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Serving Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties in Central Pennsylvania.

Job Opportunities

Community Impact Manager – Education

United Way of the Capital Region is seeking a self-starter to lead and grow our Ready for School, Ready to Succeed (school readiness) community pilot project.

The ideal candidate will achieve long lasting, meaningful community impact in early childhood education and school readiness in the Capital Region through the development of relationships, building of partnerships and engagement of volunteers.

Essential Functions:

  • Staff and support initiatives relevant to education for community impact.
  • Foster relationships with community leaders and partners in the nonprofit and education sectors.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with area school districts, childcare providers, preschools and other subject matter experts.
  • Serve as staff lead and administrative support for the core solution partners of the Ready for School, Ready to Succeed community pilot project.
  • Work with a team of educators to develop community-based opportunities for family engagement.
  • Continually monitor program outcomes and measures to show program impact, report performance metrics and take corrective action as needed.
  • Assist in researching, identifying and acquiring appropriate grant funding and meeting reporting requirements for grants awarded.
  • Research best practices relevant to early childhood education readiness and share findings with core solution partners.
  • Coordinate the development and distribution of marketing materials.

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in education.
  • 4 years of experience in early childhood education required.
  • Must demonstrate strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Possess basic computer hardware and software proficiency, including Microsoft Office.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver license and reliable transportation.

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Travel: Travel is minimal and would primarily be local during the business day.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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

All interested applicants must submit a letter of interest and resume by October 31, 2019 for consideration.  Apply online at https://careers.unitedway.org/job/community-impact-manager-education-0 

 

Campaign Manager

United Way of the Capital Region is seeking a self-starter to help us cultivate and grow donor relationships with area businesses.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Provide staff support to assigned volunteers and accounts.
  • Provide analysis of assigned accounts and development of campaign plans and timetables for assigned divisions in cooperation with volunteer leadership.
  • Develop account relationships that enhance year-round interaction between United Way and the customer.

Essential Functions:

  • Create and manage annual workplace giving campaign plans and timetable, employing a fundraising process that sets goals and helps to identify volunteer leadership.
  • Manage assigned accounts and provide excellent customer service to support key volunteers in account management.
  • Supervise loaned representatives and/or temporary campaign associates as assigned.
  • Research, evaluate and contact prospects for new account development.
  • Ensure account data is accurate and information is collected, recorded and distributed accurately and timely.
  • Design and implement training programs for campaign coordinators and other resource development volunteers.
  • Identify CEO cultivation calls and coordinate details.
  • Work with communications and marketing to ensure United Way brand strategy is integrated into campaign plans and execution. Assist with development, ordering and distribution of campaign materials.
  • Monitor and motivate volunteers who are active in the annual campaign.
  • Identify and assist in volunteer recruitment and recognition.
  • Manage and monitor campaign progress on a regular basis, making adjustments as necessary, to attain goal. Ensure that volunteers receive up-to-date reports on a timely basis.
  • Cultivate community support for United Way and develop relationships by maintaining contacts year-round with companies and individuals.
  • Attend key community events and activities as a way to promote United Way’s mission, vision and core values becoming a defined community ambassador for United Way.
  • Manage/participate in interdisciplinary work assignments as appropriate.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in sales/marketing, fundraising or public or business administration.
  • Prior experience in non-profit fundraising or equivalent work-related experience.
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication, public speaking, group training/facilitation, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and gain the respect of a broad constituency base, including executive levels in business, industry and government, foundation management, service providers and other key community leaders.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Physical Requirements:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Travel:Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.

This is a full-time, non-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 October 19, 2019 for consideration. Apply online at: https://careers.unitedway.org/job/campaign-manager-5

Leadership and Major Giving Manager

United Way of the Capital Region is seeking a self-starter to help us grow relationships with major gift donors. The ideal candidate will support the planning, coordination and implementation of the individual leadership gifts ($1,000+) and the individual major gifts ($10,000+) programs to meet United Way of the Capital Region’s major gifts fundraising goal and build the individual donor base. This position is responsible for the direct solicitation of gifts as well as for the coordination of other staff and volunteers in additional cultivation and solicitation of donors.

Essential Functions:

Leadership Gifts Program

  • Development of the annual goals and work plan for the Capital Club (leadership donors).
  • Develop and implement the annual goal and work plan for non-workplace Capital Club (leadership donors).
  • Develop and implement leadership giving initiatives that align with the organization’s strategic plan.
  • Track and report on progress of the leadership giving program throughout the year.
  • Work in collaboration with campaign managers to develop, grow and manage the number of corporate leadership programs.
  • Develop and manage the cultivation, solicitation, stewardship and recognition efforts for leadership giving.
  • Conduct prospect research of current leadership donors for identification with the intent of creating a pipeline of potential major gift donors of $10,000+.
  • Improve segmentation of current and potential donor lists and employ techniques to maximize increased giving by giving level.

Major Gifts Program

  • Develop the annual goals and work plan for assigned donors in the Tocqueville Society ($10,000+) based on the strategic direction of United Way.
  • Assist in the development of goals and strategies for the resource development department.
  • Manage effective system for tracking and cultivating donors and prospects, providing progress reports throughout the year.
  • Develop and maintain highly customized donor engagement plans and donor files.
  • Identify, research and qualify prospective donors.
  • Develop portfolios of prospects for cultivation and solicitation by the president, board and other volunteer solicitors. Provide on-going support, appropriate accountability, and strategic counsel to each, in order to support their successful cultivation and solicitation.
  • Provide support for the Tocqueville Council as needed and attend Tocqueville related events.
  • Provide cross functional support of staff on major donor and volunteer engagement activities, corporate leadership efforts and development and oversight of collateral materials and communications.

Solicit Gifts on Behalf of the United Way of the Capital Region

  • Manage a personal caseload of Capital Club donors, major donors and new prospects.
  • Manage non-workplace solicitation efforts.
  • Manage results-only accounts.
  • Move potential donors through solicitation and closure.

Manage Relationships with Donors and Prospects

  • Work cross functionally with marketing/communications department to produce materials and tools to communicate regularly with donors and supporters.
  • Identify opportunities to network with donors and prospects and engage members of the staff, board and volunteers as appropriate.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for donor recognition, stewardship and appreciation.
  • Ensure all gifts from Capital Club donors and assigned donors in the major gifts program receive follow-up communications and recognition.

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Three to five years’ experience in nonprofit fundraising or equivalent professional experience
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication, public speaking, group training/facilitation, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and gain the respect of a broad constituency base, including executive levels in business, industry and government, foundation management, service providers and other key community leaders.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

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

All applicants must submit a letter of interest and resume for consideration. Apply online at: https://careers.unitedway.org/job/major-gifts-officer-4

 

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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