Senior Manager, Community - Corporate Affairs

Senior Manager, Community - Corporate Affairs

  • Location RICHMOND, VA
  • Career Area Corporate Affairs and Communications
  • Job Function Corporate Affairs and Communications
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1301421

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

**This is a field-based position and the successful candidate must currently reside in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina or Maryland. Relocation assistance is NOT provided**

The Senior Manager, Community Relations is an organized, detail driven individual with an interest in local community engagement, eager to join a highly respected team of experienced professionals serving one of the largest companies in the world.

Walmart’s Community Relations team is responsible for driving local engagement with stores, customers and community leaders with the goal of elevating our brand reputation and increasing meaningful connections that will continue to provide added value to the business.

The Senior Manager will see up close how the CR team conducts in-store activations that empower stores and clubs to increase and enhance community relationships through training; toolkits; newsletters; and event support.  Additionally, the Senior Manager will have the opportunity to conduct regular training of Community Champions in urban, suburban and rural markets that empowers store associates to engage locally through a structured decision-making framework with resources and inspiration; cultivate relationships with local government officials and community leaders; identify local store opportunities for volunteerism and random acts of kindness; support social media training and outreach; and foster self-sufficiency on our overall approach to community engagement.

Come to this role with an interest in local community engagement and a desire to grow within a dynamic team. Expect to operate autonomously and collaboratively. Commit to thinking practically and creatively. Be willing to act with urgency and demonstrate sound judgement. Be mindful of details and keep an eye on the big picture.

Join CR and get ready tackle something new every day.

You’ll make an immediate impact by:

  • Driving the implementation of an engagement strategy to strengthen local relationships and further enhance Walmart's reputation in US communities by developing and executing community outreach plans.
  • Training stores to engage in community activities thoughtfully, with a multi-functional team approach based on prioritized business needs and in compliance with company standards and legal requirements.
  • Overseeing the execution of local giving budgets by collaborating with department leadership to ensure goals and programs are aligned with corporate strategy; and providing recommendations for future budget allocation at local / regional level.
  • Localizing and extending the impact of Walmart national business efforts including: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Health and Wellness; Opportunity; Sustainability; and Local Sourcing.
  • Providing advice and counsel on local strategies for responding to community-related opportunities and collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure consistent communication regarding presence in the community.
  • Embracing Walmart values that foster our culture and support Walmart’s commitment to communities, social justice, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability while maintaining and promoting the highest standards of integrity, ethics and compliance.
  • Modeling compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity; incorporating these concepts into the development and implementation of team; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if:

  • You’re a great all-around communicator (written, oral, visual, social media)
  • You have previous experience training, teaching or leading small / large groups.
  • You have a lifelong learning mindset
  • You’re a self-starter who is productive when working independently or on a team.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

Benefits & Perks

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more. 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people. 

Who We Are

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement.  From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life. careers.walmart.com

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communication, Public Relations, Technical Writing, Graphic Design, Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, or related field and 4 years' experience in corporate communication, public relations, journalism, executive communication, technical writing, graphic design, or related field OR 6 years' experience in corporate communication, public relations, journalism, executive communication, technical writing, graphic design, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Primary Location...

2410 SHEILA LN, RICHMOND, VA 23225-2041, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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