Donor Engagement Manager

Company: United Way of the Big Bend

URL: United Way of the Big Bend

Contact Person: Sherri Edmonston

Application Deadline: May 31, 2024


Position Summary
UWBB’s Donor Engagement Managers are critical to the organization raising the funds that make fulfilling our mission possible. They manage a portfolio of campaign accounts, are responsible for meeting goals, and work collaboratively across the organization. Our Donor Engagement Managers are excited by challenges and working in a fast-paced environment. They are creative and help build lasting donor relationships. They are detail-oriented in the planning and execution of fundraising activities. They serve as public representatives of the organization.


Essential Duties/Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Ensure campaign fundraising goals are achieved
  • Foster positive relationships with UWBB corporate partners throughout the year, including oversight of assigned annual UW workplace campaigns and enhancement of their community footprint
  • Work with Employee Campaign Coordinators to plan and execute successful workplace campaigns, as well as year-round engagement strategies
  • Help identify and pursue new opportunities for revenue growth, as well as expansion within existing partnerships
  • Provide input toward development of annual campaign strategy and theme
  • Manage, monitor, and report on the progress and results for all managed accounts
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date information in the database for managed accounts
  • Effectively communicate UWBB’s community impact ROI messaging to current and prospective donors
  • Participate as a member of the Philanthropy team in departmental and office meetings and activities
  • Maintain confidentiality when dealing with all donor and proprietary information
  • Represent UWBB in a positive manner at all times, including working with staff, volunteers, and program partners

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Fundraising or sales experience a plus

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent customer service skills when interacting with donors and volunteers
  • Comfortable requesting financial support through various communication platforms
  • Have a passion for mission-based work
  • Strong communication skills
  • Enjoy making presentations to groups large and small
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Creative thinker
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional, fast-paced work environment
  • Excellence in time management, follow through and organizational skills
  • Work well both independently and as a member of a team
  • Display UWBB organizational values of Leadership, Accountability, Integrity, Collaboration, Focus
    and Respect in everyday tasks

Work Environment:

  • Workplace culture that is family-oriented and supports teamwork and collaboration
  • Professional office setting
  • Some early morning, evening or weekend hours during peak times
  • Occasional travel within UWBB neighboring county footprint
  • Regular use of standard office equipment (computer, telephone, copier, etc.)
  • Physical demands: Sitting or standing for extended periods of time, bending, occasional lifting, regularly moving throughout the building between floors
  •  Access to reliable transportation, proof of insurance, and a valid driver’s license required

EOE/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Drug Free
The above declarations are not intended to be an “all-inclusive” list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.
THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT. This job description does not restrict UWBB from the ability to assign, reassign or eliminate duties and responsibilities of this job at any time. This job description outlines the current assignment of essential functions. These functions may change at any time as the needs of UWBB or the department change or for other reasons deemed appropriate.

How to Apply

Excellent Benefits: Health, life and LTD Insurance, retirement plan, vacation and sick leave, holiday time, half-day Fridays and one remote workday per week.

Application Deadline: Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] by May 31, 2024.

Job Originally Posted on: Thursday, May 2, 2024