Principal Specialist, Corporate Social Responsibility

02 Nov, 2022


Principal Specialist, Corporate Social Responsibility

Raytheon Technologies Corporation
Farmington, CT

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an Aerospace and Defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defense. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cybersecurity. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Arlington, VA.


To realize our full potential, Raytheon Technologies is committed to creating a company where all employees are respected, valued and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors and communities to succeed.


The following position is to join our Corporate or Research Center Team:


Principal Specialist, Corporate Social Responsibility


This role could be hybrid in Washington D.C, Boston, MA, or Hartford, CT.


We are seeking a corporate social responsibility (CSR) specialist to support the Company’s philanthropic, volunteer and community-facing initiatives. This professional will be responsible for supporting strategic CSR activities to achieve social impact outcomes, as well as developing superior internal and external CSR-related communications materials.


Our social responsibility initiatives drive transformative, generational impact. Raytheon Technologies supports a carefully curated ecosystem of strategic impact partners. These partners have proven success in making measurable impact on diversity in the next generation STEM workforce, supporting the post-service and career transition of military veterans, and meeting the basic needs of communities so that all individuals can realize their full potential.


If you would like to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation and skills to incorporate new ideas into practice, this may be an opportunity for you.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support social impact programs and initiatives that further the Company’s CSR objectives in the following focus areas:  Lifelong Learning, Honoring Service, Supporting Communities.
  • Work closely with key community stakeholders including RTX employees; non-profit, non-governmental organizations; customers; and other partners at local, national, and global levels to support the company’s CSR strategy and business goals.
  • Responsible for implementing employee volunteer programs, leading key volunteer engagement opportunities with signature community partners, and supporting RTX’s Global Month of Service.
  • Prepare and support communications plans and content for social impact programs, internally & externally.
  • Support impact measurement and evaluation activities.
  • Cultivate and manage relationships with key nonprofit partners.
  • Develop reports and presentations related to grantmaking, volunteerism, and other CSR programs as requested.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional colleagues in Communication, Talent, DEI, Government Relations and business CSR teams to drive alignment in CSR objectives.
  • Analyze and evaluate CSR programs and partnerships to ensure alignment to global strategy and make recommendations to better refine partnership impact and effectiveness


Required Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in social impact, corporate citizenship, volunteer management, or community relations.
  • Proven experience in program management, volunteerism, communication campaigns, nonprofit relations and grants management.
  • Ability to build positive relationships in the community and has a successful track record of engaging employees or the public on large scale initiatives.
  • Strong writing skills and attention to detail.
  • Motivated self-starter who meets deadlines, maintains steady performance under pressure and has the ability to multi-task.
  • Must have interest and passion in social impact programs.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of work area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience. May have practical knowledge of project management. Practical to substantial knowledge of RTX projects, programs or systems with the ability to make enhancements and leverage in daily work.


Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Job posted: 2022-11-02