Account Manager, United Way of the Big Bend

Who we want:
Our Account Manager is critical to our organization raising the money that makes fulfilling our mission possible. They manage portfolios of revenue, are responsible for meeting goals, and work collaboratively across the organization. Our Resource Development Manager is excited by challenges and working in a fast-paced environment. They are innovative and creative strategists building lasting donor relationships throughout UWBB’s eight county footprint. They are detail oriented in the planning and execution of all fundraising activities. They serve as public representatives of the organization.

Who you are:
• You are excited by the challenge of a goal and enjoy working towards a ‘stretch goal.’
• You enjoy asking people to donate money: You are completely comfortable asking individuals and companies to give money regardless of the communication vehicle.
• You are an innovative, creative and strategic thinker who understands how to build both on success and from the ground up: Some of our revenue streams that you will work on will have a history and foundation while others will be completely new.
• You are a compelling public speaker and enjoy public speaking: You have a gift for speaking to groups large and small, and wish to develop the talent further.
• You excel at multi-tasking and self-management: You are adept at knowing how to prioritize tasks and effectively manage your time to achieve goals.
• You have excellent customer service skills: While interacting with volunteers, donors and the public you have great listening skills, are patient, well-spoken and polite.
• You are flexible, fluid, and comfortable with a certain amount of ambiguity: You will be able and willing to shift the focus of your work to address emerging needs.
• You have a passion for mission-based work and the Big Bend Region.

What you would be responsible for:
• Ensuring campaign fundraising goals are achieved.
• Fostering relationships with our corporate partners to build internal programs that increase financial support for UWBB while simultaneously enhancing our corporate partners’ community footprint.
• Training corporate partners on strategies for executing successful workplace campaigns; collaborating with executives and key volunteers to plan and implement workplace and year round engagement strategies.
• Monitoring key fundraising trends/issues; communicating their implications and challenges to Vice President of Resource Development with suggested action.
• Ensure UWBB’s community impact’s ROI messaging is effectively communicated to current and prospective donors.
Reporting Relationship
• This position reports directly to the VP of Resource Development.

Required Experience or Key Qualifications Include:
• Bachelor’s degree required
• 3-5 years working in fundraising or sales with a record of success
• An ability to work in a cross-functional, fast paced work environment
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
• Access to reliable transportation, proof of insurance, and a valid driver’s license
• Demonstrated excellence in project management, communication and organizational skills.
Preferred/Key Qualifications:
• An ability to work in a cross-functional, fast-paced work environment
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Salary Range:
• Not published (relocation expense not paid)
• Excellent Benefits
How to apply: Application Deadline is March 15. Please send coverletter and resume to Molly Lord at molly@uwbb.org.

Close Date: 3/15/19