Sr Communications Specialist, Foundations & Community Impact in T-Mobile at Overland Park, KS

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This listing is about TMobile in Overland Park, KS
in 2022

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Job Description

In this role you will cultivate and lead programs and strategic partnerships in our hometowns that advance T-Mobile’s community impact goals. You will help us make strategic decisions about what organizations align with our purpose and serve as a conduit between T-Mobile and our nonprofit partners. This person will oversee the day-to-day relationships and identify various pathways to increase partnership. You will collaborate across T-Mobile, complete our Corporate & Social Responsibility (CSR) mission, vision, strategy and plan that serves the company’s goal of creating a connected world where everyone can thrive.

  • This position can be based in Bellevue, WA, Overland Park, KS, or Frisco, TX **

Functional Group

Brand, Communications, and Community


KS513-KS-Headquarters, Building 6200 OP

Location Address

6200 Sprint Pkwy


Overland Park





Other Locations Available


Travel Required?



  • Identify strategic partners and programs that align with T-Mobile’s priority focus areas of digital empowerment and community vitality
  • Build and nurture relationships with community partners to understand societal challenges and opportunities in our hometowns and how T-Mobile can help address them
  • Find opportunities for enhancing partnerships through employee engagement, in-kind contributions, and other channels
  • Identify and demonstrate best practices in corporate philanthropy, including through impact measurement and storytelling
  • Understand the landscape of corporate philanthropy and make recommendations to craft policy, systems, and internal processes to align with and exceed industry standard methodologies
  • Track and analyze CSR data and generate internal reports used for benchmarking and planning
  • Design and monitor multi-year investments and connect the Foundation’s grants to the broader narrative of T-Mobile’s role in driving impact
  • Establish, measure and report on performance indicators that demonstrate progress against CSR objectives
  • Contribute meaningfully to building the story around T-Mobile’s social impact work, as well as use various communications channels to promote T-Mobile’s impact and achievements to different customer audiences including employees, investors, and consumers
  • Use data and storytelling to increase employee awareness of and participation in CSR driven programs
  • Stay abreast of corporate giving activities across the company, anticipating where support will be needed
  • Provide cross-team project support as needed, including development of key messages, scripts, FAQs, and other materials for activities from across the CSR team
  • Proactively source partner content and contribute to the communications plan and channels
  • Collaborate to curate internal and external communications showcasing T-Mobile’s contributions to local communities
  • Support Foundation operations, overseeing key workstreams and processes across portfolios and with cross-functional teams
  • Design the grantmaking infrastructure, including building and maintaining T-Mobile’s technology platform with vendor partner
  • Review charitable requests. Perform research, analyze grant requests, make funding recommendations, coordinate internal approval processes and interact with non-profit organizations
  • Develop a decision matrix that helps us strategically determine which organizations align best to our key focus areas
  • Discern between foundation and corporate investment opportunities
  • Assist in managing the T-Mobile Foundation steering committee comprised of cross functional colleagues


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, English, PR, or related field
  • 3-5 years’ of professional experience. either from a fast paced, high-volume Marketing, Communications, Public Relations and/or Investor Relations function for a large corporation or the nonprofit sector
  • Strong understanding of the grantmaking process is a must, as well as the ability to keep up with a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience working within a matrixed organizational structure where you lead with influence and collaboration
  • Ability to make decisions with incomplete information, managing through ambiguity, and changing direction rapidly to seize opportunities
  • Excellent communication skills including well-developed verbal skills, writing and research skills, and strong presentation skills
  • Be flexible, adaptable and innovative – possessing a natural curiosity – with an ability to envision strategic opportunities and solve problems in an ambiguous, complex and dynamic environment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • T-Mobile requires all employees in this position to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to starting work, unless precluded from doing so by applicable law. The CDC currently defines “fully vaccinated” as two weeks after the second dose for Pfizer and Moderna, and two weeks after the single dose of Johnson & Johnson. T-Mobile will require proof of vaccination prior to successful applicant’s first day of work, and will consider requests for exemption from this requirement during the offer phase (1) as a reasonable accommodation for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs where the accommodation would not cause T-Mobile undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others, or (2) for other reasons under applicable law.

Company Profile

T-Mobile U.S. Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is America’s supercharged Un-carrier, delivering an advanced 4G LTE and transformative nationwide 5G network that will offer reliable connectivity for all. T-Mobile’s customers benefit from its unmatched combination of value and quality, unwavering obsession with offering them the best possible service experience and undisputable drive for disruption that creates competition and innovation in wireless and beyond. Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile and Sprint. For more information please visit:

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T-Mobile USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All decisions concerning the employment relationship will be made without regard to age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religious affiliation, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination, retaliation or harassment based upon any of these factors is wholly inconsistent with how we do business and will not be tolerated. T-Mobile USA, Inc. maintains a drug-free workplace. The unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in T-Mobile’s workplace and employee conduct in violation of this prohibition is subject to employer discipline, including termination.

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Job Location: Overland Park, KS

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