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Sr Foundation & Community Relations Consultant-Brighthouse Financial at MetLife in Charlotte, NC

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Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Charlotte  


Brighthouse Financial is a new company established by MetLife. We’re on a mission to help people achieve financial security. Built on a foundation of industry knowledge and experience, we specialize in offering essential annuity and life insurance products designed to help customers protect what they’ve earned and ensure it lasts more predictably. In an industry that often has a reputation for complexity, confusion, and cost, Brighthouse Financial is different. Our approach includes simplicity, transparency, and more value so customers can face the future with confidence.


Brighthouse Financial is seeking passionate, high-performing team members to help us carry out our mission and be part of an exciting journey toward improving the financial futures of our millions of customers. Sound like you? Read on.


Role Value Proposition:

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced community relations professional to expand his or her skill set in a dynamic corporate setting. This employee will be responsible for Brighthouse Financial’s Foundation startup and community impact strategy. The successful candidate will provide strategic, proactive consultation on (i) community outreach and volunteer activities, (ii) charitable contributions and fundraising initiatives, and (iii) brand awareness opportunities to promote the company’s corporate image and support community impact initiatives.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work in partnership with the Brighthouse Foundation president to ensure success and diligence of all rules, regulations and requirements
  • Manage the grant process for the Brighthouse Financial (BHF) Foundation
  • Ensure that the Foundation mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach initiatives
  • Manage annual budget and monthly/quarterly/year-end financial statements, which accurately reflect the financials of the Foundation
  • Communicate effectively with the Board and provide all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions, including preparation and presentation of grant requests at board meetings
  • Point of contact for funding requests and volunteer activities from conception to launch including funding approval, communications, event planning, speaker management, and onsite support
  • Oversight of vendor relationships that support the Foundation and associate engagement in community/non-profit volunteer events
  • Conduct due diligence processes, tracking, and impact analyses for all community relations activity
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • 3-5 years of progressive experience in foundation oversight, grant and non-profit review
  • Results orientated team player. Emphasis on communication skills (both oral and written) and ability to handle multiple assignments
  • Strong quantitative and computer skills, specifically advanced Excel modeling.
  • Strong analytical and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
  • Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting
  • Ability to plan and manage work under time constraints
  • Ability to work non-standard work hours when needed
  • Ability to lead and manage others in small to intermediate projects without supervision and complex projects with minimal supervision
  • Five or more years nonprofit management experience
  • Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Lead and motivate project team members that are not direct reports that may span multiple functions and provides guidance to lower level staff.





Business Category

Community Relations & Real Estate




Brighthouse Financial is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is Brighthouse Financial's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Brighthouse Financial is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to complete an employment application, please contact our Employee Relations Department at 1-866-635-9230 or email bhfemployeerelations@brighthousefinancial.com. All other unrelated inquires will not be acknowledged.


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