Community Affairs Program Analyst

Morgan Stanley
  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Apr 21

Position description

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 full time Program Analyst with 1-3 years of work experience in the nonprofit or corporate sector.  This position coordinates the execution of the Firm’s employee engagement programs including volunteering, giving and matching programs with a coverage focus on the Wealth Management business.

Dual reporting to:  Executive Directors, Community Affairs


Volunteer Programs
Works with the team in support of year-round and campaign volunteer efforts:

  • Works with Morgan Stanley Foundation partners to develop engagement opportunities for employees across 600+ offices in the US focusing on children’s health and diversity initiatives
  • Supports Volunteer Campaign Managers with scoping and executing employee volunteer projects during Global Volunteer Month Campaign 
  • Supports Volunteer Managers by working with nonprofit partners and employees to plan and execute volunteer and pro bono projects year-round (includes logistics for on-site and off-site volunteer projects including room reservations and set-ups, supply deliveries, volunteer check-in and coordinating bus transportation)
  • Assists with Volunteer Grants programs by reviewing employee applications and charity responses
  • Maintains employee volunteerism website; posts volunteer opportunities, records volunteer hours; follows-up with employees as needed

Employee Giving Campaign & Matching Program

  • Drives participation in campaign by working closely with business divisions
  • Creates daily reports on Annual Appeal campaign progress 
  • Helps with Morgan Stanley Foundation receipting to employee donors
  • Helps with the year-round matching process; fields inquiries from employees and charities, troubleshoots, researches and resolves check distribution issues

General Program Support

  • Responds to general inquiries about Community Affairs programs and activities on the department telephone line and e-mail
  • Provides additional program support as needed to team



Skills Required

  • The ideal candidate will have the following professional experience and personal qualities:
  • BA and 1-3 years of work experience; related engagement program experience a strong plus 
  • Strong planning, administrative, and organizational skills; attention to detail a must
  • Self-starter, resourceful, and a team player 
  • Flexibility and ability to deal with changing priorities, manage time efficiently and meet deadlines; Proven ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team -- making informed decisions in a complex and fast-paced environment
  • Proactive, analytical, and customer service oriented with an ability to work across various corporate, non-profit and public audiences
  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills (experience with data management, managing large volumes of data in excel spreadsheets and creating reports a plus)
  • Great interpersonal and communications skills, sense of humor, and desire to learn are crucial

Applicants must include a cover letter and resume.  Only those applicants being considered will be contacted.  

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