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Associate Community Affairs Analyst

Highmark Health

  • Company Hignmark Health
  • Buffalo, NY
  • Government Affairs
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Highmark Health

Job Description : 

JOB SUMMARY

This job represents the corporation to enhance the corporation’s leadership, image, reputation and community involvement.  Works with non-profit organizations with regard to sponsorships, grant-making, volunteerism and special community programs.  Implements and manages multiple programs and events that support Highmark’s business and community missions, designing and managing all phases of the project lifecycle.  Meets with agencies and organizations to assess their funding needs and volunteer opportunities.  Independently evaluates funding requests, prepares materials, makes funding recommendations, and oversees the management of the grant or sponsorship.  Designs, implements and manages volunteer and community programs.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviews and evaluates sponsorship and grant funding requests and presents funding recommendations at staff meetings based on Highmark’s strategic direction and business needs.  Prepares materials for review meetings, obtaining additional information from applicants as needed.  Ensures compliance with standard terms and conditions for sponsorship agreements and contracts, department procedures and corporate giving policies and IRS regulations for grants and programs.  Meets and communicates with outside agencies regularly to learn of community fund needs.  Provides due diligence on prospective grantees which may include site visits, examination of project budget, research on program impact and need, and information regarding organization.
  • Serves as a representative in the community.  Attends meetings/events with community leaders, non-profit organizations and potential funding partners.  Designs, implements and manages all phases of the program lifecycle for Highmark programs and events, including setting goals, defining tasks and times, managing implementation according to plan and within budget.  Manages special events, programs and corporate employee engagement activities and special corporate initiatives.  Manages resource allocation such as volunteers, inter-department support and vendors.  Develop collaborations and partnerships with key community stakeholders, internal departments and Highmark subsidiaries to effectively implement community programs and events.
  • Enter grant/sponsorship, and/or program data into appropriate software system and manage grant and program requirements through the appropriate software platform. Design and prepare a variety of reports utilizing appropriate software, including development or customization of report templates. Following established protocols, prepare check requests for grants/sponsorship payments and send checks to organizations. Assist in management of sponsorship requests and/or the implementation of community programs. 
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

EDUCATION

Required

  • High School Diploma

Preferred

  • Bachelor's degree

EXPERIENCE

Required

  • Experience in corporate community philanthropy, health or human services community programs or related experience

Preferred

  • 1-3 experience in corporate community philanthropy, health or human services community programs or related experience.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  • None

Preferred

  • None

SKILLS

  • Experience in volunteer management
  • Project management and or event planning
  • Proficiency in computer applications including Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Language (Other than English)?

None

Travel Requirement

0% - 25%

PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS

Position Type

Office-based

Teaches / trains others regularly

Occasionally

Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site

Rarely

Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)

Never

Physical work site required

Yes

Lifting: up to 10 pounds

Constantly

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds

Occasionally

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds

Rarely

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.


As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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