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National Director of Community Engagement

Camden, NJ, USA Req #728
Friday, February 2, 2024
About Us:

EMR is one of the world’s leading metal recycling companies with a history spanning decades. At EMR, our employees are the heart and soul of our organization. We are committed to creating a workplace that prioritizes the well-being and safety of everyone. Our company provides a supportive and inclusive community where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued. We believe in teamwork and collaboration. 


Our mission is to provide our customers with efficient and reliable metal recycling services while minimizing the environmental impact of our operations. EMR recycles ten million tons of material annually, everything from beverage cans to aircraft carriers.  We work with a wide variety of metals including copper, aluminum, brass, and stainless steel and can recycle it into more than 200 different types of new sustainable raw materials.  


EMR offers our team a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans with company match, wellbeing benefits, employee assistance program and more. Join us and be a part of a team that puts people first!

Are you a visionary leader passionate about driving positive change on a national scale? We are seeking an accomplished and dynamic professional to fill the role of National Director of Community Engagement at EMR USA Metal Recycling. As a vital member of our team, you will spearhead our commitment to community well-being, corporate social responsibility, and meaningful philanthropy. If you possess a strategic mindset, exceptional leadership skills, and a deep dedication to fostering impactful relationships between corporations and communities, we invite you to be part of our journey to make a lasting difference.



As the National Director of Community Engagement, you will play a pivotal role in developing and executing strategies to foster positive relationships between the company and the communities it serves. You will lead a team dedicated to community outreach, corporate social responsibility, and philanthropic initiatives at a national level. The National Direction should have a strong background in community engagement, corporate social responsibility, and a passion for making a positive impact. This person will be a highly organized, proactive, and versatile individual.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Strategy Development:
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive national community engagement strategy aligned with the company's values and business objectives.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate community engagement initiatives into overall business plans.
  • Community Partnerships:
  • Identify and cultivate strategic partnerships with community organizations, nonprofits, and other stakeholders to enhance the company's community impact.
  • Foster relationships with local leaders and influencers to strengthen the company's presence in various communities.
  • Employee Engagement:
  • Work closely with HR and internal communication teams to develop employee engagement programs that encourage volunteerism and community involvement.
  • Establish initiatives that promote a culture of social responsibility and community awareness among employees.
  • Philanthropy and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR):
  • Oversee the development and execution of corporate philanthropy programs, ensuring alignment with the company's mission and values.
  • Monitor and report on the impact of CSR initiatives, maintaining transparency and accountability.
  • Public Relations and Communication:
  • Act as a spokesperson for the company's community engagement efforts, both internally and externally.
  • Develop and implement communication strategies to highlight the company's positive contributions to communities.
  • Budget Management:
  • Develop and manage the budget for community engagement initiatives, ensuring cost-effectiveness and maximum impact.
  • Other Duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Public Relations, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in community engagement, corporate social responsibility, or a related field at a national level.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and manage a diverse team.
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to align community engagement initiatives with business goals.
  • Understanding of social issues and trends that impact communities.




Work is generally performed in a traditional office environment at our newly renovated Camden, New Jersey location. Regular travel to our scrap metal sites around the country is required. Working hours may vary and evening or weekend work may be required. You may be required to lift and carry light weights. Travel requires the ability to drive and the use of a personal vehicle.


EMR USA Metal Recycling provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Camden, NJ, USA