Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified financial services company with $1.6 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 locations, more than 12,500 ATMs, online (wellsfargo.com), and mobile devices.
We’re headquartered in San Francisco, but we’re decentralized so every local Wells Fargo store is a headquarters for satisfying all our customers’ financial needs and helping them succeed financially. We do business with one in three U.S. households. Wells Fargo has more than 265,000 team members in 36 countries across our approximately 90 businesses.
Human Resources is comprised of more than 4,400 team members in Corporate HR and the lines of business. We work together as One HR to make Wells Fargo an employer of choice, where people are our competitive advantage.
Our operating foundation is based on our ability to operate efficiently, develop HR team members, strengthen controls, scale technology infrastructure. We build on our operating foundation when we create an effective and sustainable, HR model, International HR model, HR risk management model.
Government and Community Relations operates as the link between the company, stakeholders and the communities we serve, focusing on stakeholder engagement, public policy advocacy, reputation management and corporate social responsibility strategies and programs. The group includes teams that manage the company’s federal and state government relations, corporate philanthropy, environmental affairs, community relations, diversity and inclusion, and Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) risk management.
This position reports to the Community Affairs Manager for the West Region, and is responsible for program management and implementation for Wells Fargo philanthropy in the Oregon, SW Washington Region. Primary internal clients include the Regional Community Banking President, senior leaders in all lines of business, and the region’s reputation committee.
The Community Affairs Officer works to promote Wells Fargo’s social responsibility and promote positive corporate reputation in the community.
The position is the lead consultant/subject matter expert for our community investments including: foundation grants in support of nonprofit programs and operations and bank grants supporting cause-related nonprofit events, the Community Partners grants program, the Community Support & United Way Campaign, team member community engagement through Wells Fargo Volunteers, and placement of leaders on nonprofit boards.
The Community Affairs Officer provides strategic thought leadership, professional support, and execution of our community investments to help manage Wells Fargo’s brand image and reputation.
The Community Affairs Officer manages the regional contributions budgeting process, budget reporting and monitoring and provides regularly reporting of grants made and pending within the region. The Community Affairs Officer is responsible for coordinating meetings and making knowledgeable grant recommendations to multiple contribution committees throughout the region on a monthly basis.
The Community Affairs Officer is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with key community partners and nonprofit organizations as well as internal regional leaders and partners in Community Development, Corporate Communications, Marketing, Government Relations, Team Member Networks, Environmental Affairs and the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation.
The Community Affairs Officer will assist with the coordination of community service activities and will be a visible representative of Wells Fargo in the community, and will support ongoing monitoring and evaluation of community outreach partnerships and the impact of Wells Fargo community investments.
Position is full-time (M-F) and will be located in Portland Oregon.
7+ years experience in community affairs, community relations or community development.
Experience in philanthropy, volunteerism, community development and community involvement.
Seven + years proven experience and success in community program management
Comfortable with data analysis and experience in leveraging technology to drive volunteer engagement.
Knowledge of the nonprofit community in the Oregon, SW Washington region and specifically the Portland market.
Knowledge of Community Reinvestment Act preferred.
Familiarity with local and state government in Salem preferred.
Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
Comfortable working independently.
Ability to consult and manage important relationships both internally and externally
Able to manage multiple assignments simultaneously and meet expected outcomes
Ability to communicate effectively to large and diverse audiences.
Reputation management experience.
After hours attendance at community events and regular travel across the region.