The Vice President, Donor Relations of the United Way of Greater Houston provides leadership to and ensures the engagement of the donor community, corporate and individuals, for the nation’s fourth largest community impact organization (covering Harris, Ft. Bend, Waller, Montgomery counties and the Bay Area) in order to secure and continually grow annual fundraising results to support the mission of the United Way.
Responsibilities include executing a strategic resource development plan that provides the roadmap to maintaining deep relationships with corporate executives who influence and control employee workplace giving and creating lifelong relationships with individuals in order to support the work of the United Way. In addition, the Vice President, Donor Relations, along with the CEO, is the senior spokesperson and face of the United Way to the donor community and is responsible, for raising awareness of the work of the United Way in the community.
The Vice President, Donor Relations participates as a member of the Executive team, develops annual work plans, operating budgets and performance goals and objectives for the Donor Relations staff and aligns work and efforts with the Vice President for Brand and Marketing. The position is responsible for creating a work environment that motivates and inspires the staff to achieve annual results in order to secure the necessary resources for the community impact objectives. The Vice President, Donor Relations, oversees and manages a staff of approximately 33 full-time equivalent employees.