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Job Opening: Seasonal Campaign Executive (2019)

Position:

United Way of Greater New Haven seeks enthusiastic candidates interested in gaining experience in fundraising and community engagement with a top non-profit brand.  The Campaign Executive will be a member of the Resource Development Team which is responsible for partnering with local companies to raise nearly $2.5 million dollars through the annual fall United Way campaign.  You will gain valuable skills, contacts, community knowledge, and be a part of a positive and supportive team environment.

 

This is a seasonal position (20-30 hours weekly) from mid-August through early December (with flexibility for the ideal candidate).

 

The responsibilities of the Campaign Executive are as follows:

  • Assist with account management of a variety of businesses in the Greater New Haven region that run United Way workplace campaigns.
  • Implement workplace fundraising campaign strategies to increase revenue from  assigned accounts
  • Willingness to be trained to speak and educate prospective donors on United Way programs and the value of donating to United Way
  • Represent United Way at events and provide exceptional customer service
  • Manage distribution and collection of United Way campaign materials to local businesses and organizations.
  • Serve as a project manager on tasks and assignments related to revenue generation and donor engagement
  • Manage departmental calendar and assist with processing donations.
  • Assist with volunteer projects as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements

 

  • Good communication skills and familiarity with fundraising techniques
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Experience working in a professional office environment
  • Intermediate Microsoft Word and Excel skills; knowledge of Google applications
  • Ability to work well with a team and independently
  • Own a vehicle, have a valid driver’s license and willing to travel throughout the Greater New Haven area.

 

 

Application Procedure

 

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to employment@uwgnh.org. Please include “Campaign Executive” in the subject line of the email.  No phone calls will be accepted.

 

 

 

**United Way of Greater New Haven is an equal opportunity employer.**

 

 

 

 

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