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Director of Annual Giving

United Way of Lane County Springfield, OR

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description: POSITION SUMMARYThe Director of Annual Giving will guide, strategize, develop and implement workplace and community giving goals and year-round activities, and generate and increase resources for United Way of Lane County (UWLC) by leading a diverse and inclusive portfolio of accounts for annual workplace and community giving efforts; provide professional leadership and support to resource development volunteers and staff; establish and grow strong relationships with the employees, individuals, business owners, and executives at current and future partner organizations. A day in the life of the Director of Annual Giving: You'll be spending a lot of your time out in the community, talking to business owners, leaders and employees about United Way's work, participating in professional networking groups, and building relationships that help United Way stay connected to the business community and grow partnerships. This will be balanced with working with colleagues internally at United Way to lead the advancement of community impact goals, increasing revenue and streamlining systems. We're looking for someone who shares a vision for creating more just, resilient communities and brings their unique experiences and perspective to the work.This position works closely with resource development, operations, impact and marketing and communications staff and with all UWLC staff and departments; nonprofit agency partners; donors, community service groups; businesses; government agencies. This position is connected to and engaged with peer Local United Ways and United Way Worldwide colleagues for continuous learning, growth and consideration of new ideas.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITIONAn individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed below at a satisfactory level: Ground fundraising efforts in anti-racism, systemic oppression, equity, wealth disparity, intersectionality, and other areas important to social justice. Contribute to a culture of philanthropy, accountability, and joy in fundraising.Develop annual and multi-year workplace fundraising plans that address UWLC's multi-year budget and projections and complement individual giving strategies.Significantly increase revenue through workplace giving, corporate and business giving and corporate sponsorships and grants.Oversee the review and analysis of past workplace giving; research, test and implement new campaign techniques and materials to meet changing markets, technology and newly developing company cultures.Ensure systems are in place to effectively monitor and track revenue generation; provide meaningful reports and projection updates to all constituents. Lead the planning, coordination and oversight of accounts' annual UWLC fundraising campaigns by maintaining and expanding close, positive, effective relationships (e.g., regular meetings with business leaders) and providing key management and support to accounts (in assigned portfolio) throughout the year, with a focus on increasing diversity and inclusive participation. Diversify UWLC workplace campaign partners through research and authentic relationship building with diverse prospects.Ensure recognition of donors and supporters through timely acknowledgement and thanks, annual recognition efforts, in collaboration with Marketing and Systems. Complete funding applications for corporate and corporate foundation grants.Responsible for new account development to help generate increased revenue, and to diversify donor participation.Regularly attend UWLC and key community functions/events identifying engagement opportunities to strengthen relationships with current portfolio of accounts as well as support new account development.Develop, cultivate and manage current and future resource development volunteer leadership and engagement opportunities, working directly to identify and recruit key diverse volunteers.Maximize commitment and involvement of all fundraising volunteers and ensure they are provided with quality training and support in organizing and developing successful campaign strategies.Develop and execute a comprehensive customer relationship management (CRM) plan.Cultivate and collaborate on relationship management responsibilities throughout the organization.Network and develop relationships with the corporate, public sector, philanthropic and volunteer communities.Coach, guide and develop the fundraising team.Design and implement training for fundraising associates who support year round fundraising efforts. Build relationships with current public and private sector partners, engage new, diverse partners, and increase participation in workplace fundraising campaigns.Create opportunities for workplace partners and donors to further their understanding of the complexity of this work.Approach fundraising efforts as holistic and transformative, not transactional.Encourage fundraising partners to see how their organizations also benefit from the work they are contributing to sustain.Generously share resources, ideas, and promising practices in fundraising and other areas with nonprofit partners and colleagues.Authentically partner with our community members when asking them to be involved in fundraising efforts.Identify opportunities to utilize technology tools; e-pledge, mobile cause and others to provide efficiency within workplace and annual campaigns.JOB REQUIREMENTS Minimum requirements include: Bachelor's Degree/equivalent relevant work experience and minimum 4 to 6 years of successful, progressively responsible resource generation in the nonprofit sector, including experience in workplace, annual, and individual resource development.Minimum 5 years of successful supervisory experience.Bicultural, multicultural preferredBilingual preferred, particularly Spanish/English proficiency This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all required duties, responsibilities and skills. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable disabled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.SALARY STATEMENTThe budgeted lifespan salary range for this position is currently $60,900 to $76,125 per year. Proffered salaries are determined by several factors including applicant's knowledge, skills, experience, position, equity, and market.COMPETENCIESAn individual must be able to demonstrate the following competencies at a satisfactory level:Commitment to Anti-Oppression - Committed to advancing in anti-racism and anti-oppression and embedding it at the core of all facets of work. Considers various perspectives and prioritizes marginalized voice and experience in decisions and actions. Willingly learns, adapts, and grows continually personally and professionally.Accountability/Results Orientation - Assumes accountability for the achievement of assigned work activities/tasks. Collaborates with others to agree upon desired results/outcomes and timeframe. Takes ownership of work methods/processes and seeks to continuously enhance them. Behaves ethically and honestly in all activities done on behalf of UWW and the movement. Demonstrates a commitment to UWW's values, including diversity and inclusiveness.Decision-Making/Risk-Taking - Gathers and analyzes pertinent information to aid in decision-making. Helps others to make effective decisions by providing needed information in an organized and thoughtful way.Teamwork Collaboration - Contributes to the achievement of team objectives by helping others to complete tasks on own initiative. Shares information/ideas with other team members. Carries out assigned work projects. Identifies ways to make a greater contribution to the team. Able to adapt quickly to changing conditions or performance expectations. Able to focus on assignments during periods of change and/or uncertainty.Relationship Management - Utilizes rapport to build trust and collaboration with others. Identifies and shares mutual benefits/needs in working together. Is ethical in dealing with others to achieve the desired results. Interacts and communicates with diverse stakeholders effectively. Fosters and maintains working relationships across the United Way system.Communications - Expresses basic ideas in a clear, concise manner. Writes routine office correspondence. Communicates work results to team leaders in a timely manner. Shares information with team members willingly.Innovation/Creativity - Adopts techniques to new situations. Finds new ways of utilizing existing information, ideas, concepts and/or strategies. Willingly shares recommendations for improvements to work systems, procedures or products. Uses initiative and ingenuity to decide how best to meet commitments. ABOUT UNITED WAY OF LANE COUNTY United Way of Lane County brings people, organizations, and systems together to create a community where every child succeeds in school and life. We work toward this vision by focusing on four primary outcomes: families are healthy and stable; kids enter kindergarten ready to learn; students are successful in elementary school; and youth have the knowledge, skills and credentials to pursue their dreams. We know that when we invest in our children today, we benefit our collective future. We are a member of a national network of local United Ways, each bringing people together from all walks of life to address local challenges and be a part of local solutions. United Way of Lane County is located in Springfield, OR with local and remote employment opportunities; all positions will begin remotely as we continue to refine our policies regarding office presence; we are open to considering candidates who may need to work remotely and/or out-of-area full-time. We offer a competitive salary and generous benefits package including flexible work schedules and professional development opportunities; "dress for your day" dress code; voluntee

United Way of Lane County


Springfield, OR


Non Profit

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