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Manager - Outreach & Engagement

Company: AARP
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:


AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation's largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.

The Manager of Outreach and Engagement manages state team efforts to recruit, develop, and manage volunteers and volunteer leadership teams. Provides advice and counsel to state teams on the implementation of the organization's member, public engagement, and volunteer engagement initiatives. Leads the development, execution, and implementation of new engagement programs that align with the organization's goals and objectives. Collaborates with management to identify opportunities to streamline processes and to develop new procedures that support the AARP NJ State Office.


  • Manages the design and implementation of engagement strategies, researching target audiences and designing engagement opportunities that align with strategic objectives and integrate across geographies and issue areas.
  • Establishes strategic community partnerships and leverages internal/external resources to raise the visibility of the organization within communities.
  • Works with cross-functional teams in the advancement of state and national community and volunteer engagement strategies and goals. Manages the execution of community engagement and volunteer strategies at the state and local level.
  • Anticipates volunteer needs and designs and manages the development of materials, processes, procedures, and programs to best meet those needs. Develops and implements volunteer training and leadership programs. Supports volunteer needs and designs and manages opportunities to maximize volunteer engagement. Works with cross-functional teams in the advancement of state and national volunteer strategies and goals.
  • Ensures strong people management across team, monitoring and supporting employee engagement, and volunteer engagement as appropriate.

    • Bachelor's degree.
    • 5+ years program operations management experience.
    • Ability to lead initiatives across a program.
    • Experience developing program efficiencies/processes.
    • Ability to provide data-based recommendations.
    • Budget and financial management experience required.
    • Supervisory experience required.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
      Additional Requirements
      • Regular and reliable job attendance
      • Effective verbal and written communication skills
      • Exhibit respect and understanding of others to maintain professional relationships
      • Independent judgement in evaluation options to make sound decisions
      • In office/open office environment with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate noise
      • Ability to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds
        Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA)

        AARP observes Mondays and Fridays as telecommuting workdays, except for essential functions. Remote work and telecommuting can only be done within the United States and its territories.

        Compensation and Benefits

        AARP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401(k); 100% company-funded pension plan; health, dental, and vision plans; life insurance; paid time off to include company and individual holidays, vacation, sick, caregiving, and parental leave; performance-based and peer-based recognition; tuition reimbursement; among others.

        Equal Employment Opportunity

        AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Keywords: AARP, Freeport , Manager - Outreach & Engagement, Executive , New Brunswick, New York

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