Campaign Specialist, Resource Development
United Way California Capital Region
Reports to: Director, Resource Development
Department: Resource Development
Date: July 1, 2012
Reporting to the Director, Resource Development United Way California Capital Region (UWCCR), the Specialist is responsible for engaging and developing workplace campaigns in partnership with assigned employer accounts to include ongoing solicitation. Additionally, in supporting Resource Development staff in the private sector, local governments and special districts throughout UWCCR’s five county service area: Amador, El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, and Yolo.
The Account Specialist is responsible for mining and developing relationships with employers in the assigned account portfolio and updating
the ANDAR database with accurate up to date information regarding the level of United Way engagement for clear reporting to senior management and volunteers. The Account Specialist is responsible for achieving or surpassing goals for contacting, researching, servicing and reconciling accounts.
Develop, implement, manage and constantly evaluate the efficacy of workplace
giving campaigns for employer’s accounts in the assigned account portfolio.
Achieve targets for call volume, access to decision makers and setting
Collaborate with other United Ways and United Way Worldwide to ensure a cohesive approach to servicing accounts and donor relationships.
Maintain personal account relationships with employers and donors to ensure their continued participation and satisfaction with UWCCR’s services.
Represent UWCCR at multiple external activities including but not limited to: agency fairs, presentations and events.
Coordinate Loaned Executives/Campaign Liaisons/Account Executive and othercampaign volunteers.
Support and coordinate special initiatives for UWCCR.
Function as a positive and contributing member of the Resource DevelopmentTeam.
Perform other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, including the ability to
communicate well in a variety of settings with a variety of stakeholders.
Ability to solicit support and involvement through multiple channels.
Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and the ability to create results through influence management.
Ability to develop and use creative and innovative methods and the judgment to know when innovation makes sense.
Ability to use independent judgment and make sound decisions.
Ability to effectively coordinate with other United Ways.
Ability to build and retain quality relationships with business and community leaders.
Ability to appropriately represent United Way in public settings.
Good proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
DESIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or a related field.
1-3 years of experience in these or related fields such as sales, ideally with 1-2 years of experience in sales or fundraising.
Experience working with volunteers and key stakeholders.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Extensive oral communication with coworkers, potential donors, media and the public in settings ranging from one-on-one to large groups including formal and informal presentations, training sessions and question and answer sessions, and by telephone.
See and hear within normal range.
Constant overall vision, eye-hand coordination; frequent color perception,
reading/close-up work, field of vision/peripheral.
Sit at a desk for long periods of time.
Stand and walk for extended periods of time.
Work in an office environment, lift and move objects up to 40 pounds such as large binders, books, boxes, and small office equipment.
Have sufficient finger/hand coordination and dexterity to operate and adjust office equipment such as telephone, computer, and calculator.
React quickly under high pressure settings.
Willingness to travel locally and overnight via plane, train or private vehicle.
Ability to work irregular hours including evenings and weekends.
Ability to maintain a polished professional appearance.
Occasional exposure to dirt, dust, cold, heat.
Constant public contact.
Constant decision making and concentration.
Possession of an appropriate California operator’s license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles, and adequate automobile insurance; possession and maintenance of a good driving record
(as evidenced by freedom from multiple or serious traffic violation for at least a two-year duration) that does not contribute to an increase in UWCCR insurance rates.
Must certify in writing to never having been actively engaged in working for or supporting any organization dedicated to the violent overthrow of the U.S. Government.