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Employment Opportunity at UWYC

Resource Development Director

Looking to make a difference in your community and thrive on building relationships with others? Are you well organized, enjoy year-round fundraising, and have strong communication skills? If so, read on! 

United Way of York County (UWYC) seeks an innovative, energetic and experienced Resource Development (RD) Director to join our team and work with us to strengthen “community conditions by bringing people and resources together to effect long-lasting changes that improve lives.” The RD Director oversees all aspects of our resource development efforts while focusing on the annual community campaign, building relationships with local companies and their employees by understanding their interests and needs, and connecting the ongoing strategic work of UWYC to these interests. This vital team member is responsible for the development of all campaign processes; recruiting, engaging and supporting leadership volunteers; securing grants and sponsorships to support our priorities; and collecting and analyzing key metrics to measure success.


The RD Director reports to the President & CEO and will also work closely with other staff to integrate all aspects of resource development into our work across the county. This full-time position based in Kennebunk, Maine will require travel across the region on a regular basis.


The successful candidate will possess strong organizational, planning, and analytical skills as well as keen attention to detail. This person must be able to motivate others and work well with many types of people.  Experience with year-round relationship building with company leaders, campaign representatives, donors and volunteers is essential. Demonstrated ability to help stakeholders like these fulfill their interests through their involvement with and giving through an organization like United Way is ideal. 

This full-time, salaried position with benefits requires a Bachelor's degree in a related field and  5+ years of direct fundraising, sales, or related experience, preferably in a nonprofit environment.  Experience with grant writing and fundraising software strongly preferred. Demonstrated leadership ability, professionalism, and excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. A valid driver’s license is required.

If you want your work to make a difference in your community and like working with people; if you are well-organized, enjoy fundraising, and have strong communication skills,  please direct a resume and cover letter including salary range requirements by May 24, 2017 to Vicki Swerdlow,, UWYC Finance and Operations Director.

Founded in 1986, United Way of York County is driven by its community-informed strategic plan which focuses on giving all children the best start; ensuring improved health and nutrition for vulnerable populations; connecting youth to service, philanthropy and leadership development opportunities; and supporting the basic needs of community residents. For more information,  visit our website:


Salary will be based on experience. Excellent benefits include paid vacation and sick days; individual employer-provided health insurance; life insurance and long-term disability; 403b defined contribution plan with employer match; and 10 paid holidays.  

United Way of York County is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.