Community Relations Coordinator 
Best Buy  16,436 reviews - Richfield, MN

A. Role Summary: This position is responsible for assisting with the successful execution of a variety of Community Relations employee engagement programs, such as: Field Volunteerism and Engagement, Employee Giving Program, Community Grants, Geek Squad Academy events and Best Buy Teen Tech Centers employee engagement activities. The Coordinator will work directly with Best Buy field leaders and team members to engage, evaluate, organize and drive work in service of the Best Buy charitable giving programs and the Best Buy Foundation. The position will require the ability to develop and implement volunteer projects, manage to a budget, support the Best Buy Teen Tech Centers coordinators and liaisons, assist with Geek Squad Academy events in assigned territories, and other projects as assigned. 
B. Key Responsibilities (Essential Functions) - List in order of importance Execute Field Volunteerism and Employee Community Engagement Programs: • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders and Best Buy Retail leaders to help deliver meaningful volunteer experiences at large field employee events such as: HLM, Territory and Market Meetings, and Achievers • Execute market-level community relations plans in assigned territories; support Community Ambassador Program and assist with Community Ambassador training and programming • Contribute to the volunteer toolkit to allow employees to engage in self-activated volunteer events • Help drive use of employee engagement tools and manage event t-shirt distribution in assigned territories • Work within allotted budget to support volunteer activation in select markets • Assist with Geek Squad Academy and teen tech education events as needed • Manage Best Buy Teen Tech Center coordinator and employee liaison relationships in assigned territories • Develop and maintain relationships with field leadership, host nonprofits and potential partners • Partner in times of disaster with local team to assess impact, response and execution • Promote Community Relations programs in a timely manner: Employee Giving Program, Geek Squad Academy, Best Buy Teen Tech Centers and Charity Classic • Work closely with the Best Buy Teen Tech Center coordinators and liaisons to establish a regular rhythm of employee engagement • Partner with communications team members to share stories of employee engagement for use in blog posts, tweets and PR media outreach • Write articles to be posted on Employee Hub to keep team informed of program opportunities and drive times