You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.
Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.
Communication professionals at Allstate are part of a strong enterprise communication team that works to drive action and advocacy among key stakeholders. We do this by telling Allstate’s broader story and building a shared belief in Allstate as an innovative, customer-centric and caring company. We are talented, creative, passionate and strategic individuals who work together to achieve our common goals. We are research-based, outcomes-driven and business-focused, with a dedication to professional development at all levels. As part of Corporate Brand, The Allstate Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Allstate, focused on driving social impact and awareness of our involvement in the community.
We’re looking for a corporate citizenship professional with a knack for distilling complex processes into highly efficient results while striking the right balance between big-picture thinking and small-detail accountabilities.
The Foundation Operations Senior Consultant will help ensure grants made through The Allstate Foundation are processed effectively and efficiently, that the Foundation and Social Innovation teams are well integrated across the enterprise, and that processes are established and executed to mitigate the time allocation to administration to enable greatest social impact.
You’ll be an integral part of the Foundation, social innovation and corporate brand team, working closely with people across the team and department to help support responsible funding decisions for our philanthropic priorities. The Senior Consultant will work closely with the Associate manager and is accountable for helping: support the team with organization and process development, support management of grants software vendor; maintaining grants database; creating online applications and related communication templates; querying and analyzing reports; ensuring compliance with internal and external reporting requirements; and supporting team members and community partners through the grant cycle.
⦁ Help develop, manage and evaluate grant-making processes for The Allstate Foundation and Allstate.
⦁ Help manage processing for select grant programs allocating $37 million to more than 3,000 nonprofits.
⦁ Ensure operational excellence.
⦁ Help create dynamic grant applications and communications.
⦁ Understanding of data analytics.
⦁ Ability to help benchmark grants management software platforms to ensure technical resources are best in-class.
Measurement and Reporting:
⦁ Deliver accurate metrics for internal and external reporting.
⦁ Query and analyze reports and provide insights to support Foundation’s goals.
⦁ Help prepare strategic internal and external communications to explain grant-making processes and report results.
⦁ Relationship and partnership management.
⦁ Ensure cross-functional collaboration within the team, across the enterprise and with external stakeholders.
⦁ Support nonprofit partners with technology and payment processing with exceptional customer service.
⦁ Help manage effective partnership with technology vendor.
Additionally, the Senior Consultant will be expected to help provide broad-based support for the corporate responsibility team as a whole, based on new and emerging priorities.
This job does not have supervisory duties
Education and Experience
⦁ 4-6 years of experience in a finance, accounting, operations or business or nonprofit administration role with communication responsibilities
⦁ Bachelor’s degree required, Business, Accounting or Finance degree preferred
⦁ Understanding of insurance and financial services preferred
⦁ Strong writer with proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint for reporting to the most senior leadership
⦁ Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities
⦁ Ability to write for influence and produce strong content using creative/persuasive writing techniques
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
⦁ None required
⦁ Interpersonal and Team Skills: Ability to work effectively as a member of a team, with some experience leading work/project teams. Can easily establish new relationships, build rapport and effectively and positively influence others. When needed, can serve as a liaison between the department and other business areas or vendors. Can adapt behavior to engage and influence others.
⦁ Project Management: Ability to develop work plans that organize project work into discrete tasks, sequencing activities to achieve maximum efficiency. Able to adapt projects and programs based on stakeholder or business partner feedback.
⦁ Critical Thinking and Problem Solving: Ability to anticipate operational/program issues and Identify preventative measures. Identifies, clarifies and resolves complex problems within own work area or team.
⦁ Business Acumen: Applies strong understanding of industry practices and integrates subject matter knowledge with planning, program and projects.
The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.
Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.
As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life — including a generous paid time off policy.
Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.
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The minimum salary for this position is $64,700. The salary offered will be commensurate with experience.