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Corporate Social Responsibility Manager

About Us

The Lagunitas Brewing Company began on a kitchen stove in Northern California in 1993 and has always looked to the future – whether supporting local communities by turning beer into money for the cause, or fueling stories, songs, and experiences with our IPA. Wherever you go: Beer Speaks, People Mumble. 


About the role

This position requires a hands-on, detail-oriented individual who will effectively support the development and management of Lagunitas’ Doin’ Doggone Good (CSR) programming including social, environmental and community efforts.


What you'll do

  • Partners with Lagunitas Operations teams to identify and drive opportunities to reduce water use, CO2 emissions and waste.
  • Partners with HR to drive DE&I programming in support of our purpose: there’s a seat at our bar for everyone
  • Identify opportunities to support responsible drinking initiatives and messaging.
  • Manage all aspects – budget, development, community relations and admin for all community giving efforts.
  • Represent in the communities where we work and play to create relationship-building opportunities to position Lagunitas as a community leader.
  • Partner with local nonprofits in support of non-profit event/fundraisers at our tap rooms in Petaluma, Chicago and Seattle.
  • Manage and elevate the Employee Volunteer Program by creating plans and coordinating volunteer opportunities for all staff.
  • Partner with marketing to bring CSR efforts to life in media, tap rooms and events.
  • Provide quarterly and annual reports demonstrating clear impact across sustainability, DE&I and community efforts.
  • Manage Product Placement Program by working with contacts/film and television representatives to feature Lagunitas in a positive way.  


What we’re lookin’ for

  • B.A. in Environmental Studies, Marketing, Communications, Nonprofit Administration or related field strongly desired.
  • Love of Lagunitas and the craft beer industry.
  • 6-8 years corporate sustainability experience.
  • Passion for creating positive change and corporate social responsibility through business.
  • Awareness of trends in non-profit and alcohol business culture.
  • Flexibility in approach, strong self-focus and willingness to adapt as necessary.
  • Proficient with standard Microsoft programs (i.e. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other programs a plus.
  • Familiar with giving/donation databases & data analysis.
  • Self-starter comfortable working autonomously.
  • Represent Lagunitas in a professional manner with staff, Business to Business (B2B), stakeholders and consumers.
  • Influence and work cross-departmentally to maximize impact of company’s philanthropic programming.


Key Relationships:

  • Reports to the Head of Corporate Affairs.
  • Daily interface and frequent interaction with the Donations Team, Regional Managers, Sales Team, all Department Heads across the company.  


Physical Requirements:

  • Required to sit for long periods of time. Heavy computer time.
  • Required to stand for long periods of time, especially during volunteer outings and company/tap room events.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Work environment consists normal office conditions and moderate noise level along with lots of dogs.
  • Some travel required (10%)


Come as You Are 

At Lagunitas, we welcome people (and dogs) from all walks of life. Anyone, regardless of their race, creed, nation of origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, veteran status, marital status, or age, has a home here. Love, progress, and acceptance will always have a seat at our bar.    


Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

Job Segment: CSR, Manager, TV, Management, Creative

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