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Corporate - Corporate Responsibility - Philanthropy- Junior Associate

Req #: 170121299
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Corporate Staff
Job Description:
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management.

The mission of the JPMorgan Chase Global Philanthropy department is to enable more people to contribute to and share in the rewards of a growing economy. We believe that reducing inequality and creating widely-shared prosperity requires collaboration of business, government, nonprofit and other civic organizations, particularly in the cities and metropolitan regions that power economic growth.
We take a comprehensive approach to increasing economic opportunity, using our firm's global scale, talent and resources to make investments and create partnerships in four priority areas: Workforce Readiness, Small Business Expansion, Financial Capability, Community Development.
In 2016, the firm and its Foundation gave nearly $250 million to nonprofit organizations across the U.S. and in 40 countries around the world. In addition, more than 50,000 JPMorgan Chase employees provided 325,000 hours of volunteer service in the communities where they live and work.

Global Philanthropy is currently seeking to fill a London-based Junior Associate role to  manage and deliver J.P. Morgan’s corporate responsibility programmes which engage and leverage the skills of J.P. Morgan employees and the firm’s broader resources to improve young people’s employability skills and career outcomes.
The successful candidate will support programmes delivery in the UK and as well as their expansion across a number of locations in the Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Programme design and delivery:
    • Adapt key design features based on continuous feedback from participants to improve programmes’ quality, experience and impact
    • Source and onboard appropriate new implementation organisations in new locations, and manage regular interactions with implementation partners across locations
    • Collaborate with relevant internal teams, including Human Resources, to gain required approvals
    • Liaise with local teams in multiple offices to ensure that the programmes are consistent in target outcomes and design features, whilst being culturally relevant in a local context
    • Recruit and train volunteers including those to act as mentors and host managers for work experience
  • Governance: support in developing agendas and materials for programmes’ Advisory Committees, as well as supporting on logistics
  • Ensure impact of programmes on young people and employees is captured on relevant systems and used for improvement
  • Develop and maintain a plan for communicating about the programmes’ impact internally and externally in online and printed materials and social media, liaising with the relevant internal teams
  • Other responsibilities:
  • Supporting in the development of processes and toolkits to ensure that employee-led volunteering is compliant with local rules and regulations across Europe, Middle East & Africa
  • Act as a point of contact to provide expertise and navigation around skills-based volunteering programmes for internal stakeholders across the region
Qualifications and Competencies:
  • Enthusiastic, proactive and efficient person who is able to take direction and use initiative
  • Knowledge and experience of employee engagement and skills-based volunteering programmes
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Experience of managing projects, including budget responsibilities
  • Experience of working with non-profits and young people
  • Experience working in or with the private sector
  • Ability to collect, handle and present data
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Ability to represent the firm in diverse forums
  • Ability to multi-task 
  • Ability to work in a high-performance, professional environment
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Desire to continually seek information and look for new approaches to processes and practices 
  • Welcomes feedback as a means to personal and professional growth 
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience planning and running events
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Willingness to travel internationally
  • Languages: German and / or Italian  
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