| April 18, 2024

ESG Manager, Volunteerism and Social Impact

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  • Full Time
  • United States
  • $86,800—$176,700 USD / Year

Website GitLab

The GitLab DevSecOps platform empowers 100,000+ organizations to deliver software faster and more efficiently. We are one of the world’s largest all-remote companies with 2,000+ team members and values that foster a culture where people embrace the belief that everyone can contribute. Learn more about Life at GitLab.

An overview of this role

The ESG Manager – Volunteerism and Social Impact reports to the Senior Director, ESG, and is responsible for contributing to GitLab’s Sustainability programs, policies, and initiatives with a focus on volunteerism, team member engagement, and social impact.

The ideal candidate has deep expertise in building and managing social impact programs including, global team member volunteer programs and in-kind donation programs. This individual can inspire and influence cross-functional teams and has a strong desire to make a positive impact.

What you’ll do  

  • Participate in the development of the company’s ESG programs including creating the first formal global volunteer program
  • Manage the GitLab for Nonprofits in-kind donation program including internal communication of the program, external communication with applicants, and management of GitLab’s verification partner, TechSoup
  • Create and manage relationships with nonprofit organizations
  • Work with internal teams to ensure give-back components are included at in-person and virtual events
  • Organize quarterly virtual volunteer opportunities for team members
  • Partner with team member resource groups to support volunteerism with diverse organizations
  • Partner with internal and external communications teams to effectively share program updates and progress
  • Develop and maintain tools and mechanisms to evaluate, track, and report on progress against company ESG goals
  • Contribute to the development and publication of the annual ESG report
  • Conduct benchmarking, follow trends, and provide best practices for social impact and team member volunteering

What you’ll bring 

  • 3+ years experience in corporate social responsibility, social impact, employee engagement, or related field
  • Experience working in environmentalism and social impact field in the for-profit sector at a tech company
  • Experience in creating global team member volunteer programs
  • Proven track record effectively communicating and recruiting global team members for virtual volunteerism
  • Experience in managing in-kind donation programs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills as well as creativity and resourcefulness
  • Ability to work in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize
  • Superior research and analytical skills
  • Outstanding cross-functional partnership skills, with a confirmed ability to identify, initiate and lead efforts with both internal and external teams

About the team

The Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Team creates and maintains GitLab’s Corporate Sustainability strategy and programs. This includes ESG disclosures and public ESG reporting, identifying and prioritizing key issues to advance GitLab’s social and environmental goals, and creating partnerships with nonprofit organizations that support GitLab’s values and mission.

Thanks to our Transparency value, you can see what we are working on in our Team page. You can also see our progress in ESG by checking out our ESG report.

How GitLab will support you

  • Benefits to support your health, finances, and well-being
  • All remote, asynchronous work environment
  • Flexible Paid Time Off
  • Team Member Resource Groups
  • Equity Compensation & Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Growth and development budget
  • Parental leave
  • Home office support

Please note that we welcome interest from candidates with varying levels of experience; many successful candidates do not meet every single requirement. Additionally, studies have shown that people from underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to a job unless they meet every single qualification. If you’re excited about this role, please apply and allow our recruiters to assess your application.

The base salary range for this role’s listed level is currently for residents of listed locations only. Grade level and salary ranges are determined through interviews and a review of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities of the applicant, equity with other team members, and alignment with market data. See more information on our benefits and equity. Sales roles are also eligible for incentive pay targeted at up to 100% of the offered base salary.

Colorado/Washington pay range
$86,800—$176,700 USD
California/Hawaii/New York/New Jersey pay range
$86,800—$186,000 USD

To apply for this job please visit boards.greenhouse.io.