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Senior Program Manager, Philanthropy, Okta for Good

  • Okta
  • 580 California St #1400, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020

Job Description

Successful organizations today must be empowered to securely and seamlessly use any technology. That's particularly true for mission-driven organizations on the front lines of society's most significant challenges and opportunities. That's why Okta committed early to the Pledge 1% movement - directing our people, products, and financial resources toward critical issues in our communities.Okta for Good, our social impact initiative, is how we bring that pledge to life. Our mission is to strengthen the connections between people, technology and community. We are a passionate and strategic team that works across Okta's entire ecosystem to maximize the good we can do together.The Senior Program Manager, Philanthropy, will guide and accelerate Okta for Good's philanthropic efforts. You will play a critical role in designing, implementing, and measuring the impact of Okta's strategic philanthropy and broader impact programs.Job Duties and Responsibilities:* Grants and Program Management - Build and manage a portfolio of grants and grantmaking programs across Okta for Good's strategic focus areas: tech for good, economic opportunity and racial justice, local community investments and employee giving and education. Generate and source new partnerships, grantmaking opportunities and collaborations. Work in partnership with Okta for Good program leads to deepen and extend the impact of our philanthropy through Okta's people, products and expertise.* Partnership Management - Develop deep, generative and trusted long-term relationships with grantees, philanthropic partners and local community leaders. Expertly guide partnerships toward shared outcomes and tangible results* Impact Measurement - Apply relevant frameworks (e.g. SDGs, logic models) and an equity lens to Okta's philanthropy work to track, measure and monitor the impact of grants and investments; leverage these frameworks to guide new initiatives* Operations and Financial Management - Oversee the administration and responsible management of the Okta for Good Fund, including managing relationship with external donor advised fund partner and internal teams across finance, treasury, accounting and legal. Build the right processes to ensure appropriate financing, budgeting, and grant tracking* Engagement and Education - Lead participatory grantmaking programs with Okta employees and community members; leverage philanthropy as a vehicle to increase empathy, engagement and connection between Okta, our employees and our communities* Storytelling - Bring the voice of Okta's grantees to the forefront of Okta for Good's communications efforts; support advocacy and collaboration to engage Okta's entire ecosystem (employees, customers, partners) in the work of Okta for Good; bring deeper transparency to Okta's philanthropic efforts by developing appropriate reports, website and blog content, and internal / external talksRequired Skills & Qualifications:* 7+ years of experience in philanthropy, social impact and/or impact measurement, ideally in a corporate philanthropy/CSR role* At least 5 years of demonstrated ownership over programs, partnerships and grantmaking portfolios; proven track record of driving results based on impact measurement frameworks (e.g. theory of change)* Proven track record of building trusted relationships with grantees and community leaders* Experience building capacity for nonprofit organizations, especially around their use of technology* An understanding of trust-based philanthropy* Experience working through ecosystems and networks to effect social change* Exceptional written and presentation skills for high-visibility storytelling, both internally and externally* Ability to forge strong cross-sector working relationship across organizations and geographies* Adept at synthesizing complex inputs from multiple stakeholders* A passion for creating and sustaining connections between business and society* Ability to bring people together around a common goal and lead by influence* A desire to buildMeet the manager:Erin Baudo Felter is the Vice President of Social Impact at Okta Equal Opportunity Employment InformationRead moreIndividuals seeking employment at this company are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. 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