Manager, Community Relations

Ameriprise Financial

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Position Details

Manager, Community Relations
Twin Cities Metro
Minneapolis, MN

The Manager Community Relations will support the Ameriprise Community Relations philanthropic strategy and goals by executing and developing core programs. This role will interact with business unit leaders on primarily a national level to manage and implement programs and activities as well as manage relationships. In addition, this role will work on communications, as well us process and user improvements, and training as it relates to the Community Relations program vendors.


  • Manage, execute and help develop the enterprise Community Relations strategy in support of company goals and objectives, employees and advisors and the communities in which we live and work. 
  • Create, manage, implement and measure programs that support strategic Community Relations at the local, regional and national level. 
  • Interact with business unit leaders, employees and advisors across the company to develop, implement and execute Community Relations programs and activities. 
  • Interface with community leaders and executive directors of non-profit organizations building and managing relationships on behalf of the firm.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience required. 
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience required. 
  • Thorough knowledge of Community Relations and philanthropy. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; sound judgement. 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, manage and implement strategic Community Relations and communications plans. 
  • Strong problem solving, project management and interpersonal skills. 
  • Minimum of 3+ years Community Relations experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Community Relations experience includes, grant making, volunteer engagement, giving strategies, business integration, measurement and reporting, building nonprofit relationships. 
  • Experience working with a broad range of stakeholders. 
  • Broad knowledge of financial services.

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