Senior Manager, Impact
Employment Type: Full-Time
Industry: Non-Executive Management
About UsThe We Companys mission is to elevate the worlds consciousness. Our global platform reimagines and positively impacts how we work, live and grow through three distinct business lines: WeWorks mission is to create a world where people work to make a life, not just a living; WeLives mission is to build a world where no one feels alone; WeGrows mission is to unleash every humans superpowers. Through design, technology, and hospitality we are creating a community that helps people live life with purpose and have a meaningful impact in the world. The We Company began 2019 with more than 400,000 members. In less than ten years, weve built a global network of 400 locations across 100 cities and nearly 30 countries, and were just getting started.The RoleWeWork is currently seeking a Senior Manager, Impact to lead WeWorks Veterans in Residence program, a national partnership with Bunker Labs aimed at helping US military veterans pursue their lifes work through space, services and community. The Senior Manager, Impact will be based in New York, NY and report to the Director of Impact Programs based in NYC. This person will help to establish WeWork as a global leader in driving equitable access to opportunity through our platform and community.Strong candidates will have demonstrable experience managing high-profile and multifaceted national and local programs, partnerships, and campaigns to successful and sustained outcomes, including how they relate to thought leadership, strategic communications, and media relations.ResponsibilitiesManage and scale WeWork Veterans in Residence program: A partnership of WeWork and Bunker Labs, Veterans in Residence is a startup incubator and leadership program that provides veteran entrepreneurs the community, business skills, and workspace to help launch and grow their business, find their tribe, and create their lifes work. Responsibilities include: project managing application process, cohort selection, and orientation; defining and establishing measures to evaluate the achievement of program strategies and goals; coordinating and supporting city leads responsible for delivering programming, events and network-building on local level; ensuring program quality and deliverables are met; and engaging and activating a broad range of stakeholders (veteran community, mayors, policymakers, enterprise and startups, WeWork members, employees, etc.) to support and grow the program.Coordinate with internal teams to support WeWorks veteran hiring initiative: Work with WeWork Talent, Learning & Development and Regional teams to build a trackable, attributable, and sustainable national pipeline for hiring, training and advancement.Relationship Building and Partnership Development: Strengthen WeWorks brand and relationships with veterans organizations, policymakers, business allies and the broader veterans community to inform WeWorks existing initiatives and identify opportunities for increased impact.Tell meaningful stories: Partner with Public Affairs, Marketing, and Communications teams to create a compelling and sustained integrated media campaign for WeWorks veterans initiatives, including, but not limited to, earned media, video, and events.You BringFluent in English5+ years of experience in consulting, corporate strategy or innovation function, and/or innovative government or nonprofit entity, with strong preference for having experience in fast-paced, high-growth environmentsStrong understanding of and/or first-hand experience relating to veteran-oriented issues and cultureExtensive project management experience across a broad range of internal and external stakeholdersExcellent organization, communication, writing and presentation skillsStrong self-starter who is eager to make their mark in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial organizationExperience working across functions/teams and regionsExperience managing agenciesPreferred, but not required: direct experience in entrepreneurship or working with early-stage startupsMust have a passion for WeWorks mission and vision, endless intellectual & entrepreneurial curiosity, and an authentic personal mission to positively shape the future of workSeniority LevelMid-Senior levelIndustryPublic Relations & CommunicationsCorporate Social ResponsibilityMarketing & AdvertisingGovernment RelationsEmployment TypeFull-timeJob FunctionsProgram ManagementPublic RelationsMarketingWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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