Manager Community Engagement | Job in St. Louis, MO. | Advantage Solutions | #2023-430344
Minimum: USD $80,000.00/Yr.
Maximum: USD $100,000.00/Yr.

About Community Engagement at Advantage Solutions

At ADV, we’re committed to transforming the culture of work by putting people first, fostering safety and belonging, creating equitable opportunities for enrichment and serving our interconnected communities.

As Manager, Community Engagement you’ll lead our efforts to:

  • Expand our people-focused impact by partnering with hometown, regional and national organizations that share our vision and values
  • Enable our teammates to support the causes they care about – in alignment with our collective purpose – when, where and how they want to
  • Stand with each other in times of hardship (e.g., natural disasters, unexpected difficulty, cultural crisis)
  • Harness the power of winning together by partnering with business units, non-profit organizations and clients on shared goals that help us all better serve our people, communities and partnerships


  • Philanthropic Giving, Community Partnership & Volunteering Program Management
    • Partnerships
      • Develop and execute a hometown, national and regional partnerships strategy that supports our larger People & Impact strategy and goals, inclusive of Board Placements and associate engagement
      • Partner with DEI, ERGs and Talent Acquisition on related external partnerships
      • Work with Corporate Communications and other relevant partners on brand/company presence at Community-related events
    • Build and manage a trackable associate volunteer and giving program, inclusive of a volunteer/giving portal, policies/requirements and matching considerations
    • Lead planning of large-scale company volunteer events and support teams in planning of smaller-scale volunteer events
    • Manage evolution of associate-driven Community Engagement Team
    • Partner with Corporate Communications on community-related storytelling opportunities
    • Manage community engagement budget and related invoices
    • Report regularly on relevant KPIs (e.g., impact metrics, dollars donated, volunteer hours, event engagement)
    • Build relationships with client and retail partner Community Engagement leads on potential collaboration
  • DEI/ESG Strategy
    • Identify opportunities to integrate Community Engagement into DEI, Sustainability and business growth efforts, partnering with appropriate business units to execute
    • Lead community response to cultural issues and natural disasters
    • Own strategy and application process for Community-related external rankings and awards, in partnership with Corporate Communications
    • Support ESG report development, as needed
    • Represent DEI & ESG team at company, recruiting and community events


  • Required
    • Located within or in commuting distance of St. Louis, Missouri
    • 7+ years of work experience in Community Relations/Philanthropy/ESG (or related fields) with strong intercultural competencies
    • Ability to travel regularly
    • Experience managing local and national community partnerships
    • Experience managing a volunteer program and planning small and large-scale volunteer events
    • Purpose and values-driven individual who has a passion for community, DEI and sustainability
    • Be able to embrace and lead change with a resilient attitude; and ability to work cross-functionally with flexibility and agility in role
    • Strong facilitation and coaching skills, with the ability to positively engage and motivate others
    • Interest in ESG-related cross-skilling
  • Desired
    • Experience working in a global corporation, with over 10K+ field and corporate office employees
    • Experience with ESG report development

Manager Community Engagement

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