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Director of Resource Development

Granite United Way

Granite United Way is an experienced and trusted organization dedicated to leveraging the resources of investors and volunteers to create lasting change by addressing the underlying causes of our community's most pressing needs.  Granite United Way is committed to improving the lives of individuals and families by supporting programs in the areas of education, income and health.  Granite United Way works with over 1,000 companies, 25,000 investors and thousands of volunteers every year to make our communities a better place.

Granite United Way serves the Southern (Manchester/Derry/Salem), Merrimack County, North Country, Central New Hampshire, Northern and Upper Valley Regions of NH and VT as well as Windsor County, VT.  For more information, visit www.graniteuw.org.

Granite United Way is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Director of Resource Development is responsible for ensuring that Granite United Way (GUW) has both purpose and presence at the local level. This position’s key focus is to increase GUW’s revenue, specifically in the Central Regions, to achieve GUW’s community impact goals in Education, Income, and Health. The Director will work with key community sectors and stakeholders as well as GUW Resource Development leadership to develop strategies and implement actions to achieve increased revenue generation.

Granite United Way’s vision is to be the preferred way people work together to build a community that values its collective responsibility to care for each other.  All employees at Granite United Way are integral to our ability to achieve our mission. Performance of the job duties outlined below will enable us to follow through on our promises to the communities we serve.

Requirements:
  1. Bachelor’s Degree or 3-5 years experience.
  2. Excellent writing and editing skills with superior attention to detail. 
  3. Strong business presentation skills. 
  4. Ability to lead, as well as work within, a team to ensure organizational growth and success.
  5. Strong facilitation skills and collaborating skills.
Responsibilities:

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Communicate United Way’s mission, priorities, initiatives, and programs effectively and connect the interests of individuals and corporations with GUW’s goals by positioning GUW as a key partner in delivering effective, long term solutions to high priority community problems.
  • Responsible for campaign management for the Central Region, which includes analysis, planning, implementation and evaluation of strategies to recruit, retain and grow our donor base and achieve volunteer engagement goals for each account.
  • Recruit and manage campaign volunteers in the Central Region to improve and grow corporate relationships, gift generation, and stewardship of current supporters.
  • Provide superior customer relationship management in the region by developing year-round relationships with key volunteers such as Employee Campaign Managers, donors, CEOs and community groups.
  • Manage a portfolio of leadership level donors in the region.
  • Manage account progress through campaign reports throughout the year, providing accurate account forecasting and maintaining complete and accurate donor/account profiles.
  • Evaluate assigned campaign functions and provide recommendations for future improvement.
  • Work collaboratively with GUW RD team as well as all GUW departments to understand and support organizational goals. 
  • Staff fundraising and marketing events, including the Day of Caring, in the Central Region throughout the year; be active in local chamber activities and other service groups as needed.
  • Provide professional and administrative support to the Central Region Staff and Campaign Cabinet including but not limited to attending cabinet meetings and providing necessary follow up and coordinating campaign related events.
  • Compile data, generate reports, on an ad hoc basis

Other Duties:

  • Ability to represent GUW at social, civic and business events. Some of which are outside of general business hours.
How to Apply:

Interested candidates should email their cover letter and resume to hr@graniteuw.org

Job Location:

Laconia

Date Added: February 5, 2019

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