Employee Engagement & Volunteerism Project Manager

  • Location: Basking Ridge, New Jersey
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #67901

A telecommunications client is looking for an Employee Engagement Project Manager who will help drive marketing, communications, and team volunteer events aimed at achieving commitment to reach 2.5 million hours of volunteer service by 2025.


Location: Basking Ridge, NJ 07920 – hybrid

Position: Employee Engagement Project Manager

Pay Rate: $30-40/hr. on W2
Duration: 6 months or longer


Position Summary:

This role is on the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) team aimed at driving sustainable and responsible business practices at the intersection of economic, environmental, and societal needs across the entire portfolio of the client’s companies. This position is for a Contractor on the Employee Engagement & Volunteerism team to help drive marketing, communications, & team volunteer events aimed at achieving the client’s commitment to reach 2.5 million hours of volunteer service by 2025.



Volunteer Program Marketing & Communications

  • Oversee the strategy development and execution of unique and creative ways to recruit, highlight and promote volunteerism to employees.
  • Drive ongoing tracking of volunteer goals in weekly meetings with CSR marketing teams and oversee marketing budget to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Oversee creative agency/CSR partners on execution & approval of monthly Volunteerism communications calendar in partnership with stakeholders (employee comms, CSR & brand marketing comms teams). Volunteerism communications tools include volunteerism newsletter, Leader Toolkits, global emails and amplification across social channels.
  • Drive third party editorial team strategy and manage third party agencies to deliver stories of volunteer impact, highlighting outstanding volunteers and non-profit partners. Ensure stories are approved by all stakeholders, published in a timely manner and amplified in the proper channels.
  • Drive third party PR agency thought leadership strategy aimed to bring the volunteer program message external and support that the client is a good corporate citizen.
  • Drive third party data & analytics agency to measure communication tactics, provide actionable recommendations, and oversee delivery of all employee experience surveying and focus grouping of employees.


Team Building & Large Scale Volunteer Event Management:

  • Help to support CSR manager who runs the day to day administration and event execution of team volunteer events aimed at achieving 120,000 volunteer hours in 2020 across key audiences at the client. This includes, but is not limited to:
  • Oversee events to engage Verizon retail store, customer service and network technician teams (60K employees across these three groups).
  • Support the strategy and implementation of volunteer events for key executive leadership meetings throughout the year (C-Suite and SVP level events).



  • A goal-oriented, high performer who strives to go above and beyond expectations.
  • Bachelor’s degree and six or more years of marketing & communications work experience working within or closely with an internal communications team at a large organization.
  • Strong copywriting skills that can translate to all CSR volunteer communications (e-mails, web articles, social media etc). Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must.
  • Someone who is incredibly detail oriented, works independently, is organized and has strong project management skills.
  • Someone with demonstrated experience collaborating with different teams cross functionally, manages multiple, competing priorities and overcomes challenges to turn around requests in the quickest way possible.
  • Someone who takes a proactive approach to all projects and is detail and solution oriented.


Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated commitment to social responsibility.


At a minimum, a 7-year background check, education verification, employment verification, and drug screen will be conducted upon hire. Your suitability for employment is contingent upon successfully passing these required pre-employment screenings.


About our Client:

Our client is a global communications & technology leader known for its 4G & 5G wireless networks, broadband & fiber optics, video & advertising platforms.


This particular client is requiring that all new hires show proof of vaccination. However, accommodations may be made for those with disabilities or religious reasons who cannot obtain a vaccine.


About APR:

Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide.


We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! If you feel your experience is the match for this position please apply today and join our team. We look forward to working with you!


Include a message to the recruiters.
Attach a resume file. Accepted file types are DOC, DOCX, PDF, HTML, and TXT.

We are uploading your application. It may take a few moments to read your resume. Please wait!