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2017 Campaign Associates — Hiring NOW!!

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop leadership, sales, management and presentation skills along with making valuable business connections? Want to know that area projects and programs are able to excel and build capacity directly because of the work you do everyday? Want to be able to say that you have helped an organization transform lives and build stronger communities? You will have those opportunities and more at United Way of York County (UWYC)! We strengthen community conditions by bringing people and resources together to effect long-lasting changes that improve lives.

OVERVIEW  

UWYC is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic, and creative self-starter to join our organization on a temporary basis as a Campaign Associate (CA). This person must be passionate about moving our community forward, changing lives for the better, and must be ready to join a strong, committed, and impact-oriented team. CAs function as extensions of the United Way fundraising staff in coordinating, implementing, and managing successful employee campaigns within York County businesses. This opportunity facilitates a greater knowledge of our York County community needs and resources, and CAs leave the program feeling deeply integrated into our community. In short, the Campaign Associates play a vital role in successful employee campaigns.

 

CAs are individuals who are loaned to United Way by area companies, or hired by UWYC  to work during the campaign season for up to 12 weeks in the fall. CAs work with our Resource Development Pod to strengthen and build company and individual relationships through the annual Community Campaign and other outlined strategies of engagement.

 

Campaign Associates are required to successfully complete training beginning Monday, August 28th and thereafter demonstrate knowledge in the following areas: UWYC Community Impact work and business model, making presentations (group and one-on-one), coordinate business fundraising team as it relates to corporate and individual giving, delivering a compelling case for support, and increase volunteer/donor engagement through relationship building. 

 

DESIRABLE ATTRIBUTES

This person must have ability to manage many tasks at once at a fast-moving pace, while having excellent communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. They must continually project the professional image of the organization, as well as excitement and motivation for the work we do. The Ability to learn how to use office equipment (i.e. copiers, computers, etc.) and computer software (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) is essential, as CAs will be documenting data and account information to be later uploaded into our relationship management software. A current drivers’ license with full-time access to an automobile is required.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Analyzes the results of past campaigns, and keeps detailed records and reports on assigned accounts with relationship management/fundraising software to ensure a successful campaign

  • Confirms the appointment of Campaign Coordinators at assigned companies 
  • Assists Campaign Coordinators in the planning, organizing, and goal setting of company campaigns
  • Promotes the use of United Way’s campaign tools, techniques, and campaign best practices 
  • Makes presentations to employee groups and completes administrative functions for employee rallies
  • Meets regularly with the Resource Development Pod to review progress and address challenges
  • Identifies organizations and Campaign Coordinators to be highlighted throughout the campaign
  • Helps develop projections for any outstanding accounts and completes final reports on all accounts
  • Assists in planning Campaign Finale Awards and presentation

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Fiona Robinson, Marketing & Donor Development Senior Manager

United Way of York County, 36 Water Street / PO Box 727, Kennebunk, ME 04043

Phone: 207-985-3359 ~ Email: frobinson@buildcommunity.org