Serving Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties in Central Pennsylvania.

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Fundraising/Major Giving Manager

United Way of the Capital Region is looking for a mission-minded, persuasive communicator who wants to make an impact in the community we serve. The ideal candidate has sales-related experience and enjoys engaging people in conversations about helping others. The ability to build relationships with donors and stakeholders is key. 

This position supports the planning, coordination and implementation of leadership gifts and major gifts. It is responsible for the direct solicitation of gifts as well as the coordination of other staff and volunteers in fundraising efforts.

Essential Functions

  • Develop and implement the annual goals and work plans for Leadership and Major Gifts programs.
  • Track and report on progress of the leadership donors and major gifts programs throughout the year.
  • Manage effective system for tracking and cultivating donors and prospects and providing progress reports throughout the year.
  • Develop and maintain highly customized donor engagement plans and donor files.
  • Identify, research and qualify prospective donors
  • Manage relationships with donors and prospects
  • Work cross functionally with Marketing/Communications to produce materials and tools to communicate regularly with donors and supporters.

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Three to five years’ experience in nonprofit fundraising or sales-related experience
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication, public speaking, group training/facilitation, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with donors and key community leaders.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

This is a full-time, exempt position with an annual starting salary of $40,000 - $42,000 and a generous employee benefit and retirement package. 

All interested applicants must submit a letter of interest and resume by January 31, 2020 for consideration. 

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Diversity and Equal Opportunity

United Way of the Capital Region is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principle of diversity with both our employees and volunteers. We therefore:

  • Value diversity in all aspects of United Way of the Capital Region activities and respect others without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or status as a qualified disabled or physically challenged individual. 
  • Support affirmative action and equal employment opportunity. 
  • Refuse to engage in or tolerate any other form of discrimination or harassment.

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