Development - General, Donor Relations/Stewardship
4 Year Degree
The Public Philanthropy Manager develops and implements year round strategies to assist in recognizing that the social fabric of Tarrant County is made strong by every man and every woman contributing what they can to make their community a better place. This position is crucial for United Way of Tarrant County to deliver world-class donor experiences that align with their respective goals and the community assessment.
Supervisory Responsibilities: The Manager may oversee public philanthropy interns/fellows working in collaboration with area colleges and universities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Plan, organize and execute projects through a donor centric lens.
Develop and carry out fundraising strategy in collaboration with the Development Team and Community Investment Department
Identify, and build relationships with potential donors
Responsible for the solicitation of public philanthropists and other entities for donations
Identify, recruit, orient, cultivate and manage volunteers, interns, and fellows in order to carry out donor engagement as described in the strategic plan
Represent United Way of Tarrant County at conferences, community meetings and partner gatherings.
Establish and oversee the Ed Schollmaier United Way Philanthropy Fellow in conjunction with the TCU Philanthropy class.
Oversight of financial projections with an emphasis the following key metrics: community assessment alignment, new donor revenue growth and increased participation from individuals/populations that are typically unengaged with UWTC.
Leverage the social responsibility arm of the strategic plan to rediscover community relevance.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be eligible to work in the United States (No Sponsorship)
5-7 years of experience in a fundraising or resource development position
Experience in leading, coaching and developing direct report staff preferred
Must have excellent networking abilities
Strong computer skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Exceptional communications skills (written and verbal)
Strong organizational and follow-through skills
Must have strong interpersonal skills, maturity, good judgment and be capable of communicating with a diverse range of individuals
Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors
Must have experience developing plans of action, including project review and measurement
Bachelor level degree in Communication, Marketing, Business or related discipline preferred
CFRE designation preferred
Personal Skills and Attributes:
Excellent leadership, team building, interpersonal and time management skills
A high energy, results-oriented leader and must be a self-starter with little supervision required
An individual with the utmost professional and personal integrity
Personal values consistent with United Way mission
Work Hours:Monday-Friday 8-5PM (flexible hours)
Will require some evenings, weekends for special events
About United Way of Tarrant County
About United Way of Tarrant County
For more than 95 years United Way of Tarrant County has worked to improve the lives of those in the communities we serve. As a nonprofit leader, we partner with companies, organizations, schools, religious institutions and city/state and local governments to fulfill our mission of providing leadership and harnessing resources to solve Tarrant County’s toughest social issues. We also serve as the regional grantee for Tarrant County’s Area Agency on Aging (AAA).
United Way of Tarrant County and AAA employ more than 60 people dedicated to our mission. Through their efforts, our Campaign and the generosity of individual donors and foundations, we provide resources and funding to more than 40 partner agencies that focus on education, financial stability and health and wellbeing.