Grants Manager, North Texas & Louisiana, Principal Associate

Capital One
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Nov 20, 2022
Dec 07, 2022
Full Time
Place St Charles (37701), United States of America, New Orleans, Louisiana

Grants Manager, North Texas & Louisiana, Principal Associate

Capital One Community Impact and Investment is looking for a team-oriented Grants Manager who has a commitment to community service, collaboration and business impact. The Principal Associate will work in partnership with the market, line of business, and internal and external stakeholder groups to create and implement community strategies and grant investments that:
  • Align with our Capital One Impact Initiative Strategy;
  • Serve the community's highest needs; and
  • Deliver business returns including Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) results, business development, associate engagement and reputation.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate corporate grant making and nonprofit relationship management in the South Central Region (North Texas and Louisiana)
  • Establish and manage multiple grant portfolios to maximize and meet targets for CRA, reputation, associate engagement and business development for our Community Impact & Investment Team (CI&I), Market President Network and Capital One Lines of Business
  • Create, manage, and balance nonprofit partnerships that respond to the Capital One Impact Initiative strategy and market-level CRA goals
  • Evaluate grantee performance, outcomes and return on philanthropic investments; Where needed, the ability to transition away from relationships that are not working to partnerships that are better aligned with objectives
  • Partner closely with CI&I teammates to ensure that grants are supporting volunteerism goals as defined by the business and CRA assessments
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other grant managers across CI&I that are supporting other lines of business and/or in markets
  • Work in partnership with line of business and corporate partner teams (including but not limited to Commercial, Small Business, Retail, CRA Compliance, Design, Community Finance, Corporate Communications, Brand, etc.) to achieve goals
  • Identify and sustain mutually productive relationships with key community leaders and connect associates and executives as appropriate
  • Facilitate executive board placement in the South Central region
  • Represent Capital One in local communities through networking, public speaking, and event attendance
  • Successfully manage multiple budgets, meet quarterly forecast projections, and ensure grant applicants provide appropriate documentation
  • Maintain effective and efficient best practices in process, problem solving and decision-making
  • Travel up to 25%, typically local or regional travel

The Team Member we are looking for will have:
  • An authentic, optimistic, fun, innovative, resilient and collaborative spirit
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to influence and comfortably interact with senior executives, community leaders, associates, and business partners
  • A deep knowledge and understanding of trends in economic opportunity, corporate social responsibility, quality nonprofit programming and philanthropy; ability to clearly and comfortably communicate value and ROI related to grant making
  • Exceptional organizational and prioritization skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects and activities with a wide variety and volume of partners while managing change and shifting priorities
  • Substantial analytical skills with a keen instinct on how to gather and interpret meaningful data
  • Powerful teamwork, partnership building and relationship management skills
  • Corroborated experience in achieving "win-win," measurable outcomes through corporate-community partnerships
  • First-rate interpersonal skills with a talent to naturally build and maintain relationships at all levels and strategically leverage relationships appropriately
  • Experience managing a portfolio of mission-driven/philanthropic investments and/or grants
  • Function independently and as a leader within the Community Impact & Investment Team
  • Deep knowledge of Community Reinvestment Act
  • Based in South Central Region preferably Dallas or New Orleans Area

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or military experience
  • At least four years of experience in community relations, program management, grant management, or a combination

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Corporate Social Responsibility, Business, Public Relations, or Communications
  • Financial Services Industry experience
  • 6+ years of experience in community relations, grant making or equivalent nonprofit and community-facing roles
  • Nonprofit or corporate philanthropy work history
  • Written communications professional experience

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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