Morgan Stanley Community Affairs
November 2018 - June 2019 (Full-time)
New York, NY

Position Summary  
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services Firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities,
investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including
corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries. As a market leader, the talent
and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity,
excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career -
a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs
is an important part of our culture.

Based in New York City, Morgan Stanley Community Affairs is responsible for the Firm’s charitable efforts including:
corporate and foundation giving, employee volunteering, giving and engagement, and communications and reporting
around philanthropic issues for the Firm.

Community Affairs is seeking a temporary consultant with 3+ years of work experience in the nonprofit or corporate
sector to support our signature pro bono program.  This is a great opportunity for someone with interest in nonprofit
strategy, management consulting, corporate philanthropy, or skills-based volunteerism.  Specifically, this position
provides general support to the Program Manager to execute the Firm’s signature skills-based initiative.  The Strategy
Challenge, Morgan Stanley’s annual pro bono consulting initiative, matches teams of high-performing employees to
work with select nonprofit clients on a strategic challenge within their organization.  This position is an excellent
opportunity to learn about corporate philanthropy and pro bono program management.

Reporting to:  
Program Manager 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:  

Strategy Challenge

 Support Program Manager in all aspects of planning and executing the program 
 Coordinate logistics and provide administrative support for various program activities and events 
o Support the team’s recruiting efforts, interview process, and follow-up
 Producing interview packets, scheduling interviews, and booking rooms
o Create and execute agendas and run of show documents 
o Collect and record team volunteer hours
 Review nonprofit applicants and assist with selection process
o Create summary document and maintain notes
 Draft and update collateral for program, training, and events (PowerPoint, Word documents, Excel)
 Join weekly check-ins with external nonprofit consultants and program management team
 Assist with follow-up requests and general relationship management with participants and nonprofits
o Collect relevant information as needed (logo, mission, event attendees)
o Liaise to ensure nonprofits’ expectations are met
o Assist program managers to problem solve if team or nonprofit are experiencing setbacks or issues
 Respond to program email inquiries from employees and nonprofit participants  
 Assist with program communications & PR for internal and external audiences
o Press releases, internal stories, weekly blog, and website
o Draft communications to Morgan Stanley teams, nonprofits, and team advisors
Other Responsibilities:
 General assistance to Community Affairs department as needed
 Respond to general inquiries about charitable programs and activities on the department phone line and via
team inboxes
 Distribute tickets and passes related to the Arts and Culture Access program and T-shirts for volunteer programs
 Support Community Affairs staff during Global Volunteer Month

The ideal candidate will have the following professional experience and personal qualities:

 BA and 3+ years of work experience; related program experience a strong plus
 Ideal candidate is a proactive team player with administrative or project management experience 
 Organized and able to manage and track multiple moving pieces while keeping others informed
 Self-starter, resourceful, meets deadlines, and knows when to escalate
 Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills
 Customer service oriented with ability to effectively communicate 
 Advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills (experience with data management and reporting a plus)
 Sense of humor, humility and desire to learn are crucial

Experience Desired:

 Communications experience around programs (website, memos, social media, etc.)
 Experience coordinating and organizing meetings or workshops
 Familiarity with the skills-based volunteer/pro bono industry
 Strong interest in the field of corporate philanthropy
 Experience working with non-profits or foundations a plus
 Work experience in a corporate environment preferred

Only those applicants being considered will be contacted.


Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

Submission Deadline: October 17, 2018