Employment Opportunities

By providing pathways to education and financial stability that create better opportunities for everyone, United Way of Lebanon County is making our community a better place to live, work, and thrive.

It’s more than a day job. It’s a mission and a passion.

Come work with us!

 

Current Opening: Resource Development Coordinator 

Position: Full Time – 40 hours per week

Compensation: Competitive Salary & Benefits Package

Job Location: Annville, PA

Reports to: Executive Director

Open Until Filed

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The ideal candidate is a dynamic, strategic, results-oriented self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills.  They should be an innovative, energetic, experienced fundraiser with a successful track record of cultivating, soliciting, and closing annual gifts while building and sustaining relationships with volunteers, donors, and corporate leaders.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Resource Development Coordinator will manage and expand all aspects of United Way of Lebanon County’s development program to effectively support its mission and strategic initiatives.  Key components of the development program include workplace giving, corporate sponsorship, major gifts, grants, special-event management, and volunteer coordinator.  

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:  

Fundraising:

  • Cultivates community support for the campaign by initiating and maintaining contacts with individuals, businesses, and organizations.

  • Manages annual direct mail and online giving campaign.  Secures corporate sponsorships for the annual campaign and special events. Orders and tracks all inventory related to campaign supplies/material.

  • Organizes all annual special events, including the Campaign Kickoff and Celebration, Leonard Washington Community Service Award, Day of Caring, Impact Event, and leadership level donor events.  

  • Prepares and distributes timely, accurate campaign progress reports to the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and Development Committee, as applicable.  Analyzes and reports regularly on campaign progress. Compiles all reports required by United Way Worldwide.

  • Researches, tests, and implements new campaign techniques and materials to improve the campaign’s effectiveness.

  • Maintains comprehensive annual solicitation calendar for the annual campaign, individual asks, corporate appeals, grants, and foundation requests.

  • Responsible for maintaining the donor database, tracking of individual gift documentation, and gift acknowledgment. 

  • Leads the development of campaign messaging and materials, including press releases, videos, brochures, pledge forms, impact reports, and annual reports. Prepares articles for the web, social media accounts, and e-newsletter. 

  • Works Closely with Executive Director, Development Committee, and Board of Directors to develop and implement campaign strategy. 

 

Volunteer Development Responsibilities:

  • Prepares, recruits, and trains volunteers for annual campaign, Day of Caring, VITA, and other programs and initiatives to connect donor interests with United Way programs, agencies, and volunteer opportunities.  

  • Responsible for maintaining Volunteer Lebanon portal.

  • Coordinates directly with workplace partners to provide meaningful and engaging volunteer opportunities throughout the year.

 

Other Responsibilities: 

  • The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned. 

 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

 

SKILLS & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3 – 5 years of direct fundraising, sales, or related experience, preferably in a non-profit environment. 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 

  • Strong organizational and project management skills.

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook applications.  

  • Familiar with database software or equivalent preferred. 

  • Must have a valid PA driver’s license and access to a motor vehicle during work hours. 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPECTATIONS: 

  • Must be a team player, able to motivate others, and work well with various constituencies to achieve organizational goals. 

  • Represents United Way of Lebanon County in a professional, business-like manner. 

  • High degree of integrity to deal ethically with confidential information. 

  • Must comply fully with the UWLC’s Code of Ethics policy.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Works in an office environment and within the community in various settings, including outdoors.  

  • Position requires some travel and occasional evening and weekend work. 

  • Special events may require several hours of standing and occasional heavy lifting and carrying.

 

BENEFITS:  

United Way of Lebanon County provides generous benefits, including health insurance, paid time off, and a retirement plan.

United Way of Lebanon County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourage prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the Employer.

United Way of Lebanon County is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, veteran status, advanced education, marital status, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, and other legally protected characteristics, in accordance with applicable laws.

Qualified, interested applicants should apply online by November 18, 2022 to via LinkedIn.  

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UNITED WAY OF LEBANON COUNTY EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:

  • Passion for United Way of Lebanon County’s mission.

  • Adaptability and openness to alternative solutions and flexibility when interacting with others.

  • Know and effectively communicate United Way’s goals and achievements and articulate how donations are making a difference. 

  • Ability to develop and maintain high-level relationships with various community stakeholders, United Way Board of Directors, companies, organizations, and volunteers.

  • A team player who is inclusive, flexible, creative, and energetic and who is able to work both independently and as a collaborative team member.

  • A decisive and resourceful individual with the willingness to accept responsibility and take charge of results; able to work successfully with limited resources.

  • Ability to represent United Way of Lebanon County with a variety of audiences.

  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, a professional demeanor, and to represent the organization in a positive manner at all times.