Exelon Senior Manager, Corporate Relations in CHICAGO, Illinois

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PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

ComEd is seeking a creative, strategic, ambitious and detail-focused senior manager of its corporate-relations team. The senior manager is responsible for the development and implementation of ComEd’s community-based programs in northern Illinois, including charitable contributions and sponsorships, volunteerism/employee engagement, and executive involvement in nonprofit boards and civic leadership events.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  1. Manage charitable contributions/sponsorships for ComEd, including internal coordination among ComEd departments and responding to all requests from nonprofits in a timely manner

  2. Develop and implement key signature programs for ComEd, including competitive grant programs (Green Region, Powering the Arts and Powering Safe Communities), Energy Force, and Switch on Summer, among others

  3. Leads, coaches and develops team members

  4. Oversee activation of sponsorships at major arts & culture partners

  5. Oversee employee engagement, including volunteerism and community-focused programs of Matching Gifts and Dollars for Doers

  6. Provide counsel to the executive team of nonprofit involvement/board placements and work directly with the CEO on civic-leadership events

  7. Oversee administration of ComEd/Exelon skyboxes at major venues and other duties as assigned

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Political Science/Public Affairs or related field

  • At least 10 years leading, coaching and developing a team

  • Strong business acumen and understanding how business goals intersect with successful community-focused programs

  • Understanding of the nonprofit sector in Chicago and northern Illinois

  • Knowledge of local governmental and media/communications landscape

  • Strong relationship-building skills

  • Shared commitment to ComEd’s values of diversity & inclusion

Preferred:

  • Continuing education/certification in business, communications, community affairs or an area relevant to the job

  • Experience working with bargaining-unit employees

  • Knowledge and/or interest in the energy sector and/or regulated industry

  • Experience working in or with local nonprofit organizations or government

  • Well-established connections with leaders in Chicago and northern Illinois

POSITION SCOPE

The senior manager embraces the duality of a role that requires an ability to develop creative ideas that support the community and business while ensuring that numerous day-to-day details are met with efficiency and thoughtfulness. The senior manager leads, develops and coaches a small team of three full-time employees (one bargaining-unit) and a part-time intern that are responsible for ComEd’s community-based programs. The person in the role also serves as the liaison with a variety of ComEd teams, including government affairs, communications, social media, environmental, marketing and regulatory. Integral to the role is the ability to develop relationships with a variety of people both inside and outside ComEd, which involves frequent events/get-togethers at night and on the weekend.

Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Organization: ComEd

Title: Senior Manager, Corporate Relations

Location: IL-CHICAGO

Requisition ID: 215927