POSITION: Social Impact Coordinator  

LOCATION: New York, NY 

JOB TYPE: Full Time / Perm 


Overview

 

The Lede Company is seeking an enthusiastic and passionate junior social impact professional to join the Social Impact Division team. The Lede Company is a full-service strategy, communications and impact consulting firm, specializing in corporate, entertainment and nonprofit sectors. The coordinator will play an integral role in supporting the research, communications and project coordination of client projects internal, initiatives and overall division operations.


Our ideal candidate is:

  • A curious and enthusiastic and detail-oriented self-starter who can work independently and with cross-functional teams to support projects and team coordination 

  • Passionate about social impact and building a better, more just and sustainable world

  • Experience in supporting, stewarding and growing relationships with clients, vendors and team members 

  • Knowledgeable about the evolving social impact landscape, with past professional or educational experience in international development, public affairs, economics, sustainability, philanthropy or related social impact area 

  • A creative and capable learner with a keen ability to adapt to program, client or team needs

  • An excellent communicator, researcher and coordinator committed to delivering excellent work for Lede and its clients 


Responsibilities: 

  • Provide support to the Social Impact team with the strategy, design, development and management of social impact client projects, partnerships and campaigns

  • Coordinate workflows across all client accounts, vendors and teams

  • Support the management of client social impact research, analysis and reporting efforts 

  • Support the development of internal and external issue-focused briefings, decks and presentations for teams, clients or partners 

  • Mange databases, client deliverables and project work plans

  • Provide robust research, data and policy analysis support for key projects and internal initiatives 

  • Support the development of long-term client partnerships and collaborations 

  • Build on Lede’s commitment to supporting clients who aspire to be a force for good

  • Support The Lede Company’s internal social impact commitment and related efforts

 

Required Skills & Experience

  • 2-3 years of experience coordinating, managing or  supporting teams inside an agency or within a department 

  • Some experience with impact initiatives on issues related to sustainability, the SDGs, sustainability, diversity, equity and inclusion or philanthropy

  • 1-2 years of experience building and supporting partnerships, programs or campaigns with diverse stakeholders

  • Understanding of and a keen interest in the social impact sector, national and international development issues 

  • Proven research abilities on complex initiatives or projects

  • Experience building proposals, presentations and external-facing resources

  • Some experience in client relations and partnership building 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and strong project management skills

  • Willingness and ability to travel, if needed


Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Understanding of the US social impact, CSR, and/or philanthropic landscaps 

  • Understanding of core social impact issue areas and the SDGs with some related in-house/agency experience 

  • Past experience working with or within NGOs, civil society and/or policy- or advocacy-related organizations

  • Bilingual 


More Details

  • Reports to the Chief Impact Officer

  • Full-time staff role with benefits, must be based in NYC

  • Must be authorized for employment in the United States 


ABOUT THE LEDE COMPANY

Headquartered in New York City and with offices in Los Angeles, The Lede Company is a full-service strategy, communications and social impact consulting firm. With dedicated Talent, Strategic Communications, Brand, Content and Impact divisions, The Lede Company works with its clients to advance business and social outcomes through innovative storytelling, campaigns, media and partnerships. Our team of 100+ has decades of experience at the intersection of culture, social impact and creative communications across brand, corporate, talent, nonprofit and entertainment sectors. Colleagues describe our culture as dynamic, inclusive, fast-paced and collaborative and we pride ourselves on breaking industry rules and developing cutting-edge strategies that result in category-creating brands and transformational campaigns that accelerate impact for our clients. We offer a suite of medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits, along with annual vacation, paid holidays and commuter benefits for eligible employees. Learn more at www.ledecompany.com 


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