Resource Development Manager

United Way of Mesa County

Western Slope

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$45,000 - $50,000

GENERAL FUNCTIONS: Leads the planning and implementation of
strategies to drive overall growth in revenue for United Way of Mesa County
(UWMC). Builds effective, on-going, segmented engagement strategies to enhance
annual workplace campaign participation and giving, individual gifts,
corporate/foundation gifts and memberships, and sponsorships. Provides the
necessary planning, analysis and follow-up to achieve fundraising goals.
Represents UWMC in the community via networking activities and with frequent
public speaking to stakeholders and at selected community events.  



· Advocate enthusiastically for UWMC’s mission,
communicate clearly about our impact agenda, programming and effectively
represent the United Way brand in all communications and donor interactions. 

· Serve as a major liaison between UWMC and
stakeholders, making regular contacts to enhance donor engagement and UWMC
presence by:  

o Cultivating and building high-quality,
mutually beneficial relationships with a diverse group of potential
stakeholders and capitalize on opportunities.  

o Maintaining and enhancing relationships with
existing corporate and individual donors to sustain and expand current funding

o Actively working to align corporate social
responsibility/goals with UWMC impact areas. 

· Develop and execute a growth plan for the
annual campaign including corporate and individual donors. Ensure accurate and
timely reporting of fundraising results. Understand competing market demands
and trends. 

· Solicit corporate members, sponsorships, and
in-kind opportunities.  

· Support and develop the volunteer advisory Campaign
Cabinet and provide training and resource materials to workplace campaign

· Develop meaningful working relationships with
media contacts by providing complete and accurate information in a timely

· Research grant and earned income possibilities
and assist with grant and proposal writing. 



· Recruit volunteers as needed to accomplish
goals in this area. 

o Provide professional and up-to-date job
descriptions, training and materials for each volunteer position, and clearly
communicate expectations and goals. 

o Lead, support, and motivate the volunteers in
accomplishing the tasks they have agreed to accept and document number of
volunteers and hours worked.  


OTHER DUTIES: Community Involvement –
participate in United Way related community-level councils/coalitions as
assigned. Budget – develop and manage budget within work area. Board Support – submit written Board report
monthly; attend Board meetings and provide additional information or resources
as requested.  

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a
comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required
of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may
change at any time with or without notice. 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise the work of assigned volunteers and


Demonstrated skill in sales/marketing or fundraising, and project management. Proven success
with strategy development around growing revenue and finding new and innovative
ways to generate additional resources. Proficient public speaking and
presentation skills. Ability to maintain and develop corporate and individual donor
relationships. Strong data and analysis skills. Track record of setting and
meeting goals and ability to meet strict deadlines. Strong organizational and
time management skills, and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple
responsibilities with ongoing distractions and/or interruptions. Bachelor’s
degree in business, marketing, or related field, or the combination of education
and experience that would enable performance of the full scope of the position.
Preferred experience in fundraising, sales or related area.  


Position benefits include health insurance, paid vacation and personal days, flexible work schedule, company contribution to flex benefit plan, SIMPLE IRA with 3% employer match (after six months). Position is full-time, non-exempt, with starting salary of $45,000-$50,000 depending on skills and experience.

How to Apply

Please send cover letter, resume, and references to Zebulon Miracle, Executive Director, United Way of Mesa County, PO Box 153, Grand Junction, CO 81502, or fax 970-242-6719, or email Applications must be received by November 28. United Way of Mesa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.