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  • Campaign Coordinator

    Posted: 06/19/2022

    United Way of Fairfield County is looking to hire a full-time campaign coordinator. 

    The Campaign Coordinator will provide leadership and assistance in the achievement of the United Way of Fairfield County’s campaign goals; Assist the CEO in creating and executing the annual campaign; Provide leadership for workplace campaigns; Assistance with donation drives and individual donor engagement; And provide general administrative support and oversite.

    Those interested in applying may submit a CV and Resume to cwoody@uwayfairfieldco.org. Click HERE to view a full job description.


    Job Responsibilities and Duties

    • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of fundraising best practices and strategies, including research of peer and comparable local United Ways.
    • Monitor major changes in the local marketplace, both philanthropic and economic and provide strategic direction based on that information.
    • Work with the CEO to develop, implement, and evaluate the yearly annual fund campaign.
    • Collaborate with the CEO and marketing support to identify and create targeted messaging and materials that promote United Way fundraising.
    • Help the CEO cultivate and manage ongoing relationships with current and prospective donors.
    • Facilitate workplace campaigns and related events from start to finish, including presentations.
    • Prepare campaign reports upon request.
    • Provide ongoing and timely donor recognition and appreciation.
    • Train and manage volunteers to support annual campaigns.
    • Develop and maintain quality relationships with the Fairfield County community.
    • Administer the maintenance and accuracy of the relationship database.
    • Coordinate materials needed for workplace campaigns.
    • Participate in community activities.
    • Develop and implement a comprehensive annual event sponsorship plan and secure corporate commitments for same.
    • Assist with social media and other forms of media to increase community awareness of United Way.
    • Completing other duties as assigned.

    Core Competencies

    • Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity
    • Builds Relationships
    • Acts and Thinks Strategically
    • Achieves Results
    • Communicates Effectively
    • Influences Management
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) in business, marketing, communications, or nonprofit management, or a strong measurable amount of commensurate experience in nonprofit fundraising and/or sales experience.
    • Experience in sales management or fundraising experience. • Self-starter adept at multi-tasking.
    • Strong communication, listening and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate the mission and messages in a compelling manner in individual and group settings; confidence to assert, present perspective, engage others and influence outcomes.
    • A professional appearance and demeanor.
    • Must be able to work collaboratively throughout the organization.
    • Candidate must possess a positive, high-energy, can-do attitude.
    • Leadership experience.
    • Ability to leverage and communicate effectively with diverse audiences: executive leaders, board members, donors, constituents, and staff.
    • Experience in analyzing data.
    • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office programs.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills.
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule with the possibility of some early morning, evening, and weekend work.