framework with resources and inspiration; cultivate relationships with local government officials and community leaders; identify local store opportunities for volunteerism and random acts of kindness; support social media training and outreach; and foster self-sufficiency on our overall approach to community engagement.
Come to this role with an interest in local community engagement and a desire to grow within a dynamic team. Expect to operate autonomously and collaboratively. Commit to thinking practically and creatively. Be willing to act with urgency and demonstrate sound judgement. Be mindful of details and keep an eye on the big picture. Join CR and get ready tackle something new every day.
You'll make an immediate impact by:
Driving the implementation of an engagement strategy to strengthen local relationships and further enhance Walmart's reputation in US communities by developing and executing community outreach plans.
Training stores to engage in community activities thoughtfully, with a multi-functional team approach based on prioritized business needs and in compliance with company standards and legal requirements.
Overseeing the execution of local giving budgets by collaborating with department leadership to ensure goals and programs are aligned with corporate strategy; and providing recommendations for future budget allocation at local / regional level.
Localizing and extending the impact of Walmart national business efforts including: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Health and Wellness; Opportunity; Sustainability; and Local Sourcing.
Providing advice and counsel on local strategies for responding to community-related opportunities and collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure consistent communication regarding presence in the community.
Embracing Walmart values that foster our culture and support Walmart's commitment to communities, social justice, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability while maintaining and promoting the highest standards of integrity, ethics and compliance.
Modeling compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity; incorporating these concepts into the development and implementation of team; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.
You'll sweep us off our feet if:
You're a great all-around communicator (written, oral, visual, social media)
You have previous experience training, teaching or leading small / large groups.
You have a lifelong learning mindset
You're a self-starter who is productive when working independently or on a team.
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.
Benefits & Perks
Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions - while being inclusive of all people.
Who We Are
Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you'll quickly find we're a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world's most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement. From day one, you'll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life. careers.walmart.com
Bachelor's degree in Communications, Political Science, Business, or related field and 3-5 years experience managing local community outreach and engagement.
As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate.
5 years Community Relations, Public Relations, Public Affairs or related experience in a Fortune 500 company, NGO, or local stakeholder group.
Managerial experience running local campaign(s).
4 years corporate experience involving direct training or coalition building.
3 years of supervisory experience.
Travels domestically 60%-75% of the time each month to and from multiple facilities or work sites requiring consecutive overnight stays.
Field Based and located near a major airport hub to facilitate ability to regularly travel.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communication, Public Relations, Technical Writing, Graphic Design, Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, or related field and 4 years' experience in corporate communication, public relations, journalism, executive communication, technical writing, graphic design, or related field OR 6 years' experience in corporate communication, public relations, journalism, executive communication, technical writing, graphic design, or related field.
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