Social Impact Specialist 2

11 Jan, 2022


Social Impact Specialist 2

United Parcel Service (UPS)
Atlanta, GA

This Social Impact Specialist administers grants, coordinates events, and supports Foundation office operations. The incumbent works with a team to elevate the Foundation’s internal and external brand relevance and impact through programming, funding investments, volunteerism, communications, and collaborative partnerships.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provides support for the grant making strategy and portfolio management
  • As appropriate, arrange site visits, conduct basic research and utilize Foundation staff and professional networks to contextualize the proposal
  • Prepares non-profit organization information, charitable giving history, and grant recommendations to focus portfolio managers
  • Plans in person and virtual meetings and special events to ensure details (e.g., venues, times, invitations, menus, gifts, communications, etc.) are prepared and communicated to relevant parties
  • Develops, designs, and formats presentation templates for Foundation internal and external deliverables
  • Provides front office support including fielding internal and external calls to the Foundation and determines actions required, and follows-up accordingly with appropriate individuals for resolution
  • Undertake special projects or research on key issues related to position as directed
  • Participates in special projects (e.g., department projects, etc.) to meet urgent business needs for the Foundation
  • Supports in project planning sessions with the staff and department teams to ensure requirements are created for the senior leadership
  • Designs, develops, and delivers internal and external communications

Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent critical thinking, organization, and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with a wide range of applicants, grantees, outside advisors, and other experts
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively through oral presentations and in writing
  • Strong attention to detail, ensuring that communications and deliverables are accurate, professional, and audience appropriate.
  • A self-starter and quick learner who is highly motivated and outcome-oriented, always seeking innovative approaches to project execution
  • Experience in philanthropic grant writing – Preferred
  • Graphics and design experience – Preferred
  • Data analytics experience – Preferred

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law


Job posted: 2022-01-11