United Way of Windham County Director of Development & Community Relations in Brattleboro, Vermont

This job was posted by https://www.vermontjoblink.com : For more information, please see: https://www.vermontjoblink.com/ada/r/jobs/544817 Position: Development and Community Relations DirectorReports to: Executive DirectorObjective:- To participate in the creation of, and to manage and implement a year-round program toenhance customer relationships among donors and volunteers.- To increase revenue by providing leadership and expertise in the annual community campaign,endowment campaign, special events, and affinity groups.- To cultivate relationships within all accounts, in order to maximize potential and reach desiredorganizational goals and to establish deeper donor relationships with both individuals andorganizations.- To build and execute a year-round marketing plan that represents UWWC's mission andprograms to an outward facing audience through online, print, mail, and radio mediums.- To enhance communicates with all departments within United Way in order to contribute to,and demonstrate, ownership of organization mission goal.Essential Roles and Responsibilities:Development: Develop a multi- year plan to sustain and increase revenue from the following areas: workforce giving, corporate gifts, individual contributions, major gifts, planned giving, affinity groups, and events. Develop positive relationships with all current donors, businesses, employer campaigncoordinators (ECCs) and CEOs. Research and outreach lapsed donors to re-engage interest in supporting UWWC. Identify and follow through on corporate and individual prospective donors, including makingcold calls. Develop and execute a plan for donor outreach and the corresponding material, including theannual solicitations to donors and prospects. Oversee the resource committee; help recruit and provide support to campaign chair andresource committee members. Maintain accurate account notes and update data base (Donation Tracker and Salesforce),following established instructions for data entry. Oversee the Kids in Coats Fund outreach by encouraging community-based fundraisers, Manage the Windham Welcome mailing to new movers in Windham County; oversee listpurchase ,scrubbing and mailing; solicit sponsorships for packet. Oversee the UPS Rose Sale in conjunction with the Office Manager; identify groups to outreach, build marketing material, oversee process to purchase, coordinate delivery and pick-up on the day-of event. Represent UWWC at relevant committees and groups; actively build relationships in thecommunity to promote good-will, a positive image, and support of UWWC's mission. Perform other duties, special projects and responsibilities as required.Workplace Run workplace campaigns, in collaboration with key volunteers. Coordinate with workplacecampaign contact person for timeline, presentations, UWWC marketing material, etc. Overseethe campaign donations via pledge forms (paper and online) and coordinate with the officemanager to ensure data entry and acknowledgements. Review workplace campaign accounts, analyze data and develop strategies to increaseemployee and corporate contributions. Recruit, manage and train campaign volunteers as necessary to ensure success in each campaignactivity; in collaboration with key volunteers, run account campaigns. Build, maintain and strengthen relationships necessary for operating an effective workforcegiving program aimed at generating increased level of giving on an annual basis Working with Executive Director on annual campaign materials and messaging to convey United Way's community impact agenda in all community campaign training, presentations and donor visits.Development/Communications: Must be an effective advocate and communicator in articulating the importance of UWWC, able to motivate and mobilize a wide spectrum of donors and stakeholders to support organizational objectives. Represent United Way at conferences, functi ons and speaking engagements throughout UWWC service area, presenting a professional image and promoting United Way's value to constituents. Staff fundraising and marketing events throughout the year; be active in local business-related activities and other service groups as needed. Perform other duties, special projects and responsibilities as required.Data and Information Management: Analyze and evaluate previous campaigns, changes in current community structure, economicclimate and other factors that could affect the success of the annual campaign. Demonstrate an ability to strategically use data to set goals and objectives for resourcedevelopment efforts. Record all communications with donors in Salesforce. Exhibit competency in the use of Donation Tracker to create reports, retrieve data and inperforming comprehensive analysis and data manipulation related to annual giving. Manage Department budget.Prospecting: Identify corporate and individual prospects with growth potential. Steward and grow relationships with donors, key volunteers, grow the pipeline of qualifiedprospects, support donor cultivation. Represent the organization at selected events and perform other duties as assigned.Marketing: Develop a year-long marketing calendar with outreach through various mediums (pr