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Burlington Director of Community Foundation Relations in Burlington, New Jersey

LOCATION 2006 Route 130 North Burlington NJ US 08016

Do you have leadership experience managing and growing a corporate foundation? Are you a natural influencer who has experience presenting to executive leaders? Join the Burlington Stores Inc. team as a Director of Community Foundation Relations!

Burlington is committed to being an employer of choice. We offer a competitive wage and benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. Our associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and our communities through various social responsibility initiatives. As a growing company, we offer a variety of professional development and career growth opportunities.

Job Responsibilities:

• With support from Marketing, manage and execute various touchpoints of Burlington’s newly-formed Burlington Stores Foundation. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Drive and manage the complete application process, manage the relationship with applicants and engages with potential applicants

  • Understand and interpret IRS regulations related to the foundation

  • Manage the incoming flow of associate nominated non-profits;

  • Prepare list of nominated non-profits for FoundationTeam review;

  • Send grant application to qualifying nominated organizations;

  • Work closely with the Foundation Team to review completed applications;

  • Prepare qualified organization grant applications for evaluation by leadership and Board of Directors, as well as the Internal Review Committee, to determine which applications are to be approved and granted

  • Manage follow-up process to ensure impact reports are received by grantees

• Manage Burlington’s Employee Assistance Foundation (EAF), and our Associate Assistance Fund (AAF), including verifying AAF grant applications and drafting weekly and monthly reports for Finance and other teams

• Administer Burlington-wide recognition programs in order to enhance associate engagement

• Identify opportunities to expand our organizational recognition culture to ensure we are bringing “Our Burlington” to life

• Manage Burlington’s Day of Giving initiative, which allows Burlington associates to volunteer their time within the communities in which we live and work

• Manage Burlington’s Store Community Captain program, which supports Burlington’s cause marketing initiatives and will help to educate store associates about the newly created Burlington Stores Foundation

Job Requirements:

• 5+ years of experience in the development or creation of a corporate foundation within a corporate setting

• Ability to successfully manage national and local community partnerships and/or planning and executing community programs and events

• Proven track record of building and maintaining productive relationships with internal and external partners

• Superior communications skills, specifically verbal, writing and organizational skills with the ability to create and edit PowerPoint presentations, spreadsheets and business correspondence, etc.

• Experience developing executive level presentations and presenting ideas to senior leadership in the company

Today's Date 6/3/2021
Posting Number 2021-147077
Location US-NJ-Burlington
Address 2006 Route 130 North
Zip Code 08016
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Career Site Category Corporate
Position Category Human Resources
Evergreen Yes

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