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Jobs at United Way

United Way of Southeastern Connecticut is currently seeking to fill two positions on our fundraising team.
Resource Development Specialist

Overview: The Resource Development Specialist will coordinate the strategy and implementation of our new Customer Relationship Management software, Andar/360, and generate data to assist with campaign fundraising and decision making in multiple departments. The ideal candidate is dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good as well as resourcing and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as CRM Champion to ensure the application meets the needs of the organization by implementing and suggesting best practices in campaign development, report development, campaign training and documentation.
  • Support departmental CRM initiative by implementing enterprise standards, policies, procedures and work instructions.
  • Work with departments and small teams to ensure CRM is being utilized in the most efficient way.
  • Ensure appropriate process and execution of data for list pulls, events, invitations, emails, and constituent data updates.
  • In coordination with Andar, develop and conduct regular CRM training sessions for employees.
  • Generate and interpret reports that will drive campaign strategy.
  • Support Resource Development staff with fundraising efforts, coordinate volunteers and assist with engagement projects, special events and promotions.
  • Coordinate mailings, event materials, and other donor correspondence.

Must be articulate, self-motivated and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.  A bachelor’s degree or equivalent is desired. This is an exempt union position.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter by April 17, 2020 via email to: rebecca.reutlinger@uwsect.org.

United Way is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the work place.

Community Engagement Specialist

Overview: The Community Engagement Specialist will promote United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, its mission, vision and services, to gain support through campaign fundraising and create a positive public image. The ideal candidate is dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good as well as resourcing and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support resource development, coordinate and support staff and volunteers with donor and engagement projects, special events or promotions. 
  • Create and manage annual workplace giving campaign employing a fundraising process that sets goals and helps to identify volunteers.
  • Manage assigned accounts and provide excellent customer service to support key volunteers.
  • Develop account relationships that enhance year-round interaction with United Way of Southeastern Connecticut.
  • Research, evaluate and contact prospects for new account development.
  • Ensure account data is accurate and information is collected, recorded and distributed accurately and timely.
  • The specialist must be able to work well in a team environment.

Position Qualifications:

  • Must be articulate, self-motivated, well organized and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.  
  • Must have strong computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, use of social media channels and the Customer Relationship Management software Andar/360 (not required but desired).
  • Must have resource development, campaign or major gifts experience.
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent is desired. This is an exempt union position. Job description available upon request.  

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter by April 10, 2020 via email to: rebecca.reutlinger@uwsect.org.
 
United Way is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the work place.