• Corporate Citizenship, Program Manager - New York

    Job Location : Location
    US-NY-New York
    Regular Full-Time
    Employee Engagement
  • Overview

    Are you a proven performer who enjoys working as part of a team that is focused on delivering superior results? Are you a creative and innovative collaborator who “thinks outside the box” and thrives on finding new ways to address challenges? If this sounds like you, you may qualify for a rewarding and exciting career at Suffolk, one of the most innovative construction management firms in the industry that has consistently been named one of the “best places to work” in the country!


    Based in our New York City office, the Program Manager will oversee all corporate citizenship and employee engagement efforts in the New York / New Jersey region, specifically managing our regional philanthropy focus, volunteer initiatives, strategic partnerships, internal engagement programs, and teambuilding events. We are looking for an individual with an extensive understanding of the NY/NJ nonprofit community, who will drive programming to ensure that all regional offices and jobsites have regular, meaningful opportunities to engage in the community and feel a part of the Suffolk team. A key part of this role will also focus on supporting the corporate team (based in Boston) in the development and execution of national community and employee engagement initiatives.


    The Program Manager should embody Suffolk’s core values of passion, integrity, hard work, professionalism and caring while embracing an innovative and roll-up-your-sleeves mentality. Expectation of regular travel to other offices within the region, with daily interaction and collaboration with Suffolk’s corporate office.



    • Manage programming related to internal engagement efforts including, but not limited to Suffolk Cares, Team Suffolk, Giving Circle, recognition programming with a specific focus on Suffolk’s New York market.
    • Work with Community & Employee Engagement team to assess opportunities to expand and/or individualize programming for NY/NJ offices and jobsites.
    • Regularly evaluate all internal engagement programs to ensure we are delivering highest quality, effective programs
    • Work with C&EE team to organize regular volunteer and team building events in offices and on jobsites in the NY/NJ region.
    • Serve as regional point for Suffolk Cares Foundation and Giving Circle requests and donation processing
    • Support Director of Corporate Citizenship in building out a national strategy and program that engages employees and key stakeholders in all regions and jobsites.
    • Solicit and disseminate communications
    • Manage regional content for Suffolk Cares
    • Execute regional communication efforts (Town Halls, Corporate Meeting, presentations)
    • Work with regional leadership to draft and send scheduled communications
    • Assist with tailored engagement plans and support in the office and on jobsites
    • Work with each regional office to ensure consistency in program delivery
    • Assist with event coordination for C&EE programs
    • Demonstrate strong sense of customer service
    • Stay abreast of new and current engagement trends and programming



    • Ability to think creatively about ways to engage Suffolk employees and provide new opportunities for community involvement.
    • Desire to work in a creative department with room to grow.
    • Highly organized and able to juggle multiple projects at once while keeping calm under tight deadlines.
    • Team oriented and able to work effectively in a matrix structure
    • Positive personality who works well with others and is comfortable with interacting with all Suffolk employees.
    • Excellent writing and proofreading skills with great attention to detail.
    • Design sense and creative ability.
    • Self-motivator.
    • Must possess Suffolk’s Core Values of passion, integrity hard work, professionalism and caring.
    • Expectation of regular travel to local jobsites in Greater New York, intermittent travel to corporate headquarters in Boston, and occasional travel to West Coast and Florida offices.



    Working Conditions

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.

    EEO Statement

    Suffolk provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, gender identity, age or any other status protected by law.  This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment.  Suffolk will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination toward, or harassment of, applicants or employees by anyone at Suffolk, or anyone working on behalf of Suffolk.


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