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Social Impact Manager

Prose, a Public Benefit Corporation

Prose, a Public Benefit Corporation

Marketing & Communications
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Our Mission

At Prose, we don’t believe in “one-size-fits-most.” We create custom beauty that’s inclusive to all hair & skin types, needs, and preferences. Each of our beauty products are customized to a person’s needs based on the results from an online consultation. The individual data is processed through a proprietary algorithm and made-to-order in the Prose lab using natural active ingredients. Marrying emerging technologies with the best in beauty, Prose is truly creating something special.

This is the opportunity to join a fast-growing startup and an energetic team that works together to deliver creative solutions that are transforming the way people think about and shop for personalized beauty. We’re looking for talented problem solvers who lead with passion and who face any task with a positive mindset.

Position Summary

As a Social Impact Manager at Prose, you are responsible for leading initiatives that enhance our company's commitment to corporate social responsibility, including community engagement, diversity and inclusion, and environmental sustainability efforts. You will collaborate across teams (marketing, people team, research and development, and operations) to integrate social impact strategies that align with Prose’s brand values and business objectives.

This is a hybrid role based in our Williamsburg, Brooklyn headquarters. Candidates based in the New York City area can expect a base salary that ranges from $85,000 to $95,000. The base salary offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills and experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the VP in development and implementation of Prose’s social impact strategies and initiatives in alignment with corporate goals.
  • Manage relationships with community partners and stakeholders to promote collaborative projects and community benefits.
  • Oversee corporate volunteer programs and initiatives aimed at enhancing employee engagement in social impact activities.
  • Monitor and report on the effectiveness of social impact programs, using data to drive decisions and improve initiatives\ around diversity and inclusion strategy, and community partnerships, and grant making efforts,
  • Prepare detailed reports and presentations for internal and external stakeholders highlighting Prose’s social impact efforts and achievements.
  • Stay informed of relevant trends and regulatory changes that affect corporate social responsibility and DEI commitments and guide on compliance with current regulations and opportunities for leadership.
  • Represent Prose at conferences, B Corp Leaders Meetings, workshops, and public events related to social responsibility and sustainability.
  • Understanding of Audit Process for B Corp Certification and B Impact Assessment Require with Yearly Reporting Updates

Key Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Environmental Studies, Business Administration, or a related field; a Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in corporate social responsibility, community engagement, or a similar role.
  • Proficient in using IT systems and software such as Slack, Carbon Accounting Software, Microsoft Excel, Google Suite: Docs, Slides,
  • Strong communication, presentation, written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail with experience in reporting and analytics related to social impact metrics in both diversity and inclusion as well as carbon.
  • Demonstrated passion for social impact and corporate responsibility.
  • Professional demeanor with a proactive and empathetic approach to stakeholder engagement.
  • Strong leadership and team collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Innovative thinker with a strategic and analytical mindset.
  • Excellent relationship management skills across diverse groups.
  • Awareness of global social issues and cultural sensitivity.

Additional Requirements:

  • Proven track record of successful project management and execution in the field of social responsibility.
  • Ability to articulate complex social issues clearly and effectively to a variety of audiences.
  • Strong ethical compass and the ability to handle sensitive issues with integrity and discretion.
  • Background in Beauty and Cosmetics is preferred.

Perks & Benefits:

At Prose we value our employees and their well being. As a growing business we aim to stay up to par on the latest perks and benefits for all of our eligible team members. Some of these include but are not limited to:

  • A competitive and flexible PTO policy
  • Competitive compensation package (base salary, target bonus and equity)
  • Company sponsored health care plan ( medical, dental and vision plans)
  • 401k + matching
  • $125 monthly wellness allowance
  • FSA and commuter benefits

Understand & Embody our Prose Values:

Intentional Inclusivity

  • We know the best ideas come from open minds and willingness to listen. While our products cater to the individual, an invitation into our process is always open to our community.
  • We value our differences and diverse backgrounds by communicating openly, managing with transparency and striving to understand one another’s perspective. It’s a key ingredient to our innovation.

Connected Collaboration

  • Our strength as a group will outlast our efforts as individual contributors. With offices across countries (and across boroughs) staying inventive and agile deepens our clear vision and consistent communication.
  • We stay in a spirit of entrepreneurial collaboration: We do not have consensus at all times, but we trust one another to work toward our common goals. Our success is an expression and result of our progressive and gratifying teamwork.

Driven, Together

  • We value ownership and coaching that encourages employees to think constructively and creatively about the business. We view employees as leaders and individuals who are accountable, resourceful and responsible. Anyone and everyone is encouraged to lead.
  • We recognize that in order to continue thinking one step ahead, we will need to try new things. We strive to provide an open environment that accepts this truth making space for new ideas to emerge.

Humanity Always

  • We assume good intentions in every interaction keeping ourselves accountable for the climate we create. We seek to understand our co-workers through this lens of conscious bienveillance, authenticity and fellowship.
  • We operate with the intention of preserving resources, creating an environment we can all live in-for our business and the world. Sustainable care is essential to our ethos as an organization. We take a mindful approach to how we think about our people (employees) and our planet.