Development - General, Donor Relations/Stewardship, Major Gifts
The Ideal Candidate will: support the planning, coordination and implementation of the individual major gifts ($10,000+) and the individual leadership gifts ($1,000+) programs to meet the United Way of The Capital Region’s major gifts fundraising goal and build the individual donor base. This position is responsible for the direct solicitation of gifts as well as for the coordination of other staff and volunteers in additional cultivation and solicitation of donors.
Support and Implement the Major Gifts program strategic plan.
Manage the Leadership Gifts program
Solicit large gifts on behalf of the organization
Manage relationships with donors and donor prospects.
Three to five years’ experience in non-profit fundraising or equivalent work related experience.
Bachelor’s degree required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated effective oral and written communication, public speaking, group training/facilitation, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to work with and gain the respect of a broad constituency base, including executive levels in business, industry and government, foundation management, service providers and other key community leaders.
Excellent verbal and written skills required.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required.
The mission of United Way of the Capital Region is to improve lives in Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties by identifying the most pressing community needs, finding solutions to those needs, and demonstrating how these solutions are making a difference.
At United Way of the Capital Region, we focus on health, education, income and basic needs because these are the building blocks for a bett...er life for us all. We help support more than 70 programs and services to create solutions to the needs in our community.